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The Resource Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film, Don Graham

Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film, Don Graham

Label
Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film
Title
Giant
Title remainder
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film
Statement of responsibility
Don Graham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology. Drawing on archival sources, Graham's Giant is a comprehensive depiction of the film's production, showing readers how reality became fiction and fiction became cinema."--Dust jacket
Summary
A narrative of the making of the classic film discusses its production in the isolated wilds of Texas, the achievements of director George Stevens and other key contributors, and how the movie reflected America's rise as a superpower and the flowering ofTexas culture as mythology
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638363
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Don
Dewey number
791.43/72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Texas
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film
Label
Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film, Don Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long story short -- Beefcake baron -- Tell mama all -- Plantation life -- Lone star -- West of the Pecos -- Plein air -- Duel in the sun -- Being and nothingness in L.A. -- Love and marriage -- Last days at the Villa Capri -- Fanfare -- Meta-marfasis
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250061904
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2017046287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983560356
Label
Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film, Don Graham
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long story short -- Beefcake baron -- Tell mama all -- Plantation life -- Lone star -- West of the Pecos -- Plein air -- Duel in the sun -- Being and nothingness in L.A. -- Love and marriage -- Last days at the Villa Capri -- Fanfare -- Meta-marfasis
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250061904
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2017046287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983560356

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