The book is written by one of the better Citadel authors, Homer Dickens, and is. .
The book is written by one of the better Citadel authors, Homer Dickens, and is loaded of course with photos of the great lady throughout her film and television career (although it was published before her final work on the TV series THE COLBYS). The "foreward" by Frank Capra is actually a excerpt from his autobiography, however. Ella Smith's STARRING MISS BARBARA STANWYCK still remains "the" book on Stanwyck but THE FILMS OF BARBARA STANWYCK is most definately a very honorable second place. 8 people found this helpful.
Dickens has written coffee table books on many glitterati, but his prose is regrettably wooden. These are like imdb in book form
Dickens has written coffee table books on many glitterati, but his prose is regrettably wooden. Apr 29, 2009 Sally rated it it was amazing. Shelves:, i-own-this, non-fiction, own-highbury. These are like imdb in book form. I still hold great references books very dear, and my 'films of' are amongst my very favourites.
Barbara Stanwyck appeared in a total of 84 theatrically released full-length motion pictures. She played the lead, or one of the leads, in all but three of these films. Also included are two shorts in which she appeared as herself. Below is a chronological list of her film appearances, along with her role, the leading men, and her director. Her Academy Award nominations for Best Actress are also listed.
The following are the films directed by Frank Capra, along with a listing of his awards. American Film Institute. Life Achievement Award (1982). Directors Guild of America. Best Director Nomination for A Hole in the Head (1959). Life Achievement Award (1959). Best Director Nomination for Pocketful of Miracles (1961). Best Director Award for It's a Wonderful Life (1946). Venice Film Festival. Mussolini Cups for best foreign film Nomination for It Happened One Night (1934).
Vicky Wilson's book, A LIFE OF BARBARA STANWYCK, is a revelation of the actor’s life and work, which spanned four decades and 88 movies. Simon & Schuster. A Life of Barbara Stanwyck. It Happened One Night Frank Capra Barbara Stanwyck Vintage Hollywood Bitter Biography Book Worms Biography Books Book Lovers.
In this study, Professor Carney provides a fresh analysis of the career and work of film director Frank Capra. There are few filmgoers who have not seen or been moved by one of the thirty-six feature films directed by Frank Capra between 1926 and 1961, among them are It's a Wonderful Life, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Meet John Doe, Lost Horizon, It Happened One Night, Mr Deeds Goes to Town, and Pocketful of Miracles. Critics, however, have often dismissed the director as sentimental, or patronised his populist tendencies.
By (author) Homer Dickens. Imprint Virgin Books. Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom. ISBN13 9780863696565. AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window). Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
Barbara Stanwyck: A Biography by Al Diorio (1984), Starring Miss Barbara Stanwyck by Ella Smith (1988) The Films of Barbara Stanwyck by Homer Dickens with an introduction by Frank Capra (1987). One final note: A couple years ago, I was in contact with someone who knew Barbara Stanwyck’s former press agent, Larry Kleno. Being a Stanwyck fan, I asked about the possibility of interviewing Larry. That being the reason, I wasn’t the least bit upset.
Author: Frank Capra,Homer Dickens
Category: Arts and Photo
Subcategory: Performing Arts
Publisher: Citadel Press (September 1, 1987)
Pages: 288 pages
ePUB size: 1985 kb
FB2 size: 1220 kb
Other Formats: lrf lrf docx lit