Aldous Huxley and Film

By: Clark, Virginia M.

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(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice, as-new copy, the only blemish being a previous owner's neat signature at the top of the ffep]. (Filmmakers, No. 16) Series (B&W photographs) Survey of Huxley's work in and around Hollywood, divided into three sections. "I. Background" summarizes his early life and work, and what brought him to California. "II. Films" covers his screenwriting career, notably on MADAME CURIE, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, JANE EYRE, and A WOMAN'S VENGEANCE. "III. 'Hollywood' Novels" discusses his 1939 novel "After Many a Summer Dies the Swan," a fictionalization the life of William Randolph Hearst, and the book "Ape and Essence," which was written in the form of a film scenario. Includes filmography and selected bibliography.

Title: Aldous Huxley and Film

Author: Clark, Virginia M.

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Categories: Cinema: Biography

Seller ID: 25139

Keywords: writers authors literary biography screenwriters hollywood novel