The Velvet Light Trap (No. 18, Spring 1978) [special issue: MGM; cover, Jean Harlow]

By: (Davis, John, ed.)

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[nice clean copy, minimal handling wear only]. (B&W photographs) Special issue of this historical/critical film journal, devoted to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and its films. Articles: "MGM: The Studio at Its Zenith"; "The Ghost of Thalberg: MGM 1946-1951"; interviews with directors Tay Garnett and Clarence Brown; an analysis of THE WET PARADE (1931), with emphasis on the involvement of Upton Sinclair, author of the source novel, in the film's production; interviews with costume designer Walter Plunkett and art director Edward Carfagno; a discussion of Vincente Minnelli's career at MGM, with particular focus on THE PIRATE (1948); a history of the studio's cartoon output, with much focus on Tex Avery; an interview with art director/special effects creator A. Arnold Gillespie. ***NOTE that we have many more issues of this title (and other film magazines) in stock, and welcome your inquiries.

Title: The Velvet Light Trap (No. 18, Spring 1978) [special issue: MGM; cover, Jean Harlow]

Author: (Davis, John, ed.)

Categories: Cinema: Periodicals,

Edition: (No. 18)

Publisher: Madison WI, John Davis: 1978

Binding: Periodical

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 25395

Keywords: Film History Film Criticism