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The American films of Michael Curtiz

by Roy Kinnard

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curtiz, Michael, 1888-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roy Kinnard and R.J. Vitone.
    ContributionsVitone, R. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 C895 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 155 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708405M
    ISBN 100810818833
    LC Control Number86000969

    Books on Michael Curtiz James C. Robertson The Casablanca Man, The cinema of Michael Curtiz London and New York, Roy Kinnard, R.J. Vitone The American Films of Michael Curtiz Born:   1/23/ Author Alan K. Roe sits down with Warner Bros. film historian George Feltenstein, to discuss Roe's book, "Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film." The discussion took place at Burbank's Buena.

      Directed by Tamas Yvan Topolanszky. With Ferenc Lengyel, Evelin Dobos, Declan Hannigan, Scott Alexander Young. As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship with his estranged daughter amid the troubled production of Casablanca in /10(). Michael Curtiz - Michael Curtiz - The late s and the s: By Curtiz had become Warner Brothers’ most reliable moneymaker. He began the year inauspiciously with Gold Is Where You Find It, but then came The Adventures of Robin Hood, the studio’s biggest commercial success of that year. The quintessential Hollywood swashbuckler, it was a perfect blend of Flynn’s swagger, de.

    These entertaining apocryphal tales can be used to fill column inches in newspapers and pages in books. Yet, in this case, intriguingly, there is eyewitness evidence that a variant of the gag was embodied in an actual occurrence on a film set. The first connection found by QI between Michael Curtiz and the saying was dated The syndicated. Listing his greatest sound films would require a book, in itself, but a representative cross-section of Curtiz's creative contributions of the s and '40s include: Captain Blood (), The.


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Barton Palmer and Murray Pomerance Leading film studies scholars explore the astonishing range of Michael Curtiz, the most prolific director of studio-era Hollywood, whose nearly one hundred films include Casablanca, White Christmas, and Mildred Pierce.

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Curtiz butts heads with Johnson (Declan Hannigan) of the newly formed U.S. Office of War Information over how to portray Nazis, collaborators, sympathizers, refugees and Americans in the film.

Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-born American motion-picture director whose prolific output was composed of many solid genre films and a string of classics that included Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, and Mildred Pierce as well as the Errol Flynn movies Captain Blood and The Charge of the Light Brigade.

Johnson’s agenda will be difficult to execute, though — the movie is being directed by Michael Curtiz (Ferenc Lengyel), a visionary filmmaker with Oscar gold on. The Films of Michael Curtiz. My favorite director is probably Akira Kurosawa, but I think I'm probably more fascinated by Michael Curtiz.

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Michael Curtiz was one of the most prolific, talented directors in history, with some films to his credit—a third of them made in his native Hungary and other European countries by the time. Michael Curtiz (–) Director | Actor | Writer.

Trailer. Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in The First Years: A Celebration of American Movies () Hollywood and the Stars () Born:. Michael Curtiz () was an Oscar® winning Hungarian-born American film director. His IMDb page shows an incredible directing credits from This page will rank 90 Michael Curtiz movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information.

The film was the second American feature directed by Hungarian emigre Michael Curtiz, who would go on to direct some of the most beloved films .Michael Curtiz was a Hungarian-born (as Mihaly Kertesz) American director who turned out some of the best-regarded films ever to come out of Hollywood.

He received his diploma from the School for Dramatic Arts in Hungary in He then went to live in Pécs, then Szeged. He began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in