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Title : Case History of a Movie
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ISBN : 9781406757125
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 280 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Case History of a Movie Reviews

  • Andrew Macrae
    2019-03-02 03:21

    An interesting book on two levels. First, it's a detailed behind the scenes look at how a particular (and peculiar) movie was made in 1950, from the first notion for The Next Voice You Hear all the way through to release. Dore Schary was a top producer for MGM, and later its head and so he's privy to everything that went on during the production.Secondly, it's also a book, albeit unintentionally, about the end of the studio system. Schary writes of worries about the effect television will have on the business of making movies and he implements new methods and cost controls while making this movie that he believes will keep the studios from losing ground. Sixty years later we know how well that turned out.Copies can be found in used bookstores and online for under $5. Apparently it's in the public domain as you can find the complete text (minus some great photos) online as well.