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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ashby, Hal -- Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristopher Beach.
SeriesContemporary approaches to film and television series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.A7635 B43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23022071M
ISBN 109780814334157
LC Control Number2009004088
OCLC/WorldCa300983235

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  Hal Ashby was that editor. His career divides into three phases. The promising s: Ashby edited five of Norman Jewison’s finest films (“The Cincinnati Kid,” “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!,” “The Thomas Crown Affair”) and even earned himself a Best Editing Oscar for ’s “In The Heat of The Night.”. Hal Ashby, Editor: In the Heat of the Night. Hal Ashby was born the fourth and youngest child in a Mormon household, in Ogden, Utah, to Eileen Ireta (Hetzler) and James Thomas Ashby, on September 2, His father was a dairy farmer. After a rough childhood that included the divorce of his parents, his father's suicide, his dropping out of high school, getting married and divorced all Occupation: Director, Editorial Department, Actor. William Hal Ashby (September 2, – Decem ) was an American film director and editor associated with the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking.. Before his career as a director Ashby edited films for Norman Jewison, notably The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (), which earned Ashby an Oscar nomination for Best Editing, and In the Heat of the Night (), which. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Hal Ashby: new Hollywood auteur --Hollywood maverick: Ashby, the new Hollywood, and the s --On the road to find out: The landlord and Harold and Maude --Once I was a soldier: visions of the military in The last detail and Coming home --I like to watch: Shampoo and Being.

Hal Ashby () was always an outsider, and as a director he brought an outsider's perspective to Hollywood cinema. After moving to California from a Mormon household in Utah, he created eccentric films that reflected the uncertain social climate of the s:   The Films of Hal Ashby is based on Beach’s extensive use of unpublished archival materials, as well as a number of interviews with actors, directors, producers, cinematographers, and others involved in the making of Ashby’s films. This volume will interest film and television scholars, as well as readers interested in filmmakers of the : Christopher Beach. The Films of Hal Ashby is based on Beach's extensive use of unpublished archival materials, as well as a number of interviews with actors, directors, producers, cinematographers, and others involved in the making of Ashby's films. This volume will interest film and television scholars, as well as readers interested in filmmakers of the s.   With Hal, a documentary on Ashby currently in limited release, we decided to rank his films from worst to best. (We’re only ranking his fictional features, so don’t look for the Rolling Stones Author: Oktay Ege Kozak.