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Mitchell Leisen

David Chierichetti

Mitchell Leisen

Hollywood Director

by David Chierichetti

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Photoventures Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & Video - Direction & Production,
  • Individual Directors And Producers,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Film - Direction & Production,
  • Performing Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8357422M
    ISBN 100929330048
    ISBN 109780929330044


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42 rows  Mitchell Leisen (October 6, – Octo ) was an American director, art director, and costume designer. 2 Personal life. 4 Filmography (as director) 6 Further reading.

7 Mitchell Leisen book links. He entered the film industry in the s, beginning in the art and costume departments. He directed his first film in with Cradle Song and Born: James Mitchell Leisen, October 6. Mitchell Leisen: Hollywood Director Paperback – September 1, by David Chierichetti (Author), Dorothy Lamour (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 4. A Mitchell Leisen book paperback edition of David Chierichetti's biography, Mitchell Leisen, Hollywood Director, has been published by Photoventures Press.A feast for film buffs, the book contains over Mitchell Leisen book, and exclusive interviews with Leisen and many of his collaborators.4/5.

Mitchell Leisen, (born October 6,Menominee, Michigan, U.S.—died OctoLos Angeles, California), American costume designer, art director, and film and television director.

He was considered a “woman’s director” by dint of the affinity he demonstrated for actresses. His motion pictures—almost all of them made at Paramount—were often dominated by strong Mitchell Leisen book leads.

October 6,Menominee, Michigan, USA d. OctoLos Angeles, California, USA Filmography Select Bibliography Articles in Senses Web Resources Notes on an Exploding Star I was the enemy of the ordinary.

– Fred MacMurray, Hands Across the Table When Mitchell Leisen died at the Motion Picture Country Home inboth [ Mitchell Leisen book.

[quote]Mitchell Leisen started designing in the extravagant silent Cecil B. DeMille era, admonished by his Mitchell Leisen book never to design anything an audience member could buy in a store. Leisen told David Chierichetti, "We had 3, extras a day for The Thief, and I.

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Mitchell Leisen, Hollywood director. [David Chierichetti] -- Dist. for Photoventures Press, L.A., Author writes for Los Angeles Times on art & fashion.

David Chierichetti. (Mitchell Leisen). "Hollywood Director". "The Curtis Film Series". ( ~ First Printing). Paperback original - It was not published in hardcover. Paperback Book. BOOK Rating: % positive. David Chierichetti, author of Mitchell Leisen: Hollywood Director (11/16, 11/30).

Chierchetti will be signing copies of his book beginning at p.m. Filmmaker Mark Rappaport described Chierichetti's oral history with Leisen and his key collaborators as "an essential read, as well as the only book about Mitchell Leisen book.

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Editorial Reviews. Seen today, Golden Earrings is a fairly unbelievable little film, made even odder by the presence of ultra-chic Marlene Dietrich in a totally unglamorous role.

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at 70, an excerpt from a new book on Richard Pryor, an interview with Giorgio Moroder—and. David Chierichetti’s Mitchell Leisen: Hollywood Director (Photoventures Publishing), first published in and reprinted inwhich started out as an Oral History of interviews with Leisen and people who worked with him, is an essential read, as well as the only book about him.

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Mitchell Leisen. AKA James Leisen. Death Takes a Holiday. Birthplace: Menominee, MI Location of death: Woodland Hills, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Cremat. Military service: US Army (WWI) [1] Motion Picture Country Home, Woodland Hills, CA. [2] William J. Mann, Behind the Screen (), pp.

See also Kenneth Anger Born:   MITCHELL LEISEN’S “No Man of Her Own,” which Olive Films has recently released on DVD, combines two genres that are often considered antithetical: the male-oriented film noir and the Author: Dave Kehr. But Leisen's signature is as apparent as George Cukor's ever was.

Swing High, Swing Low is a bittersweet romance that was thought to be a little. A nobleman tries to pass a bawdy street woman off as a society dame to seek revenge on a man who cost him a job.

The real star here is the attention to period detail. It's well-documented that Mitchell Leisen painstakingly recreated the look from the period here casting anachronisms aside like he usually casts aside his male leads/5(60).

The second teaming of Lombard and MacMurray with Mitchell Leisen, after the classic screwball comedy "Hands Across the Table" (), and the third of four on screen pairings between Lombard and McMurray.

x 8 inches. Near Fine with some light wear to the corners. [Book. Mitchell Leisen Profile * Films in Bold Type Will Air on TCM Long neglected by film historians, Mitchell Leisen and his oeuvre have undergone a reexamination in the last decade and his reputation as a director has been raised somewhat.

Mitchell Leisen, nome artístico de James Leisen (Menominee, Michigan, 6 de outubro de - Los Angeles, Califórnia, 28 de outubro de ) foi um figurinista, diretor de arte e cineasta nome está associado ao que há de mais sofisticado e glamuroso em Hollywood.

[1Morte: 28 de outubro de (74 anos), Los Angeles. Hollywood Director: The Career of Mitchell Leisen, Curtis Books (New York, NY),reprinted as Mitchell Leisen: Hollywood Director, Photoventure Press (Los Angeles, CA), Hollywood Costume Design, Harmony Books (New York, NY), (With Steve Shapiro) The Movie Poster Book, Dutton (New York, NY), For his part, Mitchell Leisen brings a confidence to his direction that belies the fact that most of his films were not as "tough" as this one eventually becomes.

Jane Cowl provides solid support, but Lyle Bettger comes across as a bit much, while John Lund comes across as a bit dull.4/ It is July, and John Mitchell, father of the five Mitchell children and an electrical engineer, has just left from Union Station in Washington, D.C. to join his ship.

Back home, the three older Mitchell children, Joan, 10 1/2, Patsy, 8, Peter, 6, along with two friends decide to form the Five for Victory Club to help with the war effort/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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After being trained as an architect and working as an interior designer, Mitchell Leisen began work in Hollywood as a costume designer.

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print, commercial broadcast. 3 thoughts on “Midnight (, Mitchell Leisen)” The Flapper Dame. 18 August at am. I really wanna see this one but TCM never shows what I want them to. Its on my list- Ameche will be great- only seen him in Heaven Can Wait- but looking forward to this one.

Reply. Pdf LEISEN was a Costume Designer, Set Decorator and Art Director who became a Director pdf glossy, stylish Romantic Comedy, Period Films and Romantic Melodramas in Paramount’s heyday in the s and s. Ernst Lubitsch and Josef von Sternberg may have been the cream of the auteurs in Paramount's glory years, but at his best.HOLD BACK THE DAWN, based on a story by Ketti Frings.

Screen play by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder; directed by Mitchell Leisen; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr., for Paramount. Ebook a teriffic ebook about Leisen's life and work by David Chirachetti. Get it. His best period was the 30's -- when studio filmmaking methods weren't as regimented as they were from the 40's on.

Among other things "Midnight" ends with a "curtain call" for all the major players. It's a joy, and avery hard thing to pull off.