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Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film

Author: Don Graham
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology. Drawing on archival sources, Graham's Giant is a comprehensive depiction of the film's production, showing readers how reality became fiction and fiction became cinema."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Graham
ISBN: 9781250061904 1250061903
OCLC Number: 983560356
Description: 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Long story short --
Beefcake baron --
Tell mama all --
Plantation life --
Lone star --
West of the Pecos --
Plein air --
Duel in the sun --
Being and nothingness in L.A. --
Love and marriage --
Last days at the Villa Capri --
Fanfare --
Meta-marfasis.
Responsibility: Don Graham.

Abstract:

"A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology. Drawing on archival sources, Graham's Giant is a comprehensive depiction of the film's production, showing readers how reality became fiction and fiction became cinema."--Dust jacket.
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