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by Peter H. Brown,Jim Pinkston
Academy Awards (Motion pictures), Academy awards (Cinéma).
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Here, the authors have added coverage for recent events concerning the Oscars, including a chapter giving an explanation for Steven Spielberg's failure to win an award. The book's new packaging cannot conceal the fact that, as with its progenitor, stylistic shortcomings and overzealous muckraking limit its appeal and value. John Smothers, Monmouth Cty. Li. Manalapan, .
The politics behind the founding of the Academy (as Louis B. Mayer's sly way of battling the unions) is keenly recounted. in the mid-30's, the Academy was saved from dissolving by president Frank Capra's reworking of the nominating process
The politics behind the founding of the Academy (as Louis B. in the mid-30's, the Academy was saved from dissolving by president Frank Capra's reworking of the nominating process. The shutout of The Color Purple and Steven Spielberg by Out of Africa is rehashed in depth, but the ""arrogant"" Spielberg is termed the ""uncrowned king"" of the Oscars,.
Oscar Dearest : Sixty Years of Scandals, Politics and Greed of Hollywood's Academy Awards, 1927-1986. by Peter Harry Brown and Jim Pinkston. Just in time to celebrate Oscar's 60th birthday: an endlessly juicy, illustrated expose of the predatory backstage politics and outrageous scandals behind Hollywood's coveted idol, from its beginning in 1927 to 1986.
Library of Congress Control Number: 86045642. Pinkston, Jim. Rubrics: Academy Awards (Motion pictures). International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0060960914 (pb. :. 5. Latin American policy choices for the 1990s by Georges A. Fauriol. by by Georges A. ISBN: 0892061243 Author: Fauriol, Georges A. Publication & Distribution: Washington, . Center for Strategic and International Studies, (c)1988.
Jim Pinkston, Peter Harry Brown.
The top 10 Oscars books. 1) Robert Osborne – 80 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards (2009). A hefty, celebratory, coffee-table slab of a book, packed with stats and pictures like a book about sport. Very much the approved, authorised version. 2) Mason Wiley and Damien Bona – Inside Oscar: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards (1977).
Cover/edge wear, solid book with clean reading pages.
Brown, Peter . Pinkston, Jim (1988), Oscar Dearest: Six Decades of Scandal, Politics, and Greed Behind Hollywood's Academy Awards, 1927–1986, Perennial Library, ISBN 978-0-06-096091-9. Johansen, Bruce E. (2013), Encyclopedia of the American Indian Movement, ABC-CLIO, "Brando, Marlon" (pp. 60–63); "Littlefeather, Sacheen" (pp. 176–178), ISBN 978-1-4408-0318-5.
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