Aim for the Heart , the Films of Clint Eastwood

Aim for the Heart , the Films of Clint Eastwood

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Clint Eastwood is one of the world’s most popular action stars, who has matured into one of America’s finest producer-directors. Entertaining, illuminating and packed with information,Aim for the Heart is the first book to cover his full life in the movies, showing how as both actor and filmmaker Eastwood aims for the heart of the drama, whatever the story.

Howard Hughes follows Eastwood's craft through over 50 movies. He looks at his beginnings in fifties B-movies and in TV'sRawhide and his launch into superstardom in Sergio Leone's sixties spaghetti westerns. Later roles are discussed, includingBeguiled, The Bridges of Madison County and Million Dollar Baby. Since 1970, Eastwood has enjoyed parallel success as director-producer of his own Malpaso Productions, withBird, Mystic River and Letters from Iwo Jima, demonstrating formidable directing credentials.

Alongside details of all his movies, Eastwood’s story is illustrated with film stills, glimpses behind the scenes, and rare poster advertising material. Also featuring the most comprehensive credits filmography ever compiled on Eastwood’s work, as star and director.



McMillan Palgrave

Clint Eastwood is one of the world’s most popular action stars, who has matured into one of America’s finest producer-directors. Entertaining, illuminating and packed with information, Aim for the Heart is the first book to cover his full life in the movies, showing how as both actor and filmmaker Eastwood aims for the heart of the drama, whatever the story.

Howard Hughes follows Eastwood's craft through over 50 movies. He looks at his beginnings in fifties B-movies and in TV's Rawhide and his launch into superstardom in Sergio Leone's sixties spaghetti westerns. Later roles are discussed, including Beguiled, The Bridges of Madison County and Million Dollar Baby. Since 1970, Eastwood has enjoyed parallel success as director-producer of his own Malpaso Productions, with Bird, Mystic River and Letters from Iwo Jima, demonstrating formidable directing credentials.

Alongside details of all his movies, Eastwood’s story is illustrated with film stills, glimpses behind the scenes, and rare poster advertising material. Also featuring the most comprehensive credits filmography ever compiled on Eastwood’s work, as star and director.



Baker
& Taylor

A detailed analysis of the forefront actor's contributions as an actor, producer, and director in more than fifty films traces his origins in B-movies through his present-day achievements in such films as "Million Dollar Baby," in a tribute that is complemented by stills, rare posters, and advertising materials.
A detailed analysis of the forefront actor's contributions as an actor, producer, and director in more than fifty films traces his origins in b-movies through his present-day achievements in such films as Million Dollar Baby, in a tribute that is complemented by stills, rare posters, and advertising materials.

Publisher: New York : I B Tauris, 2009
ISBN: 9781845119027
1845119029
Branch Call Number: 791.4302 EASTW HUGHE

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