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The movies of Blake Edwards

Sam Wasson

The movies of Blake Edwards

by Sam Wasson

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Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edwards, Blake, -- 1922- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sam Wasson.
    SeriesWesleyan film
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.E33 W37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606704M
    ISBN 109780819569158
    LC Control Number2009026514
    OCLC/WorldCa421534558

    Editorial Reviews. With S.O.B., Victor/Victoria and the Pink Panther series, director Blake Edwards perfected the craft of extracting the ridiculous from the sublime, while managing to throw in a healthy dose of slapstick in the process. The Great Race was no exception to this winning formula, as Edwards assembled an all-star cast and a fast-paced script to create a textbook model of the big. Shop movies directed by Blake Edwards on DVD, VHS, and rare video formats at Alibris. Our marketplace offers a huge selection of movies from sellers worldwide.

    1. William Blake Crump was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2. Blake Edwards’ step grandfather was J. Gordon Edwards, a director of silent movies. Edwards used his middle name and his granddad’s last name to come up with his Blake Edwards Hollywood name. Felix Farmer's (Richard Mulligan) latest movie flops -- and lots of Hollywood types spring into action. Agents are called. Lawyers are retained. Statements are issued. It's what master comedy director Blake Edwards calls "Standard Operating Bull," the subject of his gleefully satiric S.O.B.

      Blake Crouch’s books were the inspiration for TNT’s Michelle Dockery vehicle Good Netflix announced that Shonda Rhimes and Matt Reeves would jointly adapt it — as both a movie . texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Movies Preview Blake Edwards. Publication date Topics , The Party, Comedy, Feature Films, Peter Sellers Language English.


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His rambunctious filmography remains an artistic force on par with Hollywood's greatest comic directors: Lubitsch, Sturges, Wilder/5. Early life. Born William Blake Crump in Tulsa, grandfather was J. Gordon Edwards, a director of silent movies, and his stepfather, Jack McEdwards, became a film production manager after moving his family to Los Angeles in He was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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