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John Cassavetes

Actor, Film Director (9-Dec-1929 — 3-Feb-1989)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Ray Carney (editor). Cassavetes on Cassavetes. Faber. 2001. 526pp.

Raymond Carney. The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 322pp.

Tom Charity. John Cassavetes: Lifeworks. Omnibus Press. 2001. 257pp.

Marshall Fine. Accidental Genius: How John Cassavetes Invented American Independent Film. Miramax Books. 2006. 496pp.

Diane Jacobs. Hollywood Renaissance: Altman, Cassavetes, Coppola, Mazursky, Scorsese and Others. New York: A. S. Barnes & Co.. 1977. 192pp.

George Kouvaros. Where Does It Happen? John Cassavetes and Cinema at the Breaking Point. University of Minnesota Press. 2004. 239pp.

Michael Ventura. Cassavetes Directs: John Cassavetes and the Making of Love Streams. Kamera Books. 2007. 320pp.


AUTHORITIES

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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.239)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.226)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.97)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.84)

  11. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.74-77)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.54)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.102)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.94)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.89)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.75)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.144-46)

  18. The Hollywood.com Guide to Film Directors (pp.145-47)

  19. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.82-85)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.121)

  21. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.93)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.44)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.282)




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