A Filmmaker's Journey

United States, 1985

Film
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Superlative documentary tracing the career if one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed and ambitious directors, George Stevens. Unlike other similar documentaries, this is not a mere star studded exercise in hero worship; a real sense of the director’s personality emerges. Excerpts from many of his films are used, including “Giant”, “Shane”, “Gunga Din”, and “The Diary of Anne Frank”. This tribute was written and directed by Stevens’ son.

Credits

Duration

01:53:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324711

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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