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King Vidor

Film Director (8-Feb-1894 — 1-Nov-1982)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


John Baxter. King Vidor. New York: Monarch Press. 1976. 94pp.

Clive Denton; Kingsley Canham. The Hollywood Professionals: Volume 5: King Vidor, John Cromwell, Mervyn LeRoy. New York: Tantivy Press. 1976. 192pp.

Nancy Dowd; David Shepard (editors). King Vidor. Scarecrow Press. 1988. 333pp. Directors Guild of American Oral History

Raymond Durgnat. King Vidor, American. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1988. 382pp. Covers 1913 to 1959.

Richard Schickel (editor). The Men Who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman. New York: Atheneum. 1975. 308pp.

King Vidor. A Tree is a Tree: The Autobiography of King Vidor. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company. 1953.

King Vidor. King Vidor on Film Making. New York: David McKay. 1972.


AUTHORITIES

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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1509)

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1455)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.577)

  8. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.350)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.552-53)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.440)

  11. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.897-98)

  12. The Hollywood.com Guide to Film Directors (pp.892-93)

  13. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.527-29)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.757)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.499)

  16. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, p.48)

  17. Who's Who in California 1976 (p.290)




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