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Robert Redford

Author : David Paige
ISBN : 0871915545
Genre : Actors and actresses
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A biography of the popular actor who starred in the films, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," and "All the President's Men."
Category: Actors and actresses

Robert Redford

Author : Michael Feeney Callan
ISBN : 9780857206190
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A national symbol of romance since the 1970s, Redford's stardom has often eclipsed the life and trials of the man himself. In this biography -- written with Redford's personal papers, journals, script notes, correspondence, and hundreds of hours of taped interviews -- Michael Feeney Callan strips away the Hollywood façade, exposing the complicated, surprising man beneath. The life of Robert Redford is a series of contradictions: descended from impoverished East Coast barbers on his father's side and once-wealthy Texans on his mother's side,the young Redford suffered from aimlessness and semi-poverty, dropping out of college and briefly spending time in jail before launching a career in theatre. Redford has contributed more -- and more widely -- to entertainment than most stars of his calibre. As an actor, he's appeared on Broadway and film, with an Oscar-nominated performance in 1973's The Sting. As a director, he's earned Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Director and has received three Golden Globe nominations for Best Director.He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 1980 for Ordinary People.And as a producer of independent films -- including the patronage of his Sundance Institute -- he's worked on films including All the President's Men and 2004's The Motorcycle Diaries. This is a fascinating exploration of one of our most celebrated and least understood public figures, and an essential read for anyone interested in the rocky road to Hollywood.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Films Of Robert Redford

Author : James Spada
ISBN : UVA:X001533894
Genre : Motion picture actors and actresses
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Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Robert Redford And The American West

Author : Elisa Leonelli
ISBN : 9781462818143
Genre : Performing Arts
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ROBERT REDFORD has played many Westerners on the big screen: a romantic outlaw in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) with Paul Newman, a sheriff in Tell Them Willie Boy is Here (1968), a mountain man in Jeremiah Johnson (1972), a rodeo cowboy in The Electric Horseman (1979) with Jane Fonda, a Montana rancher in The Horse Whisperer (1998), which he also directed. He is the founder of Sundance, an admirer of Native American art and culture and a committed environmentalist. He embodies the best values of the American West.
Category: Performing Arts

The Profitable Purity Of Robert Redford

Author : Matthew King
ISBN : OCLC:1135022370
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This thesis, through the relationship between actor-director Robert Redford and the Sundance Film Festival, examines the dynamic between filmmakers and film festivals, and the effect the former can have on the latter's public perception. Scholarship on the ties between festivals and filmmakers has been limited, often using Pierre Bourdieu's concepts of field, capital, and habitus to focus on the festival's ability to imbue a director with legitimacy and capital. While this study also uses Bourdieu's theories as a foundation for understanding film festivals, it ultimately filters these concepts through a lens of star and auteur studies to look at the relationship the other way around: that is, how an auteur-star like Redford might affect a festival like Sundance, both economically and culturally. Through closely examining the constructed images of both Redford and Sundance, this study posits that the actor-director brings his prestige and legitimacy--that is, his auteur capital--to bear on the Festival, and therefore affects its public understanding, as well as its values, norms, and practices. Sundance is a bundle of contradictions, each of which points to a habitus of paradoxical beliefs in Redford, which, in turn, reflects and reinforces a dominant society built out of oppositional forces. By comprehending how the public vision of festivals like Sundance can be affected by the popular perception of auteur-stars like Redford, this thesis will further bring light to the economic, political, and cultural relationships and hierarchies at work in such events.

Robert Redford Volume 2

Author : Michael Feeney Callan
ISBN : 1459675673
Genre : Large type books
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Lions For Lambs

Author : Robert Redford
ISBN : OCLC:1003161784
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Paul Newman Robert Redford

Author : Harry Lime
ISBN : 0244546371
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Paul Leonard Newman, born on January 26th, 1925, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S, was an actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist. He won and was nominated for numerous awards, receiving an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, and an Emmy Award, amongst many others.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Robert Redford And Barbra Streisand

Author : Mandy Rennie
ISBN : 0368903494
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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand, born on April 24th, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S, is a singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment, having been recognized with two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors prize, four Peabody Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and nine Golden Globes.


Author : AlternativeCK Notebook
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