Read ePUB Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio (Jewish Lives) Author David Thomson – Andy-palmer.co.uk



8 thoughts on “Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio (Jewish Lives)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio (Jewish Lives) Behind the scenes at the legendary Warner Brothers film studio, where four immigrant brothers transformed themselves into the moguls and masters of American fantasyWarner Bros charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through its ascent to the pinnacle of Hollywood influence and popularity The Warner BrothersHarry, Albert, Sam, and Jackarrived in America as unschooled Jewish immigrants, yet they founded a studio that became the smartest, toughest, and most radical in all of Hollywood David Thomson provides fascinating and original interpretations of Warner Brothers pictures from the pioneering talkie The Jazz Singer through black and white musicals, gangster movies, and such dramatic romances as Casablanca, East of Eden, and Bonnie and Clyde He recounts the storied exploits of the studios larger than life stars, among them Al Jolson, James Cagney, Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Humphrey Bogart, James Dean, Doris Day, and Bugs Bunny The Warner brothers cultural impact was so profound, Thomson writes, that their studio became one of the enterprises that helped us see there might be an American dream out there