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ART OF DIRECTING:  JOHN HUSTON
75 min.
An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend answers questions like, "What is cinema?" as he reveals his thought processes in making great movie's out of great novels, which happen to include: Moby Dick, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, The Red Badge of Courage, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The Man Who Would be King, even tAn eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend answers questions like, "What is cinema?" as he reveals his thought processes in making great movie's out of great novels, which happen to include: Moby Dick, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, The Red Badge of Courage, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The Man Who Would be King, even Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana. Emmy and Peabody award winning director/editor Allan Holzman interweaves Huston's bold and daring movie gems of Mr. Huston's masterful work with the master's wisdom, completing his trilogy on the Art of Directing .The previous two films, restored from AFI's Harold Lloyd Master Seminars from the late 60's and 70's, covering Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock. Frank Capra and François Truffaut , had their premiers at the Dallas VideoFest in 2015 and 2016.
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Allan Holzman