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Mainly about Lindsay Anderson by Gavin Lambert

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
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  • Anderson, Lindsay, 1923-

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Includes index.

StatementGavin Lambert.
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A525 L36 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination369 p. :
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL52362M
ISBN 100679445986
LC Control Number99059305

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So Mainly About Lindsay Anderson contains more autobiography than About John Ford, and its subtext is one of Lindsay's favorite quotations from E. M. Forster: "Only connect" We both grew up. The author adeptly traces their collaboration on the influential s film magazine Sequence (famed for its scathing indictment of the British film industry), as well as the fits and starts of their careers in the arts—Lambert writing commercials and Anderson directing the documentaries O Dreamland and Thursday’s Children (where he cut his teeth before moving on to such features as If, O Lucky Man, . Mainly about Lindsay Anderson. [Gavin Lambert] -- "Lindsay Anderson was the most original British filmmaker and theatrical director of his generation." "Anderson was, as well, an outspoken and sometimes ferocious critic of British films - and of.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Mainly about Lindsay Anderson by Gavin Lambert. Publication date Topics Anderson, Lindsay, Publisher A.A. Knopf CollectionPages:

Mainly about Lindsay Anderson: a memoir. [Gavin Lambert] -- "Lambert celebrates Anderson's inimitable films (If, O Lucky Man, Britannia Hospital), and his remarkable theatrical collaborations with David Storey (The Changing Room, Home, In Celebration).   Mainly About Lindsay Anderson is also a tale of exile and isolation. Lindsay exiled himself at home, where he described the past as a snug refuge from the present. Mainly About Lindsay Anderson, by Gavin Lambert, is an elegant, intimate and witty biography of one of the foremost figures of post-war British cinema and theatre. Synopsis This text concentrates on Lambert's films, his collaborations with David Storey in the theatre, and his pioneering work in re-establishing the critical reputation of John Ford.4/5(2). Mainly About Lindsay Anderson: A Memoir, by Gavin Lambert reviewed by Ted McFadyen. Lindsay Anderson was a rebel, a natural dissenter. And like many such, his background was impeccably establishment and upper middle class.

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