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contributors jeanine basinger is Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University, the curator of the Elia Kazan papers, and the author of nine books, including The Star Machine. leo braudy is University Professor and Bing Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Southern California. Among other books, he is the author of the British Film Institute On the Waterfront volume, The World in a Frame: What We See in Films, and the coeditor of the anthology Film Theory and Criticism, now in its seventh edition. lisa dombrowski is associate professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University and the author of The Films of Samuel Fuller: If You Die, I’ll Kill You! She researches the art and industry of motion pictures. haden guest is director of the Harvard Film Archive and lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at Harvard University. A film historian, with a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, Guest is completing an anthology of unpublished and unwritten writings by Sam Fuller, a critical history of the American police procedural film between 1930 and 1960, and a study of Pedro Costa’s cinema. mark harris is the author of Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood. His next book, on Hollywood studios during World War II, will be published in 2012. He is a columnist for Entertainment Weekly and frequently writes for New York, the New York Times, and several other publications. kent jones regularly contributes to Film Comment and other magazines and websites, and a collection of his writing, Physical Evidence, was published by Wesleyan University Press in 2007. He is the writer and director of the 2007 film Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows. He has worked on several documentaries for Martin Scorsese, including a film about Elia Kazan, A Letter toElia, which they cowrote and directed. He is now the Executive Director of The World Cinema Foundation. patrick keating is the author of Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to Film Noir. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Trinity University, where he teaches courses in film and media studies. savannah lee holds a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her fiction has appeared in Blue Earth Review, Neo-opsis, Clean Sheets, 210 Contributors the Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 8, and the forthcoming Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 9, the latter two edited by Maxim Jakubowski. brenda murphy is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. She has written a number of articles about Elia Kazan, as well as Tennessee Williams and Elia Kazan: A Collaboration in the Theatre, and Congressional Theatre: Dramatizing McCarthyism on Stage, Film, and Television. Among her other books are The Provincetown Players and the Culture of Modernity, and American Realism and American Drama, 1880–1940. victor navasky, the former editor and publisher of the Nation, is professor of journalism at Columbia University, chairman of the Columbia Journalism Review, and author of Naming Names, which won a National Book Award. brian neve teaches film and politics at the University of Bath. Among his publications are Film and Politics in America: A Social Tradition, and Elia Kazan: The Cinema of an American Outsider. He is also joint editor of “Un-American” Hollywood: Politics and Film in the Blacklist Era. jonathan rosenbaum was principal film critic for the Chicago Reader from 1987 through early 2007. His most recent books include Goodbye Cinema, Hello Cinephilia, Discovering Orson Welles, and Essential Cinema, and his website is jonathanrosenbaum.com. richard schickel is the author of more than thirty books, the latest of which is Clint: A Retrospective, and producer-writer-director of a similar number of documentary films, mainly about films and filmmaking. He was for over four decades a movie reviewer for major magazines. andrew tracy is the managing editor of Cinema Scope and a contributor to Cineaste, Film Comment, Reverse Shot, Moving Image Source, and other publications. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in history at the University of Toronto. sam wasson is the author of A Splurch in the Kisser: The Movies of Blake Edwards and Fifth Avenue, 5 am: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Dawn of the Modern Woman. His latest book, Paul on Mazursky, is to be published by Wesleyan University Press in 2011. He lives in Los Angeles. ...


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