Keeneland's Ted Bassett : My Life (1ST)

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Keeneland's Ted Bassett : My Life (1ST)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 406 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780813125480
  • DDC分類 798.4006876947

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WITH A FOREWORD BY WALTER MURCH Gene Phillips blends biography, studio history, and film criticism to complete the most comprehensive work on Coppola ever written. The force behind such popular and critically acclaimed films as Apocalypse Now and the Godfather trilogy, Coppola has imprinted his distinct style on each of his movies and on the landscape of American popular culture. In Godfather, Phillips argues that Coppola has repeatedly bucked the Hollywood "factory system" in an attempt to create distinct films that reflect his own artistic vision -- often to the detriment of his career and finances. Phillips conducted interviews with the director and his colleagues and examined Coppola's production journals and screenplays. Phillips also reviewed rare copies of Coppola's student films, his early excursions into soft-core pornography, and his less celebrated productions such as One from the Heart and Tucker: The Man and His Dream. The result is the definitive assessment of one of Hollywood's most enduring and misunderstood mavericks.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           ix
Preface xi
Early Years at Keeneland 1 (28)
Family Background and Kent School 29 (15)
Yale and the U.S. Marine Corps 44 (26)
Postwar Experience 70 (23)
State Police 93 (32)
Growth of Keeneland 125(24)
Queen Elizabeth II 149(19)
The Blue Grass Stakes 168(28)
Lucy 196(20)
Racing Personalities 216(23)
The Breeders' Cup 239(29)
Trips as an Ambassador for Racing 268(22)
The Ever-Evolving Economics of Racing 290(24)
Special People and Special Projects 314(24)
Retirement---I Don't Have Time for That 338(24)
A Final Personal Note 362(2)
Chapter Notes: Sources, Afterthoughts, and 364(11)
Observations
Index 375