Cover image for Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film
Title:
Giant : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the making of a legendary American film
Author:
Graham, Don, 1940- author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
"A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology. Drawing on archival sources, Graham's Giant is a comprehensive depiction of the film's production, showing readers how reality became fiction and fiction became cinema."--Dust jacket.
Language:
English
Contents:
Long story short -- Beefcake baron -- Tell mama all -- Plantation life -- Lone star -- West of the Pecos -- Plein air -- Duel in the sun -- Being and nothingness in L.A. -- Love and marriage -- Last days at the Villa Capri -- Fanfare -- Meta-marfasis.
ISBN:
9781250061904
Format :
Book