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Joseph McBride - Steven Spielberg: A biography
Airdate: August 13, 1997

About the Author

Joseph McBrides's many books include "John Ford (with Michael Wilmington) and Orson Welles", "Hawks on Hawks," "Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success" and "The Book of Movie Lists." His film scripts include the cult classic "Rock'n'Roll High School" and five American Film Institute Life Achievement Award television specials. He lives in Los Angeles.



About this Book

Director, producer and studio magnate Steven Spielberg is the most successful filmmaker in movie history, responsible for such box-office blockbusters as "Jaws," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial," the Indiana Jones trilogy, "Jurassic Park" and "Saving Private Ryan." From Spielberg’s troubled youth to the personal epiphany of "Schindler’s List" and the founding of DreamWorks, this impeccable biography reveals hidden dimensions of his personality and creative evolution while illuminating each film.