Hal Ashby and the Making of Harold and Maude

Hal Ashby and the Making of Harold and Maude

Author: James A. Davidson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476663210

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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The original script was sold to a major Hollywood studio virtually overnight; the screenwriter was working as a pool boy and driver for the producer; the director was considered an "acid freak" by the studio heads; the star was a 74-year old actress who didn't know how to drive a car. The film flopped upon release and later became one of the great cult successes of all time. This is the fascinating, never before told story of the making of Harold and Maude, shot guerrilla-style in the San Francisco Bay Area by a crew of "New Hollywood" filmmakers in the winter of 1971.
Hal Ashby and the Making of Harold and Maude
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: James A. Davidson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: McFarland

The original script was sold to a major Hollywood studio virtually overnight; the screenwriter was working as a pool boy and driver for the producer; the director was considered an "acid freak" by the studio heads; the star was a 74-year old actress who didn't know how to drive a
Harold and Maude
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Colin Higgins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Nineteen-year-old Harold Chasen is obsessed with death. He fakes suicides to shock his self-obsessed mother, drives a hearse, and attends funerals of complete strangers. Seventy-nine-year-old Maude Chardin, on the other hand, adores life. She liberates trees from city sidewalks and transplants them to the forest, paints smiles on the faces
Harold and Maude
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: Colin Higgins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen

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Harold et Maude
Language: fr
Pages: 150
Authors: Colin Higgins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-08 - Publisher:

Maude est une vieille dame si heureuse de vivre qu'elle rend le goût de vivre au jeune Harold. Celui-ci va offrir à Maude pour ses 80 ans une bague de fiançailles, mais elle disparaît laissant Harold avec sa guitare aller vers l'avenir.
The Films of Hal Ashby
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Christopher Beach
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Analyzes the films and filmmaking career of director Hal Ashby, placing his work in the cultural context of filmmaking in the 1970s.