A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away - My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits--Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's Day off, Mission: Impossible, and More

Author(s): Paul Hirsch

film studies

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years by Paul Hirsch, a film editor who worked on more than forty features. Starting with his work on Carrie, Hirsch gives insight into the production process, touching upon casting, directing, cutting, and scoring. It's a riveting look at the decisions that went into creating memorable and iconic scenes and offers fascinating portraits of filmmakers, stars, and composers. Part film-school primer, part paean to legendary directors and professionals, the funny yet insightful writing will entertain and inform aficionados and casual moviegoers alike.


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General Fields

  • : 9781641602556
  • : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • : November 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Hirsch
  • : Hardback
  • : 384