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AMERICAN FILM
Film, Video And Television Arts
Monthly Magazine from New York ,United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1975-1992
- Originally published by AFI (American Film Institute). From 1988 by Billboard Publications Ltd.
- Monthly. 66 colour pages.
- For previous issues see DIALOGUE ON FILM.
- Published by American Film Institute (AFI)

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28 June 2017

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CONTENTS: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 All GALLERIES: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 All

Issue 73
December 1982
The Verdict' Sidney Lumet, Richard Price at the movies, Martin Sheen, Sneak Previews, lobby cards hobby, Couture Theory.


Issue 72
November 1982
Jackie Gleason, Marcel Ophuls, film history is bunk!, Dyan Cannon, Mitterrand's Medialand, Martin Scorsese.


Issue 71
October 1982
John Sayles, Wall Street goes to the movies, Carroll Ballard 'Never Cry Wolf', Time bandits, Lure of Trailers, BBC's War Game.


Issue 70
September 1982
Luis Bunuel, Jack Lemmon, homosexuality in recent movies, 'Night flight', musicals, Scoring with Synthesizers.


Issue 69
July/August 1982
Disney's new image, Robin Williams 'Garp', Ordinary People, Renee Valente, Can movies kill?, Ted Turner.


Issue 68
June 1982
COVER:
KLAUS KINSKI
FEATURES :
Why Is This Man Smirking? - After making only pennies from heaven, STEVE MARTIN is counting on dollars from film noir.
My Dinner With Barry (by Robert Ward) - It's just a coupla Baltimore boys sitting around talking - about Diner (Pix include Robert Ward, Barry Levinson, Timothy Daly, Mickey Rourke, Daniel Stern, Kevin Bacon, Steve Guttenberg, Paul Reiser).
WERNER HERZOG The God of Wrath - The dream of Fitzcarraldo became a nightmare (Pix include Claudia Cardinale, Klaus Kinski, Mick Jagger).
War of the Wizards - There's no freeze on weapons in the escalating special effects race. Caught in the Act - Video performance is making strange bedfellows of Robert Altman, Shirley Clarke, and Laurie Anderson
Dialogue on Film: MARK RYDELL talks about working with Katharine Hepburn, Marsha Mason, and Bette Midler (Pix include Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Bette Midler, Steve McQueen).
Explorations: Back to Basics - ERNIE GEHR 's work explores the fundamental conditions of film itself.
The Video Scene: Mondo Video (Director John Waters chooses ten videos worth staying home for) / Scanlines (Video news and notes) / Trial By Tape (Cassettes in court are becoming as common as criminals).
OTHER CELEBRITIES PICTURED INCLUDE:
Ben Cross & Ian Charleson. Pia Zadora & John Waters. Pam Grier. Daniel J. Travanti & Veronica Hamel. Aileen Quinn (in an ad for Annie). Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward (in and ad for Save the Children fund). Kirstie Alley & Leonard Nimoy. Sidney Poitier & Gene Wilder. Liv Ullman.


Issue 67
May 1982


Issue 66
April 1982


Issue 65
March 1982


Issue 64
January/February 1982

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