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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 53
December 1980


Issue 52
November 1980


Issue 51
October 1980
COVER:
ISABELLE HUPPERT & KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
FEATURES :
MICHAEL CIMINO 's Way West - The director of The Deer Hunter has turned to the Johnson County War for a western called Heaven's Gate (Pix include Kris Kristofferson, Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Walken, Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston).
What WILL H. HAYS Begat - Fifty years of the Production Code (Pix include Mae West, Maggie McNamara, Jon Voight). Waiting for GRETA GARBO - At seventy-five, the legend and the enigma remain. The Non-Hollywood Hustle - For independent filmmakers, raising the money is more of a struggle than shooting the film.
GREGORY NAVA & ANNA THOMAS - They Made Their Films Their Way (Pix include Sheelagh Gilbey, William Bryan, Susannah Macmillan).
All the News That Isn't the News - Is television overplaying the news?
A Five-Year Sampler - Highlights from American Film (Pix include Faye Dunaway, John Wayne, Alec Guinness).
DEPARTMENTS:
Letters
Lehman at Large: I Can Dream, Can't I?
About Television: View From a Room In Tel Aviv
Take Two: Pagnol's Marseilles Trilogy
The Video Scene (Developments in programming & technology affecting the home viewer): A Premiere Approach / Have Video Camera, Will Travel
Books: Take Two: A Life in Movies and Politics by Philip Dunne / Moving Places by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
AFI News: Special Report - A new home for AFI-West
Periodicals.


Issue 50
Vol 5 # 10
September 1980
Thy Neighbour's Television (article by Edwin Diamond); The New Season: Promises, Promises (article by Robert Sklar); Coming: Soaps And Spin-Offs (article by Jay Eldridge); The Aesthetics Of Fright (article by Morris Dickstein); John Huston At 74: No Formulas (article/interview by Bernard Drew); Interview with Tony Bill; About Television (article by Martin Mayer; Letter From Rio (article by Mark Ginsburg); Lehman At Large (column by Ernest Lehman); Robert Breer's Animated World (article by J. Hoberman); Book Reviews: including reviews of Penelope Gilliatt's "Three Quarter Face" and Sidney Poitier's "This Life"; AFI News (regular column).


Issue 49
July/August 1980


Issue 48
June 1980


Issue 47
May 1980


Issue 46
April 1980


Issue 45
March 1980


Issue 44
January/February 1980

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