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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 83
December 1983
Brian De Palma films, Fifties sci-fi, Meryl Streep, William Castle, Ten Great Originals, Sweet Smell of Success on Broadway, Richard Levinson & William Link interviews.


Issue 82
November 1983
The Right Stuff, Fear of spying, Orson Welles, Charlie Ahearn, Hungarian film industry, Lost and Found, Nostalghia, Martin Ritt interview.


Issue 81
October 1983
Andrzej Wajda, Sigourney Weaver, The Big Chill, Ordinary People, Robert Bresson, Labor unions on TV, Roman Holiday, Stewart Stern interview.


Issue 80
September 1983
David Bowie 'Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence', Hollywood glamour photography, Steadicam & Skycam cameras, violence in horror films, westerns, Life Among the Americans, Grant Tinker interview.


Issue 79
July/August 1983
A Star is Born, Walter Matthau, educational films, Twilight of the drive-in, Skip Blumberg, Ten Tough Broads, David & Leslie Newman interview.


Issue 78
June 1983
George Lucas dreams, 3-D is coming back, El Salvador films, Ingmar Bergman, HBO, Los Olvidados, Kim Stanley interview.


Issue 77
May 1983
COVER:
SUSAN SARANDON
FEATURES :
SUSAN SARANDON - Who is she this time? (Includes pics of Richard Dreyfuss, Catherine Daneuve)
Another Man's Method - While Lee Strasberg's name became a household word, Sanford Meisner was quietly training three generations of actors in his own acting style. (Includes pic of Meisner with Lillian Gish).
Art for Film's Sake - With films like Diva, Blade Runner and Days of Heaven borrowing techniques from painters and sculptors, suddenly the scenery is the star. (Includes pics of Brooke Adams, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tim Curry, Peter Hinwood, Barry Bostwick)
The Very Model of a Modern Minor Industry - Independent filmmaking in the United Kingdom is flourishing with help from the British Film Institute. This success may be its own undoing.
JULIE CHRISTIE - Far From the Hollywood crowd.
A Legend in Its Own Time - This new look at the making of Greed reveals a logic behind Erich Von Stoheim's obsession with realism. (Includes pic of Zasu Pitts).
Dialogue on Film: John Badham (includes pics of Roy Scheider; Matthew Broderick)
Behind the Scenes: Digesting Raoul (with pic of Richard Blackburn, Paul Bartel & Mary Woronov).
OTHER CELEBRITIES PICTURED INCLUDE:
Kristy McNichol; Rainer Werner Fassbinder; John Sayles; Mick Jagger, Ron Wood & Keith Richards; Robert Mitchum & Jane Greer; Robert De Niro; Gene Hackman; Dan Aykroyd; Gerard Depardieu & Nathalie Baye; Goldie Hawn & Burt Reynolds (in an ad for Warner Home Video).


Issue 76
April 1983
Movies for minors big business, Glenda Garson, New male melodrama, Louis Gossett Jr., Public televisioin's Prime-time politics, Perils of Pay-Per-View, The Lady is Willing, Dustin Hoffman interview.


Issue 75
March 1983
Gene Hackman, Future imperfect, Brazilian cinema, The star system, Brave new television sets, Richard Attenborough interview.


Issue 74
January/February 1983
Jessica Lange, M*A*S*H pulls the plug, Computer graphics--life after Tron?, Sergei Eisenstein, Que' Viva Mexico!, Rouben Mamoulian interview, documentaries.

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