Kiss kiss bang bang / by Pauline Kael.

An informal history of the movies--Jacket.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kael, Pauline.
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Little, Brown, [1968]
Edition:[First edition].
Table of Contents:
  • I. Trends
  • The creative business
  • A sense of disproportion: The sand pebbles, Grand prix, Funeral in Berlin, The Quiller memorandum
  • Movie brutalists
  • So off-beat we lose the beat: Georgy girl, Morgan!, The red desert
  • Spoofing: Cat Ballou
  • Tourist in the city of youth: Blow-up
  • Saddle sore: El dorado, The war wagon, The way west
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • II. The making of the group
  • III. Reviews, 1965-1967
  • Night games
  • The comedy of depravity: Accident
  • The shameless old lady
  • Band of outsiders
  • It's a great technique, but what can you do with it?: The knack and Help!
  • The moment of truth
  • Madame X
  • Before the revolution
  • A man and a woman
  • Masculine feminine
  • Epics: The bible, Hawaii, Dr. Zhivago
  • A funny thing happened on the way to the forum
  • A shaggy-man story: Boudu saved from drowning
  • The new Anne Bancroft, already boxed in: Seven women and The slender thread
  • The living library: Fahrenheit 451
  • Southwestern: The chase
  • A man for all seasons
  • Fantastic voyage
  • Darling
  • Zorba the Greek and The pawnbroker
  • The glamour of failure: La guerre est finie
  • 10:30 P.M. summer
  • Ulysses
  • Persona
  • Laurence Olivier as Othello
  • The sound of ... The sound of music and The singing nun
  • Movies for young children: Born free and Around the world under the sea
  • IV. Careers
  • Marlon Brando: an American hero
  • Orson Welles: there ain't no way Falstaff
  • The intentions of Stanley Kramer: Ship of fools
  • V. The movie past
  • Movies on television
  • Notes on 280 movies: from Adam's rib to Zazie.