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Amistad: Give Us Free: A Celebration of the Film by Steven Spielberg (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)by Steven Spielberg
Synopses & Reviews
This elegant volume commemorates the creation of an extraordinary movie, featuring: specially commissioned watercolors which served as "storyboards"; production and historical photos and documents; essays by director Spielberg, producer Allen (who pursued the project for 13 years), and poet Angelou; and a lengthy text on the making of the film about the fight for freedom by 53 Africans, who, in 1839, were captured as slaves and who rebelled on the Spanish slave ship Amistad.
Book News Annotation:
Describes the making of Steven Spielberg's film Amistad and the historical events that inspired it. The editors include numerous color stills from the film, photos of the work's production, and reproductions of artwork by Kadir Nelson commissioned for the film. They also include very brief essays by Spielberg, Maya Angelou, and the movie's producer, Debbie Allen, as well as the film's cast and credits. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Steven Spielberg is the renowned director of Saving Private Ryan, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Jaws.
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