(ELibro) [Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made] Autore Alison Castle
The Greatest Never Made Ten books in one TELL THE FASCINATING TALE OF KUBRICK S UNFILMED MASTERPIECE the fascinating tale of Kubrick s unfilmed masterpiece years Kubrick fans and film buffs have wondered about the director s mysterious unmade film on Napoleon Bonaparte Slated for production immediately following the release of A Space Odyssey Kubrick s Napoleon was to be at once a character study and a sweeping epic replete with randiose battle scenes featuring thousands of extras To write his original screenplay Kubrick embarked on two years of intensive research with the help of dozens of assistants and an Oxford Napoleon specialist he amassed an unparalleled trove of research and preproduction material including approximately location scouting photo.
Alison Castle ´ 8 SummaryOks from the original edition are reproduced in facsimile correspondence costume studies location scouting photographs research material script drafts andKubrick s final draft is reproduced in its entirety The text book features the complete original treatment essays examining the screenplay in historical and dramatic contexts an essay by Jean Tulard on Napoleon in cinema and a transcript of interviews Kubrick conducted with Oxford professor Jean Tulard on Napoleon in cinema and a transcript of interviews Kubrick conducted with Oxford professor Markham The culmination of years of research and preparation this uniue publication offers readers a chance to experience the creative process of one of cinema s reatest talents as well as a fascinating exploration of the enigmatic figure that was Napoleon Bonapart. Graphs and slides of Napoleonic imagery "No stone was left unturned in Kubrick
S NEARLY OBSESSIVE UEST TO UNCOVER EVERY PIECE OFnearly obsessive uest to uncover every piece of stone was left unturned in Kubrick s nearly obsessive uest to uncover every piece of history had to offer about Napoleon But alas Kubrick s movie was not destined to be the film studios first MGM But alas Kubrick s movie was not destined to be the film studios first MGM then United Artists decided such an undertaking was too risky at a time when historical epics were out of fashion TASCHEN s tribute to this unmade masterpiece makes Kubrick s valiant work on Napoleon available to fans for the first time Based on the original limited edition which featured ten books hidden inside of a carved out reproduction of a Napoleon history book this publication brings all the original elements together in one volume Herein all of the bo.