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“Chris Fujiwara is one of those rare viewers of cinema who combines immense breadth —has he seen everything?, one wonders in awe—with a sharpness and rigor of analytic insight. In this vein, Fujiwara offers up a compelling biography of Otto Preminger that is at the same time a wonderful close and critical investigation of the films themselves in all their complex detail. This is a rich, rewarding unique volume that sets the standard in the study of this key director in the history of American cinema.”—Dana Polan, Professor of Cinema Studies, New York University
Chris Fujiwara is the author of Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall and a film critic for the Boston Phoenix and other publications. He is currently at work on a study of the films of Jerry Lewis.