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Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Directors"

Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Directors"

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  • Moriel, Liora (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biographical article on one of the most influential entertainers of the twentieth century. Click on the link above to access. To hear Streisand and Neil Diamond perform their hit song "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," click ...
  • Bergan, Ronals (The Guardian, 2020-06-30)
    An obituary of Carl Reiner, who died at the age of 98. The article discusses Reiner's long career, beginning with his role as a writer and performer on the popular comedy series, "Your Show of Shows," starring Sid Ceasar ...
  • Editors of Encylopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britanica, 2018-07-12)
    Encyclopedia Britannica article with a biography and brief discussion of the films created by the Coen Brothers. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Robinson, Tasha (The Dissolve, 2014-01-09)
    This article argues that a common theme underlying the Coen Brothers' work is a fierce, uncompromising morality. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Dauber, Jeremy (New York Times, 2017-08-21)
    In an op-ed article in the New York Times, Jeremy Dauber considers what was uniquely Jewish about the comedy of Jerry Lewis. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Susman, Gary (Vanity Fair, 2017-08-20)
    An obituary of Jerry Lewis in Vanity Fair. Click on the link above to read the obituary.
  • Erickson, Harold L.; Barson, Michael (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 2019-03-27)
    A biographical article about the early life, career and films of Mel Brooks. It describes his launch as an entertainer in the Borscht Belt, predominantly Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. According to the article, ...
  • Eisentraut, Jochen (YouTube, 2020-07-18)
    In this YouTube video, Jochen Eisentraut interviews Nathan Abrams about his 2018 book, entitled "Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual." Abrams notes in the interview that, although Kubrick was not an explicitly ...
  • Baxter, Brian (The Guardian, 2011-04-10)
    An obituary discussing the life, works and views of prolific director whose films grappled with political, social , and political issues. The article describes Lumet's frustration with the difficulty of producing films ...
  • Spielberg, Steven Allan (Entrepreneur, 2016-05-26)
    Steven Spielberg's Harvard University 2016 Commencement address. Included is both a video recording of the speech and a transcript. It provides some sense of this famous Jewish director's values and social perspective: ...
  • Barson, Michael; Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1998)
    A biography of the famous Jewish American "motion-picture director and producer whose diverse films—which ranged from science-fiction fare, including such classics as Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and E.T.: The ...
  • Bogdanovitch, Peter (The New York Times, 1999-07-04)
    An essay on Stanley Kubrick, the acclaimed director, by the director and writer Peter Bogdanovitch. The essay was written soon after Kubrick's death. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Barson, Michael (Encylopedia Britannica, 2018-06-08)
    Article about the life, career and works of Woody Allen. Click on the link to read the article.

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