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Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Harlow Robinson


This book tells the remarkable personal and professional story of Lewis Milestone (1895-1980), one of the most prolific, creative and respected film directors of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Among his many films are the classics All Quiet on the Western Front, Of Mice and Men, A Walk in the Sun, Pork Chop Hill, the original Ocean’s Eleven and Mutiny on the Bounty, starring Marlon Brando. Born in Ukraine, he came to America as a teenager and learned about film in the U.S. Army in World War I. By the early 1920s he was editing silent films in Hollywood, and soon graduated to shooting his own features ... More

Keywords: Lewis Milestone, Hollywood Blacklist, World War I, All Quiet on the Western Front, Ocean’s Eleven, Russians in Hollywood, Academy Awards, John Steinbeck, Silent movies, War movies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813178332
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harlow Robinson, author
Northeastern University