Jesse James and the Movies, Paperback Book

Jesse James and the Movies Paperback

Description

This illustrated filmography analyzes the plots and players of the more than forty motion pictures about the legendary Missouri outlaw Jesse James (1847-1882), from the silent era to the 21st century.

Among the films and actors covered are Jesse James (1939) with Tyrone Power, Kansas Raiders (1950) with Audie Murphy, The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid (1972) with Robert Duvall, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) with Brad Pitt.

Each evaluation compares Hollywood's version of history to the hard facts.

A brief biography of the outlaw provides an overview of his life and career.

Also examined are European films, made-for-television movies and continuing TV series that have featured Jesse James.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 279 pages, 78 photographs, notes, bibliography, index
  • Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
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  • Category: Film: styles & genres
  • ISBN: 9780786447886

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