By Jane Friedman
January 10th, 2013
Our latest issue is now available! Here’s a brief overview of what’s inside:
Features on Classic Hollywood
Soundstage Tunisia by Jesse Dukes. The future of Tunisia’s film industry—where Star Wars was filmed—is uncertain. No major film has been shot in Tunisia since before the revolution. Complemented by an interview with Mark Hamill, remembering his time in Tunisia.
Satan’s School of Cinema by Chip Hayes. Chip Hayes is a seasoned television producer, director, and Emmy-nominated writer. He talks about one of his first experiences in the business: the ABC Movie of the Week called Satan’s School for Girls.
Falling for the Stars by Jason Motlagh. This photo-rich essay offers insight into the lives of Hollywood stunt doubles.
The Rules of the Game by Anne Helen Petersen. While the primary objectives of the publicity game endure—achieve fame; maintain fame; profit from fame—the rules have changed.
Silent Dreams by Nina Revoyr. About silent-film stars Mary Miles Minter and Sessue Hayakawa.
The Fixer: The Making of Frank Price by Bret Lott
Articles related to film and LA life
Inside Bollywood by Mark Bennington. This photo essay offers an up-close look at actors in the Hindi film industry.
Leaving Los Angeles by Mickey Rapkin. Los Angeles and New York: They are each other’s negative image, linked by mutual loathing.
If You Were Cool, Rich, or Bad Enough to Live Here, You’d Be Home by Adam Baer. A discussion of film culture’s obsession with the architecture of John Lautner, with photos.
Disney’s Snow White at 75 by Mindy Aloff
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Shreiber by David Kipen. On the screenwriter Paul Dehn.
An Interview With Horton Foote by David L. Middleton.
Budd Schulberg: An Appreciation by Donovan Webster.
Aside from Hollywood-themed content, we also have:
Devils Tower, Sacred Space by Mark Jenkins
A look at the outsider art of Leonard Knight, photos by Aaron Huey (see below)
And of course, as always, a selection of fiction and poetry. Click here to review the full table of contents.
Winter 2013: Classic Hollywood