A detailed analysis by James Naremore of the 1957 film, directed by Alexander Mackendrick and starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, dealing with exploitation of the press and the culture of celebrity. Naremore places the film in its historical and political context, focuses on the complex process of its creation (which involved numerous rewrites) and comments on the significance of the result. Includes list of credits.

Item number 13838
Category Book
Type Films
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people James Naremore (Author)