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Mavericks — The Independents and the Studio System

Stabile Building

Feb 22, 10:00am – Feb 25, 2:00pm
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Mavericks —
The Independents and the Studio System

Rick Harris' Hooray for Hollywood Series
Artis—Naples Lifelong Learning

RIck Harris, lecturer

Samuel Goldwyn, David O. Selznick and numerous others tried to beat the studio system by creating their own studios. Sometimes they failed disastrously, and sometimes they created films we still watch today.

February 22, 10am or 2pm: Mavericks — The Independents and the Studio System — Part I
February 25, 10am or 2pm: Mavericks — The Independents and the Studio System— Part II

Select an individual presentation for each date, or purchase the entire 2-part lecture as a package.

Grammy-winner Rick Harris navigates the stars and star-makers during his popular Hooray for Hollywood lecture series.

Rick Harris

Rick Harris

Rick Harris' productions for Harper Audio have earned 14 Grammy Award nominations and one Grammy Award. Harris was drama critic for WBAI-FM radio in New York City for 25 years.


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