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June 3, 2014  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Don Siegel’s Dirty Harry

Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry. 1971. USA. Directed by Don Siegel. Image courtesy Photofest

Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry. 1971. USA. Directed by Don Siegel. Image courtesy Photofest

These notes accompany screenings of Don Siegel’s Dirty Harry on June 4, 5, and 6 in Theater 2.

Don Siegel (1912–1991) was a director whose career had, in the words of biographer Judith M. Kass, “a historical uniqueness in terms of the Hollywood studio film.” My friend Judy emphasizes that Siegel “makes films that reflect himself,” which is ultimately what auteurism is all about. Read more

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October 23, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven

Unforgiven. 1992. USA. Directed by Clint Eastwood

These notes accompany screenings of Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven on October 24, 25, and 26 in Theater 3.

Clint Eastwood’s diverse acting performances and directing accomplishments in Western films have earned him a solid place high in the pantheon of such genre artists as Ford, Hawks, Wayne, Cooper, Fonda, and Stewart Read more