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Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Daniel Kremer

Abstract

The fifty-seven-year career of Toronto-born film director Sidney J. Furie laughs in the face of monotony, surely ranking among the most fascinating in the history of the industry. Emigrating to London after blazing a trail as a pioneer in his home country of Canada, the young Furie built his reputation early as a visual daredevil, an enfant terrible, and a bankable name, only to be cruelly (and flippantly) dismissed in later years as a “wizened old hack” and a journeyman on a losing streak. What these later detractors often fail to remember, however, is that Furie provided key creative signatu ... More

Keywords: Filmmaker, cinematography, Canadian, British, Toronto, Hollywood, director, cinema, film

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813165967
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Kremer, author