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Joel Waldo Finler

Joel Waldo Finler, American film critic, historian, lecturer. Recipient award British Film Institute, 1989; Haskell fellow, 1968-1969.

Background

  • Finler, Joel Waldo was born on July 1, 1938 in New York City. Son of Bennett and Matilda (Hay) Finler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1959. Postgraduate, University College London University, 1964. Postgraduate, Slade School Art, London, 1969.

    Career

    • Lecturer cinema Bath (England) Academy Art, 1964-1966, Maidstone College Art, 1966-1967. Freelance film critic International Times, 1967-1968, Time Out in London, 1969-1971, Frendz, 1971.

    Works

    • The Hollywood Story
    • This fully revised and updated edition of an award-winning classic traces the history of Hollywood from the silent era to the present day.
    • The Hollywood Story
    • This fully revised and updated edition of an award-winning classic traces the history of Hollywood from the silent era to the present day.
    • The Hollywood Story
    • This fully revised and updated edition of an award-winning classic traces the history of Hollywood from the silent era to the present day.
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    Born July 1, 1938
    • 1959
      Oberlin (Ohio) College
    • 1964
      University College London University
    • 1969
      Slade School Art
    • 1964 - 1966
      Lecturer, cinema Bath (England) Academy Art
    • 1966 - 1967
      Lecturer, cinema Bath (England) Academy Art
    • 1967 - 1968
      freelance film critic Intern, ational Times
    • 1969 - 1971
      freelance film critic Intern, ational Times
    • 1971
      freelance film critic Intern, ational Times

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