Chapter

The Director

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780813125381
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135267 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0011
The Director

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This chapter examines the developments in the professional career and personal life of Hal Ashby in 1969. This year marks the directorial debut of Ashby for The Landlord. This chapter describes Ashby's directorial style and the atmosphere he created on the set. Norman Jewison had been an absent producer and only came to the location when Ashby had problems with bad weather and transportation. The film came out well though it underperformed financially. On August 21, 1969, Ashby married Joan Marshall.

Keywords: Hal Ashby; film director; The Landlord; Norman Jewison; Joan Marshall

Chapter.  5863 words. 

Subjects: Film

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