Chapter

Old Man

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/9780813125381.003.0023
Old Man

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This chapter examines the beginning of the decline of Hal Ashby as a film director. Ashby decided to grant an interview to Dale Pollock of the Los Angeles Times to give Lookin' to Get Out a push. While Pollock's article gave such intriguing insights into Ashby's views, it was ultimately sensationalist and the Pollock portrayal of Ashby was one of a director in decline. This chapter also examines Ashby's directorial job for Neil Young's concert film Solo Trans.

Keywords: Hal Ashby; film director; interview; Dale Pollock; Los Angeles Times; Lookin' to Get Out; Neil Young; Solo Trans

Chapter.  3094 words. 

Subjects: Film

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