America America

Elia Kazan (director, screenwriter, novel)
Stathis Giallelis (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1963. Vintage photograph on the set of the 1963 film, showing director Elia Kazan and crew on a scaffolding shooting across a large lake. With some holograph pencil annotations (including the film title) on the verso.

Based on Kazan's own 1962 novel, based on the life of his uncle, about a young Greek man living in 19th century Ottoman Turkey, and his long and poverty stricken journey to emigrate to America. Winner of an Academy Award, and nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.

Shot on location in Turkey and Greece.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

National Film Registry. Scorsese, A Personal Journey Through American Movies.

[Book #143365]