Ep 708: Joseph McBride

The author and film historian Joseph McBride returns to Filmwax to discuss two new books, “Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge” and “The Whole Durn Human Comedy: Life According to the Coen Brothers”.

The author and film historian Joseph McBride returns to Filmwax to discuss two new books, “Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge” and “The Whole Durn Human Comedy: Life According to the Coen Brothers”.

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Film historian and author Joseph McBride returns to Filmwax to discuss two of his recently published works: “The Whole Durn Human Comedy: Life According to the Coen Brothers” (Anthem Press, 2012) and “Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge” (Columbia University Press, 2021). In addition to those filmmakers, we also discuss Joe’s relationship with the late Peter Bogdanovich, as well as the round of usual suspects that Joe has made a career writing about including Orson Welles, Frank Capra and Ernst Lubitsch. No fan of film history will want to miss this conversation.

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