Tag Archives: New Hollywood Wave

His Master’s Voice: Woody Allen

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Heywood “Woody” Allen; born Allan Stewart Konigsberg (1935 – present)

American actor, writer, director, comedian, playwright and jazz clarinetist

Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmakers of the mid-1960s to late 1970s

Has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer, and has won nine BAFTAs

Films of note: Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Midnight in Paris (2011), Blue Jasmine (2013)

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His Master’s Voice – Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (1939 – present)

American film director, producer and screenwriter

Prominent contributor to the New Hollywood Wave

Films of note: Patton (1970), The Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974,1990) The Great Gatsby (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), Kagemusha (1980), The Outsiders (1983), The Cotton Club (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

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