Richard Schickel Biography (1933-)

Full name, Richard Warren Schickel; born February 10, 1933, in Milwaukee, WI;son of Edward John and Helen (maiden name, Hendricks) Schickel; married Julia Carroll Whedon, March 11, 1960 (divorced); married Carol Rubinstein, December 27, 1985 (died); children: (first marriage) Erika, Jessica.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, producer, director
Birth Details
February 10, 1933
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Advisor; Series
  • Hollywood, Thames Television, 1980
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Himself, The Fred Astaire Songbook, 1991
  • Himself, Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western (documentary), TNT, 1997
  • Himself, Frank Capra's American Dream (documentary), 1997
  • Himself, From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov andShdanoff (documentary), 1999
  • Himself, "Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows," American Masters (documentary; also known as American Masters: Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows), BBC and PBS, 2000
  • Himself, "On Cukor," American Masters (documentary; also known asAmerican Masters: On Cukor), PBS, 2000
  • Himself, Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (documentary), 2001
  • Himself, AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Executive Producer and Creative Consultant; Specials
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Movies: In Search Of (documentary), CBS, 1998
  • AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001
  • Director and Producer; Specials
  • The Men Who Made the Movies (eight parts, includes Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, Vincente Minnelli, and William A.Wellman), PBS, 1973
  • Funny Business, CBS, 1978
  • Into the Morning: Willa Cather's America, PBS, 1978
  • The Horror Show, CBS, 1979
  • James Cagney: That Yankee Doodle Dandy, PBS, 1981
  • Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente, PBS, 1987
  • Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend, TNT, 1989
  • Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home To, TNT, 1990
  • Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire, TNT, 1991
  • Eastwood & Co. Making Unforgiven, 1992
  • Hollywood on Hollywood, American Movie Classics, 1993
  • The Moviemakers: Arthur Penn (also known as Arthur Penn), PBS, 1996
  • The Moviemakers: Robert Wise (also known as Robert Wise), PBS, 1996
  • The Moviemakers: Stanley Donen (also known as Stanley Donen), PBS, 1996
  • Eastwood on Eastwood (also known as Clint Eastwood: A Biography), TNT, 1997
  • Shooting War (documentary), ABC, 2000
  • Director; Specials
  • Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey, American Movie Classics, 1995
  • Producer; Specials
  • Hollywood: You Must Remember This, PBS, 1972
  • Life Goes to the Movies: The Big Event, NBC, 1976
  • The Making of Star Wars, ABC, 1976
  • SPFX: The Making of The Empire Strikes Back, CBS, 1980
  • From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga, CBS, 1983
  • Cary Grant: A Celebration, ABC, 1988
  • Producer; Awards Presentations
  • "Akira Kurosawa" segment, The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1990
  • "Myrna Loy and Zanuck/Brown Tribute Films" segment, The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1991
  • "Satyajit Ray" segment, The 64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1992
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • Series
  • The Coral Jungle, syndicated, 1976
  • Specials
  • The Film Generation, PBS, 1969
  • The Movie-Crazy Years, PBS, 1971
  • Hollywood: You Must Remember This, PBS, 1972
  • The Men Who Made the Movies (eight parts, includes Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, Vincente Minnelli, and William A.Wellman), PBS, 1973
  • Life Goes to the Movies: The Big Event, NBC, 1976
  • The Making of Star Wars, ABC, 1976
  • Funny Business, CBS, 1978
  • Into the Morning: Willa Cather's America, PBS, 1978
  • The Horror Show, CBS, 1979
  • SPFX: The Making of The Empire Strikes Back, CBS, 1980
  • James Cagney: That Yankee Doodle Dandy, PBS, 1981
  • From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga, CBS, 1983
  • Happy Anniversary 007--25 Years of James Bond, 1987
  • Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente, PBS, 1987
  • Cary Grant: A Celebration, ABC, 1988
  • Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend, TNT, 1989
  • Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home To, TNT, 1990
  • Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire, TNT, 1991
  • Eastwood & Co. Making Unforgiven, 1992
  • 1968: 25th Anniversary, Fox, 1993
  • Hollywood on Hollywood, American Movie Classics, 1993
  • Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey, American Movie Classics, 1995
  • The Moviemakers: Arthur Penn (also known as Arthur Penn), PBS, 1996
  • The Moviemakers: Robert Wise (also known as Robert Wise), PBS, 1996
  • The Moviemakers: Stanley Donen (also known as Stanley Donen), PBS, 1996
  • Eastwood on Eastwood (also known as Clint Eastwood: A Biography), TNT, 1997
  • The Harry Lawsen Chronicles, American Movie Classics, 1998
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars, CBS, 1999
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, CBS, 2000
  • Shooting War (documentary), ABC, 2000
  • Nonfiction
  • The World of Carnegie Hall, Messner (New York City), 1960
  • The Stars, Dial (New York City), 1962
  • Movies: The History of an Art and an Institution, Basic Books (NewYork City), 1964
  • (With Lena Horne) Lena, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1965
  • A Special Report on the Rockefeller Foundation's Program Toward EqualOpportunities for All, photographs by Arthur Rickerby, Heinz Kluetmeier,and Sol Libsohn, Rockefeller Foundation (New York City), 1965
  • (Editor with John Simon) Film 67/68, Simon and Schuster (New YorkCity), 1968
  • The World of Goya, 1746-1828, Time-Life Books (New York City), 1968
  • The Disney Version: The Life, Times, Art, and Commerce of Walt Disney, Simon and Schuster, 1968 published in England as Disney Version,Weidenfeld and Nicolson (London, England), 1968 revised edition, Touchstone (New York City), 1985 published with new introduction, Ivan R. Dee (Chicago, IL), 1997
  • The Museum, photographs by Dan Budnik, Museum of Modern Art (New York City), 1970
  • Second Sight: Notes on Some Movies, 1965-1970, Simon and Schuster,1972
  • The World of Carnegie Hall, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1973
  • His Pictures in the Papers; a Speculation on Celebrity in America Based on the Life of Douglas Fairbanks, Charterhouse (New York), 1973 published in England as Douglas Fairbanks: The First Celebrity, Elm Tree Books (London, England), 1976
  • Harold Lloyd: The Shape of Laughter, New York Graphic Society (NewYork City), 1974
  • (With Bob Willoughby) The Platinum Years, Random House (New York City), 1974
  • The Men Who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman, Atheneum (New York City), 1975
  • The World of Tennis, Random House, 1975
  • (With Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) The Fairbanks Album, New York Graphic Society, 1976
  • Singled Out: A Civilized Guide to Sex and Sensibility for the SuddenlySingle Man--Or Woman, Viking (New York City), 1981
  • Cary Grant: A Celebration, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1983
  • D. W. Griffith: An American Life, Simon and Schuster, 1984
  • Gary Cooper, Little, Brown, 1985
  • Intimate Strangers: The Culture of Celebrity, Doubleday, 1985 published as Common Fame: The Culture of Celebrity, Pavilion (London, England), 1985
  • James Cagney: A Celebration, Little, Brown, 1985
  • (With Michael Walsh) Carnegie Hall: The First One Hundred Years, Abrams (New York City), 1987
  • Striking Poses, Workman Publishing (New York City), 1987
  • Schickel on Film: Encounters--Critical and Personal--With Movie Immortals, Morrow (New York City), 1989
  • (Author of essay) Clint Eastwood Directs, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN), 1990
  • (With Sid Avery) Hollywood at Home: A Family Album, 1950-1965, Crown (New York City), 1990
  • Brando: A Life in Our Times, Atheneum, 1991
  • Double Indemnity, British Film Institute (London, England), 1992
  • Clint Eastwood: A Biography, Knopf (New York City), 1996
  • Matinee Idylls: Reflections on the Movies, Ivan R. Dee, 1999
  • Brando, Publishers Group West, 2000
  • Also contributor to periodicals.
  • Novels
  • Another I, Another You: A Love Story for the Once Married, Harper(New York City), 1978
  • Writings for Children
  • The Gentle Knight, Abelard (New York City), 1964

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