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Young Melt, Author Rage'
On motion picture location, Tuc- others in an act of senseless re-
son,_ Ariz.: -Daniel Kleinthan _and taliation.
Philip . Friedman, two Jewish boks
We -sense that the picture re.:
still in their - 20s, are the authors
of the original screenplay to the fleets deep Moral responsibility
'movie, "Rage," currently before and the belief that no one is ex-
pendable to be sacrificed for the
the Panavision cameras in southern
Arizona with George C. Scott dou-. sake of so-called scientific prog-
_Ming as star and simultaneously ress. The authors have no illu-
making his directorial bow as a sions about any effort to stop
acceleration of armament, but
feature film director. Fred Wein-
firmly hope that "Rage" will
traub is supervising for Warner
people think about the dan-
Bros. with J. Ronald Getty (son
gers of our overly mechanized
of the oilman), acting as executive
world in which the slightest mal-
function can spark disaster.
The story is one of sim-
The two "angry" young men say
plicity, based on a seemingly in-
significant incident reported George C. Scott may not necessar-
around 4968 when a sheep farm in ily share their spirit of rebellion.
"Utah was sprayed_ from the air Yet, he immedibtely recognized the
with poisonous chemicals due to power and validity of "Rage" after
a mechanical failure and thousands reading their first screen play
of animals were contaminated and draft. The pictorial contrast of the
perished in the experiment con- individual struggling to escape
conformity makes fascinating
ducted by the armed forces.
movie fare and supplies a unique
The young writers told the JTA "tour-de-force" vehicle for a star
that they selected the subject mat- of Scott's magnitude.
ter as the premise for their very
first feature film only after one-
Philip Friedman, a native of
half hour of preliminary discus- Manhattan, celebrated his 28th
sions, yet spent eight months writ- birthday, on the motion picture
ing the scenario. They see in location' in early January. Raised
"Rage!" the plight of a man who in Yonkers, N.Y. and Battle
lost everything, human and animal Creek, Mich., he gradualcd from
lives, his plot of land and his Princeton in 1965 as did his screen
chance for survival; a man rising collaborator Dan Kleinman, who
for one moment to tremendous is a year older and was born in
physical strength and cunning in Louisville, Ky. They met at col-
a dalperate effort to protest in his lege. Kleinman showed early in-
own primitive way against the in- terest in the film classics, with
humanity and callousness of the his favorite directors being Renoir,
system. A victim of remote actions Murnau and Keaton. For his degree
of society of which he has neither in cinema at NYU in 1966, Klein-
knowledge 'nor _ the capacity to man presented a filmic master
prevent, -he sacrifices himself and thesis, a short dealing with a young
'Talkies' of Old, Noted Art Work
The great stars in the talking
pictures in the years 1928 to 1940
from a gallery so imprestive, and
are so reminiscent of the earlier
years in the film industry, that
a large volume just issued by
DoOer Publications lends itself to
nostalgia and to recollections of
a brilliant era in the movie in-
Hardly a 'lathe of prominence is
missing from this gallery of dis-
tinction. Paul Muni is reconstruct-
ed in "Emil Zola and other films.
Sylvia Sidney reappears.
Nearly every name of promi-
nence is in these collected essays
Dover's "The Talkies" contains
articles and illustrations from
Photoplay Magazine. In the selec-
tion are descriptive material of.
movies, photos of the great stars
and a mass of relevant material
gathered by Richard Griffith.
There is an explanatory foreword
by Lawrence J. Quirk.
The greats who often are re-
ferred to for admiration will be
found here. There is, for ex-
ample, the full page portrait of
Edward G. Robinson, in this
large sized volume.
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man vainly looking for work in
the jungle of the metropolis. Fried-
man collaborated asp rod u c e r
while Kleinman directed.
For a while, working for a com-
puter program, Kleinman caught
up again with his friend in 1969
to write the motion picture today
A fellow student from Princeton,
Bryden Becker, himself engaged
in show business and son of a New
York motion picture attorney, led
the two men in the direction of
Warner Bros._ and later to George
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