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Monte Hellman

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Notes on Night Train to Munich
Notes on Night Train to Munich

How do you make a comedy about something as serious as the Nazi threat of world domination—particularly as it is happening? Perhaps there’s something in the English character that allows them to see humor in disaster. Some sort of survival mechan…

By Monte Hellman

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On It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow
by Reading Books

Fifteen years ago I received a letter from a young film director in Texas, who enclosed a tape of his first film, with the unlikely title It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books. It might as well have been called It’s Impossible to Lear

By Monte Hellman