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Biography (print)

Alan Karp. The Films of Robert Altman. ISBN 0810814080

Robert T. Self. Robert Altman's Subliminal Reality. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. ISBN 0816637903

Robert Phillip Kolker. A Cinema of Loneliness (2nd ed.). 1988.

Patrick McGilligan. Robert Altrman: Jumping Off the Cliff: A Biography of the Great American Director. New York: St. Martins Press, 1989.

Helen Keyssar. Robert Altman's America. 1991.

Gerald Plecki. Robert Altman. Boston, MA: Twayne, 1985.

Judith Kass. Robert Altman: American Innovator. New York: Popular Library, 1978.

Robert Kolker. A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Neil Feineman. Persistence of Vision: The Films of Robert Altman. New York: Arno Press, 1976.

Norman Kagan. American Skeptic: Robert Altman's Genre-Commentary Films. Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press, 1982.

Jean-Loup Bourget. Robert Altman. Paris, France: Editions Ramsay, 1981.

Daniel O'Brien. Robert Altman: Hollywood Survivor. London, England: Batsford, 1995.

David Sterritt (ed.). Robert Altman Interviews. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2000.

Virginia Wexman, Gretchen Bisplinghoff. Robert Altman: A Guide to References and Resources. Boston, MA: C.K. Hall, 1984.

David Thompson. Altman on Altman. London: Faber, 2006. ISBN 0571220894

Mitchell Zuckoff. Robert Altman: The Oral Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. ISBN 0307267687

Rick Armstrong. Robert Altman: Critical Essays. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2011. ISBN 0786444142

Rick Armstrong editor. Robert Altman: Critical Essays. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2011. ISBN 0786444142

Giannetti, Louis. The Masters of American Cinema. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1981. ISBN 0135601029


Biographical movies
One on One with Robert Altman (1993) (V)

A Salute to Robert Altman, an American Maverick (2002) (TV)

Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country (1993)

Interview
St. Petersburg Times (USA)9 June 2006, pg. 1E+4E, by: Steve Persall, "The quintessential director: After decades in the movie industry, Robert Altman is still calling his own shots - behind the camera and in front of it. His latest project is 'A Prairie Home Companion.'"
movieScope Magazine (UK)May 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, pg. 48-51, by: Rick Drew, "Robert Altman: Lionized In Winter"
FilmMaker Magazine (USA)2006, by: Matthew Ross, "The Show Must Go On"
Stop Smiling (USA)2005, Iss. 23, pg. 26-33, by: James Hughes, "It's Okay With Me: The Stop Smiling Interview with Robert Altman"
TV Guide (USA)3 October 2004, Vol. 52, Iss. 40, pg. 43-44, by: Lisa Chambers, "Dream Ticket"
The Independent Arts and Books Review (UK)14 May 2004, pg. 8-9, by: David Usborne, "'My films are always the director's cut'"
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)19 April 2001, pg. B 4, by: Mårten Blomkvist, ""Tur och arrogans min lycka""
Ciak (Italy)October 2000, pg. 67, by: Claudio Masenza, "Robert Altman:E I Soui "Bambini""
Urban Cinefile (Australia)5/10/2000, Vol. na, Iss. na, pg. na, by: Andrew L. Urban, "ALTMAN, ROBERT: NASHVILLE 25TH"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)16 April 1999, Iss. 481, pg. 22-24, by: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, "The Player"
Urban Cinefile (Australia)1999, Vol. na, Iss. na, pg. na, by: Andrew L. Urban, "ALTMAN, ROBERT: COOKIE'S FORTUNE"
Total Film (UK)September 1997, Iss. 8, pg. 62-65, by: Jon Smith
Cinema (Hungary)May 1996, Iss. 54, pg. 30-31, by: Scott Orlin, "Azt hittem cirkuszban vagyok"
Cinema (Hungary)May 1994, Iss. 30, pg. 36, by: Klaus Dahm, "Mûvésznek lenni mûvészet"
Empire (UK)1994, Iss. 58, pg. 68-75, by: Andy Gill
Movieline (USA)October 1993, Vol. V, Iss. 2, pg. 36-40+82-83+87, by: Stephen Saban, "Bob & Ray: After the success of 'The Player' Robert Altman has turned to Raymond Carver's stories as the basis for his new film 'Short Cuts.' Here, he chats about everything from Hollywood and the importance of male nudity in the movies to pot smoking and the likelihood of his ever winning an Oscar."
Film Comment (USA)May 1992, Vol. 28, Iss. 3, pg. 20-30, by: Gavin Smith and Richard T. Jameson, "Robert Altman on 'The Player': 'The movie you saw is the movie we're going to make'"
Starlog (USA)February 1981, Vol. 5, Iss. 43, pg. 43-45,+70, by: James H. Burns, "Robert Altman Bristles With Excitement Over His Latest Cinematic Excursion 'Popeye'"
Penthouse (USA)January 1981, Vol. 12, Iss. 5, pg. 78-86, by: Lawrence Linderman, "Robert Altman"
Playboy (USA)August 1976, Vol. 23, Iss. 8, pg. 53-68+160, by: Bruce Williamson, "Playboy Interview"
Chicago Sun-Times (USA)June 1975, Iss. Show, pg. Cover, by: 'Gary Houston' (qv), "Is 'Nashville' the greatest film ever made?"

Article
The Times (UK)22 November 2007, by: Anonymous, "Robert Altman"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)1 December 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 909, pg. 11-13, by: Chris Nashawaty, Tim Purtell, & Missy Schwartz, ""Robert Altman: 1925 - 2006""
Info Familles (Belgium)December 2006, Iss. 1491, pg. 61-62, by: D.H., "Le "last show" de Robert Altman"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)25 November 2006, by: Michael Henderson, "Altman was an artist in a pulp world"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)23 November 2006, by: Anonymous, "Robert Altman"
The Independent Newspaper (UK)23 November 2006, Iss. 6273, pg. 46 - 47, by: Tom Vallance, "Obituary: Master of the wandering camera and maverick director of 'M*A*S*H', 'The Player' and 'Nashville'"
The Sydney Morning Herald (Austraila)23 November 2006, by: Dan Glaister, "An American Rebel to the End"
The Independent Newspaper (UK)22 November 2006, Iss. 6272, pg. 7, by: Andrew Gumbel, "Altman, director who defied film industry, dies at 81"
The Independent Newspaper (UK)22 November 2006, Iss. 6272, pg. 7, by: Geoffrey McNab, "Geoffrey McNab: For all his occasional cynicism, he was a true cinema humanist"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)22 November 2006, by: John Hiscock, "'I'm Going to die with my boots on'"
Chicago Tribune (USA)22 November 2006, by: Christy Lemire, "Director Robert Altman Dead at 81"
The Washington Post (USA)22 November 2006, by: Stephen Hunter, "Splice of Live"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (USA)22 November 2006, by: Christy Lemire, "Director Robert Altman Dies at 81"
The Sydney Morning Herald (Austraila)22 November 2006, by: Associated Press, "Director Robert Altman Dies at 81"
The New York Times (USA)22 November 2006, by: Rick Lyman, "Robert Altman, Director With Daring, Dies at 81"
The Washington Post (USA)22 November 2006, by: Adam Bernstein, "Robert Altman, 81; Mverick Director Of 'M*A*S*H,' Nashville,' 'The Player'"
The Los Angeles Times (USA)22 November 2006, by: Patrick Goldstein, "He Played By His Own Rules"
Newsweek (USA)November 2006, pg. pg. 70, by: Ansen, David, "The Maverick of Movieland. Robert Altman 1925-2006"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)16 June 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 882, pg. 41-43, by: Schwartz, Missy, ""Prairie Tales""
Film Comment (USA)May 2006, Vol. 42, Iss. 3, pg. 30-32+34, by: Kent Jones, "It Don't Worry Me: With 'A Prairie Home Companion' Robert Altman Reliquishes His Firebrand Iconclasm And Embraces The Serene Grace Of An Old Master"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)10 February 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 862, pg. 106, by: Purtell, Tim, ""Robert Altman: Honorary Oscar""
MAD (Belgium)27 March 2002, pg. 45, by: Philippe Manche, "Partie de chasse"
People Weekly (USA)18 March 2002, pg. 109-110+113-114, "Inside Outsider"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)22 February 2002, Vol. -, Iss. 640/641, pg. 90, by: Steve Wulf, "Best Director: Robert Altman"
Detroit News (USA)11 January 2002, by: Susan Stark, "In 'Gosford Park', it's movie, not murder, that's most foul""
Chicago Sun-Times (USA)1 January 2002, by: 'Roger Ebert' (qv), "Gosford Park"
Los Angeles Daily News (USA)26 December 2001, by: Bob Strauss, "Altman Brings Sly Wit to Country-House Mystery"
New York Observer (USA)24 December 2001, by: 'Andrew Sarris' (qv), "A Patented Directorial Dexterity Shapes Altman's New Whodunit"
Movieline (USA)December 2001, Vol. 13, Iss. 4, pg. 24, by: Juan Morales, "What About Bob?"
Film Comment (USA)November 2001, Vol. 37, Iss. 6, pg. 10-11, by: Graham Fuller, "First Look: Gosford Park - Robert Altman's latest return to form"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)1 September 2001, by: Anonymous, "High peaks among the director's career troughs"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)1 September 2001, by: David Gritten, "'You rang, Mr Altman?'"
Vox (Hungary)December 1998, Iss. 20, pg. 26-27, by: Eszter Szikora, "Az örök pattanás Hollywood fenekén"
Telegraph Magazine (UK)12 November 1994, pg. 30-33+35
Film Comment (USA)March 1994, Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pg. 20 - 21, 24 - 28, by: Kathleen Murphy, "A Lion's Gate: The Cinema According to Robert Altman"
Film Comment (USA)March 1994, Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pg. 21 - 22, by: Alan Rudolph, "The Producer as Gambler"
Newsweek (USA)26 April 1993, pg. pgs. 54-55, by: Kroll, Jack, "The Player Returns. Once written off by Hollywood, filmmaker Robert Altman comes up with his most daring movie yet, a three-hour-plus portrait of America"
Cinema (Hungary)November 1992, Iss. 12, pg. 48-49, by: Heiko Rosner, "Filmem csinosan becsomagolt nagy rakás szar"
Film Comment (USA)January 1991, Vol. 27, Iss. 1, pg. 5-10, by: Beverly Walker, "Altman '91"
Chicago Sun-Times (USA)June 1975, Iss. Show, pg. Cover, by: 'Gary Houston' (qv), "Is 'Nashville' the greatest film ever made?"

Magazine cover photo
Stop Smiling (USA)2005, Iss. 23
Newsweek (USA)30 June 1975


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