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William K. Everson (1929–1996)

He taught at NYU School of the Arts film program for many years. His courses included overviews of Westerns, English film, and comedy. See full bio »

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The Great Director
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Les portes tournantes
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 1997 Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western (TV Movie documentary) (supervising film consultant)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode, 1994) (historical adviser - 1 episode, 1993)
- Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (1994) ... (archive source)
- D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993) ... (historical adviser)
 1988 Les portes tournantes (archive movies advisor)
  Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (advisor - 5 episodes, 1980) (film source - 1 episode, 1980)
- Star Treatment (1980) ... (advisor)
- Trick of the Light (1980) ... (advisor)
- Autocrats (1980) ... (advisor)
- Hollywood Goes to War (1980) ... (advisor) / (film source)
- Pioneers (1980) ... (advisor)
 1971 The Silent Years (TV Series documentary) (consultant - 1971)
 1966 The Great Director (TV Movie documentary) (researcher)
 1963 Hollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie documentary) (technical advisor)
 1961 Hollywood: The Golden Years (TV Movie documentary) (technical advisor)
 1961 The Legend of Rudolph Valentino (Video documentary) (research)
 1960 Silents Please (TV Series) (researcher - 1960)
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Other Works:

Biography: "The Films of Hal Roach". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bill Everson | Prof. William K. Everson | William Everson

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In his teens worked as a publicity manager for Renown Pictures, a distribution company for British films. Served in the British Army 1946-48. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1950, working as writer and editor on retrospective TV programs on motion picture history. He lectured at the School of Visual Arts, 1964-84 and held tenure as professor of cinema studies at New York University's Tisch School of ... See more »

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