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Manny Farber (1917–2008)

Manny Farber was born on February 20, 1917 in Douglas, Arizona, USA as Emanuel Farber. He was married to Patricia Patterson, Janet Terrace and Marsha Picker. He died on August 18, 2008 in Leucadia, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2000 Negative Space (TV Short documentary) (book)
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 1980 The Ruling Classroom (thanks)
 1980 Poto and Cabengo (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2000 Negative Space (TV Short documentary)
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 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Memorial Tribute

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Essay: "Underground Films" See more »

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[on Anthony Mann]: The films of this tin-can De Sade have a Germanic rigor, caterpillar intimacy, and an original dictionary of ways in which to punish the human body. Mann has done interesting work with scissors, a cigarette lighter and steam, but his most bizarre effect takes place in a taxidermist's shop. By intricate manipulation of athletes' bodies, Mann tries to ram the eyes of his ... See more »


He often said that James Agee was among his closest friends and was also friendly with Robert De Niro's father. See more »

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