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"American Tragedy" is a 2000 television miniseries broadcast on CBS that was based on the true story of the trial of O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman in 1994. Ving Rhames starred as defense attorney Johnnie Cochran. The film was directed by Lawrence Schiller, and the screenplay was adapted from his bestselling book, American Tragedy: The Uncensored Story of the Simpson Defense, by noted novelist Norman Mailer, who had previously collaborate with Schiller on The Executioner's Song. Mailer publicly criticized CBS for its promotion of the miniseries, which used ads that focused on the fact that Simpson tried unsuccessfully to have the courts block the broadcast of the film. The film won a Satellite Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- production design by Michael Baugh
- art direction by Jack G. Taylor Jr
- cinematography by Bruce Surtees
- edited by Peter Zinner
- music by Bill Conti
- location: Agua Dulce
- genres: Crime Fiction, Trial drama, Docudrama, Drama
- released in (15 years ago)
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Envisioning the Totalitarian Enemy, 1920s-1950s by Benjamin L. Alpers
The modern American tragedy is that times which call for men seem to produce only vermin.'' In fact, one of the political conventions whose banality Anderson decried produced a remarkable leader. Franklin Roosevelt's first electoral victory ...
The Secularization of a Religious Community by Gerhard Falk
Although An American Tragedy is a murder story, ...
by Bob*Star Publishing
Dreiser‟s An American Tragedy is a scathing portrait of the American success myth gone sour as well as a universal story about the stresses of urbanization, modernization, and alienation. Chapter 17 The Local Colorists As America became ...
by M.C. Rintoul
by Theodore Dreiser Conklin, Asa Dreiser, John Paul GRIFFITHS , Clyde An American Tragedy (1925) by Theodore Dreiser Gillette, Chester GRIFFITHS ...
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Work Author: Theodore Dreiser An American Tragedy— the title implies thatthere areother American tragedies—is neatly organized into three parts. Thebook is the fullest presentation of American society Theodore Dreiser offers, from ...
by Stephen Harlan Norwood
Often called the quintessential American tragedy, the play from its opening has generated a lively debate about the nature of modern tragedy and, in particular, the suitability of its protagonist, Willy Loman, "the common man," as tragic hero.
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