Joseph E. Levine and A Bridge Too Far (1977): A Producer's Labour of Love

  title={Joseph E. Levine and A Bridge Too Far (1977): A Producer's Labour of Love},
  author={A. McKenna},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  pages={211 - 227}
  • A. McKenna
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Sociology
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
‘Bridge is Joe’s baby’, wrote screenwriter William Goldman of Joseph E. Levine, ‘There is simply no way it would have ever seen the light of any day without him.’ Thus he provides an accurate assessment of precisely who was the driving force behind A Bridge Too Far (dir. Richard Attenborough, Joseph E. Levine Presents; US/UK 1977). The partisan context of his claim is important too. It appears in The Story of a Bridge Too Far, a promotional book published to coincide with the film’s release… 
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