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8 - TRUTH, LEGEND, AND JESSE JAMES By Ron Hansen M.A. '95. Jesse James' exploits made him a legend even in his own time. Now the author of the novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford reveals what it takes to get beyond coloring book heroes and villains to understanding a charming psychopath and his killer. Plus insights into the making of the forthcoming film starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck.

14 - VIOLENCE IN THE MOVIES By Jim Shepard. Movies keep giving us more motion, more mayhem-which is exactly what we want. But what price that desire? 20 - Her Favorite Theatre By George F. Giacomini Jr. '56. Actress Helen Hayes once dubbed Santa Clara's Mayer Theatre her alltime favorite. Learn how Fess Parker, the Golden Circle, and the legacy of a Minsk-born son of a junkman conspired to give the performing arts a permanent home on campus.

22 - SAILING IN THE LIFEBOAT By Christopher Bomba '74. When Santa Clara's beloved theatre known as The Ship had to be abandoned, the stage players took to The Lifeboat. And made quite a virtue of necessity.

23 - INSIDE THE INDUSTRY By Sarah Stanek. Aspiring to a career in Hollywood? Then here are a few alumni you should know.

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Fall 2006


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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 48 Number 2, Fall 2006



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