Lillian Ross

Lillian Ross was an American journalist and author, best known for her work with The New Yorker magazine. She joined the magazine in 1945 and became one of the early practitioners of 'New Journalism', which employed literary techniques in fact-based reporting. Ross was celebrated for her keen observations and narrative style, particularly in profiles and reporting on cultural figures and events. Her most famous work is 'Picture', a profile of the making of John Huston's film 'The Red Badge of Courage'.


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  1. 1. Picture

    This book provides an in-depth look into the Hollywood movie-making process during the 1950s. It follows the creation of a major motion picture from its initial conception to its final execution, offering a detailed account of the challenges and triumphs encountered along the way. The author uses her unprecedented access to the movie set and production team to offer readers a behind-the-scenes view of the industry, revealing the complexities and intricacies of the film-making process.