Lewis John Carlino


Screenwriter

About

Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Born
January 01, 1932

Biography

Carlino is a smoothly efficient scenarist especially adept at making the bizarre or metaphysical believable, as with "Seconds" (1966) "Resurrection" (1980) and "Haunted Summer" (1988). He also has met with success as a director, helming and scripting effective adaptations of Yukio Mishima's "The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea" (1975) and Pat Conroy's "The Great Santini" (1979)....

Biography

Carlino is a smoothly efficient scenarist especially adept at making the bizarre or metaphysical believable, as with "Seconds" (1966) "Resurrection" (1980) and "Haunted Summer" (1988). He also has met with success as a director, helming and scripting effective adaptations of Yukio Mishima's "The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea" (1975) and Pat Conroy's "The Great Santini" (1979).

Life Events

1966

Scripted first film, "Seconds"

1972

First producing credit "The Mechanic" (also scripted)

1975

Directorial debut, "The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea"

Videos

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Great Santini, The (1979) - Welcome Home, Colonel Introducing the family of the title character (Robert Duvall as the Marine pilot “Bull” Meechum), Blythe Danner as mom Lillian, Michael O’Keefe as Ben (representing Pat Conroy from his autobiographical novel), with Lisa Jane Persky, Brian Andrews and Jullie Anne Haddock, early in The Great Santini, 1979.
Great Santini, The (1979) - Would You Like To Be Killed In Action? En route to his new post at Beaufort, South Carolina, 1962, Robert Duvall as Marine Col. “Bull” Meechum (title character), Michael O’Keefe his son Ben, the substantially autobiographical character from the Pat Conroy novel, Blythe Danner as wife Lillian, in The Great Santini, 1979.
Great Santini, The (1979) - Squirt A Few Probably the best-known scene, Robert Duvall as the title character, Marine pilot “Bull” Meechum, Michael O’Keefe as his son, based on the author Pat Conroy from his novel, Blythe Danner as mother Lillian, the family watching a one-on-one challenge, South Carolina ca. 1962, in The Great Santini, 1979.
Great Santini, The (1979) - You're Probably Wondering Why I Attacked You Reporting to his new post in South Carolina, 1962, belligerent Marine pilot Col. Meechum (Robert Duvall) attacks unsuspecting Atchley (Bennett Liss), thinking he was surprising his old buddy, fellow officer Hedgepath (Paul Mantee), in The Great Santini, 1979, from the Pat Conroy novel.
Great Santini, The (1979) - Over Spain, 1962 Opening with the biggest aerial scene in the picture, Robert Duvall as the self-nicknamed title character, Marine pilot Col. “Bull” Meechum, in exercises against Navy pilots in Spain, Lewis John Carlino directing, from his script from the Pat Conroy novel, in The Great Santini, 1979.
Seconds (1966) - Got A Question Feeling his way into his newly-purchased identity, "Wilson" (Rock Hudson) meets the similarly untethered Nora (Salome Jens) on a Malibu beach, in John Frankenheimer's Seconds, 1966.
Seconds (1966) - Very Liberal Settlements Ruby (Jeff Corey) consults with the not quite sold Hamilton/Wilson (John Randolph) about purchasing an identity change, revealing a trump card, Will Geer eavesdropping, in John Frankenheimer's Seconds, 1966.
Seconds (1966) - Something Of A Milestone Director John Frankenheimer helped photographer James Wong Howe with some hand-held shooting, for the new-identity surgery from which Rock Hudson emerges, as the new "Mr. Wilson," in Seconds, 1966.

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