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Steven SpielbergA Biography, Second Edition$
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Joseph McBride

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604738360

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.001.0001

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“A Wimp in a World of Jocks”

“A Wimp in a World of Jocks”

(p.66) Four “A Wimp in a World of Jocks”
Steven Spielberg

Joseph McBride

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter describes the Spielberg family’s move to Arizona in 1957; the start of Spielberg’s interest in moviemaking; filmmaking as a natural outgrowth of his boyhood need for attention; his becoming a Boy Scout; the little Western film he made in 1958; his screening of his own films; his fascination with collecting soundtracks; and his graduation from elementary school on May 26, 1961.

Keywords:   Steven Spielberg, Arizona, Boy Scout, soundtracks

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