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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eugene Kal Siskel  

Pen Name: Gene Siskel

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1946 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Gene Siskel on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=gene+siskel


Illinois Connection

Gene was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1975, Siskel teamed up with Roger Ebert, film reviewer for the ''Chicago Sun-Times'', to host a show on the local Chicago PBS station WTTW which eventually became ''Sneak Previews'', where they started their "thumbs up - thumbs down" rating system.


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Titles At Your Library

The Future of The Movies
ISBN: 0836262166

Andrews McMeel Publishing. 1991

Interviews with Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas reveal the personal visions of three of America's best and most innovative directors