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Eugene Kal Siskel

Born: 1946 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Gene Siskel

Connection to Illinois: Gene was born and raised in Chicago.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Gene Siskel on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The future of the movies :
ISBN: 0836262166 OCLC: 23286207

Andrews and McMeel, Kansas City, Mo. : ©1991.

Interviews & discussions of cinema craft with 3 influential American filmmakers: Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, & George Lucas.