Cinema: The Movie Movie Gang

George Lucas represents a new force in Hollywood—moviemakers who received their training in the film schools, not the studios. With Francis Ford Coppola, 38, as elder statesman heading a core group of four directors, the new artisans form a tightly knit tribe, remarkably-Tree of fraternal competition. Together, they have almost taken over the industry. Coppola scored with The Godfather, Martin Scorsese, 34, with Taxi Driver, and Steven Spielberg, 30, with Jaws, the top-grossing film of all time. John Milius, 33, directed The Wind and the Lion and has written several scripts; Producer Gary...

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