Scott Eyman teaches film history courses in the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media. With the 2014 publication of the NYT Bestseller “John Wayne: The Life and Legend,” Scott Eyman has authored 13 books, including two with veteran actor Robert Wagner: The New York Times bestsellers “You Must Remember This” (published March 2014) and “Pieces of My Heart” (published 2008).
Among his other books are “Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille,” which won the 2011 Richard Wall Memorial Book Award, “Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer,” “Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford,” “Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise,” and “The Speed of Sound” (all Simon & Schuster) and “John Ford: The Searcher” for Taschen.
He has lectured extensively around the world, most frequently at the National Film Theater in London, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Moscow Film Theater. He’s done the commentary tracks for many DVD’s, including “Trouble in Paradise,” “My Darling Clementine,” and “Stagecoach.”
Scott also writes book reviews for The Wall Street Journal, and has written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune, as well as practically every film magazine extinct or still extant.
He’s the former literary and art critic for The Palm Beach Post; he and his wife, Lynn, live in West Palm Beach.