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Secrets of the Screen Trade by Alan Wardrope
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2005
Publisher Zeus Publications
ISBN 1921005785 ISBN13 9781921005787
Availability 144 units. Availability accurate as of Apr 23, 2017 07:44.
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Captivating and interesting ,,Enjoyable and easy read Aug 29, 2006
As someone who doesnt read much I found this book to be very easy to read,, the stories open up the lies and deciecpt in the film industry making it very interesting and also very hard to put down,, I would recomend to anyone as an exciting and humourus tale of one mans life.
ABOUT THE BOOK Jul 25, 2006
`Secrets of the Screen Trade' is Alan Wardrope's reflection on his thirty-five year career in the movie business. He is a member of the Australian Cinema Pioneers' Society and played a crucial role in pushing local industry on the international market.
His memoir strips the industry of its illusory lights and make up, and presents it for what it is: political, manipulative and cutthroat. Wardrope weaves detailed information on the workings of the screen biz with amusing anecdotes involving classic and contemporary stars. An irate Roman Polanski pursued him around an historic London mansion, and he was almost sued for putting Elvis on the television.
Wardrope puts the industry on the table to study. A familiar cast including greats such as Cecil B. DeMille, Steve McQueen, Clarke Gable and Steven Spielberg walk through the pages giving the study lively, humorous examples.
A compelling story of one man's journey down Hollywood's Walk of Fame. .....Zeus Publications