Straight from the Horse's Mouth PDF ePub eBook

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  • Format Name: Straight from the Horse's Mouth
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  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
  • Data Published: 27 September 2003
  • ISBN: 0810848996
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  • Format eBook: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • File Size: 44MB
  • Language: English
  • Number of Pages: 328 pages
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Now in Paperback! Straight from the Horse's Mouth provides a fascinating, first-hand account of a unique filmmaker, who began his career as assistant cameraman on Hitchcock's first talkie, Blackmail, and went on to direct Maggie Smith, Judy Garland, Walter Matthau, and many other prominent performers. The book includes tales of the on-and-off-the-set antics of comedian George Formby, and original accounts of his experiences working with Noel Coward and David Lean. This is not simply an autobiography, but rather a history of British cinema from the 1920s through the 1960s, and Hollywood cinema from the 1960s through the present.

About Ronald Neame

Ronald Neame has enjoyed an unparalleled career in the film industry, beginning as an assistant cameraman in his native England in the 1920s, becoming a director of photography with such major motion pictures as Major Barbara, In Which We Serve, and Blithe Spirit, and later graduating to producer and director with Take My Life, The Golden Salamander, The Card, The Man Who Never Was, and some 20 other feature films. Barbara Roisman Cooper is a freelance writer specializing in celebrity profiles for various publications.

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    Chuck
    26 March 2016

    thank you very much for always sharing and for sharing so freely. There are many of us in South Africa who thoroughly enjoy every word of your books. You and your story telling are greatly appreciated.May you be blessed for your open mind and kindness

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    Polivka
    21 March 2016

    sounds interesting, will send you my personal email so we can be in touch

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      Tonia
      17 August 2016

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      Greg
      3 April 2016

      Is that a River Song reference?

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    Thao
    15 June 2016

    Lee,Thanks for sharing this and I do agree. One can quipple with some of the assumptions on class size, lifetime value, etc., but the basic point is clear. eBooks will not be a large cost savings vs. texts (especailly at $14.95) overall and once you add in the device cost and acquisition it is much more expensive.

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