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The starmakers

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Bob Willoughby is one of the world's foremost photojournalists of the Hollywood movie iindustry, and was the first 'outside' photographer to work on what were originally closed sets. Since the early 1950s he has documented the making of literally hundreds of Hollywood films, taking intimate portraits of famous Academy Award-winning stars and directors that reflect the drama and emotions of moviemaking that exist both on and off the screen. From such 1950s classics as George Cukor's "A Star is Born and Otto Preminger's "Benjour Tristesse, through such major films of the 1960s and 1970s as Mike Nichols's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Sydney Pollack's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They? to such films of the 1980s as John Landis's "An American Werewolf in London and Jean-Jacques Annaud's "The Name of the Rose, this book is a fascinating album of Bob Willoughby's memorable shots, accompanied by his own fascinating and incisive observations of how each film was made. "The Star Makers is a stunning and engaging tribute to the most popular art form and some of the greatest and most creative personalities of modern times.

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Author(s):
Bob Willoughby
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9781858942339
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781858942339
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Merrell

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Bob Willoughby is one of the world's foremost photojournalists of the Hollywood movie iindustry, and was the first 'outside' photographer to work on what were originally closed sets. Since the early 1950s he has documented the making of literally hundreds of Hollywood films, taking intimate portraits of famous Academy Award-winning stars and directors that reflect the drama and emotions of moviemaking that exist both on and off the screen. From such 1950s classics as George Cukor's "A Star is Born and Otto Preminger's "Benjour Tristesse, through such major films of the 1960s and 1970s as Mike Nichols's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Sydney Pollack's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They? to such films of the 1980s as John Landis's "An American Werewolf in London and Jean-Jacques Annaud's "The Name of the Rose, this book is a fascinating album of Bob Willoughby's memorable shots, accompanied by his own fascinating and incisive observations of how each film was made. "The Star Makers is a stunning and engaging tribute to the most popular art form and some of the greatest and most creative personalities of modern times.

Author(s):
Bob Willoughby
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9781858942339
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781858942339
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Merrell

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