Young Man in Movieland

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Dezember 2003



Young Man in Movieland is the autobiography of Jan Read, a young man from a quiet Scottish town, who seemed destined to follow in his father's footsteps. Instead of pursuing a career in chemistry, however, Read's passion for the cinema and a bit of luck led him in a completely different direction.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter 1. Preview Chapter 3 Chapter 2. New York, New York Chapter 4 Chapter 3. California, Here I Come Chapter 5 Chapter 4. 125th St. Chapter 6 Chapter 5. Hollywood, Reel 2 Chapter 7 Chapter 6. The Polish Corridor Chapter 8 Chapter 7. Doctors and Patients Chapter 9 Chapter 8. At the King's Head and Eight Bells Chapter 10 Chapter 9. The Spanish Connection Chapter 11 Chapter 10. Monsters and Little Green Men Chapter 12 Chapter 11. Where We Came In Chapter 13 Index Chapter 14 About the Author


Jan Read has written or co-written such motion pictures as The Blue Lamp and Jason and the Argonauts. After spending many years in the motion picture and television industries, he has authored a great number of books on wine, travel, and gastronomy. He is a regular contributor to Decanter and other leading British, American, and Spanish wine magazines.


Written in an easygoing style, the book contains a good smattering of anecdotes about Katharine Hepburn, Ava Gardner, Fritz Lang and other notables...makes for light but pleasant reading. Film Review
EAN: 9780810844490
ISBN: 0810844494
Untertitel: 'Scarecrow Filmmakers (Hardcove'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 184 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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