By Herbert Coleman
Not anyone is familiar with Hollywood larger than the boys and girls behind the curtain, the administrators and manufacturers who flip usual humans into heroes of the large monitor via the lighting, digital camera, and motion of all of it. Who larger to inform part of Hollywood's enduring story than Herbert Coleman, a script manager, moment unit director, director, and manufacturer, who used to be lively in Hollywood from 1926 via 1988. His memoir, starting within the yr 1916, offers shiny graphics of the numerous celebrated motion picture notables that he labored with akin to Gary Cooper, Bing Crosby, Cecil B. DeMille, Alan Ladd, Steve McQueen, Erich von Stroheim, and Billy Wilder. He recounts the making of famous productions like Carrie, Five Graves to Cairo, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and Roman Holiday. peculiarly, he discusses for the 1st time his lengthy operating dating with Alfred Hitchcock, offering clean insights into the making of Rear Window, The hassle with Harry, Vertigo, North via Northwest and others. He additionally recounts many tales approximately Hollywood—stories that will were misplaced have been it no longer for this book.
Not just a ancient list of a number of very important and dynamic sessions in Hollywood, this autobiography finds new information regarding Hitchcock and different mythical motion picture stars. For movie scholars and picture buffs, humans drawn to Hollywood, and Hitchcock fans.
Illustrated with photographs.