[Epub] ➞ The Studio By John Gregory Dunne – Submitalink.info

[Epub] ➞ The Studio By John Gregory Dunne – Submitalink.info In , John Gregory Dunne Asked For Unlimited Access To The Inner Workings Of Twentieth Century Fox Miraculously, He Got It For One Year Dunne Went Everywhere There Was To Go And Talked To Everyone Worth Talking To Within The Studio He Tracked Every Step Of The Creation Of Pictures Like Dr Dolittle, Planet Of The Apes, And The Boston Strangler The Result Is A Work Of Reportage That, Thirty Years Later, May Still Be Our Most Minutely Observed And Therefore Most Uproariously Funny Portrait Of The Motion Picture BusinessWhether He Is Recounting A Showdown Between Fox S Studio Head And Two Suave Shark Like Agents, Watching A Producer S Girlfriend Steal A Silver Plate From A Restaurant, Or Shielding His Eyes Against The Glare Of A Hollywood Premiere Where The Guests Include A Chimp In A White Tie And Tails, Dunne Captures His Subject In All Its Showmanship, Savvy, Vulgarity, And Hype Not Since F Scott Fitzgerald And Nathanael West Has Anyone Done Hollywood Better Reads As Racily As A Novel Dunne Has A Novelist S Ear For Speech And Eye For Revealing DetailAnyone Who Has Tiptoed Along Those Corridors Of Power Is Bound To Say That Dunne S Impressionism Rings True Los Angeles Times


10 thoughts on “The Studio

  1. Moira Russell Moira Russell says:

    There is an episode here the book is mainly episodes, not chapters, altho the stories about the Boston Strangler and Dr Doolittle pictures are throughlines detailing Henry Zoster pitching a story to Richard Zanuck Will our conductor use the youth symphony, or will he use his own orchestra which is one of the funniest things I


  2. L. L. says:

    W zesz ym tygodniu zupe nie nie by o mnie w Warszawie, bo by am w Twentieth Century Fox w latach sze dziesi tych Zdolno obserwacji Dunne a jest nie z tego wiata, a liczba celnych uwag wydaje si nie ko czy Kino nie jest moj pasj , ale Dunne by w stanie mnie zaczarowa i opowiedzie historie wszystkich wspomnianych w The Studio film w tak,


  3. Mike McAdam Mike McAdam says:

    This book is rather dated now I work at a movie studio so I found it fascinating how things were run 50 years ago Boy have times changed Things are in some ways exactly the same but inways totally different It is an interesting chronicle on life on the Fox lot The only drawback, in my opinion, is that the author would touch on something interes


  4. Hank Stuever Hank Stuever says:

    Something of a forgotten classic for people who like to read inside stuff about movie making, especially in the way back when.


  5. Steven Voorhees Steven Voorhees says:

    Dunne s uber insidery account of 20th Century Fox in 1967 is as timely today as it was when first published Then as now, Hollywood comes down to one thing Money It s the theme lingering throughout Dunne s narrative, as it winds from the office of Richard Zanuck, the studio s production chief son of founder Darryl F Zanuck, through staff meetings, film sets to sn


  6. Doc Pastor Doc Pastor says:

    Interesante libro con un subt tulo muy inadecuado, adem s de varios momentos en que la traducci n y correcci n colean mucho.Dicho esto, es muy recomendable John Gregory Dunne estuvo un a o dentro de Fox viendo proyectos nacer y morir.Si os gusta el cine, y m s el de los a os sesenta, dadle un vistazo.


  7. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Dated, but not in an annoying way It slike, how exactly DID movies get made in 1967 anyway Peek inside the inner workings at Twentieth Century Fox during the making of Dr Dolittle , Planet of the Apes , and The Sweet Ride I don t remember how I stumbled across this book but I found it utterly fascinating A perfect summertime nonfiction read.


  8. Laura Laura says:

    I wanted to read a book by Joan Didion s husband, and this one stood out to me among everything that he d written The idea one year behind the scenes at 20th Century Fox Studios was intriguing, and it really delivered.


  9. Anders Mickelson Anders Mickelson says:

    Fun insight, different time.


  10. Mark Taylor Mark Taylor says:

    John Gregory Dunne s 1969 book The Studio is a fascinating achievement in writing about the movies Dunne asked for, and was granted, full access to the Twentieth Century Fox studio for a year Dunne shows the reader many vignettes, but the main plotline that we follow in The Studio is the publicity campaign for Doctor Dolittle, the 1967 musical starring Rex Harrison as the doctor who can talk to the animals


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