By Marcus Hearn

ISBN-10: 0810949687

ISBN-13: 9780810949683

Marcus Hearn analyzes Lucas's trip as a director over 4 many years whose groundbreaking technical achievements and construction of tolerating smooth mythologies have endlessly replaced either movie and technology fiction. in addition to his many different accomplishments within the movie undefined, together with the formation of business gentle & Magic, Skywalker Sound, and LucasArts. The ebook is lavishly illustrated with many photos that experience by no means or hardly ever been noticeable, similar to stills from Lucas's scholar movies, fabric from the director's reduce of his early science-fiction movie, construction photographs from, between others, the 1st famous person Wars movie, American Graffiti and the Indiana Jones Adventures. and behind-the-scenes pictures from his motion pictures. With its wealth of latest info and compelling illustrations, The Cinema of George Lucas is an important quantity for each fan and movie fanatic.

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They couldn’t believe it. An early publicity photograph, trying to endear myself to prospective employers. While undoubtedly these were big movies, the jobs on them didn’t last long and generally work was thin on the ground. So I was carrying on with my other career as an amateur steeplechase jockey. But I’d always be on the lookout for film auditions. At the time I was living about five miles from Pinewood, and a mile from where I was born. I’ve always been based around the same area and as luck would have it that was close to the studios.

The weather got so bad we spent more time partying than riding horses. There were hundreds of extras just hanging around freezing to death. I’ll never forget sitting next to Barry de Boulay, this wonderful old stunt guy who’d been a Motor Torpedo Boat commander in the war, and seeing an icicle hanging off his nose. Then it was over to Pinewood for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the classic family picture brought to the screen by 007 producer Albert R. Broccoli. I was one of the Child Catcher’s cavalrymen, and on the castle turret with a big old cannon in the scene where they’re trying to shoot down Chitty as it flies past.

Richard Todd would tell us of the films he’d worked on, Robin Hood, Rob Roy, and then I’d go and see them. As a kid I used to play cowboys and Indians and throw myself off my ponies, which drove my Dad mad. ‘Never throw yourself off a horse,’ he’d say. He was a bit like a pilot watching parachutists jumping out of a perfectly good plane. They just could not see the logic in it. I used to go to the movies and recreate what I saw back at home. I rode Richard Todd’s horses in all their races as an amateur after that, which was wonderful.

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