EBOOK / KINDLE (Mervyn LeRoy)
Ses his experiences here LeRoy was a jokester who loved to play tricks on people on set both for his own pleasure and to ease any tension there might be He gives many examples of such tomfoolery as well as glances at many of his films Unfortunately he does not go into great detail about many events in his life so this book only leaves the reader wanting In fact the most developed seuence is the beginning when so this book only leaves the reader wanting In fact the most developed seuence is the beginning when describes living through the great San Francisco earthuake that destroyed most of the town This seuence is fascinating and works as a great hook to draw the reader in The rest is enjoyable but not as amazing as it could have bee. ' as well as romances such as 'Waterloo Bridge' and 'Random Harvest' In all he directed over 70 movies in his distinguished 40 year career.
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R watching what LeRoy thought was a great screen test Jack Warner Nixed The Idea Because He Couldn T Get Warner nixed the idea because he couldn t get Gable s ears I had no idea that LeRoy was responsible for so many of my favorite movies So glad I read the book and got to now the man behind the films And thank you Mr LeRoy for the hours and hours of top notch entertainment you gave us Hollywood
have some missing pieces without you Mervyn LeRoy was a highly successful director who never made a film that money whose career began during the silent era and extended through the studio era His profession allowed him to fraternize with some very famous people and he discus. C movies of the Golden Age in a variety of genres including gangster movies such as 'Little Age in a variety of genres including gangster movies such as 'Little and 'I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang. Very enjoyable book A light read My only regret is it was not longer and filled read My only is that it was not longer and filled details and accounts I new very little about directorproducer Mervyn LeRoy before reading his memoirs and I have to say that I found him delightful He started his career during the silent era and was responsible for so many classic films that I lost count He produced The Wizard of Oz 1939 and directed some pretty remarkable movies such as Gypsy 1962 uo Vadis 1951 and Mr Roberts 1955 just to name a few He had great stories to tell for example when he wanted to cast a newcomer Clark Gable in one of his gangster films Little CAESAR AT WARNER BROS AFTE. at Warner Bros Afte. LeRoy was an American film director and producer who began his career as an actor in silent films and went on to create many classi. ,would have some missing pieces without you Mervyn LeRoy was a highly successful director who never made a film that