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A roller-coaster ride of a memoir from the sixties style icons of Britain to the mavericks of Hollywood in the drug-fuelled 70s and 80s.

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Michael Deeley's films as producer include The Italian Job (1969), The Deer Hunter (1975, for which he won an Oscar), Blade Runner (1982). As MD and later, owner of British Lion Films he oversaw Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now (1973), and Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man (1973), and went to become President of EMI Films. He is a founding member and Deputy Chairman of the British Screen Advisory Council.

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Motion-picture heavyweight Deeley is one of the suits making the big deals and deciding what gets made and what doesn't. For years, his keen judgment and hard work brought to life great films such as The Italian Job, The Deer Hunter, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and Blade Runner. His memoir is an eminently readable, if rather boilerplate, chronicle of life in the movies. What makes it notable is that it is from the producer's perspective. Through the scramble for financing, for not just individual projects but entire studios, and the drama of completion bonds and overages, Deeley conveys a real love of and genius for his work. He dishes some dirt-never on himself-and offers appealing insider tidbits about the industry in the 1970s. Overall, this is an easy read with especially good insights into the practicalities of what producers really do to get their name on movies. Recommended for large and specialized collections.-Christian Zabriskie, Queens Lib., NY Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.

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