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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Book: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of a Television Classic

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Drawing on extensive interviews with the cast and crew of The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Jon Heitland has assembled an incredibly comprehensive, fully illustrated account of the show's history, including:

-the program's conception in conference with Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond
-U.N.C.L.E.'s remarkable surge in popularity
-the camaraderie between Robert Vaughn and David McCal
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 15th 1987 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Phair
I wouldn't say the writing style in this was much above the term paper level- as another reviewer mentions there are an awful lot of names listed and not a lot of in-depth interpretation of the show and the times. Each chapter covers a different aspect of the production- writers, music, sets, guest stars, stunts, merchandising- all these topics and more are covered.

What I liked best were the occasional gem of an anecdote (but again they felt like they came right off the stack of 3x5 file cards
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Jest
Some chapters in this book are no better than a list of names but other chapters contain a few anecdotes that are interesting.

I liked reading about David McCallum's stunt double.
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