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Movies and Money

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"A fascinating history."--Time Out New York

The acclaimed producer of such classic films as Chariots of Fire and The Killing Fields, and the only European ever to head a major Hollywood studio, former Columbia Pictures chief David Puttnam has written a fascinating behind-the-scenes history of the movie business and of the unique and frequently unholy alliance between commer
Paperback, 364 pages
Published January 25th 2000 by Vintage (first published October 1998)
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Eric Nelson
Sep 01, 2007 Eric Nelson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book does not have scandalous stories about stars and troubled film productions...if you're looking for those types of stories William Goldman and Peters Bart & Gruber have excellent titles that will give you insite into film and satisfy your pop culture curiosities.[return][return]What Puttnam achieves is a detailed history of film that shows the struggle that filmmakers on both sides of the Atlantic attaining a balance between art and commodity. Puttnam offers great insights and intro ...more
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Feb 12, 2016 Frank Palardy rated it really liked it
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Informative book, although out of date now. The nature of movies and money is the schemes change.
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