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The Making of "The Lords of Flatbush"

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From the original idea through the pain of raising money and the rigors of independent film production to the film's instant success and the joy it brought when it was sold to Columbia Pictures and topped the box office as the biggest grossing film in release, "The Making of The Lords of Flatbush" tells a sometimes hilarious and often dramatic, but never uneventful story.F ...more
Paperback, 155 pages
Published June 15th 2008 by Creative Book Publishing International
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Mar 19, 2008 Cindy rated it it was amazing
This year is the 35th anniversary of one of the classic motion pictures of the independent film world, “The Lords Of Flatbush”.

Not only was this film the first truly “indie” film to crack the “top ten” national box-office, made on a shoe-string in days when “shoe-strings” were not in vogue (nor were indie films that got national major studio distribution), but it was the first movie work for Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler, among others of the cast and crew, as well as the first feature fi
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Jan 23, 2009 Gary Dale Cearley rated it it was amazing
Now here is a book that is for anyone who wants to know what happens with great dreams. I have to take my hat off to Stephen Verona and the story he tells in The Making of The Lords of Flatbush. First of all, the movie is a verifiable American classic and even if it did not reach the cult status that it has with movie buffs there is still enough in it to keep the casual reader interested.

Verona shows his true versatility in getting this movie done. He wrote it, produced it, ran around getting th
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