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In Search of Gandhi

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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 1st 1983 by MacMillan Publishing Company (first published December 2nd 1982)
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Pearl Gray
May 25, 2016 Pearl Gray rated it really liked it
I recently found this book on my bookshelf and I'm glad I decided to finally read it. Attenborough gives a very readable account of the 20 odd years it took him to get the film into production. It was an amazing story of perseverance and luck told in a lively manner. The book is full of pictures from the film as well as archival photos of Gandhi. It reminded me of how moved the audience was when the film was shown in Vancouver. Usually as people file out of a film everyone is discussing what the ...more
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Jun 16, 2013 Mikey B. rated it really liked it
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The pictures in this book are wonderful. It is truly amazing how much time and effort and wheeling and dealing (almost 20 years) went into the making of the movie “Gandhi”. There were so many plane rides to India and the U.S.A. from London that this alone must have consumed an enormous amount of money.

But Mr.Attenboroughs’ first dream and priority was not money, but to make the movie. And really what a movie it is! It is definitely one of the true classics of all time. It entertains, it teaches,
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sir richard attenboroughs book about his experiences before and after his film gandhi
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Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough /ˈætənbərə/, CBE (29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, film director, producer and entrepreneur. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

As a film director and producer, he won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He has also won four BAFTA Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. As an actor he is perhaps bes
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