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A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: A Life in Hollywood

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He proudly calls himself "the most frequently picketed producer in movie history" - a distinction he richly earned by taking on some of the most controversial subjects of our time. In the process, he directed or produced such classics of the American cinema as Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, High Noon, On the Beach, Judgment at Nuremberg, The Defiant Ones, Champion, Inherit ...more
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
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Lisa
Jan 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great memoir by producer/director Stanley Kramer, primarily discussing the films he first worked on as a producer, then began directing. He directed such classics as the title film (unusual for him to do a comedy film, and then do one of the best ever done); Judgment at Nuremberg; Inherit the Wind; Ship of Fools; On the Beach; Guess Who's Coming to Dinner; and many more.

My only complaint is that I wish each chapter on the movies he directed would have been much longer, and a few more anecdotes
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I found it interesting to read about the behind the scenes coming & goings of the movie business.
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