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Confessions of a Film Extra

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Mass Market Paperback, 159 pages
Published by Sphere (first published 1973)
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Aussiescribbler Aussiescribbler
Mar 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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This is one of the best of the series. When Christopher Wood (in his Timothy Lea persona) sends up some aspect of British society along with the slap and tickle it makes for a funnier and more interesting read. In Confessions from a Holiday Camp it was package holidays, in Confessions of a Pop Performer it was the music business, in Confessions from the Shop Floor it was the unions, in Confessions from the Clink it was the penal system and anti-porn groups like those led by Mary Whitehouse and L ...more
The "Confessions" books, several of which I read as a 15 year old, were not entirely lacking in humour. I recall the following piece of dialogue from this one. Our hero is trying to coax the busty starlet into his bed:

"Come on, darlin'!" he says. "It'll get rid of all that sexual tension!"

"But I like sexual tension!" she replies plaintively.
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