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It's a hell of a life, but not a bad living

Author: Edward Dmytryk
Publisher: New York : NYT Times Books, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dmytryk reveals fascinating secrets of his craft, the underpinnings of Tinseltown: how to use special effects and illusions; what makes a fine actor from Spencer Tracy's 'Read the lyrics, kid' to some of the more baroque method-acting techniques. He shares countless stories of a director's trials and triumphs, and the challenges of filming on exotic locations around the world."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dmytryk, Edward.
It's a hell of a life, but not a bad living.
New York : NYT Times Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)607368023
Named Person: Edward Dmytryk; Edward Dmytryk; Edward Dmytryk; Edward Dmytryk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Dmytryk
ISBN: 081290785X 9780812907858
OCLC Number: 4055905
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 310 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Edward Dmytryk.

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"Dmytryk reveals fascinating secrets of his craft, the underpinnings of Tinseltown: how to use special effects and illusions; what makes a fine actor from Spencer Tracy's 'Read the lyrics, kid' to some of the more baroque method-acting techniques. He shares countless stories of a director's trials and triumphs, and the challenges of filming on exotic locations around the world."--Publisher's description.

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