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Warner Bros : hollywood's ultimate backlot

Author: Steven Bingen; Marc Wanamaker
Publisher: Lanham : Taylor Trade Publishing, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where legends are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds are, and always have been, largely closed to the public, save for tours which barely scrape the surface and never pass the soundstage wall. In this book, studio staff historian and Hollywood insider Steven Bingen is your guide to one of the grandest studios of all-time: Warner Bros.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bingen, Steven.
Warner Bros
(DLC) 2014007142
(OCoLC)868042650
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Bingen; Marc Wanamaker
ISBN: 9781589799622 1589799623
OCLC Number: 891081584
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 275 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Through the gates --
Breaking ground --
Burbank --
Front lot studio tour --
The world on a soundstage --
The backlot: 30 acres of fairyland --
Into Hollywoood's future --
Shadow lots.
Other Titles: Warner Brothers :
Responsibility: Steven Bingen with Marc Wanamaker, Bison Archives ; foreword by Doris Day.

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Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where legends are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds are, and always have been, largely closed to the public, save for tours which barely scrape the surface and never pass the soundstage wall. In this book, studio staff historian and Hollywood insider Steven Bingen is your guide to one of the grandest studios of all-time: Warner Bros. Accompanied by stunning behind-the-scenes photos and maps, and including a revealing backstory, this book is your ticket to Hollywood paradise.

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In this well-organized and meticulously reasearched book, he describes the start of the company, how the movie studio in Burbank came into being, and how it is used to produce films and TV shows. The Read more...

 
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