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Acting in Film: An Actor's Take on Moviemaking

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Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine, internationally acclaimed for his talented performances in movies for over twenty-five years, reveals secrets for success on screen. Caine gives the reader a once-in-a-lifetime chance to rob him blind. He reveals the most closely guarded secrets of the art and science of spontaneity on screen, and then invites the reader to make them his own.

Review:

"Caine knows so much, not just about acting, but about the whole business of filmmaking....You'll be laughing, absorbed, and enchanted." Elizabeth Cowley, The Daily Mail

Synopsis:

Academy Award-winning actor MICHAEL CAINE, internationally acclaimed for his talented performances in movies for over twenty-five years, reveals secrets for success on screen.

Synopsis:

The actor shares personal insights on the technique of acting, and the business of making a film.

Synopsis:

A master actor who's appeared in an enormous number of films, starring with everyone from Nicholson to Kermit the Frog, Michael Caine is uniquely qualified to provide his view of making movies. This new revised and expanded edition features great photos throughout, with chapters on: Preparation, In Front of the Camera - Before You Shoot, The Take, Characters, Directors, On Being a Star, and much more. "Remarkable material ... A treasure ... I'm not going to be looking at performances quite the same way ... FASCINATING!" - Gene Siskel

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Movie Acting: An Overview 1
2 Preparation 21
3 At the Studio or On Location 35
4 In Front of the Camera — Before You Shoot 45
5 The Take 57
6 Characters 85
7 Behavior On and Off the Set 105
8 Directors 119
9 On Being A Star 135
Filmography of Michael Caine 149
Editor's Note 155
Biography 157

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557832771
Author:
Caine, Michael
Publisher:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Film - Reference
Subject:
Production and direction
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Acting & Auditioning
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Stagecraft and play production
Subject:
Motion picture acting
Subject:
Caine, Michael
Subject:
Film & Video - Reference
Subject:
Drama-Acting
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised & Expan
Series:
The Applause acting series
Series Volume:
107-291
Publication Date:
April 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.29x5.62x.39 in. .49 lbs.

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Product details 168 pages Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers - English 9781557832771 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Caine knows so much, not just about acting, but about the whole business of filmmaking....You'll be laughing, absorbed, and enchanted."
"Synopsis" by , Academy Award-winning actor MICHAEL CAINE, internationally acclaimed for his talented performances in movies for over twenty-five years, reveals secrets for success on screen.
"Synopsis" by , The actor shares personal insights on the technique of acting, and the business of making a film.
"Synopsis" by , A master actor who's appeared in an enormous number of films, starring with everyone from Nicholson to Kermit the Frog, Michael Caine is uniquely qualified to provide his view of making movies. This new revised and expanded edition features great photos throughout, with chapters on: Preparation, In Front of the Camera - Before You Shoot, The Take, Characters, Directors, On Being a Star, and much more. "Remarkable material ... A treasure ... I'm not going to be looking at performances quite the same way ... FASCINATING!" - Gene Siskel
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