Lights! Camera! Action!: How a Movie Is Made

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Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A step-by-step description of how a movie is made, including writing the script, casting, rehearsing, creating the scenery and costumes, editing the film, and attending the premier.

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User Review  - sunnyburke - LibraryThing

This is a great book that explains on a very basic level, what goes into taking a script and turning it into a movie. The crew has been preparring for months the set, props, costumes, and special ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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