For Reel: The Real-life Stories that Inspired Some of the Most Popular Movies of All Time
Meet the REAL Rocky, the REAL Psycho, and the REAL English Patient...
Read the real-life stories that inspired Hollywood's biggest blockbusters.
Who can forget the bone-crushing terror of Jaws, the mother-loving horrors of Pscyho, the dardevil exploits of Indiana Jones, or the romance of The English Patient? For a century, the movies have dazzled, frightened, thrilled, and touched us. But did you know that some of the silver screen's most imaginitive flights of fancy are firmly rooted in realty? If you've been amazed by Hollywood's greatest hits, wait until you discover...
Full of surprising revelations and fascinating anecdotes, Real to Reel is compulsory reading for every movie fan.
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For reel: the real-life stories that inspired some of the most popular movies of all timeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Film buffs Schechter (Deviant) and Everitt (editor of Fangoria magazine) survey a range of popular films and the real-life events that inspired them. Each movie discussed here--including All the King ... Read full review
Review: Real to ReelUser Review - Lolly K Dandeneau - Goodreads
Well, it was certainly creepy in relation to the horror movies that were spawned from a seed of reality. I already knew about Ed Gein but other movies and killers they were loosely based on left me feeling uneasy and suspicious of strangers. A very fun book! Read full review
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