Making the Elephant Man: A Producer's Memoir

Making the Elephant Man A Producer s Memoir The true story of John Merrick has captured the imagination of generations of audiences critics actors and filmmakers

The true story of John Merrick has captured the imagination of generations of audiences, critics, actors, and filmmakers.

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Making the Elephant Man: A Producer's Memoir

  1. Jonathan Sanger Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Making the Elephant Man: A Producer's Memoir book, this is one of the most wanted Jonathan Sanger author readers around the world.

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  1. A Producer s Eye View Into the Making a Classic FilmIf you ve ever wondered how much work goes into making a movie, Jonathan Sanger s book Making the Elephant Man a Producer s Memoir has the answers But than a work log, this moving memoir is a detailed account of the era that produced the movie The Elephant Man, and Sanger s up close and personal working relationships with the likes of Mel Brooks, Sir Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, and Anne Bancroft, among other greats in film.Sanger s memoir star [...]


  2. Making The Elephant Man how a man ridiculed in life is transformed into a Box Office legend Who cannot remember watching the award winning film called The Elephant Man, and, if they are truthful, the horrific fascination, and strong emotions it evoked This is quite simply an incredible film which chronicles the life and experiences of John Joseph Merrick, cruelly labelled The Elephant Man because of deformities which started to materialise at about 5 years of age, and which he had to live with t [...]


  3. Making The Elephant Man, A Producer s Memoirby Jonathan SangerThe story of The Elephant Man, John Merrick, is well known, and remains famous long after the film was nominated for eight Oscars in 1980 The Elephant Man was a man found living in a freak show in London in Victorian England Seriously deformed primarily by neurofibromatosis, a condition unknown at the time , he was taken under the wing of a doctor who began to realize he was not only a freak, but a man with a beautiful spirit The stor [...]



  4. There is a dance that all producers learn when your studio executives tell you they are coming to the set New York and Los Angeles author Jonathan Sanger is a man of substance a man who takes chances, heeding the echo of his heart and mind to face risks and reflect on an important presence in cinema He is an Academy Award winning producer, film, theater and television producer and director, media advisor, and entertainment financial consultant, and has lead initiatives in every sector of the ent [...]


  5. In 1980 Jonathan Sanger produced The Elephant Man, a film about a severely deformed man who lived in London, England in the late 19th century The film was directed by David Lynch and starred John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Michael Elphick, Hannah Gordon and Freddie Jones.The script was brought to Sanger s attention via his babysitter who had asked him as a favor if he would be willing to read her boyfriend s script Apparently, her boyfriend and his friend h [...]


  6. I will not be informing you of the technical details that this book covers.For me it was a very informative and emotional surprise.I was expecting a bit of dry reading but found myself fascinated Sanger knows how to write a story, this book is the story of how he produced a movie I did not know it when I first started this book but discovered to my delight that part of the movie was shot in Portobello road I was born and lived for the first six years of my life in the early 60 s on the corner of [...]


  7. Sanger was the first recipient of the screenplay of what was to become The Elephant Man from two unknown writers and proceeded to shop it around until it was sold and made into the critically acclaimed movie Sanger also worked as a producer on the film and this is his first person account of those events Since there have been many The Making of style memoirs, this story is both unique as well as repetitious It is unique in the sense that it is about how a specific movie was created, yet it has [...]


  8. Luck plays its part when the author of a script is friends with the producer s babysitter Skill plays its part when the written page captivates and enthralls the man who will bring it to the screen Knowing the right people helps a lot choosing the right people, giving the right people freedom to make their own choices making friends, being ready to forgive and try again, staying loyal, being kind together all these skills combine to make a wonderful movie and an intriguing book In Jonathan Sange [...]


  9. I suggest fans of the movie watch it again then read the book It ll be fresh and top of mind That s what I did and it was even enjoyable.The book is rich with behind the scenes activities I was fascinated by the details of the financial deals with actors, set designers, the movie distributors, and the producer author Jonathan Sanger himself Even the private, behind closed doors meetings regarding the musical score were revealed Serendipity played a big role too The script was handed to Sanger b [...]


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