Bold and the Beautiful: A 10th Anniversary Celebrationby Robert Waldron
In the 10 years since William Bell and Lee Phillip Bell first conceivedThe Bold and the Beautiful, the show has become one of the world's most popular soap operas. Here, for the first time, are the many stories behind that remarkable success, conveyed in the words of the show's creators, staff and stars and in more than 200 full-color photos from the show's archives.
We learn how the Bells, distinguished veterans of daytime drama, dreamed up a new kind of soap opera -- one with youthful appeal and a high-fashion backdrop.
We witnessThe Bold and the Beautiful's exciting early days, when the Bells'; extravagant, original visions were made real, as sets were designed and a crack team of writers and producers were assembled. We also sit in as a corps of actors is brought together to breathe vibrant life into the characters the Bells had envisioned -- a cast ultimately adored by millions all over the globe.
The heart of The Bold and the Beautiful is, of course, its ingenious, continually surprising storyline, and the heart of The Bold and the Beautiful: A 10th Anniversary Celebration is a fascinating, intricately detailed season-by-season account of the show's plot. Fans old and new will find this chronicle both an invaluable resource and a riveting read in its own right. Numerous other bold and beautiful essentials are showcased in this lavishly illustrated keepsake volume -- from the stunning fashions produced by Forrester Creations and Spectra Fashions to the sizzling romances and splendid weddings that have highlighted the show's 10 fabulous years.
Finally, The Bold and the Beautiful: A 10th Anniversary Celebration offers a wealth of information and insights about the show that devotees will find nowhere else. Through this one-of-a-kind book, you will learn how the show has developed into the ultimate family affair (with no fewer than four Bells involved in its production), how it has inspired at least one real-life romance, and what can happen when the show takes to the road (anything might been encountered, from near-riots in Athens to rough seas off the California coast).
The Bold and the Beautiful: A 10th Anniversary Celebration celebrates the glamour, the excitement and the passion of the show more lavishly and more intimately than ever before. Written by Robert Waldron, who has covered The Bold and the Beautiful full time for Soap Opera Update, with the full cooperation of the show's creators, staff and stars, this is undoubtedly the definitive portrait of the boldest, most beautiful daytime drama.
Since 1987, the exploits of the Forresters, the Spectras, the Logans and assorted friends, lovers and foes have made The Bold and the Beautiful a worldwide sensation. The Bold and the Beautiful: A 10th Anniversary Celebration pays lavish tribute to the show's spectacular success and offers extensive, intimate portraits of the people in front of the camera and behind the scenes whose combined efforts have made it such a global phenomenon. This quintessential companion to The Bold and the Beautiful includes:
- A dramatic account of the show's intricate plot, from the first episode to the present.
- Hundreds of photographs -- many never before published -- from the producers' archives
- Profiles of all the leading characters and the actors who play them
- Portraits of The Bold and the Beautiful's most memorable romances
- A richly illustrated tribute to The Bold and the Beautiful's sumptuous fashion shows
- Rare glimpses on the set and behind the scenes
- Tales of on- and off-camera adventures during the show's numerous trips to exotic locales, from Catalina to the Caribbean
- And much more...
This gorgeous collector's edition brings together the history, the people and the passion of The Bold and the Beautiful. Anyone who has ever been entranced by that passion will delight in this book.
- HarperCollins Publishers
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.73(w) x 11.11(h) x 0.81(d)
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