Confessions Of A Hollywood Director

Confessions Of A Hollywood Director

by Richard L. Bare
     
 

Richard Bare is primarily known as the sole director of the television series Green Acres, but his Hollywood career spanned over 40 years, starting with his USC student film, So You Want to Give Up Smoking, which resulted in a long-term contract at Warner Bros. He has directed over a dozen feature films and over 400 television shows, including Maverick, 77 Sunset

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Richard Bare is primarily known as the sole director of the television series Green Acres, but his Hollywood career spanned over 40 years, starting with his USC student film, So You Want to Give Up Smoking, which resulted in a long-term contract at Warner Bros. He has directed over a dozen feature films and over 400 television shows, including Maverick, 77 Sunset Strip, The Virginian, and the Twilight Zone. Follow Bare through his many years in the film industry, which brought him into contact with Hollywood's biggest stars, like Gary Cooper, Betty Hutton, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert, and Charlie Chaplin, as well as producers Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Walt Disney. Bare opens with a gripping story of how he and the crew of MGM's The Islanders almost lost their lives in a devastating plane crash in the Caribbean Sea. Includes filmography.

Editorial Reviews

James Garner
The day I met Richard Bare changed my life.
Historical Journal Of Film
[A] useful addition to the always excellent and informative Scarecrow Filmmakers series, which has done much to preserve the memories of the veterans of the cinematic community.
Robert Wise
Dick Bare is not only a highly skilled director but is also an articulate spokesperson for his fellow directors.
Historical Journal Of Film Radio & Television
[A] useful addition to the always excellent and informative Scarecrow Filmmakers series, which has done much to preserve the memories of the veterans of the cinematic community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810840324
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Filmmakers Series, #89
Pages:
342
Sales rank:
464,301
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

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The day I met Richard Bare changed my life.

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