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The Making of Slap Shot: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Hockey Movie Ever Made
     

The Making of Slap Shot: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Hockey Movie Ever Made

by Jonathon Jackson
 

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The Making of Slap Shot reveals the improbable, hilarious, behind-the-scenes story about the crazy and wildly popular film Slap Shot-a story too real and too good not to be true. Personal interviews with cast members, production staff and others offer a rare inside view of the making of Slap Shot, including little-known facts, anecdotes from the set, and, best of

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The Making of Slap Shot reveals the improbable, hilarious, behind-the-scenes story about the crazy and wildly popular film Slap Shot-a story too real and too good not to be true. Personal interviews with cast members, production staff and others offer a rare inside view of the making of Slap Shot, including little-known facts, anecdotes from the set, and, best of all, a chance to get inside the locker room with the Charlestown Chiefs, one of the best known and most popular fictional sports teams in history.

#5 on sports Illustrated's list of the Top 50 Greatest Sports Movies.

#1 on Maxim's list of the 100 Greatest Guy Movies Ever Made.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470159415
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jonathon Jackson's journalism career began in his hometown of Owen Sound, Ontario, where he?was far too young to see Slap Shot at the Roxy Theatre in the summer of 1977. Jackson worked as a general assignment news and sports reporter at the Owen Sound Sun Times daily newspaper for 16 years, and was part of a three-man team that won a Western Ontario Newspaper Award for spot news coverage of a deadly tainted water crisis in 2000. Jackson's byline has appeared in the National Post, the Toronto Star, the Montreal Gazette, the Ottawa Citizen, the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal and the Hamilton Spectator. His freelance work on a variety of topics has appeared in Maclean's magazine and The Hockey News. He lives in Owen Sound with his family.

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