Cars of the Fast and the Furious: The Making of the Hottest Cars on Screen

Cars of the Fast and the Furious: The Making of the Hottest Cars on Screen

by Eddie Paul

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Cars of the Fast and the Furious: The Making of the Hottest Cars on Screen by Eddie Paul

A fascinating look inside the preparation of the cars and the making of the movie scenes featured in the 2001 box office hit The Fast and the Furious and in the 2003 summer release sequel The Fast and the Furious 2. Officially authorized by Universal Studios, this book draws on the experience of Eddie Paul in acquiring, constructing and modifying the cars for both movies. This book, with 300 color illustrations, reveals how the automotive stunts were choreographed, performed and filmed. This is a true insider's guide to the exciting world of fast cars, thrilling stunts, and motion-picture production.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760315514
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 07/07/2006
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Beginning as a self-taught welder, painter, metal fabricator, and machinist, Eddie Paul has gone from customizer to creator, designer, and inventor. He has built all manner of outrageous mechanical contraptions for the entertainment industry—including two life-sized horses for the movie Mask of Zorro, and a life-sized, fully-functioning mechanical shark for the Cousteaus—as well as more than 50 cars for movies such as Grease, ET, and The Fast and the Furious. His company, which performs an array of engineering, design, and manufacturing services, has served clients such as the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Boeing, Rockwell, Mission Research, SOCOM, and the Department of Forestry.

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