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The Fans' Love Story Encore:How the Movie DIRTY DANCING Captured the Hearts of Millions!

The Fans' Love Story Encore:How the Movie DIRTY DANCING Captured the Hearts of Millions!

by Sue Tabashnik


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Just can't get enough of Dirty Dancing?
Want to pay homage to the movie and to Patrick Swayze?
Want to feel the power of love and relive the magic of Dirty Dancing?

Get behind-the-scenes information that you won't find anywhere else. Rub elbows with Dirty Dancing producers, stars, singers, songwriters, and filmmakers as you enjoy stories and photos related to the movie; including:
An in-depth interview from producer Linda Gottlieb about the creation and filming of the movie.

Comments and photos from the 2011 unveiling of the Patrick Swayze statue from the staff of Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

A tribute to Patrick Swayze from Joshua Sinclair, director of the 2008 film Jump!

An interview from Maurice Williams about his iconic song Stay and his special take on Dirty Dancing.

An interview and photos from Jackie Horner, Catskills dance pro and story consultant to Dirty Dancing, with anecdotes about the real Catskills goings-on that were used in the movie

In addition:

Jim and Karen Myers (staff from Mountain Lake Hotel in Virginia) and Tom and Patt Rocks and Betty Rollins (dance extras from the Lake Lure, North Carolina set) talk about their experiences of the filming of Dirty Dancing.

The Lake Lure extras share exclusive photos from the set.

You'll find fan tributes, stills from the movie, takes on the popularity of Dirty Dancing and the impact of Patrick Swayze's portrayal of Johnny Castle, the author's connection to the movie, music trivia,and more!

So come have the time of your life! Feel the power of love and relive the magic of Dirty Dancing. Enjoy stories about, tributes to, and photos from the iconic movie that continues to be such a heart-warming phenomenon.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Patrick Swayze Pancreas Cancer Research Fund at the Stanford Cancer Institute.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989408608
Publisher: Passion Spirit Dreams Press
Publication date: 12/20/2013
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sue Tabashnik published her first book, The Fans' Love Story: How the Movie 'DIRTY DANCING' Captured the Hearts of Millions! in July 2010. She has been an active member of the Official Patrick Swayze International Fan Club since 2000 and has written numerous articles for the club magazine. During her thirty-six years as a master's level social worker, she has honed her interview skills while conducting thousands of interviews. She has brought her passion for and strong personal connection to Dirty Dancing with her social work background to write her unique Dirty Dancing tribute books. Sue has lived most of her life in the Detroit area.

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From the athor: Why write another book on Dirty Dancing? With the amazing milestone of Dirty Dancing turning twenty-five years old in August 2012 and people not getting enough of the movie, it seemed like there was more to tell about Dirty Dancing. And I discovered that I was right.

While writing the book, I once again was struck by the depth of connection people have with Dirty Dancing and Patrick Swayze. Dirty Dancing will continue to touch people's hearts for all of time. Patrick Swayze will "live on" through his brilliant performance in this iconic film.

I give my gratitude to all of the people who made Dirty Dancing happen. I give my gratitude to Patrick Swayze for giving us such a wonderful legacy of work and his extraordinary spirit which continues to provide such inspiration.

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