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Book: Adventures in Movies - A Chronicle of 25 Years in Movies from Roger Rabbit to Harry Potter by Paul Bernard

Book: Adventures in Movies - A Chronicle of 25 Years in Movies from Roger Rabbit to Harry Potter by Paul Bernard

categories: Book, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Travel, Spain, Vince Vaughn, Movies


Paul Bernard

Author Paul Bernardabout this book: If you are a movie lover and like reading stories behind the scenes during production, Adventures in Movies will take you on my journey through 25 years working on some of the industries great and not so great films. An intimate and honest account documenting the making of films from Empire of the Sun to Harry Potter.

The film producer Robert Evans prefaced his own book about time as head of Paramount with the words; 'There are three sides to every story: Your side, my side, and the truth. And no one is lying. Memories shared serve each differently.' Well this is mine and it abruptly ended my career when word went round tinsel town I was happy to write what I saw!

Beginning as a camera assistant on Who Framed Roger Rabbit, I met an American 'press kit' producer Les Mayfield (who went on to direct Flubber with Robin Williams) who took me on to Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade & Empire of the Sun during which i was even offered chance to be a double for Christian Bale when Steven Spielberg mistook me for him one morning. More fun followed with trips to Costa Rica on Ridley Scott's movie '1482' and on top of the Dolomites in Italy filming Sylvester Stallone making, 'Cliffhanger'. Five years documenting some of the Harry Potter movies became a routine I began to lose interest in; so decided to write about the preceding 25 years and move on ...

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