Becker reminiscences about his work on the sets and in the dressing rooms of Hollywood personalities, providing glimpses into the private lives of a stellar array of actors and actresses. Besides these and other stars, Becker also discloses fascinating details of working with world-famous directors John Huston, William Wyler, Nicholas Ray, Anatole Litvak, Rene Clement, and Vittorio de Sica.
Frawley Becker is a published short story author and prize-winning playwright. Previously a film dialogue coach in Paris, for the past 26 years he has been a film location manager in Hollywood.
Part 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 1 Connecting the Dots Chapter 3 2 Speak the Speech Trippingly Chapter 4 3 Two Directors, Both Alike in Dignity Chapter 5 4 The First Lady Chapter 6 5 Peter the Great Chapter 7 6 I, Jupiter; Rex (with a nod to Cole Porter) Chapter 8 7 La Revolution Francaise- Once More with Feeling Chapter 9 8 Strolling Players Chapter 10 9 Paid Holiday Chapter 11 10 The Bad Boys of France Chapter 12 11 The Friends Thou Hast Chapter 13 12 Pure Imagination Chapter 14 13 For Richer, for Poorer, in Sickness and in Health Chapter 15 14 You Can Take the Boy Out of France, But... Chapter 16 15 At Long Last Literature Part 17 Index Part 18 About the Author