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Classic Movie Fight Scenes : 75 Years of Bare Knuckle Brawls, 1914-1989 - by Gene Freese (Paperback)
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Both brawls and elaborate martial arts have kept movie audiences on the edges of their seats since cinema began. But the filming of fight scenes has changed significantly through the years—mainly for the safety of the combatants—from improvised scuffles in the Silent Era to exquisitely choreographed and edited sequences involving actors, stuntmen and technical experts. Camera angles prevented many a broken nose. Examining more than 300 films—from The Spoilers (1914) to Road House (1989)—the author provides behind-the-scenes details on memorable melees starring such iconic tough-guys as John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Robert Mitchum, Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and Jackie Chan.
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Gene Freese
Street Date: November 7, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-1600
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