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Chuck Fries Godfather of the Television Movie free pdf "Chuck Fries: Godfather of the Television Movie, A History of Television" blends a personal narrative with the detailed anecdotes of a man who became an institution in Hollywood. "A History of Television" is filled with behind-the-scenes information about the programs he has produced and the actors he has worked with including Rock Hudson, Ron Howard, Art Carney, Dorian Harewood, Morgan Fairchild, David Janssen, Barbara Eden, Valerie Harper, Orson Welles, Susan Hayward, James Brolin, John Ritter, Martin Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Suzanne Pleshette... the list goes on and on. We learn from a Hollywood insider about the early years of television, the day-to-day workings of the entertainment business, the origins of television movies and what it takes to get them produced and distributed. Along the way, we discover why Fries has been dubbed "Godfather of the Television Movie" and gain solid insights from a show business veteran on how to succeed in one of the world's most competitive industries.

About Charles W Fries

Chuck Fries, renowned Hollywood producer, originated some of the most exciting, award-winning entertainment of our time - one of the only producers to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fries has participated in the production of over 5,000 series episodes, 120 television movies/mini-series and more than 50 theatrical films. In his book, we learn Fries' story - from his boyhood to his early years in Hollywood at Ziv Television, a pioneer in TV syndication- his rise as an Executive at Screen Gems, Columbia and at Metromedia- and the eventual creation of his own major independent production/distribution company, Fries Entertainment. These productions include the TV shows: "Sea Hunt," "Highway Patrol," "Bewitched," "The Monkees," and "Spiderman." His long form television includes "The Martian Chronicles," "The Medgar Evers Story," "Leona Helmsley," and "Dempsey" - and they have garnered countless awards. His feature films include "Cat People," "Troop Beverly Hills" and "Flowers in the Attic."

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Author : Charles W Fries
Publisher : Booksurge Publishing
Data Published : 18 October 2010
ISBN : 1439259887
EAN : 9781439259887
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 564 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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