The Elephant to Hollywood

The Elephant to Hollywood

Michael Caine

Charming, attractive, and unusually forthright, Michael Caine supplies us his insider's view of Hollywood and the tale of his incredible moment act

When he was once in his overdue fifties, Michael Caine believed his glamorous, rags-to-riches Hollywood profession had come to an finish. The scripts being despatched his manner have been worse and worse. while one script fairly upset, he known as the manufacturer to bitch concerning the half. The manufacturer stated, "No, no, we do not wish you for the sweetheart, we need you for the father." Salvation got here within the not likely kind of his outdated buddy Jack Nicholson, who confident him to offer performing yet one more shot. What was once not just a major own transformation but in addition probably the most radical comebacks in movie historical past. studying to just accept his new function either on digicam and in his personal existence, Caine went directly to win his moment Oscar, be knighted via the queen, and carry a few of his top performances to this point. Now he stocks the astounding tale of his lifestyles, from his humble upbringing in London's poverty-stricken Elephant and chateau, his army provider, touching marriage and relations lifestyles, and full of life adventures with associates, to mythical conferences with fellow stars, forays as a restaurateur, and hilarious off-screen encounters from his glittering five-decade occupation. Caine brings his present for storytelling and his insider's view to a story that's humorous, hot, and deeply honest.

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