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Author: Sidney Lumet Narrator: Richard M. Davidson Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 1995 ISBN: 9781436134354
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One of the greatest directors of all time, Sidney Lumet has made movies that have been nominated for more than fifty Academy Awards. Making Movies is an honest and unflinching look at the business and craft of movie making. Lumet’s book reveals the ingredients for the potion that brings movie magic to life and assures one thing: you will never look at movies the same way again.

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Quotes & Awards

  •  “Invaluable…I am sometimes asked if there is one book a filmgoer could read to learn about how movies are made and what to look for while watching them. This is the book.”

    Roger Ebert, New York Times Book Review

  • “Lumet, the acclaimed director of such films as Dog Day Afternoon and Network, presents an anecdotal insider’s account of the key elements in filmmaking.”

    Publishers Weekly

  •  “Lumet’s book is about the agonizing and ultimately rewarding art of filmmaking. And who better to elucidate the process than a legendary director…? Lumet discusses writers and actors, camera and editing techniques, art direction and sound. Yet Making Movies is anything but a clinical textbook…A fascinating look at the artist at work.”

    Library Journal

  • “Lumet…may be the first to cover the process in detail from beginning to end, without missing any point of the action…The excitement of the book lies in Lumet’s encounters with other artists.”


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About the Narrator

Richard M. Davidson is an actor and Earphones Award–winning narrator. Trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he is well versed in theater and has had a long-standing career in acting, including a lead role in the show Diamonds, which aired on the CBS network, and a part in ESPN’s The Hustle.