The Elephant to Hollywood

The Elephant to Hollywood

Michael Caine


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

When he used to be in his past due fifties, Michael Caine believed his glamorous, rags-to-riches Hollywood occupation had come to an finish. The scripts being despatched his method have been worse and worse. whilst one script relatively disenchanted, he known as the manufacturer to bitch in regards to the half. The manufacturer acknowledged, "No, no, we do not wish you for the sweetheart, we need you for the father." Salvation got here within the not going kind of his outdated buddy Jack Nicholson, who confident him to offer performing yet one more shot. What was once not just a big own transformation but in addition essentially the most radical comebacks in movie heritage. studying to just accept his new position either on digicam and in his personal existence, Caine went directly to win his moment Oscar, be knighted through the queen, and convey a few of his most sensible performances up to now. Now he stocks the impressive tale of his existence, from his humble upbringing in London's poverty-stricken Elephant and chateau, his army carrier, touching marriage and kin existence, and vigorous adventures with acquaintances, to mythical conferences with fellow stars, forays as a restaurateur, and hilarious off-screen encounters from his glittering five-decade profession. Caine brings his reward for storytelling and his insider's view to a story that's humorous, hot, and deeply honest.

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