What They Are Saying

Awesome…a reading opportunity no film enthusiast should let fly by. There is not another [book] coming this or any year that I would recommend higher.”

            John McElwee Greenbriar Picture Shows    Review


What They Are Saying

It’s significant, and it’s massive… a work that can rightly be described as the most thoroughly researched, detailed, and richly illustrated book ever published on any director.  

Thomas Gladysz  The Huffington Post Review

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Nothing Sacred William Wellman Great Book

 About The Authors 

John Gallagher is an award-winning filmmaker whose credits include The Networker, Blue MoonThe Deli, Sam, The Insurgents, Men Lie, and street Hunter. He is the author of Film Directors on Directing and the forthcoming Hollywood's Forgotten Master: The Life and Times of Tay Garnett.

Frank Thompson is the author of more than 40 books including "Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas." He has written and directed several documentaries and worked as a writer and producer in television for 20 years.