Have you ever wondered what a Hollywood movie producer actually does? In A Pound of Flesh, producer Art Linson takes us behind closed doors on a rare backstage tour through America's cruelest, most glamorous industry. Here at last is a dishy and informative guide to the entire moviemaking process -- from acquiring scripts to negotiating with studio executives to shmoozing with agents and actors to facing the horror of opening night. With amusing stories about his encounters with such players as David Mamet, Robert De Niro, ...

A Pound of Flesh 1998, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802135513

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