Making Movie Magic - A Lifetime Creating Special Effects for James Bond, Harry Potter, Superman and More

Author(s): John Richardson; Richard Donner (Foreword by)


JOHN RICHARDSON is an Oscar-winning special effects supervisor and designer, who has been involved in over 100 movies, including nine James Bond adventures, all eight Harry Potter films, Aliens, Superman, A Bridge Too Far, Straw Dogs, The Omen, Cliffhanger, Far and Away, Willow . . . and many, many more. In creating the magic that flows through these films - by creating huge explosions, beheading people, producing futuristic gadgets, making a man fly or breathing life into creatures that amaze and haunt us - Richardson has come to hold a unique place in cinema history.The son of pioneering FX technician Cliff Richardson, he learned his trade at the feet of a master of the craft. With over five decades of adventures under his belt, and a vast photographic collection of unseen pictures, Richardson now lifts the lid on his exciting and fascinating career of making movie magic.


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  • : 9780750991230
  • : History Press Limited, The
  • : History Press Limited, The
  • : October 2019
  • : .9 Inches X 7.5 Inches X 9.5 Inches
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  • : John Richardson; Richard Donner (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 288