Author: Paul Talbot
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This all-new companion volume to the acclaimed Bronson's Loose : The Making of the 'Death Wish' Films reveals more information on the Death Wish series and also details the complex histories behind eighteen other Charles Bronson movies. Documented herein are fascinating tales behind some of the finest Bronson films of the mid-1970s (including Hard Times and From Noon Till Three); his big-budget independent epics Love and Bullets and Cabo Blanco; his lesser-known, underrated dramas Borderline and Act of Vengeance; his notorious sleaze/action Cannon Films classics of the 80s (including 10 to Midnight, Murphy's Law and Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects); the numerous unmade projects he was attached to; and his TV movies of the 90s (including The Sea Wolf). Exhaustively researched, the book features over three dozen exclusive, candid interviews including those with directors Frank D. Gilroy and Jerrold Freedman; producers Menahem Golan and Lance Hool; writers David Engelbach, Harold Nebenzal and Andrew J. Fenady; and actors Maggie Blye, Kirk Taylor, Gene Davis, Robert F. Lyons, Kathleen Wilhoite, Angel Tompkins, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Joy, and Diane Ladd. Profusely illustrated with rare promotional materials, behind-the-scenes photos, and images from deleted scenes, Bronson's Loose Again : On the Set with Charles Bronson is loaded with previously untold insight into one of the most elusive and unique icons in cinema history. Paul Talbot is the author of the books Bronson's Loose : The Making of the 'Death Wish' Films, Mondo Mandingo: The Falconhurst Books and Films, and The Films of the Dionne Quintuplets as well as numerous articles for magazines like Video Watchdog, CinemaRetro, Psychotronic, Films of the Golden Age, Shock Cinema, Screem, and Weng's Chop. He has contributed liner notes, extras, and/or commentary tracks for DVD and Blu-ray releases.