Stars and Wars: The Film Memoirs and Photographs of Alan Tomkins

Stars and Wars: The Film Memoirs and Photographs of Alan Tomkins


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Unpublished film art and behind-the-scenes photographs from Oscar-nominated Art Director Alan Tomkins

Alan Tomkins reveals his unpublished film artwork and behind-the-scenes photographs from an acclaimed career that spanned more than 50 years in both British and Hollywood cinema. Tomkins’s art appeared in celebrated films such as Saving Private Ryan, JFK, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, The Empire Strikes Back, which would earn him his Oscar nomination, Lawrence of Arabia, Casino Royale, and Batman Begins. He shares his own unique experiences alongside these wonderful illustrations and photographs for the very first time. Having worked alongside eminent directors such as David Lean, Oliver Stone, Stanley Kubrick, Franco Zeffirelli, and Clint Eastwood, Tomkins has now produced a book that is a must-have for all lovers of classic cinema.

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ISBN-13: 9780750956178
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 796,272
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Alan Tomkins's film career spanned more than 40 years, in which time he went from being a draughtsman on Lawrence of Arabia to becoming an acclaimed and sought-after art director on films such as Saving Private Ryan, The Empire Strikes Back, JFK, Casino Royale, and Batman Begins. Oliver Stone is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has won three Academy Awards for his work on Born on the Fourth of July, Midnight Express, and Platoon.

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