100 Years of the Best Movie Stunts

 

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Overview

100 Years of the Best Movie Stunts goes back over the last 100 years and picks 1 movie every year to recognize for their stunt achievements and to tell the stories, incredible trivia, and interviews from the people that were there behind and in front of the camera.  Unsung heroes.  Stunt Men and Women, along with Stunt Coordinators and Second Unit / Action Directors have created some of the most thrilling moments ever seen in the movies.  100 Years of the Best Movie Stunts celebrates those moments and the Stunt Teams behind them.

Lists are very popular today.  This is a list of the top movie stunts, highlighting 1 movie every year from 1913 to 2016.  The book is perfect for today’s multimedia world where photos and short chapters resonate with the modern reading public. The chapters are short and feature fascinating trivia, great lobby cards, posters and film stills and interesting stories behind the scenes.  Anyone who loves movies and has ever wondered who were the people behind some of the most exciting stunts ever performed in them would find this book fun and informative.

About the Author

Donovan Montierth has written, sold and optioned several screenplays, including adapting two novels from popular thriller authors into scripts. Donovan was also included as an Honorable Mention in the Best American Mystery Stories 2007, edited by Carl Hiaasen, for a short story called, “Capacity to Kill” which is published in the Thuglit Anthology Hardcore Hardboiled by Kensington Press and can be found on Kindle released as Stories From Locker 13: Capacity To Kill.

Donovan, along with his twin brother Adam, formed a production company in 2004 and have produced and directed films which were screened in over 40 film festivals across the country. They won over 20 awards for their films and screenplays, and several of the films have aired on TV. Donovan and Adam won a Rocky Mountain Emmy® Award for “Reveille” on October 6th, 2007. Reveille can be found on DVD at Amazon.

Their production company, Brothers’ Ink Productions, released their latest feature film to theaters and stores nationwide in 2014. Locker 13 is a thriller anthology movie and stars Ricky Schroder, Rick Hoffman, Jon Gries, Jon Polito, Bart Johnson, Curtis Armstrong, and Jason Marsden. Locker 13 can be currently found on DVD and Digital at Amazon and iTunes.

Donovan created the 100 Years blog on their website, www.brothers-ink.com, and www.bestmoviestunts.com as a way to bring exposure to the great stunts in the movies over the years and looks forward to publishing a book based on his research called 100 Years of the Best Movie Stunts.

BLURB:

Unsung heroes.  Stunt Men and Women, along with Stunt Coordinators and Second Unit / Action Directors have created some of the most thrilling moments ever seen in the movies.  100 Years of the Best Movie Stunts celebrates those moments and the Stunt Teams behind them.  To be truly effective in creating this movie magic, these people have been risking their lives and serious injury and have virtually remained unknown, and unrecognized for over a century.

Going back over the last 100 years, 100 Years of the Best Movies Stunts, picks 1 movie every year to recognize their stunt achievements and to tell the stories, incredible trivia, and interviews from the people that were there behind and in front of the camera.  From Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd in the early days of cinema through the exciting westerns with Yakima Canutt and John Wayne to the silver screen of the swashbucklers of Douglas Fairbanks and Errol Flynn through the golden years and the thrilling cliff hanger serials like Spy Smasher, Captain Marvel and the grand epics like Ben Hur and Spartacus to Hal Needham, Vic Armstrong, and Terry Leonard and fantastic car chases to James Bond, Indiana Jones and Mission Impossible with stars like Tom Cruise and Jackie Chan, modern hair-raising thrill-rides we see on the big screen today.

371 Pages, full of over 300 color and black and white photos!

Sample pages:

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