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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Blog Tour: "Rebel Princess" by Anne M. Strick (Guest Post/Giveaway)

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Welcome to our Virtual Book Tour Stop of "The Rebel Princess" by Anne M. Strick brought to you by  Reading Addiction Blog Tours.  


      THE REBEL PRINCESS is not only the inside scoop on how movies are really made. It’s also – to a degree – about some of the real people I’ve known - the actors, directors and producers I’ve worked with in my over-twenty years behind the screen in the film business. And its steam - which I’m told sometimes rivals that of SHDES OF GRAY - is the real thing. With a touch of dramatic license.

     Can you guess who some of the book’s characters are? The actress Lisa Greaves? Parker Howe? Bill Landsbergis, the director? I confess I modeled Davrena, the book’s protagonist, after the producer whose enthusiastic blurb is on THE REBEL PRINCESS’ back cover. I made six movies with her.

    The accompanying photos are from four of them: TAI-PAN, DRAGON - THE BFUCE LEE STORY, CONAN THE DESTROYER and DUNE. TAI-PAN was done in China; DRAGON in Hong Kong and Macau; and CONAN and DUNE, both in Mexico. That’s me, in costume on TAI-PAN, commandeered as an extra. And that’s me, barely discernible on the camera platform, filming DRAGON. The gag shot with Arnold and Wilt was made on CONAN. And with Sting, on DUN.E 






    The Arnold and Sting gag photos were the whim of Time magazine’s renowned Dirck Halstad, with whom I’d become buddies on the movie GREYSTOKE. It amused him to play a little at the end of a work day. I felt just as silly in the Sting shot, as I look - with the costumed villains (Kenneth McMillan and Paul Smith also) in perfect character -and I not knowing what to do!


The Rebel Princess
by: Anne M. Strick
Publishing Date: 9/14/10
Genre: Romance

Synopsis:
An insider's first-ever behind-the-scenes scoop on how movies are REALLY made:  gritty, grinding, tunnel-vision labor, and relationship that last night or a lifetime.  Larger-than-life characters who live life with fervor, and contend with their own inner demons and one another, all in the pressure cook er of a location shoot in the exotic world of Mexico.  This romp of a story follows the making of a movie from pre-production through wrap.  A hotly passionate love story elevate the stakes.  
Complete with sex, suspense, and a possible murder.







Anne M. Strick has spent over twenty years in the movie industry.  She has worked for Universal, Warners, Paramount and EMI, as a Unit Publicist, Project Coordinator and National Publicity Director, and with such Hollywood legends as Jack Nicholson, James Earl Jones, Sean Penn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Lynch, Sting and Dino De Laurentiis, among many others.  She has published theater reviews, articles in Parents Magazine, Frontier and The Nation, and six books:  two novels, two self-help books, one memoir (a best-seller in Italy); and a non-fiction, scholarly critique of our adversary trial system ("remarkable").  Born in Philadelphia, and educated at Bennington College and UCLA, she lives in Los Angeles.


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Check out my Review below this post to find out what I thought of "The Rebel Princess".
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Make sure to check the other stops on the tour as well:  
September 10 - Reading Addiction Blog Tours - Meet and Greet
September 10 - Book Reviews and More - Giveaway/Guest Post/Excerpt/PROMO
September 12 - The Book Faery Reviews - Excerpt/PROMO
September 13 - Kimmie's Bookshelf - Giveaway/Excerpt/PROMO
September 14 - LoveLiveLife Reviews- Review/Guest Post/Giveaway/Excerpt
September 15 - Library Muse - Giveaway/Excerpt/PROMO
September 16 - Firestar Books - Interview/Giveaway/PROMO
September 17 - Books and Needlepoint - Interview/Giveaway/Excerpt/PROMO
September 18 - What's on the Bookshelf - Guest Post/Giveaway/Excerpt/PROMO
September 19 - My Escape - Giveaway/Excerpt/PROMO
September 20 - Dive Under the Cover - Review/Excerpt
September 21 - My Miscellaneous Bookshelf - Review/Giveaway/Excerpt
September 22 - The Bookshelf - Giveaway/Guest Post/PROMO
September 24 - My Reading Addiction - Review/Giveaway/Excerpt
September 25 - Debbie Jean's Blog - Review/Giveaway/Excerpt
September 26 - My Chaotic Ramblings - Guest Post/ Excerpt/PROMO
September 27 - My Cozie Corner - Review/Giveaway
September 28 - Reviews By Molly - Review/Giveaway
September 30 - Jenn Renee Read - Review/Guest Post/Giveaway
October 1 - Gothic Angel Book Reviews- Review/Giveaway/Guest Post/Excerpt
October 2 - Book Lovin Mama's - Review/Guest Post/Giveaway
October 3 - Beth Art From the Heart - Review/Excerpt
October 4 - Reader Girls - Review/Giveaway/Excerpt
October 5 - The Adventures Within- Review/Interview/Guest Post/excerpt

2 comments:

LM said...

Sounds like a fun read. Love the pics
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laurie said...

i love the looks of the book. the photos were also fun to look at

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