This is the story of a marriage and a love affair, conducted amid the unfolding politics and larger-than-life personalities of the international movie world. A director is caught between allegiances in this absorbing, urbane, and viciously witty novel, peopled with brilliantly drawn characters. Forbes is a world famous director and script writer: in A Distant Laughter he has created a deeply poignant story of stunning authenticity.
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The story of a marriage and a love affair carried on in the midst of the glamour, cynicism and sordidness of the international cinema world. The author is a former film actor, director and head of EMI studios at Elstree, and also wrote "The Rewrite Man" and "Familiar Strangers".
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Book Description Collins, 1972. Unknown Binding. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: none. 8.5 tall, ***NF+/--***, gray cloth boards, very sl. mark on back cover, very sl. edgewear to spine, o/w binding is tight, and text is bright and clean, 287 pp. A novel about the insanities of the film industry, written by a filmmaker who's married to an actress. Satisfaction Guaranteed, International Shipping, Photos upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 42230
Book Description Collins, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002211815
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Ser, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002211815