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The Resource From Steel City to Hollywood, Phil Avalon

From Steel City to Hollywood, Phil Avalon

Label
From Steel City to Hollywood
Title
From Steel City to Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
Phil Avalon
Title variation
From Steel City to Hollywood
Title variation remainder
the amazing autobiography of Phil Avalon...model, surfer, actor, writer, director and producer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Phil Avalon is one of Australia's most successful independent film producers. Now fans and film buffs alike can delve into the life of a legend, in his autobiography From Steel City to Hollywood. Phil tells his story of a kid growing up in Steel City - Newcastle, NSW; his memories as a surfer in the early 1970s; living as a struggling actor and Cleo centrefold and later a writer, director and producer. In 1978, he wrote, produced and starred in arguably Australia s most successful independent film, Summer City which unearthed a young Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley and John Jarratt. Since that time he has made more than a dozen films starring notable Hollywood stars and captured a Masters World Surfing Championship along the way. Jam packed with charming anecdotes from his career, From Steel City to Hollywood gives the reader a rare insight into the plights and successes of a living legend in the entertainment culture
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
VHEI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avalon, Phil
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Avalon, Phil
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Surfers
  • Motion picture industry
Label
From Steel City to Hollywood, Phil Avalon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055156443
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781742577531
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)918993645
Label
From Steel City to Hollywood, Phil Avalon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055156443
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781742577531
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)918993645

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