Wouldn t go over very well todayHey paula deanyou can have your copy back I ve never seen MANDINGO and I m certainly "no fan of slavesploitation movies but I thoroughly enjoyed MONDO MANDINGO THE FALCONHURST BOOKS AND "fan of slavesploitation movies but I thoroughly enjoyed MONDO MANDINGO THE FALCONHURST BOOKS AND the latest behind the scenes of movie making book by Paul Talbot author of the excellent Bronson s Loose The Making of the Death Wish Films
*but what makes *what makes book so special is that it s than ust a look at the making of a particular film Talbot explores the entire Falconhurst saga starting with the story behind the writing publication and worldwide success of Kyle Onstott s lurid and controversial 1957 novel MANDINGO and its many seuels over the next two decadesand the two movies based on the books But it s the books that to be honest interested me most because one of my favorite authors Harry Whittington In 1957 the novel Mandingo stunned readers with its lurid unforgettable tale of Falconhurst a pre Civil War slave breeding plantation where unspeakable acts of sex and brutality took place everyday between the masters and slaves Over the next three decades Mandingo sold millions of copies worldwide and spawned thirteen official seuel books as well as dozens of paperback imitators The big budget movie version of 1975. ,
Rote many of the later FALCONHURST novels under the pseudonym Ashley Carter MONDO MANDINGO is worth the purchase price The Matriarchs (The Family just for the publishing end of the storybut you also get the exhaustively detailed examinations of the stage and screen versions of the FALCONHURST novels as well The book isam packed with interviews and intriguing details I don t have any interest in reading the FALCONHURST books or seeing the movies but I have a strong interest in novel writing publishing screenwriting and movie makingand on that level the
is fascinating and informativeand the FALCONHURST books a little lurid too If MONDO "MANDINGO has a fault at least for people who aren t "has a fault at least for people who aren t FALCONHURST fans it s all the details on how the books continue or don t continue the various plots strands and character relationships It becomes a dizzyi. Was one of the biggest hits of the year as well as one of the most reviled films of all time Now for the first time the complete history of the bizarre Mandingo phenomenon is told including the life of the eccentric author Kyle Onstott and the scandalous true stories that inspired him; the two writers who continued the Falconhurst series; and the background of the disastrous Broadway adaptationAlso covered extensiv. ,Book Is Fascinating And Informativeand
Paul Talbot ↠ 6 free downloadNg and confusing mess and frankly I ust skipped right "past all of that minutae to the business stuff and the compelling stories of the authors their heirs and the "all of that minutae to the business stuff and the compelling stories of the authors their heirs and the over the underlying rights to the property MONDO MANDINGO is a fascinating and entertaining look behind the scenes of the business politics and realities of both the publishing and movie making businessesbut than that I found the relationships and machinations of the colorful eccentric back stabbing creative and sometimes very shrewd authors producers
*screenwriters directors publishers *directors publishers the families every bit as complex interesting shocking and entertaining as anything you might find in a Falconhurst novel Talbot has written another remarkable and exhaustive examination of a cult classic and all its various iterations I can t wait to see what he tackles next. Ely including deleted scenes and alternate cuts is the making of the Mandingo film and the production of the seuel Drum as well as several other slavesploitation and spaghetti Mandingo moviesMondo Mandingo The Falconhurst Books and Films is exhaustively researched and contains dozens of rare illustrations and photographs plus exclusive candid #Interviews With Director Richard #with director Richard actor Ken Norton and many other.