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Bob Willoughby: A Cinematic Life

A Cinematic Life
By Bob Willoughby ; Introduction by Christopher Willoughby
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This comprehensive large-format monograph on renowned photographer Bob Willoughby's extraordinary, cinematic life is a tribute to his remarkable career. From the 1950s through the 1970s, Willoughby photographed many of the most significant star...
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This comprehensive large-format monograph on renowned photographer Bob Willoughby's extraordinary, cinematic life is a tribute to his remarkable career. From the 1950s through the 1970s, Willoughby photographed many of the most significant stars of the era in film and jazz. Hired as the first "outside" photographer by the major movie studios, Willoughby captured the most recognizable icons of the time period in rare, candid moments. This definitive tome includes over 200 black-and-white and color images of renowned legends such as Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Jean Seberg, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis Presley, Natalie Wood, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant, James Dean, and many more. Additionally, many first-person insider anecdotes by Bob Willoughby himself accompany his signature images on set of beloved classics such as Rebel Without A Cause, My Fair Lady, Rosemary's Baby, and The Graduate, to name just a few.

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 9 X 12 V
Publication Date: 09/15/2022
ISBN: 9781797217024
Bob Willoughby, (1927-2009) whose photographs transformed the images of Hollywood's biggest stars, was a true pioneer of 20th century photography. Hired by the major film studios, he was an essential link between the filmmakers and major magazines of the time, such as Life and Look.