Manuel Zamora, Gunsmith to the Stars

Manuel Zamora, Gunsmith to the Stars

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Manuel Zamora, Gunsmith to the Stars is a behind the scenes story of early Hollywood movie making. The story is a biography retold first hand by Mr. Zamora's daughter, Cory, and co-authored by Dr. Tomas Martinez. Manuel Zamora was an icon recognized for his expertise in armaments who made movies believable and come alive to movie fans during Hollywood's Golden Age and beyond. From such movies as Wings, and Hell's Angels, produced by Howard Hughes, to designing the famous gun used in the Man From U.N.C.L.E television series, Manuel's influence was the stuff of legend. His story takes you on a journey through historical Hollywood from a unique insider's perspective, illustrated with many rare behind the scenes original photographs from Manuel Zamora's own private collection. Manuel Zamora was not only a man who bravely faced firing squads three times and lived on to become a trusted friend of Howard Hughes, and many Hollywood stars, but his achievements also include developing the machine-gun technology that helped to ultimately win World War Two.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508735603
  • 9781508735601
  • 2,429,576