One Lucky Bastard

One Lucky Bastard : Tales from Tinseltown

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In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he's an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he's also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite the fact that he is well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, on and off the screen he has always been up for some fun. In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Moore lifts the lid on the movie business, from Hollywood to Pinewood. One Lucky Bastard features outrageous tales from his own life and career as well as those told to him by a host of stars and filmmakers including, Tony Curtis, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, David Niven, Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, John Mills, Peter Sellers, Michael Winner, Cubby Broccoli, and many more. Wonderfully entertaining and laugh-out-loud funny, these extraordinary tales from the world of the movies is vintage Moore at his very best.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1493033395
  • 9781493033393

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It's a breezy memoir filled with amusing anecdotes, including a delicious one about Joan Collins. * Daily News * As you would expect from an actor who's never taken himself too seriously, One Lucky Bastard is charming and breezy, full of anecdotes, self-deprecating observations and salutes to many great actors who are no longer with us. . . .I loved every minute of it. * New York Post * "Roger Moore is as debonair on the page as he is on screen."--Boston Globe
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About KBE. Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore is best known for portraying British secret agent James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985 and for his role as Simon Templar in the long-running British television series The Saint. Born in London in 1927, he became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1991 and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003.
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