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The Resource Caddyshack : the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story, Chris Nashawaty

Caddyshack : the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story, Chris Nashawaty

Label
Caddyshack : the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story
Title
Caddyshack
Title remainder
the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story
Statement of responsibility
Chris Nashawaty
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the summer of 1980, a group of authority-defying comedy geniuses from Saturday Night Live, the Second City improv troupe, and the National Lampoon magazine created the funniest sports movie ever made. Maybe the funniest movie ever made, period. This timeless snobs-versus-slobs story of working-class kids and the white-collar buffoons who make them carry their golf bags in the hot summer sun has sex, drugs, and one very memorable candy bar. But the movie we all know and love as a benchmark of comedic film didn't start that way, and everyone who made it certainly didn't have the word "classic" in mind as the cameras were rolling. The story of Caddyshack began, improbably, at Harvard University, when three editors of The Harvard Lampoon (Doug Kenney, Rob Hoffman, and Henry Beard) decided to unleash their revolutionary humor on the world at large and publish the National Lampoon. The magazine quickly became a cultural juggernaut, expanding from page to stage and attracting the talents of John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner, and Bill Murray. Together, they set American popular culture on fire, and the Lampoon team quickly turned to film. After Animal House became a box office blockbuster, the brilliant and drug-addled minds of the Lampoon turned their focus on a story from Bill and Brian Doyle-Murray's childhood summers spent working at Chicago country clubs. The making of Caddyshack turned out to be even crazier and funnier than the film, as this ragtag group of party animal filmmakers descended on a Florida country club to shoot the movie over three very memorable months. In [this book], Chris Nashawaty, film critic for Entertainment Weekly, goes behind the scenes of the iconic film, chronicling the rise of comedy's greatest deranged minds as they turn the entertainment industry on its head and ultimately blow up both a golf course and popular culture as we know it. So, it's got that going for it ... which is nice."--Dust jacket
Summary
An anecdotal account of the making of Caddyshack shares profiles of the comedy pioneers behind it, citing the influence of Harvard's National Lampoon and the film, Animal House before stories from the country-club summer jobs of Bill and Brian Doyle Murray inspired the film's wacky production throughout a memorable Florida summer
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638390
Cataloging source
PUL
Dewey number
791.43/72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1997.C196
LC item number
N37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story and the remaking of American comedy
Label
Caddyshack : the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story, Chris Nashawaty
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-294)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Algonquin round table with a couple of wobbly legs -- If you don't buy this magazine ... -- Live from New York -- Knowledge is good -- Tinseltown gold rush -- Like the Dick Van Dyke Show -- Finally, some respect -- Rolling Hills ... and action! -- Rappin' Rodney -- The pizza man -- Total consciousness -- Pool or the pond -- The dynamite caper -- The unkindest cut -- Enter the gopher -- Judgment day -- Welcome, Kenney mourners!
Control code
21420621
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250105950
Lccn
2017051033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)986969506
Label
Caddyshack : the making of a Hollywood Cinderella story, Chris Nashawaty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-294)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Algonquin round table with a couple of wobbly legs -- If you don't buy this magazine ... -- Live from New York -- Knowledge is good -- Tinseltown gold rush -- Like the Dick Van Dyke Show -- Finally, some respect -- Rolling Hills ... and action! -- Rappin' Rodney -- The pizza man -- Total consciousness -- Pool or the pond -- The dynamite caper -- The unkindest cut -- Enter the gopher -- Judgment day -- Welcome, Kenney mourners!
Control code
21420621
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250105950
Lccn
2017051033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)986969506

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