• A Long Time Ago, in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

  • My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits - Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More
  • By: Paul Hirsch
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (323 ratings)

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A Long Time Ago, in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

By: Paul Hirsch
Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
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Publisher's summary

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last 50 years by Paul Hirsch, a film editor who worked on more than 40 features.

Starting with his work on Carrie, Hirsch gives insight into the production process, touching upon casting, directing, cutting, and scoring. It’s a riveting look at the decisions that went into creating memorable and iconic scenes and offers fascinating portraits of filmmakers, stars, and composers.

Part film-school primer, part paean to legendary directors and professionals, the funny yet insightful writing will entertain and inform aficionados and casual moviegoers alike.

©2019 Paul Hirsch (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing

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