Peter Cushing: A Life in Film (Hardcover) Book

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 192 pages
  • Version: Biography & Autobiography
This Peter Cushing: A Life in Film hardcover book from the TCM Shop, by author David Miller, talks about one of the unforgettable Hollywood legends and his presence in cult films of the fifties, sixties, and seventies. This Peter Cushing biography includes achievements and the career of the very private and admired actor who has played roles in the original Star Wars and Doctor Who.

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Peter Cushing was an unforgettable presence in cult cinema of the fifties, sixties and seventies, and remains one of Britain's best-loved film stars. Cushing made a huge impact in the groundbreaking television adaptation of Nineteen Eighty-Four, and went on to find international fame as Baron Frankenstein and Doctor Van Helsing in the most acclaimed films from the Hammer studio. During his lengthy career, Cushing also played Doctor Who, Sherlock Holmes and Grand Moff Tarkin, the villain of the original Star Wars.

Author David Miller has written a definitive guide to the stage and screen career of a legendary star, drawing upon conversations with Cushing's friends and colleagues, archive material held by the BBC and Hammer Film Productions, and previously unpublished correspondence with Cushing himself. This in-depth research forms the basis for a revealing re-assessment of the career and achievements of this much admired and very private actor.

  • Author: David Miller
  • Publisher: Titan Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781781162743
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