And Why Not?: Memoirs of a Film Lover

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Simon and Schuster, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
Renowned for his laconic wit and opinionated ideas, Barry Norman shares a wealth of stories about his life among Hollywood royalty. One of the United Kingdom's best-known film authorities, journalists, and broadcasters, Barry Norman fronted the seminal BBC film program for nearly thirty years. In And Why Not?, Norman recounts his years of fraternizing with the cinematic greats, including encounters with the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Olivier, and Madonna. Honest, clever, funny, and at times poignant, And Why Not? offers an insider's account of the worlds of journalism, broadcasting, and film.
 

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Section 1
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Section 2
6
Section 3
22
Section 4
31
Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
65
Section 8
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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