Member of the Crew by Winfrid Kay ThackreyMember of the Crew by Winfrid Kay Thackrey

Member of the Crew

byWinfrid Kay Thackrey

Hardcover | April 4, 2001

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In this volume the author recalls her days as a studio stenographer and crewmember during Hollywood's Golden Age. Beginning with her first film as a script stenographer, she describes in vivid detail the atmosphere on the sets, her interaction with Hollywood's brightest stars and directors, and the inner-workings of a soundstage. The author provides a unique personal perspective on the lives of the people who made the studios work. This addition to the Scarecrow Filmmakers Series sheds new light on what went on behind the scenes in old Hollywood.
Winfrid Kay Thackrey was born to a pioneer family in 1899 and raised on a remote ranch near Bismark, ND. Trained as an interior decorator at the Art Institute of Chicago, she went to Hollywood in 1921 hoping to work as a set designer. Finding that field closed to women, she became a script supervisor and special projects assistant whic...
Title:Member of the CrewFormat:HardcoverDimensions:348 pages, 8.74 × 5.76 × 1.07 inPublished:April 4, 2001Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810839407

ISBN - 13:9780810839403