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Stars and Wars: The Film Memoirs and Photographs of Alan Tomkins

Alan Tomkins

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HISTORY PRESS
01 December 2019
Drawing & drawings; Photographs: collections; Film movie production: technical skills; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Literature: history & criticism; Media Reference; Filmography; Other Film, TV & Media; Sci-Fi Reference; Sci-Fi Biographical
In Stars and Wars, Oscar-nominated art director Alan Tomkins reveals his unpublished film artwork and behind-the-scenes photographs from an acclaimed career that spanned over forty years in both British and Hollywood cinema. Tomkins' art appeared in celebrated films such as Saving Private Ryan, JFK, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, The Empire Strikes Back (which would earn him his Oscar nomination), Lawrence of Arabia, Casino Royale, Battle of Britain and Batman Begins, and he shares his own unique experiences alongside these wonderful illustrations and photographs for the very first time. Having worked alongside eminent directors such as David Lean, Oliver Stone, Stanley Kubrick, Franco Zeffirelli and Clint Eastwood, Tomkins has now produced a book that is a must-have for all lovers of classic cinema. AUTHOR: Alan Tomkins' film career spanned more than 40 years, in which time he went from being a draughtsman on Lawrence of Arabia to becoming an acclaimed and sought-after art director on films such as Saving Private Ryan, The Empire Strikes Back, JFK, Casino Royale, and Batman Begins. 200 illustrations
By:   Alan Tomkins
Imprint:   HISTORY PRESS
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 226mm,  Width: 248mm, 
ISBN:   9780750992565
ISBN 10:   0750992565
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   01 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Alan Tomkins' film career spanned more than 40 years, in which time he went from being a draughtsman on Lawrence of Arabia to becoming an acclaimed and sought-after art director on films such as Saving Private Ryan, The Empire Strikes Back, JFK, Casino Royale, and Batman Begins.

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