Lights-Camera-Gallop: The Story Of The Horse In Film by Lesley Lodge.
All the film and TV horses you’ve loved – and more!
From Roy Rogers’ Trigger to War Horse Joey
You’ll find all the genres of film featuring horses here: Westerns (with exciting chases), wild horse movies (survival against great odds) and comedies (talking horses, a horse on a piano).
You’ll find out how some of the most awesome scenes with horses were filmed – and how to spot some of the tricks of the trade.
Check out the pictures of beautiful horses – well-toned bodies, manes to die for, amazing stunts. You’ll find key cinematic techniques are explained, from clever editing, through Stop Animation to Computer Generated Images, all in easy to understand terms.
Lights! Camera! Gallop! will also tell you where to watch exciting clips of horses on the internet for free. And there’s a fun film trivia quiz at the end.
* Sixteen great photos
Horse stars and stunts
* Over one hundred films referred to
From silent movies to War Horse
* How DID they do that?
Stunts – and make-up for horses – explained
Paperback: 137 Pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st Edition (December 15, 2012)
Arts (Film and TV Horses)
About Lesley Lodge: Lesley Lodge now lives on a very small farm in England after many years working on regeneration projects in inner-city London. She grew up in the New Forest with holiday jobs in a racing stable and on a palomino stud farm. Her long-time ride is Freddie, a hairy bay cob mare with a moustache.
Lesley has had several short stories published. Blues to Orange, about a farmer ruined by the foot and mouth outbreak, was a Luton Literary Prize Winner and published in Junction 10, a collection of short stories. She has twice been a Runner-up Prizewinner in the annual British National Short Screenplay Competition and is a past Time Out and Jim Beam Whiskey Cult Film Buff of the Year.
Lesley’s novel, a historical crime thriller, “Wayland’s Revenge” is available – in paperback, eBook and Audiobook! Set in 17th century England, it features ex-soldier and blacksmith Wayland. Seeking revenge for the brutal murder of his wife, he and canny Welsh baker Alun are swept up into the vicious siege of Colchester. Can they survive – and find the killer before he strikes again?
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