The Resource Eye Marty : my life in words and pictures, Marty Feldman

Eye Marty : my life in words and pictures, Marty Feldman

Label
Eye Marty : my life in words and pictures
Title
Eye Marty
Title remainder
my life in words and pictures
Statement of responsibility
Marty Feldman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Completed before he died, thirty years ago, this is the newly discovered autobiography of one of the most influential comedians of recent times, Marty Feldman. Marty was a professional writer, and considered himself a writer first, and an actor second. Feldman created a number of immensely successful and influential shows such as Marty, The Frost Report and sketches for Monty Python. He was one of the most essential creative forces in British comedy embodied also by his close friends and creative partners from Beyond the Fringe (especially Peter Cook and Dudley Moore) and Monty Python (especially John Cleese, Graham Chapman and Eric Idle). Marty played the fool, often very happily and with tremendous talent and volcanic, anarchic energy, for his entire life. His face is what many people most immediately remember. It was a face that David Frost, one of his bosses, characterised as 'too grotesque' for television - see what Feldman has to say about Frost, and Francis Bacon, and John Lennon...Marty Feldman finished, and set aside eYE Marty soon before travelling to Mexico to shoot his final film. He did not know that he would die there, although he certainly felt he might die soon, and was haunted by the notion. The book is exactly as Feldman wrote it, his great friend Mark Flanagan, had it transcribed, with even the photos inserted where Feldman had noted where they should go. Hilarious, deeply charming, aphoristic, ironic, charged throughout with lust for life and filled with scenes of great vanished eras and and portraits of other performers and friends, eYE Marty is the amazing discovery of the story of a man who was at the heart of the British comedy revolution
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-1982
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feldman, Marty
Dewey number
792.7028092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feldman, Marty
  • Comedians
  • Television actors and actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Label
Eye Marty : my life in words and pictures, Marty Feldman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781444792751
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781444792751
Label
Eye Marty : my life in words and pictures, Marty Feldman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781444792751
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781444792751

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