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Author Oreck, Sharon.

Title Video slut : how I shoved Madonna off an Olympic high dive, got Prince into a pair of tiny purple woolen underpants, ran away from Michael Jackson's dad, and got a waterfall to flow backward so I could bring rock videos to the masses / Sharon Oreck.

Publication Info. New York : Faber and Faber, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-ORECK, S.    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 245 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Sun comes up -- The ledge -- The glamorous life -- There goes the neighborhood -- When doves cry -- What's the matter here? -- Broken land -- Wicked game -- It's about time -- We'll be together -- Papa don't preach -- (Sorta) like a prayer -- In the meantime -- In the (stupid) closet -- Work to do -- Loose interpretation -- RIP in heaven.
Summary "Takes an irreverent look behind the scenes of th music video industry during its eighties heyday. Oreck, one of the top producers of all time, bluffed her way into the business with no experience whatsoever and went on to produce more than six hundred video shoots . . . . Also shares the at-turns hilarious, biting, and poignant story of her origins as a single teen mother disowned by her middle-class parents, and of her journey from welfare to kung fu movie sets to film school." -- cover, p. [4].
Subject Oreck, Sharon.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Music videos -- Production and direction.
ISBN 9780865479869 paperback alkaline paper
0865479860 paperback alkaline paper
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