From Steel City to Hollywood

by Phil Avalon | 01 August 2015
Category: Films Cinema & DVD
Phil Avalon is one of Australia's most successful independent film producers. Here, Phil tells his story of a kid growing up in 'Steel City' - Newcastle, NSW; his memories as a surfer in the early 1970s; living as a struggling actor and Cleo centerfold and later a writer, director and producer. In 1978, he wrote, produced and starred in arguably Australia's most successful independent film, 'Summer City' which unearthed a young Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley and John Jarratt. Since that time he has made more than a dozen films starring notable Hollywood stars and captured a Masters World Surfing Championship along the way.
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Phil Avalon is one of Australia's most successful independent film producers. Here, Phil tells his story of a kid growing up in 'Steel City' - Newcastle, NSW; his memories as a surfer in the early 1970s; living as a struggling actor and Cleo centerfold and later a writer, director and producer. In 1978, he wrote, produced and starred in arguably Australia's most successful independent film, 'Summer City' which unearthed a young Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley and John Jarratt. Since that time he has made more than a dozen films starring notable Hollywood stars and captured a Masters World Surfing Championship along the way.
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
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71 Reward Points

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€23.79
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery
71 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

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Phil Avalon is one of Australia's most successful independent film producers. Here, Phil tells his story of a kid growing up in 'Steel City' - Newcastle, NSW; his memories as a surfer in the early 1970s; living as a struggling actor and Cleo centerfold and later a writer, director and producer. In 1978, he wrote, produced and starred in arguably Australia's most successful independent film, 'Summer City' which unearthed a young Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley and John Jarratt. Since that time he has made more than a dozen films starring notable Hollywood stars and captured a Masters World Surfing Championship along the way.

Product Details

From Steel City to Hollywood

ISBN9781742577531

Format

Publisher (01 August. 2015)

No. of Pages285

Weight932

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 177 x 247