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Lights! Camera! Gallop! The story of the horse in film by Lesley Lodge

publication date: Sep 16, 2012
author/source: Anne Coates

Lights! Camera! Gallop!Lesley Lodge has two great passions: film and horses and in Lights! Camera! Gallop! she brings them together in what can only be described as a labour of love.


If you’ve ever wondered how a director managed to get a horse to perform in a certain way, or indeed, how many steeds were engaged to play one role, then this is the ebook for you.


Tracing cinematic history from the silent movies to the present day, and including television programmes, Lights! Camera! Gallop! covers topics ranging from horse make-up to horses that make you laugh.


Lesley Lodge shows a broad knowledge and understanding  as she charts the progress of equine film stars and their riders. Plus there’s an entertaining quiz and some amusing horsey quotes.


A must read for film buffs, horse lovers and pub quiz aficionados!



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Lights! Camera! Gallop! The story of the horse in filmis available from Amazon.