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Making of Major League A Juuuust a Bit Inside Look at the Classic Baseball Comedy

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ISBN-10: 1938441648

ISBN-13: 9781938441646

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jonathan Knight, Charlie Sheen

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A behind-the-scenes look at one of the greatest baseball movies ever. If you love watching "Major League," you’ll be fascinated by this inside story. Based on interviews with all major cast members plus crew and producers, it tells how writer/director David S. Ward battled the Hollywood system to turn his own love of the underdog Cleveland Indians into a classic screwball comedy. Learn how a tight-knit group of rising young stars (and a few wily veterans) had a blast pretending to play ball while creating several iconic characters. Filled with little-known facts and personal recollections about outtakes and inside jokes, batting practice and script changes, all-night location shoots, bar…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Gray & Company, Publishers
Publication date: 5/29/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 255
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Jonathan Knight is Research Fellow of the Katie Wheeler Trust and Visiting Fellow in New Testament and Christian Ministry at York St John University. nbsp; Previous appointments include Lecturer and Research Fellow in Biblical Studies at Sheffield University, Chaplain and Research Assistant to Stephen Sykes and Chaplain of Worcester College, Oxford. He is the author ofnbsp; Jesus: An Historical and Theological Investigation (T&T Clark, 2004), Luke's Gospel (Routledge, 1998) and The Ascension of Isaiah (Sheffield Academic Press, 1995), and editor, with Stephen Sykes and John Booty, of The Study of Anglicanism (SPCK, 1998).

Charlie Sheen was born in New York City on September 3, 1965. His birth name is Carlos Irwin Estevez; he is the son of actor Martin Sheen. In 1974 he picked up the stage name of Charlie Sheen when he made his debut in a film called The Execution of Private Slovik which starred his father. Sheen later starred in two films directed by Oliver Stone, Platoon in 1986 and Wall Street in 1987 (with his father, Martin Sheen, playing the role of the character's father). In 1994 he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Hollywood Boulevard. In 2002 Sheen won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television series for Spin City. He has been nominated for Emmy Awards and Golden Globe…