As one f Hollywood's leading international publicity executives, Leonard Morpurgo has traveled the world, from California to Cannes, for over 30 years with many of the greatest movie stars and celebrities of those decades. They include Cary Grant, Steve McQueen, the Duke of Windsor, Charlton Heston, Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Peter O'Toole, Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir Alec Guinness, and many, many more. Touching and funny, insightful and revelatory, "Of Kings and Queens and Movie Stars" reveals Morpurgo's rollicking, frolicking adventures in the glamor cities of the word with the glamorous people of the world who were his friends. Born in London, he has lived in half a dozen countries and worked in a dozen more. A member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts & Sciences as well as the British Academy of Film & Television Arts, Morpurgo is married with two children and a granddaughter, and currently is Vice President of the prestigious Hollywood publicity firm, Weissman/Markovitz Communications. This is his fourth book. "This is showbiz from the very intimate inside. How inside? Leonard was literally the third person on Cary Grant's honeymoon with Dyan Cannon...and writes all about it! You love movies?...Don't miss 'Of Kings and Queens and Movie Stars'." - Sid Ganis, Producer and President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Filmmaker Stephen Verona discusses his book documenting his experiences making the 1974 film The Lords of Flatbush, starring Perry King, Sylvester Stallone, and Henry Winkler.
Filmmaker Stephen Verona interviews Sylvester Stallone at the launch party for his book about Making The Lords of Flatbush.