Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion by Emma Marriott & Julian Fellowes
Hand Signed by Julian Fellowes to a Bookplate
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Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion is a stunning memento, bringing the world and the characters of our favourite fictional country house to life. Featuring a foreword by creator Julian Fellowes, spectacular photographs from the production, interviews with the cast and crew, and a look into the historical and geographical backdrop of the film, this official guide to the Downton Abbey film is made to be treasured and loved by fans across the globe.
With the film revolving around the visit of the King and Queen in 1927, it not only sees the return of all the main cast from the final television series, but also introduces some great British actors to the world of Downton, as we meet the royal family and their retinue. Join Emma Marriott as she returns to Highclere, discovers the new sets at Shepperton and introduces other locations the length and breadth of England that are now part of the Downton story. Hers is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, including detailed descriptions of how some of the most dramatic scenes came to life, and the talented team who made it all possible. The book is lavishly illustrated with stunning shots from both behind and in front of the camera, original costume illustrations and historical photographs, as well as capturing some wonderful off-guard moments during filming.
About the Authors: Julian Fellowes was educated at Ampleforth and Magdalene College, Cambridge, Julian Fellowes is a multi-award-winning actor, writer, director and producer. As creator, sole writer and executive producer of the hit television series DOWNTON ABBEY, Fellowes has won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. He received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for GOSFORD PARK (2002). Julian Fellowes became a life peer in 2011. He lives in Dorset and London with his wife, Emma.
Emma Marriott is the author of a number of high-profile non-fiction and popular history titles, including The World of Vanity Fair, The World of Poldark, The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks and Bad History. She has also ghost-written books for some major names and is a former in-house senior editor. Emma lives in Bedfordshire with her husband and three children.
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