The beauty of the beasts
tales of Hollywood's wild animal stars
|Subject||Animals in motion pictures.
Animals in motion pictures. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00809585
Captive wild animals.
Captive wild animals. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00846604
Motion pictures -- California -- Los Angeles.
Motion pictures. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01027285
PERFORMING ARTS -- Reference. -- bisacsh
They are major stars who do not speak a word onscreen, yet are world famous for their compelling performances. Who are they? The animal stars of the big screen, of course! In The Beauty of the Beasts, Ralph Helfer shares with the reader his love of animals and his work with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars: Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion, Gentle Ben, the Schlitz Malt Liquor Bull, Clint Eastwood’s orangutan sidekick Clyde, and many more. Helfer shares his philosophy on training these beautiful beasts to do amazing feats and maximize their acting potential without coercion. Join Ralph Helfer in his exploration of animal acting and read of his masterful use of TLC to work with these phenomenal, non-human actors.