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Paul Kyriazi

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Books
· The Mexican Swimmer's Final Dive

· McKnight's Memory - Kindle / Audio

· The Mexican Swimmer - Book Noir

· My Casino Caper on CDs

· Wicked Players

· 3 Wild Thrillers

· Live the James Bond Lifestyle - KINDLE

· Attract Your Ideal Bond Girl - FREE Audio Download

· The King, McQueen and the Love Machine

· My Casino Caper


Short Stories
· The Mexican Swimmer - Book-Noir

· My Movie Career


Articles
· Gambler Returns Million Dollar Win

· Lucy Can Empower Freelancers

· The Man who Killed 'The Thing'

· Always Win in the Casino Like 007

· John Carradine and Me

· The Ultimate Book for Freelancers

· Why Jimmy Fallon Lost Nicole Kidman

· Michael Caine Stops Bigot by Using Humor

· SPECTRE James Bond Info Revealed

· George Pal and Me


News
· Rock Star Rising Trailer with 7 Movie Stars

· Rock Star Rising released on Kindle / Audio Today

· Directing Rod Taylor who passed today.

· James Bond Lifestyle Now Taught in India

· Trailer for Frank Sinatra Jr McKnight's Memory Arrives

· 007 Lifestyle on TV News

· Comic Book Trailer for The Mexican Swimmer

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Directing Kevin McCarthy, who left us today.

9/13/2010 5:11:00 AM

by Paul Kyriazi


In memory of Kevin McCarthy:

Most people have seen the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers more than once. Kevin McCarthy running onto the highway and yelling, "There coming. You're next." is a memorable scene. Often the movie is ranked with the originalThe Thing as the top two science fiction films of all time.

I had listened to an audio-book of Kevin reading Psycho many times over the years. It was recorded 20 years ago and hard to find. At a photo signing show, I mentioned it to Kevin. He said that he had never heard it. I told him what a great review it got in a catalogue of audio-books.

I picked up two copies of the Psycho audio-book for Kevin for the next time he came to the signing show, but that was four years ago and he hadn't been scheduled to appear there.

Then my production of Rock Star Rising  http://goo.gl/OEcIR3 started and I wanted to have Kevin do a part in it. And wouldn't it be great to give him his Psycho tapes when he walked in to record? Well, before we could set things up with Kevin's agent., my agent Larry calls me to go to an Academy of Motion Pictures' screening of Body Snatchers hosted by Clint Eastwood on stage.

So we go and who walks in, but Kevin. Larry recognizes a casting director that is personal friends with Kevin and after the show he get's him to introduce us to Kevin. We explain about giving him the Psycho tapes, but not about working on Rock Star Rising. We wanted to do that professionally through his agent. So we said we'll get the tapes to his casting friend and then said good-night.

A few days later we arrange Kevin to come in when James Darren and Robert Culp are recording their parts in Rock Star Rising. When Kevin walks in, I presented him with the Psycho tapes. "Wow", he said. "So you two are the guys on this project. I haven't heard this recording of mine. Am I any good?" I say," You're great in it and so was the review.

James Darren advised Kevin to get it transferred to CD as soon as possible for a protection copy. Then Kevin recorded his scene with Robert Culp.

It was great to hear Kevin as a pushy lawyer push Culp, playing an unscrupulous music agent, into a corner. He laughed and used sarcastic tones in the right places, really making the scene work. It was all his scene and he took it.

A few days later, Kevin gave me a surprise call and thanked me again for the tapes. For me, a kid that grew up on Body Snatchers and other of Kevin's movies, the whole thing was a dream.

 

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More News by Paul Kyriazi

· Rock Star Rising Trailer with 7 Movie Stars - 1/30/2015 1:38:00 AM
· Rock Star Rising released on Kindle / Audio Today - 1/24/2015 3:57:00 AM
· Directing Rod Taylor who passed today. - 1/8/2015 6:57:00 PM
· James Bond Lifestyle Now Taught in India - 12/29/2014 2:53:00 AM
· Trailer for Frank Sinatra Jr McKnight's Memory Arrives - 9/30/2014 6:53:00 PM
· 007 Lifestyle on TV News - 9/23/2014 9:15:00 PM
· Comic Book Trailer for The Mexican Swimmer - 9/18/2014 10:30:00 PM
· Art of Charm for Men Interviews James Bond Lifestyle Creator - 9/4/2014 10:42:00 PM
· Lead actor signed for The Mexican Swimmer - 6/14/2014 3:00:00 AM
· Producing audio for 'The Mexican Swimmer' - 4/30/2014 6:50:00 AM
· My Movie 'Death Machines' Gets VIP Release - 4/11/2014 12:48:00 AM
· NEW 007 Lifestyle Radio Interview - 2/13/2014 11:35:00 PM
· 007 Lifestyle Radio Interview - Listen Anytime - 11/5/2012 6:20:00 PM
· 007 Lifestyle in Japan Kindle Today - 10/24/2012 8:11:00 PM
· Being James Bond Podcast interview about Skyfall. - 9/10/2012 7:20:00 AM
· 007 Lifestyle on iTunes - 4/24/2012 10:26:00 PM
· 007 Lifestyle on Nook today. - 2/20/2012 8:00:00 PM
· Japan's good news. - 3/20/2011 11:56:00 PM
· 007 Lifestyle on Radio. 'How to Live the James Bond Lifestyle. - 2/19/2011 2:04:00 AM
· Bond Lifestyle in Nihongo Japanese - 1/7/2011 7:47:00 PM
· Tony Curtis' most romantic scene. - 9/30/2010 4:21:00 AM
· Frank Sinatra Jr. Narrates the Largest Production in AudioBook History - 3/9/2010 9:52:00 AM
· James Bond LIfestyle Kindle is Now Live! - 12/16/2009 6:21:00 PM
· James Bond Lifestyle is in the 'Garage'. - 11/21/2009 12:30:00 AM
· Frank Sinatra Jr Narrated Audio-Novel just Released - 6/25/2009 2:29:00 AM
· James Bond Lifestyle Audio Now Downloadable - 4/26/2009 7:33:00 AM
· James Bond Lifestyle Sets Up Mission Control Center - 3/8/2009 11:46:00 AM
· James Bond Lifestyle just released on CD. - 6/21/2007 7:37:00 AM
· Frank Sinatra Jr. Narrates 'McKnight's Memory' - 12/9/2006 2:44:00 PM

Books by
Paul Kyriazi



The Mexican Swimmer - Book Noir

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The Mexican Swimmer's Final Dive

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McKnight's Memory

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Rock Star Rising

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The Complete James Bond Lifestyle Seminar

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Live the James Bond Lifestyle - KINDLE

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McKnight's Memory - Kindle / Audio

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