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Paperback 235 Pages / Published: 30/05/2010
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Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, acclaimed horse trainer and show rider Martha Crawford Cantarini was among the busiest of Hollywood's elite corps of female stunt riders. She was the regular stunt double for such actresses as Eleanor Parker, Anne Baxter

Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN: 9780786447534
Number of pages: 235
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 23 mm


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"moving...this book has much to offer fans of the Golden Age...valuable...soulful magic...I'm thankful for this book in which she and her co-writer tell her story so beautifully"--Classic Images; "fascinating...captivating...not to be missed"--Western Clippings; "a great book"--b-westerns.com; "I knew when I was asked to do The Big Country that I needed a good stunt double. Well, I got her. I got the best...Martha Crawford."--Jean Simmons, academy award-nominated actress; "Martha Crawford (Cantarini) has led a remarkable and rich life, one interwoven with those of many special horses. Everyone would enjoy the stories she has to tell."--Laura Hillenbrand, author of Seabiscuit, An American Legend; "knowing Martha and her skills on a horse makes it all the more thrilling to see the fruits of all her labor and love of horse's and her contribution in film finally come full circle."--Frank Stallone, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated musician and composer: polo player and horseman.
"sweet, insightful and fun autobiography of stunt double/stand-in Cantarini...moving...this book has much to offer fans of the Golden Age...valuable...soulful magic...I'm thankful for this book in which she and her co-writer tell her story so beautifully"--Classic Images; "fascinating...captivating...not to be missed"--Western Clippings; "a great book"--b-westerns.com; "I knew when I was asked to do The Big Country that I needed a good stunt double. Well, I got her. I got the best...Martha Crawford."--Jean Simmons, academy award-nominated actress; "Martha Crawford (Cantarini) has led a remarkable and rich life, one interwoven with those of many special horses. Everyone would enjoy the stories she has to tell."--Laura Hillenbrand, author of Seabiscuit, An American Legend; "knowing Martha and her skills on a horse makes it all the more thrilling to see the fruits of all her labor and love of horse's and her contribution in film finally come full circle."--Frank Stallone, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated musician and composer: polo player and horseman.

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