Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Version: Unabridged
Author: Michael Caine
Narrator: Author
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Arts & Entertainment
Publisher: Hachette Books
Published In: October 2018
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 9 hours
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With over 100 movies and two Academy Awards to his credit over six decades, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight, and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career--and now his 85th year.

One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has starred in a huge range of films from the classic movies Alfie, Zulu, and The Italian Job (the inspiration for the book title) to the Hollywood blockbusting Dark Knight trilogy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Hannah and Her Sisters, and Cider House Rules. Caine has excelled in every kind of role--with a skill that's made it look easy.

He knows what success takes--he's made it to the pinnacle of his profession from humble origins. But as he says, "Small parts can lead to big things. And if you keep doing things right, the stars will align when you least expect it." Now in his 85th year--and more beloved than ever--he wants to share everything he's learned.

With brilliant new insight into his life and work and showcasing his wonderful gift for storytelling, Blowing the Bloody Doors Off is Caine at his wise and entertaining best.

Author Details

Author Details

Caine, Michael

Sir Michael Caine has won two Academy Awards during his distinguished five-decade career on screen. Knighted in 2000, Caine was born in working-class Sussex, England, and served in the British Army before landing his first film role in "Zulu" (1964). His films include "The Ipcress File", "Alfie", "Hannah and Her Sisters", "The Cider House Rules", and "Harry Brown". He is the author of the bestselling "What's It All About? "and "The Elephant to Hollywood". He lives in Surrey with his wife of thirty-seven years.