I had been employed to do the storyboards for a film that came to be called CRY FREEDOM. It was the story of the relationship that developed between South African activist Steve Biko and the white newspaper editor Donald Woods, based largely on Woods’ auto-biographical book ASKING FOR TROUBLE. It was directed by Richard Attenborough; Donald Woods was played by Kevin Kline and Denzel...
TAP DANCING AT A GLANCE
I bought this book in a market in Harare, Zimbabwe whilst working there in 1986. It’s a first edition, published in 1932 but I snapped it up because all the pages looked like this:- When I got back to my hotel and took a closer look I found that the model for some of the techniques was none other than Ginger Rogers who, famously, as Fred Astaire’s partner, did “…everything Fred...