I love the detail...it makes me feel as if I'm there, watching it happen, and that's an exciting feeling. (Leonard Maltin)
Bernds pictures of major figures are insightful and will be quoted, but just as important are his thumbnail sketches of crew members... you get a good idea what Hollywood was like, both in and out of the studios. It certainly stands on its own as a unique memoir... (Movie Collector's World
That clear-eyed quality that you have, with no padding and no waffle, gives one the most vivid idea of what it was like to be there. (Brownlow, Kevin)
About the Author
still lives outside of Hollywood, California. He no longer makes movies, but writes about them. He has written several published articles on American film. On February 9, 1998, Bernds was honored by the National Board of Review with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Film Technology.