I Want It Now! a Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka

I Want It Now! a Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory In , Julie Dawn Cole was cast as the unforgettable Veruca Salt in the classic motion picture Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with Gene Wilder Since its release in , this epic musical has endured as a favorite of children from around the world with a fan base that encompasses generations of movie goers With its unforgettable characters, chocolatey landscapes and everlasting music, this charming fairy tale mixes these ingredients into what has been become a cinematic classic from literary legend Roald Dahl Praised by critics worldwide and often featured in broadcasts with other masterpiece musicals, it remains a timeless treasure Acclaimed film critic Robert Ebert wrote Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is probably the best film of its sort since The Wizard of Oz It is everything that family movies usually claim to be, but aren t Delightful, funny, scary, exciting, and, most of all, a genuine work of imagination Julie Dawn Cole has written an enchanting and richly illustrated memoir that offers a rare look behind the stage curtain to this ageless film Splendidly illustrated with personal letters, never seen before photographs and documents her mesmerizing story chronicles the entire production experience and tells of the remarkable journey of how she became known worldwide as a really bad egg Filled with countless funny and touching memories, her story takes readers behind the scenes of Willy Wonka and the resulting coming of age journey that brought the cast together again after nearly a quarter century I Want it Nowtakes readers beyond the world of pure imagination and behind the scenes to this universally cherished motion picture A true to life Charlie Bucket tale, Julie s story is unforgettable


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10 thoughts on “I Want It Now! a Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

  1. Melki Melki says:

    I want an Oompa Loompa NOW Veruca Salt was always my favorite Dahl character simply because she wanted EVERYTHING.And I don t see anything wrong with that.I was an only child who wanted everything Was I spoiled I don t think so For years, I asked for a pet lamb every birthday and C


  2. Sleepless Dreamer Sleepless Dreamer says:

    So I m part of that weird generation that grew up with this version and the Tim Burton one I definitely have childhood memories from this and so, when I saw it s a thing, I had to read it immediately Cole takes a few pages to describe her childhood, goes in depth about the filming experienc


  3. Tom Tom says:

    Julie Dawn Cole s portrayal of Veruca Salt was one of my earliest crushes It wasn t until I saw the Tim Burton version of Charlie the Chocolate Factory , and saw another actress play Veruca, that I realized fully how brilliant Ms Cole was.I hate memoirs that bog down in ancillary details, soft peddl


  4. Julie P Julie P says:

    While reading this free Kindle book from , I found that I was constantly going into imdb.com and then back to the text to see the actors about whom Julie Cole was discussing, and also to see where the Wonka kids are now It also made me desperately want to watch Willy Wonka again, and I will Many timesCole br


  5. Joy Joy says:

    I picked up this book as a free Kindle book a week or so ago, especially since it covers the topic of one of my favorite childhood movies The author is the actress who played Veruca Salt, and the book is mostly comprised of her memories of the time spent working on the movie, along with the experiences after the movi


  6. Armand Rosamilia Armand Rosamilia says:

    Simply loved it It brings back so many memories of the Willy Wonka movie from when I was a kid, and the many behind the scenes stories from Veruca Salt herself are great Armand Rosamilia


  7. Gina Gina says:

    2 starsI have observed a strange inverse parallel when children and the elderly tell stories Quite often, both have a way of expelling rather than telling stories Children share every small detail in a breathless rush, whilst the elderly share every small detail in a considered plod I Want it Now A Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy W


  8. Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) says:

    I loved Roald Dahl s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and enjoyed the movie when it first came out Sadly, the studio bosses decided to make a creepy remake that did neither the novel nor the original film any favours Neither did this book.In spite of having a ghost writer, this showbiz memoir is poorly written, repetitive, superficial,


  9. Don S. Don S. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A lot of firsts in this book First memoir with nothing bad to say about anyone First memoir of a child actor that did not include abuse First memoir I ve read that did not chronicle some level of destructive substance abuse.Julie Dawn Cole played Veruca Salt in the original


  10. Natalie Natalie says:

    Man, talk about a diva While Julie Cole spends so much energy trying to convince us that she is NOT like Veruca Salt, she manages to complain and whine about every single aspect of her childhood, filmmaking, premiers, adulthood, etc She comes off sounding ungrateful, entitled, and bitter It s annoying The pictures are, by far, the best feature of this book, and


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