Bond, the Beatles and My Year with Marilyn

50 Years as a Movie Marketing Man

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About the Book

In his remarkable 50-year career, D-Day veteran, international film publicist and executive and production associate Charles “Jerry” Juroe met, knew or worked with almost “anyone who was anyone,” from Cecil B. DeMille and Alfred Hitchcock to Mary Pickford, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, Katherine Hepburn, Brando and the Beatles. He made his name working on the iconic James Bond films, running publicity and advertising for both United Artists and legendary producers Albert “Cubby” Broccoli and Harry Saltzman’s EON Productions. From Dr. No to GoldenEye, Juroe traveled the globe with Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan. His entertaining memoir reads like insider history of Hollywood.

About the Author(s)

Now retired, Charles “Jerry” Juroe lives in southern Spain.

Bibliographic Details

Charles “Jerry” Juroe

Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 232
Bibliographic Info: 81 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2018
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7510-7
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3399-2
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Preface 1
When You Look upon a Star 3
Close Encounters of the Weird Kind 5
The Little Lieutenant 12
San Francisco “University” 23
The Last of the Golden Years 32
Life with Marilyn 69
Lynn 78
APJAC—London End Game 81
Sex Spelled Backwards Is Pronounced Excess 84
Hope Is Eternal, but Yes, Mr. DeMille 91
Paramount—The Second Time Around 99
United Artists 104
Paramount (Yet Again) 137
Yo-Ho, ­Yo-Ho, It’s Off to Work I Go—Hopefully 146
Universal 152
Bond Forevermore 154
Memorable Moments Along the Way 184
Index 215