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I wanna dance with somebody : the official Whitney Houston film companion / Simon Ward ; foreward by Naomi Ackie.



Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department

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Ward, Simon (Freelance writer),
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San Rafael, California : Weldon Owen, an imprint of Insight Editions, [2022]
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174 pages : color illustrations, color photographs ; 29 cm
"The film I Wanna Dance with Somebody tells the joyous, emotional, and heartbreaking story of Whitney Houston's journey from obscurity to musical super stardom. This stunning accompanying volume tells the story of bringing Whitney's life to the big screen, with behind-the-scenes photography and interviews with key cast members including star Naomi Ackie (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker), Tamara Tunie (Flight, The Devil's Advocate), and Nafessa Williams (Black Lightning), as well as key members of the production crew. Learn how the pivotal moments and places in Whitney's history, as well as her spectacular wardrobe and her look, were recreated for the film, with additional insight about the film from director Kasi Lemmons and about Whitney herself from producer Pat Houston. It is the ultimate book for the Whitney Houston fan."--Amazon.
Houston, Whitney -- Criticism and interpretation.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
African American women singers.
Biographical films -- Production and direction.
Houston, Whitney.
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Ackie, Naomi,
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Official Whitney Houston film companion
9781681889191 (hardcover)
1681889196 (hardcover)