Bogie: The Final Chapter
A firsthand account from the set of Humphrey Bogart's final film, The Harder They Fall, by his acting coach. More
“A brilliant, insightful look at an iconic actor and the time we all revere. Eli writes
with compassion and understanding of his remarkable relationship with Humphrey
– Mark Rydell, director of On Golden Pond, with Jane and Henry Fonda
and Katherine Hepburn, and The Reivers, with Steve McQueen
“Eli Rill has written a book (Bogie: The Final Chapter) that puts you, the reader, into
a vivid and immediate personal experience with Humphrey Bogart. I could not put
it down, breezed throughout, lamented the fact that I’d come to the last page.
I recommend it heartedly for a midwinter read in front of a woodburning fireplace.”
– Martin Landau, Academy Award winner
About the Author
Eli Rill is a writer, actor and director in Hollywood. Prior to his successful career in the movie industry, he was a U.S. Marine serving in Saipan, Okinawa, and Nagasaki during World War II. After his military service, he adapted and directed productions in New York and Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio. His novel, A Penny for the Violin Man, with glowing testimonials from Academy Award winners Martin Landau and Lee Grant, was recently published.
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