Summary

In the spring of 1984 Dan Gilvezan walked into an audition for a half-hour animated TV series and walked out an hour later with a role in a show that would change the landscape of television in the late ’80s: A show called The Transformers. As the voice of Bumblebee, the little yellow Volkswagen, Gilvezan was there from the very beginning, witness to the birth of an entertainment industry phenomenon that continues to surprise and delight audiences to this very day.
Bumblebee & Me takes you behind the scenes of the original Transformers television series for a first-hand look at the making of a classic. Experience the controlled chaos of the recording sessions, learn the secrets behind creating a character voice, get to know the members of the cast close up and personal. Chock full of stories, reminiscences, anecdotes and never-before-seen photographs, Bumblebee & Me is sure to satisfy even the most knowledgeable and discerning Transformers fan.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.
©2011 Dan Gilvezan (P)2011 Dan Gilvezan
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5 out of 5 stars
By Ian on 10-09-18

An honest book from an honest man.

This is one I'll be reading again, Dan's recollection of his time on the original Transformers cartoon were interesting to hear and made me appreciate him more than I already do. Short but definitely worth the time.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Thermonuclear on 21-06-16

Second listen!

A very short but sweet look at the life of a voice actor, which is made even better by the fact that it is a Transformers voice actor! Very good. could even have been a little longer, but if you have a deep interest in Transformers then this is for you!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christine Klunder on 23-02-15

Bumblebee...In His Own Words :)

I listen to it quite often. Dan Gilvezan's voice is normally pleasant to the ear, but hearing the emotion and *joy* he clearly has for having been so lucky to be a part of something that's meant so much to me and thousands of others just gets me RIGHT in the feels. :) :) :)

There is more than Transformers in the book, mostly about the business of voice acting and what has happened to voice acting in the years since, but I cannot lie, I bought it because of being a Transformers fan. Everything else - icing! :)

I also have the Kindle book, and as far as content there's no difference. But if you want the FULL experience, GET THE AUDIO!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 05-05-18

funny and we'll read.

loved it was funny and fact filed !! ! ! !! ! ! ! !

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