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Individual actors & performers books

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Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir by Terence Stamp Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir

An entertaining and enlightening new memoir by legendary actor Terence Stamp, detailing his twin passions: acting and mysticism.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Quintessential Jack The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen by Scott Edwards Quintessential Jack The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen

After several years of small roles and experimental screenwriting during his early career, Jack Nicholson got his big break in 1969 with Easy Rider. The next year, his first lead role, in Five Easy Pieces, made him a star. In...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Amitabh Bachchan by Sunny Singh Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan has dominated the Indian film industry as its pre-eminent star for the past 40 years. Sunny Singh considers both Bachchan's film performances and his persona as a political actor and global brand, and explores the reasons behind the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Lucky Joe's Namesake The Extraordinary Life and Observations of Joe Wilson by Fred Bartenstein Lucky Joe's Namesake The Extraordinary Life and Observations of Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson (1938-2015), a native of rural East Tennessee, was a civil rights activist, self-educated scholar, founder/administrator of nationally important roots music enterprises, and was legendary for his colourful writing and opinions. Lucky Joe's Namesake brings us Wilson's life and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Oscar's Favorite Actors The Winningest Stars (and More Who Should Be) by Roger Leslie Oscar's Favorite Actors The Winningest Stars (and More Who Should Be)

Just as the Academy Awards have an impact upon stars and their careers, their achievements influence the Academy and contribute to the rich history of the Oscars. With detailed discussion of their performances and Awards night results, this book describes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

John Wayne A Giant Shadow by Carolyn McGivern John Wayne A Giant Shadow


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Ryan Gosling by Nick Johnstone Ryan Gosling

With the enchanting chords of his piano and his effortless charisma and charm, Ryan Gosling has swept back onto our screens and confirmed himself as one of Hollywood s greats.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Last Man Standing Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy by James Curtis Last Man Standing Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy

On December 22, 1953, Mort Sahl took the stage at San Francisco's hungry i and changed comedy forever. Before him, standup was about everything but hard news and politics. In his wake, a new generation of smart comics emerged. Here,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Coming Soon

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai by Mark Gallagher Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

In exploring the exceptionally varied career of Tony Leung, one of greater China's most acclaimed contemporary film stars, Mark Gallagher examines the dissemination and reception of Chinese cinema and popular culture and illuminates the nature of contemporary Hong Kong, Chinese,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Hamlet Lives in Hollywood John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen by Murray Pomerance, Steven Rybin Hamlet Lives in Hollywood John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen
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This book, a collection of fifteen original essays on the film performances and stardom of John Barrymore, redresses the lack of scholarship on Barrymore by offering a range of varied perspectives on the actor s work.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 30/09/2017

The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond by Tom Salinsky, Deborah Frances-White The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond
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The Improv Handbook is the most comprehensive, smart, helpful and inspiring guide to improv available today. Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes, it features a range of games, interviews, descriptions and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018 Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio by Lloyd (RADA, UK) Trott Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018 Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio
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Actors and Performers Yearbook is an established and respected directory that enables actors to find work in stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond by Tom Salinsky, Deborah Frances-White The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond
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The Improv Handbook is the most comprehensive, smart, helpful and inspiring guide to improv available today. Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes, it features a range of games, interviews, descriptions and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Vivien Leigh Actress and Icon by Kate Dorney Vivien Leigh Actress and Icon

A collection of essays on the legendary actress that uses archival sources in the US and UK to re-examine her attitude to acting and the public perception of her work. -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon (Npg Only) by Terence Pepper, Helen Trompeteler Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon (Npg Only)
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During her lifetime , the Belgian - born British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 93), star of such films as Roman Holiday , Sabrina , Funny Face , Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady , Charade and Two for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

Leading Lady by Sherry Lansing Leading Lady


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days At Work with the Comic Genius by Fred Goodwins, Dan Kamin Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days At Work with the Comic Genius
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This is a behind-the-scenes look at film comedian Charlie Chaplin by an actor in Chaplin's stock company. In 1916 Fred Goodwins wrote more than thirty-five articles for Red Letter magazine that provide fascinating insights about Chaplin at work and play-articles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

Harry Langdon by Gabriella Oldham, Mabel Langdon Harry Langdon
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Among silent film comedians, three names stand out -- Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd -- but Harry Langdon indisputably deserves to sit among them as the fourth &quote;king.&quote; In films such as The Strong Man (1926) and Long...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/03/2017

Alain Delon Style, Stardom and Masculinity by Nick (Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle, France) Rees-Roberts Alain Delon Style, Stardom and Masculinity
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Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon. Emblematic of a modern, European masculinity, Delon's appeal spanned cultures and continents. From his breakthrough as the first on-screen Tom Ripley in Purple...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

Atomic Blonde by Barry Lowe Atomic Blonde

Born Joan Lucille Olander in a small South Dakota town, Mamie Van Doren rose to Blonde Bombshell status in Hollywood when she signed with Universal Pictures in 1953, right on the heels of Marilyn Monroe. This comprehensive biography explores Van...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2017

Elvis Ignited The Rise of an Icon in Florida by Bob Kealing Elvis Ignited The Rise of an Icon in Florida

It was his most electric and influential time as a live performer. The young and hungry Elvis, the rising star, burst onto stages large and small-sexy, controversial, brimming with talent and ambition. One lightning-hot year in Florida fueled his rise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/12/2016

The Essential Jack Nicholson by James L. Neibaur The Essential Jack Nicholson

The Essential Jack Nicholson looks at the key films in the career of one of Hollywood's biggest stars. After a brief profile of the actor, author James L. Neibaur highlights each of Nicholson's most important works, explaining why his performances...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2016

Winnie Lightner Tomboy of the Talkies by David C. Lightner Winnie Lightner Tomboy of the Talkies

The biography of the spunky Song a Minute Girl, the first actress to have her spoken words censored
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

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