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- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 30.18
Hauptbeschreibung Agnes von Waiblingen (1072-1143) war die einzig überlebende Tochter des Canossa-Kaisers Heinrich IV. Sie und ihr erster Gemahl Herzog Friedrich I. von Schwaben sind die Eltern des ersten staufischen Königs Konrad III. Über ihn wurde Agnes Stammmutter des wohl bedeutendsten mittelalterlichen Herrschergeschlechts der Staufer. Nach... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women involved in the performing arts in 2011. Notables who died include Andy Rooney, Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes commentator; Smokin' Joe Frazier, heavyweight boxing champion; rapper Heavy D; Jane Russell, Hollywood pin-up of 1940s and '50s; and movie legend... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.57
An alternative autobiography of the well-loved actor and man of the theatre. In My Life in Pieces Simon Callow retraces his life through the multifarious performers, writers, productions and events which have left their indelible mark on him. The story begins with Peter Pan ? his first ever visit to the theatre ? before transporting us to southern... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 21.99
"A memoir as finely crafted as one of Lithgow?s performances." ?Steve Martin Emmy Award-winner John Lithgow presents a charming, witty, and revealing memoir about his family, his work, and his life in Drama ?an intimate story of insights and inspirational reflections from one of America?s most beloved actors. Lithgow pays tribute to his father,... more...
- Running Press 2011; US$ 30.00
Through her incomparable work on screen, stage, record, radio, and television, Judy Garland earned renown as ?The World?s Greatest Entertainer.? It was as a motion picture star though, that she first rose to international fame. From her feature film debut in 1936 through the aptly titled I Could Go on Singing in 1963, she lit up the screen with... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 49.95
Among 2010's many notable losses in the performing arts are actors Tony Curtis, Dennis Hopper, Gary Coleman and Peter Graves, rock star Ronnie James Dio, and television personality, actor and athlete Don Meredith. Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 39.00
In his lifetime Gielgud was acclaimed as the finest classical actor of the twentieth century and Jonathan Croalls biography from 2000 was instantly recognised by critics as a masterful achievement, one that was unlikely to be surpassed ( Sunday Telegraph ). Since that time however a considerable amount of new material has come to... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 15.99
I can hardly believe that it is more than half a century since I first stepped on to the stage of the Old Vic Theatre and into a way of life that has brought me the most rewarding professional relationships and friendships. I cannot imagine now ever doing anything else with my life except acting?? ? Judi Dench From London?s glittering West... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 35.00
Helen Mirren has been an internationally acclaimed actress--and the recipient of many awards, transferring between stage, cinema and television--for over 40 years. Known in her youth for a forthright style, a liberated attitude and a bohemian outlook, she has never ceased to be out of the public eye, with legions of admiring fans all over the... more...