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- Oldcastle Books 2011; US$ 18.99
Aimed at both the amateur enthusiast and those wishing to pursue their interest and undertake professional training, this basic introduction to the craft is full of valuable advice The basic skills that every actor needs to develop are covered in this guide, including breathing, voice control, the use of body language, timing, and handling... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2011; US$ 15.99
Introducing the reader to definitions of the founding concepts in film studies, this guide covers such ideas as authorship and genre, technological impacts and the rise of digital cinema, social influences and notions of the avant-garde, and cinema?s emergence as a major art form that reflects and shapes the world. In concise and clear sections,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2008; US$ 13.99
Somewhere in the labyrinth of our memories are films that we have seen and cannot forget but frustratingly may never see again because they have mysteriously vanished from the public domain. They may be hidden away in a film studio's vault, buried beneath the floorboards of a filmmaker's home, imprisoned by some ancient legality, refused release... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2006; US$ 5.55
Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. From a topless Sophia Loren in a 1950s historical epic and the erotic obsessions... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 15.99
An accessible yet comprehensive guide aimed at those with a keen interest in writing feature film screenplays Using case studies, creative exercises, and interviews from the industry, this book will guide readers through the necessary stages of writing a screenplay, from finding and developing ideas to creating and executing characters to shaping... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 14.99
Essential for script readers, development executives, and producers, this is also an incisive and effective how-to book for screenwriters, clearly illuminating the script assessment process for both story and craft Script readers are often responsible for determining whether a script is even looked at by a producer or development executive,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 13.99
Now in paperback, a concise guide to one of the bloodiest periods of medieval Christendom The first crusade was set in motion by Pope Urban II in 1095 and culminated in the capture of Jerusalem from the Muslims four years later. In 1291 the fall of Acre marked the loss of the last Christian enclave in the Holy Land. This guide traces the chronology... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2008; US$ 13.99
The Black Death is the name most commonly given to the pandemic of bubonic plague that ravaged the medieval world in the late 1340s. From Central Asia, the plague swept through Europe, leaving millions of dead in its wake. Between a quarter and a third of Europe's population died, and in England the population fell from nearly six million to just... more...
- Oldcastle Books 1998; US$ 9.99
Soon after the apparent suicide of a close friend, Christopher Cornwell receives several photos the friend mailed before his death. Lee Harvey Oswald is in one of the pictures—but how could Oswald be photographed in a small English village when he was supposed to be living in Russia as a defector at the same time? The mystery deepens as Cornwell... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2005; US$ 7.99
Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. In this book, Mark Campbell provides an informed introduction to the Agatha Christie... more...