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- Barricade Books 2011; US$ 12.99
Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel is the first book to cover the entire life and career of flamboyant actor-director Dennis Hopper. Fans of Hopper, film buffs, baby boomers, and readers who are into celebrity scandals will seek out this account of the man who hung out with James Dean and Elvis Presley, created the counterculture... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 55.00
The first widely available biography of this important black Victorian-age actor, 'Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852' details the early life and career of this New York-born thespian. Exhaustively researched and accessibly written, this volume covers the latter 19 years of the life of one of the most significant theatrical figures... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
American film favorite Thelma Todd was much more than the beautiful blonde of the 1930s who played opposite Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy and the Marx Brothers. Todd's tragic death transformed her into an icon of Hollywood mystery: The photograph of the 29-year-old actress slumped in her luxurious Lincoln Phaeton shocked fans in 1935. How did... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 9.99
A rare glimpse into the world of a superstar whose virtuoso eccentricity and willingness to take on unconventional films for a mass audience has helped him retain alternative credentials and respect from critics that most actors only dream of Not only is Johnny Depp a huge star, but his unconventional choice of movie roles has made him a... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2002; US$ 30.00
Alice Faye's sweet demeanor, sultry glances, and velvety voice were her signatures. Her haunting rendition of "You'll Never Know" has never been surpassed by any other singer. Fans adored her in such films as Alexander's Ragtime Band, Rose of Washington Square, Tin Pan Alley, Week End in Havana, and Hello, Frisco, Hello. In the 1930s and 1940s she... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 24.95
" In this first-ever biography of Greer Garson, Michael Troyan sweeps away the many myths that even today veil her life. The true origins of her birth, her fairy-tale discovery in Hollywood, and her career struggles at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are revealed for the first time. Garson combined an everywoman quality with grace, charm, and refinement. She... more...
- Touchstone 2004; Not Available
In this eagerly awaited autobiography, comedian and prime-time television star George Lopez tells the heartbreaking yet humorous story of his inspirational rise from dead-end kid in the Valley to giving a command performance before the president of the United States. It is a rare story that touches us so deeply with its humor, sadness, and powerful... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 64.99
Embodying Difference offers a fresh perspective on the current theoretical debates about the role of Latinas in today's multicultural society and globalization's impact on cultural attitudes toward femininity. Saborío's interdisciplinary approach links feminist and gender discourse, cultural studies, and theatrical performances as a means of exploring... more...
- ECW Press 2012; US$ 10.95
The dark deeds, ugly secrets, and flashy fashion of Rosewood are captured in this glossy, full-color tribute to the hit TV show Pretty Little Liars. Featuring background information and insight into the cliques and mysteries of the award-winning show, it is a stylish guide that will satiate the many fans of the first two seasons and serve as an... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The Anatomy of Harpo Marx is a luxuriant, detailed play-by-play account of Harpo Marx?s physical movements as captured on screen. Wayne Koestenbaum guides us through the thirteen Marx Brothers films, from The Cocoanuts in 1929 to Love Happy in 1950, to focus on Harpo?s chief and yet heretofore unexplored attribute?his profound and contradictory... more...