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- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 35.00
This is the most comprehensive analysis to date of Nazi film propaganda in its political, social and economic contexts, from the pre-war cinema as it fell under the control of the Propaganda Minister, Joseph Goebbels, through to the end of World War II. David Welch studies more than one hundred films of all types, identifying those aspects of Nazi... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 54.00
Richly detailed and empirically grounded, this first book-length study of infotainment and its globalization by a leading scholar of global communication, offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of this emerging phenomenon. Going beyond - both geographically and theoretically - the ?dumbing down? discourse, largely confined to the Anglo-American... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 74.00
'...an often engaging and often insightful book... Among the best pieces in the 29 chapter collection are those by Australian academics Graeme Turner, whose clear and concise chapter "The Economy of Celebrity" illustrates the industrial imperatives of stardom, and Catherine Lumby, who brings the experience of contemporary teen girl fandom to life in... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available
The kick-arse guide to dealing with anything the world throws at you. Australian Ky Furneaux ? top Hollywood stuntwoman and wilderness expert ? shares her experience to give women 100 things they need to know to meet the world head on and succeed. Using four guiding principles - be prepared, educate yourself, be adaptable, learn skills -... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
?We are like the Corleones in The Godfather??Randhir Kapoor There is no film family quite like the Kapoors. A family of professional actors and directors, they span almost eighty years of film-making in India, from the 1920s to the present. Each decade in the history of Hindi films has had at least one Kapoor?if not more?playing a large part in defining... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 10.15
Terry Wogan is one of Britains best-loved radio and television celebrities witty, charming and relaxed and has undoubtedly captured the nations heart. Here, Terry tells his life story from his beginnings as a young Limerick boy to his incredible success as an enduring celebrity with shows such as Wogan and The Eurovision Song Contest. ... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 31.12
How a small boy with a stammer ended up on the stage, becoming one of New Zealand's best loved comedians. In The Years Before My Death , renowned and much loved actor-director and comedy show writer David McPhail recounts his early life and what led him to pioneer the satirical TV programmes (including A Week of It and McPhail and Gadsby )... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 28.50
For everybody "raised on radio"?and that's everybody brought up in the thirties, forties, and early fifties?this is the ultimate book, combining nostalgia, history, judgment, and fun, as it reminds us of just how wonderful (and sometimes just how silly) this vanished medium was. Of course, radio still exists?but not the radio of The Lone Ranger and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.62
Piers has got a new job. He's off to America to be the 'Nasty Brit' judging the show America's Got Talent - surely a role he was made for? And with unprecedented access to people, places and parties on both sides of the pond, he'll get the inside scoop on the world of celebrity Stateside. So what could possibly go wrong? Well, it's not... more...