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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
From his 1948 film debut in Red River through such classics as The Heiress, A Place in the Sun , and From Here to Eternity , Montgomery Clift exemplified a new masculinity and?leading the way for a generation of actors, including Marlon Brando and James Dean?epitomized the new naturalistic style of acting. Clift?s impact was such that, both during... more...
- Blood Moon Productions 2006; US$ 25.99
That ongoing, barely under control drama known as Marlon Brando--Hollywood's Ultimate Bad Boy, Megastar, and Sexual Outlaw--with a special focus on his early rise to fame and his social and sexual associations with the A-list legends of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Brando Unzipped is the definitive gossip guide to the late, great actor's life --New York... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
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 End... 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 pictureástar though, that she first rose to international fame. Fromáher feature film debut in 1936 through the aptly titled I Could Go on Singing in 1963, she lit upáthe screen with... 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... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 58.50
Taking as his starting point the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon, Florian Keller explores Andy Kaufman's career within a broader discussion of the ideology of the American Dream, grasping Kaufman's radical agenda beyond avant-garde theories of transgression. Presenting readings of Kaufman's most significant performances, Keller shows how he... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
New York Post ?An ambitious and successful book. . . . .Suffused with an emotional intensity. . . . It belongs to a part of American culture that Walters helped invent.? ? The New Yorker ?Walters doesn?t shy from the tough stuff.... Nor does she, an entertainer as much as a groundbreaking journalist, skimp on the fun bits.?? People ?A frank, graceful... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 30.00
Sir John Gielgud's career as an actor was perhaps the most distinguished of any of his generation, and, in a lifetime that spanned almost a century, he appeared in hundreds of theatrical productions and films, receiving virtually every honor given, including an Academy Award. Now, in this wonderfully insightful biography, fully authorized and written... more...