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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
"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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women involved in film, television, stage and music in 2007. Legendary I Love Lucy writer Bob Carroll died on January 27, followed three days later by I Dream of Jeannie creator Sidney Sheldon. Other notables who died include Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith, novelists... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99
The Surprising Story of Hedy Lamarr, ?The Most Beautiful Girl in the World? As a teenage actress in 1920s Austria, performing on the stage and in film in light comedies and musicals, Hedy Kiesler, with her exotic beauty, was heralded across Europe by her mentor, Max Reinhardt. However, it was her nude scene, and surprising dramatic ability, in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 23.95
Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre is a lively and accessible biographical guide to the key figures in contemporary drama. All who enjoy the theatre will find their pleasure enhanced and their knowledge extended by this fascinating work of reference. Its distinctive blend of information, analysis and anecdote makes for entertaining and enlightening... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 16.00
Roger Ebert wrote the first film review that director Martin Scorsese ever received—for 1967’s I Call First , later renamed Who’s That Knocking at My Door —creating a lasting bond that made him one of Scorsese’s most appreciative and perceptive commentators. Scorsese by Ebert offers the first record of America’s... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 75.00
A companion volume to the author's Suicide in the Entertainment Industry: An Encyclopedia of 840 Twentieth Century Cases (2002), this reference work chronicles 298 cases of what can be broadly defined as "celebrity" homicides from the early twentieth century onward. Cases are drawn from the realms of film, theatre, music, dance and other... 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women involved in the performing arts in 2012. Notables who died include actor Larry Hagman, astronaut Neil Armstrong, voice actor Jerry Nelson (The Count of Sesame Street), comedian Phyllis Diller, singer Whitney Houston, and actor George Lindsey. Obituaries of these... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2013; US$ 17.49
?This wonderful book builds a mosaic of stories about fame and failure, love and loss, of public achievement and private concern. An immensely enjoyable read.? ? Joseph O?Connor. Intimacy With Strangers offers a dazzlingly original, thought-provoking approach to celebrity interviewing. Ciaran Carty draws on his career involving many of the world?s... more...