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  • Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2011by Harris M Lentz

    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...

  • Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2012by Harris M. Lentz

    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...

  • Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2014by Harris M. Lentz III

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 49.95

    Among 2014's many notable losses in the performing arts were actors Robin Williams, James Garner and Lauren Bacall, folk music icon Pete Seeger, Jazz pianist Horace Silver, rock singer Joe Cocker and co-host of National Public Radio's "Car Talk," Tom Magliozzi. Obituaries of performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers... more...

  • Scorsese by Ebertby Roger Ebert; Martin Scorsese

    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 most respected film critic?s... more...

  • Show Business Homicidesby David K. Frasier

    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...