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- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.71
Hauptbeschreibung Agnes von Waiblingen (1072-1143) war die einzig überlebende Tochter des Canossa-Kaisers Heinrich IV. Sie und ihr erster Gemahl Herzog Friedrich I. von Schwaben sind die Eltern des ersten staufischen Königs Konrad III. Über ihn wurde Agnes Stammmutter des wohl bedeutendsten mittelalterlichen Herrschergeschlechts der Staufer. Nach... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 64.00
This is the most definitive survey yet of Alice Faye's unique career in film, recording, broadcasting, and on stage. An annotated bibliography of book, magazine, and newspaper sources covers her life and career from 1933 through 1989. This volume also features a filmography, discography, detailed coverage of Faye's broadcasting and stage career, specialized... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.99
As an actor, he seduces us with his tough-guy charm. As a director and producer, he amazes us with his artistry and technical savvy. As a Hollywood icon, Clint Eastwood, one of film's greatest living legends, represents some of the finest cinematic achievements in the history of American cinema. In American Rebel , bestselling author and acclaimed... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 64.00
Ann Sothern was often quoted as saying she had played every venue in show business except fairs. For over 60 years, she has captivated audiences from the stage, on radio and television, in film, and as a recording artist. This book is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet... 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...
- 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 Ecstasy... 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Sammy Davis Jr. lived a storied life. Adored by millions over a six-decade-long career, he was considered an entertainment icon and a national treasure. But despite lifetime earnings that topped $50 million, Sammy died in 1990 near bankruptcy. His estate was declared insolvent, and there was no possibility of itever using Sammy's name or likeness... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 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...