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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95
The old cliché about the "starving" artist may have a basis in reality, but it isn?t set in stone! The Thriving Artist provides valuable advice for the performing artist, whether you?re an actor, dancer, lighting guru, costumer, or stagehand, on investing, saving, and building a diversified and stable financial portfolio. Written specifically for... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
From Al Jolson in blackface to Song of the South, there is a long history of racism in Hollywood film. Yet as early as the 1930s, movie studios carefully vetted their releases, removing racially offensive language like the ?N-word.? This censorship did not stem from purely humanitarian concerns, but rather from worries about boycotts from civil rights... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Screenwriters are storytellers and dream builders. They forge new worlds and beings, bringing them to life through storylines and idiosyncratic details. Yet up until now, no one has told the story of these creative and indispensable artists. The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Ben Hecht called him "White Fang," and director Charles Vidor took him to court for verbal abuse. The image of Harry Cohn as vulgarian is such a part of Hollywood lore that it is hard to believe there were other Harry Cohns: the only studio president who was also head of production; the ex-song plugger who scrutinized scripts and grilled writers at... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 28.99
Chris Taylor is deputy editor of Mashable , the world?s largest social media and technology news website. Taylor has covered the intersection of business and culture for more than fifteen years in Time magazine, Business 2.0 magazine, Fortune Small Business , and Fast Company . He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Rafe Beckley trained as an actor at the East 15 Acting School in England. Since then, he has worked as an actor, theatre director and teacher. He is a member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain. He lives in Hertfordshire, England. more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where legends are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds are, and always have been, largely closed to the public, save for tours which barely scrape the surface and never pass the soundstage wall. In this book, studio staff historian and Hollywood insider Steven Bingen is your guide... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; Not Available
How did a really unhip country suddenly become cool? How could a nation that once banned miniskirts, long hair on men and rock 'n' roll come to mass produce pop music and a K-pop star that would break the world record for the most YouTube hits? Who would have predicted that a South Korean company that used to sell fish and fruit (Samsung) would one... more...