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- Blood Moon Productions 2012; US$ 19.99
As an insight into the American experience of celebrity death on the 50th anniversary of the murder of the Love Goddess, biographer Darwin Porter has compiled, after decades of research, an intriguing roundup of the conspiracies and dark secrets behind Hollywood?s most notorious mystery: Who Killed Marilyn? This relentless page-turner, a lip-smacking... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 67.99
In The Silent Films of Harry Langdon (1923-1928) , film historian James Neibaur examines Langdon's strange, fascinating work during the silent era, when he made landmark films that were often ahead of their time. Extensively reviewing the comedian's silent screen work film by film, Neibaur makes the case that Langdon should be accorded the same... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 45.00
In the early days of cinema, when actors were unbilled and unmentioned in credits, audiences immediately noticed Mary Pickford. Moviegoers everywhere were riveted by her magnetic talent and appeal as she rose to become cinema's first great star. In this engaging collection, copublished with the Library of Congress, an eminent group of film historians... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 44.99
This is the first full-length biography of Irene Dunne, one of the most versatile actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. A recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors award in 1985, Dunne's acting highlights include five Best Actress Oscar nominations, occurring in almost as many different genres: the Western Cimarron (1931), two screwball comedies: Theodora... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2006; US$ 23.99
1969 was Robert Redford's breakout year, when he starred with Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Since that time he was continuously successful, either as an actor or director. His concern for the environment, particularly in the American West, has made him an important spokesman for conservation, often lending his name to causes and... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Based on exclusive interviews, this book includes never-before published material from those associated with Elizabeth Montgomery's remarkable life before, during, and after Bewitched . It also explores her political activism: her advocacy for AIDS research, the peace movement, and her controversial participation as narrator of the feature film... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 1997; US$ 17.99
Jackie Chan: Inside the Dragon is the first biography of this international star. Drawn from one-on-one interviews with Chan himself and the actors, actresses, directors, and other stuntmen who've worked with him, fans will finish this book knowing all the details behind Chan's life and films. more...
- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 16.95
?Addictively readable . . . Someday, when fewer people know Richard Pryor?s name, Furious Cool will be the best defense against the worst sort of forgetting--the kind that involves who we are now, who we loved once, and why.? ? Esquire Richard Pryor was arguably the single most influential performer of the second half of the twentieth century,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 29.95
"Ida Lupino (1918-1995) was more than a gorgeous image of film noir in the forties and fifties who starred in classics such as They Drive By Night, High Sierra, and Road House. Lupino also evolved into one of Hollywood's earliest female directors whose work was described by Martin Scorsese as ""resilient, with a remarkable empathy for the fragile... more...