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  • My Week with Marilynby Colin Clark

    Weinstein Publishing 2011; US$ 16.00

    This remarkable true story recounts the magical seven days during which Hollywood?s biggest star ? the newly married Marilyn Monroe ? escaped a difficult movie shoot and the pressures of her life to spend time with a caring young Englishman who was an ass more...

  • Tab Hunter Confidentialby Tab Hunter; Eddie Muller

    Algonquin Books 2006; US$ 14.95

    Welcome to Hollywood, circa 1950, the end of the Golden Age. A remarkably handsome young boy, still a teenager, gets "discovered by a big-time movie agent. Because when he takes his shirt off young hearts beat faster, because he is the picture of innocence and trust and need, he will become a star. It seems almost preordained. The open smile says,... more...

  • Metalepsis in Popular Cultureby Karin Kukkonen; Sonja Klimek

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Metalepsis refers to the crossing of boundaries between fiction and reality in narratives. This volume provides a systematic overview of metalepsis, its types and effects, in popular culture. The contributions discuss popular fiction, fan fiction, pop lyrics, comics, films, animated cartoons, music videos, live performances and TV series... more...

  • Marilyn At Rainbow's Endby Darwin Porter

    Blood Moon Productions 2012; US$ 19.99

    MARILYN'S DEATH ELICITED OUTRAGE FROM EVERYBODY. Here's how it was reviewed by some of her contemporaries: ***** "A simple, decent-hearted kid whom Hollywood brought down, legs parted." (Director Elia Kazan) "More and more, Marilyn was involving herself with some of the most dangerous men on the planet, power figures... more...

  • The Silent Films of Harry Langdon (1923-1928)by James L. Neibaur

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    James L. Neibaur is a film historian and educator who has written several books on film, including The Fall of Buster Keaton (2010) and Early Charlie Chaplin (2011), both published by Scarecrow Press. more...

  • Clara Bowby David Stenn

    Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 22.99

    Silent screen goddess Clara Bow was the embodiment of the Roaring Twenties, Hollywood's first sex symbol and a natural talent with an independent heart. more...

  • Mary Pickfordby Christel Schmidt

    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...

  • From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroesby Robert Clary

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2007; US$ 15.99

    Actor and singer Clary, born in France before the Nazi occupation, tells the story of his survival of the concentration camps, and the years that followed World War II, which included a successful show-business career (he was Corporal Louis Lebeau on the television show Hogan's Heroes) and nationwide talks on the Holocaust. more...

  • The Sundance Kidby William Schoell; Lawrence J. Quirk

    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...

  • Irene Dunneby Wes D. Gehring

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    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...