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- UPA 2013; US$ 34.99
This book describes how the Tiv people of Nigeria use their indigenous theater to fight against British colonialism and oppression by dominant groups in Nigeria. It celebrates the power of the theater to give voice to the voiceless and to become a catalyst for positive change. 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ECW Press 2002; US$ 11.95
A portrait of the most beloved Tarzan and a tale of Hollywood at its legendary peak. An authoritative insight into the life of the man most film fans consider the "one and only" Tarzan ? Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller ? this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through... 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...