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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00
Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90
Rikki Fulton was one of the biggest stars Scotland has produced. From classic comedy performances in Francie and Josie and Scotch & Wry - including the legendary Rev I M Jolly - and appearances in Hollywood movies like Gorky Park, Rikki had an extraordinary life and career. Now, to celebrate his life and work ten years after his passing, this... more...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 2.90
The author's half sister Pamela was James Mason's first wife and Diana de Rosso enjoyed a close friendship with the actor throughout his life. Drawing on her own experience and interviews with those who knew him, including Alec Guinness, Margaret Lockwood, Deborah Kerr and many other actors, directors and writers, Diana de Rosso lets us into the real... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
She's back! After several years away from our screens, Eastenders favourite Kat Moon had finally returned to Albert Square -- with her much-loved husband Alfie in tow. The nation has long been fascinated with the on/off relationship between the pair and, in this fascinating biography, the actress who brings Kat to life is uncovered.Only days after... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95
While it is common knowledge that Jews were prominent in literature, music, cinema, and science in pre-1933 Germany, the fascinating story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre is less often discussed. Yet for a brief time, during the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic, Jewish artists and intellectuals moved away from a segregated Jewish... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Even for scholars who have devoted their careers to the early modern theatre, the name John Lowin may not instantly evoke recognition-until now, the actor's life and contribution to the theatre of the period has never been the subject of a full-length publication. In this study, Barbara Wooding provides a comprehensive overview of the life and times... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
How did the feather-duster salesman from Liverpool become one of the greatest, though least-lauded, comic geniuses of his generation? This is a biography of the last of the great generation of British comedians - Ken Dodd. It contains information gathered from Dodd's friends, colleagues and fellow comedians. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
"Spreken is zilver, zwijgen is goud." Het spreekwoord krijgt in dit onderzoek een geheel nieuwe betekenis. In het postdramatische theater is een verzet tegen het logocentrisch paradigma zichtbaar; het verkiest presentatie boven representatie. Vanuit theaterwetenschappelijk en filosofisch oogpunt wordt het getuigenschap als nieuw model voor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In this invaluable and detailed presentation of the leading creative figures in a richly innovative and dynamic period of Czech theatre, Professor Jarka M. Burian provides us with insightful portraits of the directors K. H. Hilar, E. F. Burian, Alfred Radok, and Otomar Krejca: of the famous Voskovec and Werich comedic duo; of the scenographer Josef... more...
- Schaffner Press, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.99
The first full-length, authoritative, and detailed story of the iconic actor's life to go beyond the Hollywood scandal-sheet reporting of earlier books, this account offers an appreciation for the man and his acting career and the classic films he starred in, painting a portrait of an individual who took great risks in his acting and career. Although... more...