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TV game shows are an American pastime broadcast ratings champ and cultural institution. Lavishly illustrated and filled with entertaining titbits EGame Shows FAQE presents an unprecedented look at how the game show genre has evolved in the past hundred years. From its earliest days as a promotional tool for newspapers ...
Game Shows FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Pioneers, the Scandals, the Hosts and the Jackpots
TV game shows are an American pastime broadcast ratings champ and cultural institution. Lavishly illustrated and filled with entertaining titbits EGame Shows FAQE presents an unprecedented look at how the game show genre has evolved in the past hundred years. From its earliest days as a promotional tool for newspapers to the high-browed panel games on radio to the scandalous years of the quiz shows to the glitzy and raucous games of the 1970s to the prime-time extravaganzas of the modern era a this book examines the most relevant game shows of every decade exploring how the genre changed and the reasons behind its evolution.THPacked with photos and mementos to give a feel of how game shows evolved over the years the book includes interviews and insights from the shows' beloved hosts including Wink Martindale and Marc Summers executives Bob Boden and Jamie Klein and producers Aaron Solomon and Mark Maxwell-Smith among others. EGame Shows FAQE offers a richly detailed lineage of this American television institution.
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20.990000 USD
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Over the past four decades, the Stephen King movie has become a genre unto itself. Stephen King Films FAQ is the most comprehensive overview of this body of work to date, encompassing well-known hits as well as forgotten obscurities, critical darlings and reviled flops, films that influenced King as well ...
Stephen King Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King of Horror on Film
Over the past four decades, the Stephen King movie has become a genre unto itself. Stephen King Films FAQ is the most comprehensive overview of this body of work to date, encompassing well-known hits as well as forgotten obscurities, critical darlings and reviled flops, films that influenced King as well as those that have followed in his footsteps, upcoming and unmade projects, and selected works in other media (including comic books, radio dramas, and the infamous Carrie musical). Author Scott Von Doviak provides background information, analysis, and trivia. All you ever wanted to know about the king of horror onscreen can be found here.
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37.18 USD

Stephen King Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King of Horror on Film

by Scott Von Doviak
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Sure to become a mainstay of any actor's shelf, Applause is pleased to present the first two volumes of Leon Katz's monumental monologue collection. Covering the full scope of Western Drama, from the Greeks to the 20th Century, these two volumes contain over 250 monologues from sources other than Shakespeare's ...
Classical Monologues: Older Men: From Aeschylus to Bernard Shaw
Sure to become a mainstay of any actor's shelf, Applause is pleased to present the first two volumes of Leon Katz's monumental monologue collection. Covering the full scope of Western Drama, from the Greeks to the 20th Century, these two volumes contain over 250 monologues from sources other than Shakespeare's plays. The works range from the famous to the little-known, covering over 2 000 years of theatrical history. Katz provides an introduction to each monologue that provides an informative and critical context for actors, directors, students and teachers, but are also of relevance to general readers. Each volume is organized into Tragedy/Drama and Comedy divisions, and the monologues are helpfully arranged by period as well as chronologically. Also, the monologues are fully footnooted afor unfamiliar references and definitions and the bibliography provides exhaustive listings of sources for all the plays from which the monologues have been drawn. Simply put, these two volumes are a must for actors, directors, teachers and students of classical theatre!
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11.81 USD
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Theatre and Drama in the Making introduces readers not only to important primary sources, but to the uses made of them by distinguished theorists, critics, and historians. Unlike other texts, it discusses theatre as a whole, embracing both the art of dramatic writing and the art of performance. Included in ...
Theatre and Drama in the Making: Antiquity to the Renaissance
Theatre and Drama in the Making introduces readers not only to important primary sources, but to the uses made of them by distinguished theorists, critics, and historians. Unlike other texts, it discusses theatre as a whole, embracing both the art of dramatic writing and the art of performance. Included in this new edition are greatly expanded sections covering Latin Theatre and Drama and The Golden Age of Spain as well as all the exciting new archaeological information relating to the excavation of the Rose and the Globe. The introduction to each essay has been revised and enlarged so that together they may be read independently as a concise and accurate narrative of theatre history. From Aeschylus to CaldEron, from Agatharcus to Serlio, from Thespis to Burbage, from Aristotle to Sidney, here is the story of Western Theatre in all its glorious variety.
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20.990000 USD

Theatre and Drama in the Making: Antiquity to the Renaissance

by John Gassner
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The Commercial Theatre Institute, now in its 25th year, runs the world's foremost course for those interested in producing or investing in the theatre. The CTI Guide to Producing Plays and Musicals provides the very best advice on all aspects of theatre production, from publicity and advertising, through various legal ...
The Commercial Theatre Institute Guide to Producing Plays and Musicals
The Commercial Theatre Institute, now in its 25th year, runs the world's foremost course for those interested in producing or investing in the theatre. The CTI Guide to Producing Plays and Musicals provides the very best advice on all aspects of theatre production, from publicity and advertising, through various legal aspects, to the actual role of a producer. With interviews and contributions from 30 top theatre professionals - including agents, directors, managers, fundraisers and production designers - this is the definitive resource for anyone interested in theatre production.
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26.240000 USD

The Commercial Theatre Institute Guide to Producing Plays and Musicals

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Christopher Durang * Craig Fols * J.E. Franklin * David Mamet * Steve Martin * Elaine May * Max Mitchell * Rich Orloff * Jacquelyn Reingold * Ronald Ribman * Murray Schisgal * Jules Tasca * Thornton Wilder * Doug Wright.
The Best American Short Plays 1994-1995
Christopher Durang * Craig Fols * J.E. Franklin * David Mamet * Steve Martin * Elaine May * Max Mitchell * Rich Orloff * Jacquelyn Reingold * Ronald Ribman * Murray Schisgal * Jules Tasca * Thornton Wilder * Doug Wright.
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16.750000 USD

The Best American Short Plays 1994-1995

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John Russell Brown demonstrates just how much is in Shakespeare's texts; how the language is awakened, colored, emphasized, sensualized and extended in performance. Shakespeare's intended readers were his collaborators, not his commentators. Brown invites all Shakespeare lovers to seek their insights in Shakespeare's natural habitat: the stage.
Shakespeare's Plays in Performance
John Russell Brown demonstrates just how much is in Shakespeare's texts; how the language is awakened, colored, emphasized, sensualized and extended in performance. Shakespeare's intended readers were his collaborators, not his commentators. Brown invites all Shakespeare lovers to seek their insights in Shakespeare's natural habitat: the stage.
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19.940000 USD

Shakespeare's Plays in Performance

by John Russell Brown
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Star Trek FAQ 2.0 (Unofficial and Unauthorized): Everything Left to Know About the Next Generation the Movies and Beyond
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33.45 USD

Star Trek FAQ 2.0 (Unofficial and Unauthorized): Everything Left to Know About the Next Generation the Movies and Beyond

by Mark Clark
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This book was written between 1946 and 1952, and first published in 1953. It is now widely regarded as the standard portrait of the European and American theater in the turbulent and seminal years following World War II; but it is far more than that. It ranges back as far ...
In Search of Theater: Travels in England, Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the United States
This book was written between 1946 and 1952, and first published in 1953. It is now widely regarded as the standard portrait of the European and American theater in the turbulent and seminal years following World War II; but it is far more than that. It ranges back as far as Ibsen and even Shakespeare, and has contributed very substantially to a number of reputations that would long outlast 1950, such as those of Bertolt Brecht, Charles Chaplin and Martha Graham. For Bentley fans, it is an essential link in a chain that runs from The Playwright as Thinker to The Life of the Drama to The Brecht Memoir and Thinking About the Playwright.
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19.900000 USD

In Search of Theater: Travels in England, Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the United States

by Eric Bentley
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Doctor Who FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Famous Time Lord in the Universe
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31.490000 USD

Doctor Who FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Famous Time Lord in the Universe

by Dave Thompson
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Writing the 10-Minute Play
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20.990000 USD

Writing the 10-Minute Play

by Glenn Alterman
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(Applause Books). Charming, witty, effortlessly debonair, and elegant, Cary Grant was the ultimate leading man, a silver screen icon who seemed to embody all that a movie star should be. But beneath the glamour was a real and complicated man surprisingly vulnerable, unabashedly romantic, often exacting perfectionist who rose above ...
Evenings with Cary Grant: Recollections in His Own Words and by Those Who Knew Him Best
(Applause Books). Charming, witty, effortlessly debonair, and elegant, Cary Grant was the ultimate leading man, a silver screen icon who seemed to embody all that a movie star should be. But beneath the glamour was a real and complicated man surprisingly vulnerable, unabashedly romantic, often exacting perfectionist who rose above a traumatic childhood and failed marriages to become an incomparable Hollywood legend. In this sublimely truthful and candid portrait, biographer Nancy Nelson draws on interviews with Grant, as well as material from his personal papers, along with loving, revelatory reminiscences from some of his closest friends and loved ones including Katharine Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Quincy Jones, James Stewart, and many more to reveal the vaudevillian, actor, lover, and father. With a treasury of both well-loved and rarely seen photographs and a foreword by Grant's wife, Barbara, and daughter, Jennifer, this is the definitive biography of one of the screen's greatest stars.
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19.38 USD
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The Film Scripts Series is a new printing of some of the greatest screenplays ever written. Each of the four volumes in the series a edited by George P. Garrett O. B. Hardison Jr. and Jane R. Gelfman a contains three classic shooting scripts written by some of the finest ...
Film Scripts Two: High Noon, Twelve Angry Men, The Defiant Ones
The Film Scripts Series is a new printing of some of the greatest screenplays ever written. Each of the four volumes in the series a edited by George P. Garrett O. B. Hardison Jr. and Jane R. Gelfman a contains three classic shooting scripts written by some of the finest writers to ever work in Hollywood. Every volume also features a highly informative introduction a glossary of technical terms an extensive bibliography and the credits for each film. These enduring screenplays will be of great interest to the general film buff the aspiring screenwriter and the professional filmmaker. Of particular value to the screenwriter and filmmaker is the fact that all scripts are printed in standard screenplay format.THTHEFilm Scripts TwoE features:THTH+/-EHigh NoonE+/- (1952 United Artists): Script by Carl Foreman; Directed by Fred Zinnemann; Starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly; Academy Awards for Gary Cooper best film editing best song and best score; Academy Award nominations for best picture best director and best writing.THTH+/-ETwelve Angry MenE+/- (1957 United Artists): Script by Reginald Rose; Directed by Sidney Lumet; Starring Martin Balsam Lee J. Cobb E. G. Marshall Jack Klugman and Henry Fonda; Academy Award nominations for best picture best director and best writing.THTH+/-EThe Defiant OnesE+/- (1958 United Artists): Script by Nathan E. Douglas and Harold Jacob Smith; Directed by Stanley Kramer; Starring Tony Curtis Sidney Poitier Theodore Bikel and Lon Chaney; Academy Awards for best writing and best cinematography; Academy Award nominations for Tony Curtis Theodore Bikel best picture best director and best film editing.
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29.390000 USD

Film Scripts Two: High Noon, Twelve Angry Men, The Defiant Ones

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The dean of Broadway musical directors examines the dynamics of how the book music and lyrics work together to create such hits as EMy Fair LadyE EFiddler on the RoofE EGuys and DollsE EHairE EPal JoeyE EWest Side StoryE ECompanyE ESouth PacificE EThreepenny OperaE and EPorgy and BessE. Howard Kissel ...
Words with Music: Creating the Broadway Musical Libretto
The dean of Broadway musical directors examines the dynamics of how the book music and lyrics work together to create such hits as EMy Fair LadyE EFiddler on the RoofE EGuys and DollsE EHairE EPal JoeyE EWest Side StoryE ECompanyE ESouth PacificE EThreepenny OperaE and EPorgy and BessE. Howard Kissel chief theater critic for the ENew York Daily NewsE extends the reach of Engel's subjects by bringing them up to date with commentary on such shows as EA Chorus LineE ENineE ESunday in the Park with GeorgeE ERentE EWorkingE and EFalsettosE. Kissel offers a thoughtful history on how musical theater has evolved in the three decades since Engel wrote EWords with MusicE (1972) and how Engel's classic work remains vital and illuminating today.
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18.890000 USD

Words with Music: Creating the Broadway Musical Libretto

by Lehman Engel
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Heaven's Gate, by comparison, was a party in Paradise. Some of cinema's legendary artists - renowned for their work with Fellini, Godard, Fassbinder, and Herzog among others - would unwittingly unite to create the greatest financial disaster in movie history: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Andrew Yule goes behind the ...
Losing the Light: Terry Gilliam & The Munchausen Saga
Heaven's Gate, by comparison, was a party in Paradise. Some of cinema's legendary artists - renowned for their work with Fellini, Godard, Fassbinder, and Herzog among others - would unwittingly unite to create the greatest financial disaster in movie history: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Andrew Yule goes behind the scenes of Gilliam's epic and unravels, twist by agonizing twist, the contorted drama which saw the original budget of $23.5 million rocket to an astronomical $46 million - making it one of the most expensive features in history. Hardcover.
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26.240000 USD

Losing the Light: Terry Gilliam & The Munchausen Saga

by Andrew Yule
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The story of one of the most popular and beloved movies of all time Celebrating its 65th birthday this year, The Wizard of Oz has been seen by more than one billion people worldwide since its 1939 premiere. Why does Oz endure? This lavishly illustrated book reveals all as it ...
The Wizardry of Oz: The Artistry and Magic of Teh 1939 MGM Classic
The story of one of the most popular and beloved movies of all time Celebrating its 65th birthday this year, The Wizard of Oz has been seen by more than one billion people worldwide since its 1939 premiere. Why does Oz endure? This lavishly illustrated book reveals all as it explores the making of the movie at the height of Hollywood's Golden Age . Details of Oz's costumes, make-up, and special effects are revealed, accompanied by rare stills, Technicolor test frames, over 300 colour and b and w illustrations (many published for the first time) and much, much more.
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31.500000 USD

The Wizardry of Oz: The Artistry and Magic of Teh 1939 MGM Classic

by Jay Scarfone, William Stillman
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In this groundbreaking book noted director and educator William Wesbrooks provides an exciting and eminently practical approach for singers and actors who want to think about their work in a way that brings them a greater sense of vitality freedom and empowerment.THDrawing upon his years of experience and a keen ...
Dramatic Circumstances: On Acting, Singing, and Living Inside the Stories We Tell
In this groundbreaking book noted director and educator William Wesbrooks provides an exciting and eminently practical approach for singers and actors who want to think about their work in a way that brings them a greater sense of vitality freedom and empowerment.THDrawing upon his years of experience and a keen psychological insight Wesbrooks utilizes our inherent attraction to storytelling. He presents an exciting process that allows you as a performer to extract from the dramatic circumstances of stories everything you need to bring the characters you play and the songs you sing to a place of vibrant realization. His approach will inspire you to trust in yourself and your own ability as you use your mind body and spirit so as to begin living inside your stories in a way that brings them to life for yourself as well as your audience.THThe process is simple in its structure yet profound in its impact. EDramatic CircumstancesE will prove an invaluable resource for actors singers teachers directors and anyone else who knows and believes in the power of stories to inform and touch the lives of those who tell and hear them.
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37.18 USD

Dramatic Circumstances: On Acting, Singing, and Living Inside the Stories We Tell

by William Wesbrooks
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(FAQ). A favorite of film followers for 50 years, James Bond is the hero loved by everyone: Men want to be just like him, women just want to be with him. Moviegoers around the world have spent more than $5 billion to watch his adventures across the last five decades. ...
James Bond FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Everyone's Favorite Superspy
(FAQ). A favorite of film followers for 50 years, James Bond is the hero loved by everyone: Men want to be just like him, women just want to be with him. Moviegoers around the world have spent more than $5 billion to watch his adventures across the last five decades. What's not to enjoy about such a glorious multitude of gadgets, gals, grand locations, and grandiose schemes hatched by master villains and megalomaniacs? Now, James Bond FAQ is a book that takes on the iconic cinema franchise that's lasted for so many years. Sometimes serious as SPECTRE, sometimes quirkier than Q, but always informative, this FAQ takes the reader behind-the-scenes, as well as in front of the silver screen. Everyone's included: Connery, Lazenby, Moore, Dalton, Brosnan, and Craig; little-known facts about TV's first shot at 007, the same Bond story that was made into two different films; whatever happened to those wonderful cars and gizmos that thrilled everyone; plus much more. It's a book for the casual, as well as hardcore, James Bond fan. James Bond FAQ is filled with biographies, synopses, production stories, and images and illustrations seldom seen in print, leaving little else to be said about the world's favorite secret agent. This book includes a foreword by Eunice Gayson.
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24.140000 USD

James Bond FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Everyone's Favorite Superspy

by Tom DeMichael
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There has been a great change in the last twenty years to actor auditions which now require the demonstration of enormous flexibility. The actor is often expected to show more range than ever before and often several shorter audition speeches are asked for instead of one or two longer ones. ...
Once More unto the Speech, Dear Friends: The Tragedies
There has been a great change in the last twenty years to actor auditions which now require the demonstration of enormous flexibility. The actor is often expected to show more range than ever before and often several shorter audition speeches are asked for instead of one or two longer ones. To stay at the top of his or her game the Shakespearean actor needs more knowledge of what makes the play tick especially since the early plays demand a different style from the later ones. Each genre (comedy history tragedy) has different requirements. No current monologue book deals directly with the bulk of these concerns. EOne More unto the Speech Dear FriendsE now fills that gap. This three volume set will help actors discover the extra details of humanity that the original folio texts automatically offer. Of Shakespeare's 37 plays only EPericlesE is not included. In the trilogy of books there are over 900 separate audition possibilities. This represents about 600 more monologues than are available in any other series.THTHThere are four parts to each speech: U A background giving context and approximate timing; U A modern text version; U The original folio version; U Commentary to explain the differences between the two texts including full discussion of the devices peculiar to that speech's genre the age and gender of the character and more.
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24.100000 USD

Once More unto the Speech, Dear Friends: The Tragedies

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Thomas Quinn Curtiss has reunited George Jean Nathan with his cohort H.L. Mencken together with the rest of their set: Theodore Dreiser Sherwood Anderson Edmund Wilson Sean O'Casey F. Scott Fitzgerald Alfred Knopf Jack London and Somerset Maugham. The magnificent abandon of their enterprise and the hard drinking Bohemian wisdom ...
The Smart Set: George Jean Nathan and H. L. Mencken
Thomas Quinn Curtiss has reunited George Jean Nathan with his cohort H.L. Mencken together with the rest of their set: Theodore Dreiser Sherwood Anderson Edmund Wilson Sean O'Casey F. Scott Fitzgerald Alfred Knopf Jack London and Somerset Maugham. The magnificent abandon of their enterprise and the hard drinking Bohemian wisdom of their writing propelled them and fueled generations of readers with their wit and philosophy. This is a biography of an era of men whose stories could only be written by an eyewitness.
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31.490000 USD

The Smart Set: George Jean Nathan and H. L. Mencken

by Thomas Quinn Curtiss
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Dracula FAQ unearths little-known facts about both the historical and literary Dracula. The 15th-century warlord Vlad III, known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula (son of the Dragon), became a legendary figure in his native Wallachia. Four hundred years later, Irish author Bram Stoker appropriated Dracula's name for a vampire ...
Dracula FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Count from Transylvania
Dracula FAQ unearths little-known facts about both the historical and literary Dracula. The 15th-century warlord Vlad III, known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula (son of the Dragon), became a legendary figure in his native Wallachia. Four hundred years later, Irish author Bram Stoker appropriated Dracula's name for a vampire novel he spent seven years researching and writing. Considered one of the great classics of Gothic literature, Dracula went on to inspire numerous stage plays, musicals, movies, and TV adaptations-with actors as diverse as Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, Christopher Lee, Jack Palance, Frank Langella, Louis Jourdan, Gary Oldman, and Gerard Butler taking on the role of the vampire king. And with Dracula proving the popularity of vampires, other bloodsuckers rose from their graves to terrify book, movie, and TV audiences-from Barnabas Collins of Dark Shadows to The Night Stalker to the vampires of True Blood on the small screen, and Interview with the Vampire and Twilight on the big screen. More recently, Dracula has been resurrected for a TV series starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and a feature film starring Luke Evans. Dracula FAQ covers all of these and more, including the amazing stories of real-life vampires!
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20.990000 USD
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The life and work of legendary cult-film director Sam Raimi Raimi has three film in production/post-production for 2004-5 release Film historian and popular writer JK Muir turns his attention to the life and work of legendary cult-film director Sam Raimi who exploded onto the movie scene in 1982, when he ...
The Unseen Force: The Films of Sam Raimi
The life and work of legendary cult-film director Sam Raimi Raimi has three film in production/post-production for 2004-5 release Film historian and popular writer JK Muir turns his attention to the life and work of legendary cult-film director Sam Raimi who exploded onto the movie scene in 1982, when he was 23, with the audacious, independently produced horror film The Evil Dead. There were two Evil Dead sequels, the critically acclaimed A Simple Plan starring Billy Bob Thornton (1999), The Gift starring Kate Blanchett (2000), and in 2002 Raimi's Spider-Man had the biggest opening weekend in film history - netting USD114 million at the box office. The Unseen Force also features a sneak peek at the much-anticipated Spider-Man 2. Raimi's influence on other filmmakers continues to be enormous - from the shaky cam shots of the Coen brothers to the early oeuvre of Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, both of whom have been termed the direct progeny of Raimi's works.
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20.990000 USD

The Unseen Force: The Films of Sam Raimi

by John Kenneth Muir
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Morton has written the definitive book on this innovative movie by Steven Spielberg...Meticulous research of this caliber is not found in other books on Close Encounters. Fans will find Morton's take informative and fascinating. - Library Journal. Steven Spielberg's 1977 masterpiece used all of the power and magic of cinema ...
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Making of Steven Spielberg's Classic Film
Morton has written the definitive book on this innovative movie by Steven Spielberg...Meticulous research of this caliber is not found in other books on Close Encounters. Fans will find Morton's take informative and fascinating. - Library Journal. Steven Spielberg's 1977 masterpiece used all of the power and magic of cinema to tell a story of man's first meeting with extraterrestrial beings. Renouncing the fear and pessimism of the day, writer/director Spielberg boldly envisioned this as a peaceful, spiritual event full of hope and possibility. This awe-inspiring message made a powerful impact on audiences desperate for something to believe in. The film was a massive box-office hit and revolutionized the movie industry; along with Star Wars, it helped to create the modern blockbuster and ushered in a new era of hi-tech effects. Based on in-depth research and the recollections of many of the film's principal creators, Close Encounters is the first book to chronicle the making of this classic film from its inception through its tumultuous production to its many releases in special editions. The book features new interviews with star Teri Garr, producer Michael Phillips, photographic effects supervisor Douglas Trumbull, production designer Joe Alves, and several cinematographers, screenwriters, and special-effects legends. John Hill, Jerry Belson, Hal Barwood, and Matthew Robbins; and special effects legends Richard Yuricich, Robert Swarthe, Dennis Muren, Scott Squires, Greg Jein, and Rocco Gioffre.
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36.740000 USD

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Making of Steven Spielberg's Classic Film

by Ray Morton
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Eleanor Coppola's first book ENotes on the Making ofE Apocalypse Now was hailed as one of the most revealing of all firsthand looks at the movies (ELos Angeles Herald ExaminerE). Now the author brings the same honesty insight and wit to this absorbing account of the next chapters in her ...
Notes on a Life
Eleanor Coppola's first book ENotes on the Making ofE Apocalypse Now was hailed as one of the most revealing of all firsthand looks at the movies (ELos Angeles Herald ExaminerE). Now the author brings the same honesty insight and wit to this absorbing account of the next chapters in her life. In this new work we travel back and forth with her from the swirling center of the film world to the intimate heart of her family. She offers a fascinating look at the vision that drives her husband Francis Ford Coppola and describes her daughter Sofia's rise to fame with the film ELost in TranslationE. Even as she visits faraway movie sets and attends parties she is pulled back to pursue her own art but is always focused on keeping her family safe. The death of their son Gio in a boating accident in 1986 and her struggle to cope with her grief and anger lead to a moving exploration of her deepest feelings as a woman and as a mother. Written with a quiet strength Eleanor Coppola's powerful portrait of the conflicting demands of family love and art is at once very personal and universally resonant.
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19.940000 USD

Notes on a Life

by Eleanor Coppola
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An analysis of script interpretation for the theater. The text includes theories on performance as well as examples from the works of Shelley, Ibsen and Pinter. In his new preface, Hornby laments the modernization of classic plays which he believes subverts the original text. -Library Journal
Script into Performance: A Structuralist Approach
An analysis of script interpretation for the theater. The text includes theories on performance as well as examples from the works of Shelley, Ibsen and Pinter. In his new preface, Hornby laments the modernization of classic plays which he believes subverts the original text. -Library Journal
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17.800000 USD

Script into Performance: A Structuralist Approach

by Richard Hornby
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From the hit movie directed by Adrian Lyne, this is the original script with over 100 photos. From Rubin's introduction: The script presented here is not my initial screenplay but the final draft completed just before shooting. While close to the original, some significant scenes have been changed or cut. ...
Jacob's Ladder
From the hit movie directed by Adrian Lyne, this is the original script with over 100 photos. From Rubin's introduction: The script presented here is not my initial screenplay but the final draft completed just before shooting. While close to the original, some significant scenes have been changed or cut. You will find them in the final chapter.
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17.800000 USD

Jacob's Ladder

by Bruce Joel Rubin
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Many science fiction movies from the last 40 years have blazed new vistas for viewers. They've reached further into the future, travelled longer into the past, soared deeper into the vastness of the cosmos, and probed more intently inside man's consciousness than any other period of film before. And audiences ...
Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Time-Travel, Alien, Robot, and Out-of-This-World Movies Since 1970
Many science fiction movies from the last 40 years have blazed new vistas for viewers. They've reached further into the future, travelled longer into the past, soared deeper into the vastness of the cosmos, and probed more intently inside man's consciousness than any other period of film before. And audiences ate them up, taking four of the top ten spots in all-time ticket sales while earning more than $2 billion at the box office. Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ takes a look at the genre's movies from the last 40 years, where the dreams of yesterday and today may become tomorrow's realities. This FAQ travels to a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away ...visits a theme park where DNA-created dinosaurs roam ...watches as aliens come to Earth, hunting humans for sport ...and much, much more. Filled with biographies, synopses, production stories, and images and illustrations - many seldom seen in print - the book focuses on films that give audiences two hours where they can forget about their troubles, sit back, crunch some popcorn, and visit worlds never before seen ...worlds of robots, time travel, aliens, space exploration, and other far-out ideas.
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Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Time-Travel, Alien, Robot, and Out-of-This-World Movies Since 1970

by Tom DeMichael
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Noted director Michael Blakemore is renowned for such Broadway successes as Joe Egg, Noises Off and City of Angels. In the introduction, Simon Callow says of Blakemore's book, There have been remarkable novels of the theatre, but no other book has so truly depicted the creative anarchic excitement of acting. ...
Next Season
Noted director Michael Blakemore is renowned for such Broadway successes as Joe Egg, Noises Off and City of Angels. In the introduction, Simon Callow says of Blakemore's book, There have been remarkable novels of the theatre, but no other book has so truly depicted the creative anarchic excitement of acting. Next Season is the finest fictional celebration of the passionate craft of the actor ... about the demands and rewards of acting, what it takes from you, what it gives you back. Acting as work, work as possion! An outstanding theatre novel ... extremely readable and informative. - The London Times
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Next Season

by Michael Blakemore
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There has been a great change in the last twenty years to actor auditions which now require the demonstration of enormous flexibility. The actor is often expected to show more range than ever before and often several shorter audition speeches are asked for instead of one or two longer ones. ...
Once More unto the Speech, Dear Friends: The Histories
There has been a great change in the last twenty years to actor auditions which now require the demonstration of enormous flexibility. The actor is often expected to show more range than ever before and often several shorter audition speeches are asked for instead of one or two longer ones. To stay at the top of his or her game the Shakespearean actor needs more knowledge of what makes the play tick especially since the early plays demand a different style from the later ones. Each genre (comedy history tragedy) has different requirements. No current monologue book deals directly with the bulk of these concerns. EOne More unto the Speech Dear FriendsE now fills that gap. This three volume set will help actors discover the extra details of humanity that the original folio texts automatically offer. Of Shakespeare's 37 plays only EPericlesE is not included. In the trilogy of books there are over 900 separate audition possibilities. This represents about 600 more monologues than are available in any other series.THThere are four parts to each speech: U A background giving context and approximate timing; U A modern text version; U The original folio version; U Commentary to explain the differences between the two texts including full discussion of the devices peculiar to that speech's genre the age and gender of the character and more.
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Once More unto the Speech, Dear Friends: The Histories

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Written by leading theatre voice and speech coaches, this volume comprises 63 articles, essays, interviews, and reviews covering a wide variety of professional concerns, including: How should an actor scream safely? What are the best ways to orchestrate violent voices? How do voice coaches fit in with fight directors? What ...
The Voice in Violence: And Other Contemporary Issues in Professional Voice and Speech Training
Written by leading theatre voice and speech coaches, this volume comprises 63 articles, essays, interviews, and reviews covering a wide variety of professional concerns, including: How should an actor scream safely? What are the best ways to orchestrate violent voices? How do voice coaches fit in with fight directors? What techniques are available to re-voice violent stunt scenes on film? How accurate is staging of extreme emotion? What is often missing from portrayal of domestic violence?
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The Voice in Violence: And Other Contemporary Issues in Professional Voice and Speech Training

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