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Kazan on Directing
Kazan on Directing
Written by Elia Kazan, Preface by Martin Scorsese, Foreword by John Lahr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307271419
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Kazan on Directing

Written by Elia Kazan
Preface by Martin Scorsese
Foreword by John Lahr


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.99

Elia Kazan was the twentieth century’s most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this monumental, revelatory book shows us the master at work.  Kazan’s list of Broadway and Hollywood successes—A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman, On the Waterfront, to name a few—is a testament to his profound... Read more >
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American Lightning
American Lightning
Written by Howard Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307410269
Our Price: $11.99
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American Lightning
Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
Written by Howard Blum


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $11.99

It was an explosion that reverberated across the country—and into the very heart of early-twentieth-century America. On the morning of October 1, 1910, the walls of the Los Angeles Times Building buckled as a thunderous detonation sent men, machinery, and mortar rocketing into the night air. When at last the wreckage... Read more >
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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Written by Thomas A. Kelly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875068
Our Price: $14.99
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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance
Written by Thomas A. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $14.99

The Most Widely Used Manual For Aspiring And Veteran Stage Managers - Now Revised and Expanded


The next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most... Read more >
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The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
Written by Syd Field
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307570055
Our Price: $13.99
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The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
How to Recognize, Identify, and Define Screenwriting Problems
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

All writing is rewriting. But what do you change, and how do you change it? All screenplays have problems. They happened to Die Hard: With a Vengeance and Broken Arrow-and didn't get fixed, leaving the films flawed. They nearly shelved Platoon-until Oliver Stone rewrote the first ten pages and created a... Read more >
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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807823
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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Silent Stars
Silent Stars
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829184
Our Price: $16.99
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Silent Stars

Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $16.99

From one of America's most renowned film scholars: a revelatory, perceptive, and highly readable look at the greatest silent film stars -- not those few who are fully appreciated and understood, like Chaplin, Keaton, Gish, and Garbo, but those who have been misperceived, unfairly dismissed, or forgotten.

Here is Valentino, "the... Read more >
Four Screenplays
Four Screenplays
Written by Syd Field
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569523
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Four Screenplays
Studies in the American Screenplay
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $14.99

In a field being transformed by technology, Syd  Field shows you what works and why and how to find  new ways to create a truly outstanding film using  four extraordinary examples: Thelma &  Louise, Terminator 2: Judgement  Day, The Silence Of The  Lambs, and Dances With  Wolves.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Living with Shakespeare
Living with Shakespeare
Written by Susannah Carson, Foreword by Harold Bloom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307743404
Our Price: $10.99
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Living with Shakespeare
Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
Written by Susannah Carson
Foreword by Harold Bloom


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $10.99

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic... Read more >
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The Actor's Secret
Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns and Improving Performance
Written by Betsy Polatin


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $22.95

Offering revolutionary new training for the actor, The Actor's Secret teaches actors and performers how to incorporate the fundamentals of the Alexander Technique, Somatic Experiencing®, and Breathing Coordination in order to reduce performance anxiety and stress; improve stage presence, breathing, and vocal production; and restore well-being and healthy functioning. These three... Read more >
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Dance While You Can
Dance While You Can
Written by Shirley Maclaine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765086
Our Price: $7.99
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Dance While You Can

Written by Shirley Maclaine


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $7.99

In a candid memoir, the Academy Award-winning actress reminisces about her forty years in Hollywood, her acting craft, her recovery from personal and professional crises, and her feelings about herself. Read more >
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