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Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
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ISBN: 9780307830630
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... Read more >
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Acting for Young Actors
Acting for Young Actors
Written by Mary Lou Belli and Dinah Lenney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823049479
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Acting for Young Actors
For Money Or Just for Fun
Written by Mary Lou Belli and Dinah Lenney


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $16.95

Do you know a teen that's been bitten by the acting bug? Here's just the book they need! Acting for Young Actors, aimed at teens and tweens, lets kids hone their skills and develop their craft. It begins with the five W's: WHO am I? WHAT do I want? WHY do... Read more >
The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Written by J. W. Rinzler, Foreword by Brad Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345511461
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The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Written by J. W. Rinzler
Foreword by Brad Bird


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $85.00

Just as Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi completed the most successful cinematic trilogy of its generation, perhaps of all time, this splendid thirtieth-anniversary tribute completes New York Times bestselling author J. W. Rinzler’s trio of fascinating behind-the-scenes books celebrating George Lucas’s classic films.
 
Once again, the... Read more >
The TV Writer's Workbook
The TV Writer's Workbook
Written by Ellen Sandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385340502
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The TV Writer's Workbook
A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
Written by Ellen Sandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

Why is TV writing different from any other kind of writing? How will writing a spec script open doors? What do I have to do to get a job writing for TV? Writing for television is a business. And, like any business, there are proven strategies for success. In this unique... Read more >
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Hollywood Babylon
Hollywood Babylon
Written by Kenneth Anger
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440153252
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Hollywood Babylon
The Legendary Underground Classic of Hollywood's Darkest and Best Kept Secrets
Written by Kenneth Anger


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 15, 1981
Price: $8.99

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The Making of Star Wars
The Making of Star Wars
Written by J. W. Rinzler, Foreword by Peter Jackson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345494764
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The Making of Star Wars
The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film
Written by J. W. Rinzler
Foreword by Peter Jackson


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $85.00

After the 1973 success of American Graffiti, filmmaker George Lucas made the fateful decision to pursue a longtime dream project: a space fantasy movie unlike any ever produced. Lucas envisioned a swashbuckling SF saga inspired by the Flash Gordon serials classic American westerns, the epic cinema of Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa... Read more >
A Practical Handbook for the Actor
A Practical Handbook for the Actor
Written by Melissa Bruder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394744124
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A Practical Handbook for the Actor

Written by Melissa Bruder


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1986
Price: $13.95

6 working actors describe their methods and philosophies of the theater. All have worked with playwright David Mamet at the Goodman Theater in Chicago. Read more >
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The Actor's Art and Craft
The Actor's Art and Craft
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco, Preface by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279262
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The Actor's Art and Craft
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Preface by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor.

Esper worked closely with Meisner for seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program for actor's training. The result is... Read more >
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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
Written by Dean Jensen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814777
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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
A True Story of Conjoined Twins
Written by Dean Jensen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

THE LIVES AND LOVES OF DAISY AND VIOLET HILTON follows the poignant life story of twin sisters who were literally joined at the hip, set against the tumultuous backdrop of America during the first half of the 20th century. Daisy and Violet and an unforgettable cast of show-business characters come alive... Read more >
The Intent to Live
The Intent to Live
Written by Larry Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553381207
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The Intent to Live
Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor
Written by Larry Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

“I call this book The Intent to Live because great actors don’t seem to be acting, they seem to be actually living.”
–Larry Moss, from the Introduction

When Oscar-winning actors Helen Hunt and Hilary Swank accepted their Academy Awards, each credited Larry Moss’s guidance as key to their career-making performances. There is a... Read more >
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