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Making Movies
Making Movies
Written by Sidney Lumet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679756606
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Making Movies

Written by Sidney Lumet


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 19, 1996
Price: $15.95

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the... 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 >
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394750590
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1987
Price: $16.00

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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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 >
Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968743
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
Written by Stefan Kanfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727719
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Ball of Fire
The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $17.00

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, “queen of the B-pluses.” But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots of Lucy’s genius and places it in the... Read more >
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The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Written by J. W. Rinzler, Foreword by Ridley Scott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345509611
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The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Written by J. W. Rinzler
Foreword by Ridley Scott


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $85.00

In this lavish thirtieth-anniversary tribute to the blockbuster film Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, New York Times bestselling author J. W. Rinzler draws back the curtain to reveal the intense drama and magnificent wizardry behind the hit movie—arguably the fan favorite of the Star Wars Saga.
 
Following... Read more >
Jimmy Stewart
Jimmy Stewart
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400052226
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Jimmy Stewart
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.00

Jimmy Stewart’s all-American good looks, boyish charm, and deceptively easygoing style of acting made him one of Hollywood’s greatest and most enduring stars. Despite the indelible image he projected of innocence and quiet self-assurance, Stewart’s life was more complex and sophisticated than most of the characters he played. With fresh insight... Read more >
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The Great Movies
The Great Movies
Written by Roger Ebert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767910385
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The Great Movies

Written by Roger Ebert


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2003
Price: $19.00

America’s most trusted and best-known film critic Roger Ebert presents one hundred brilliant essays on some of the best movies ever made. 

For the past five years Roger Ebert, the famed film writer and critic, has been writing biweekly essays for a feature called "The Great Movies," in which he offers... Read more >
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711848
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Sixth Edition
Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 1168 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $29.95

With more than 100 new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright, and completely updated,  here from David Thomson—“The greatest living writer on the movies” (John Banville, New Statesman); “Our most argumentative and trustworthy historian of the screen” (Michael Ondaatje)—is... Read more >
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