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Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
Format: eBook
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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The Book of Shadows
The Book of Shadows
Written by Ngaire E. Genge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609806524
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The Book of Shadows
The Unofficial "Charmed" Companion
Written by Ngaire E. Genge


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2000
Price: $15.00

The ultimate guide to the hit program Charmed, this is both a book of spells and a key to the mysteries of the show. The Book of Shadows celebrates the best of Charmed, from its roots in the ancient tradition of Wicca to insider information on the show's stars.  N.E. Genge not... Read more >
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Creating Characters with Personality
Creating Characters with Personality
Written by Tom Bancroft, Introduction by Glen Keane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823023493
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Creating Characters with Personality

Written by Tom Bancroft
Introduction by Glen Keane


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. Designing Characters with Personality shows artists how to create a distinctive character, then place that character in context within a script, establish hierarchy, and maximize... 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 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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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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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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My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
Written by Dick Van Dyke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307592248
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My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
A Memoir
Written by Dick Van Dyke


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.00

Dick Van Dyke, indisputably one of the greats of the golden age of television, is admired and beloved by audiences the world over for his beaming smile, his physical dexterity, his impeccable comic timing, his ridiculous stunts, and his unforgettable screen roles.
           
His trailblazing television program, The Dick Van... 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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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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