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I Do and I Don't
I Do and I Don't
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169745
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I Do and I Don't
A History of Marriage in the Movies
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

Here is “happily ever after”—except when things aren’t happy, and when “ever after” is abruptly terminated by divorce, tragedy . . . or even murder. With her large-hearted understanding of how movies—and audiences—work, leading film historian Jeanine Basinger traces the many ways Hollywood has tussled with the tricky subject of marriage...

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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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The Animation Book
The Animation Book
Written by Kit Laybourne, Introduction by John Canemaker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517886021
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The Animation Book
A Complete Guide to Animated Filmmaking--From Flip-Books to Sound Cartoons to 3- D Animation
Written by Kit Laybourne
Introduction by John Canemaker


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: December 22, 1998
Price: $26.99

The first edition of The Animation Book, published in 1979, became the authoritative guide to making animated movies. Now, as we enter the twenty-first century, the explosion in computer technology has created a corresponding boom in animation. Using desktop hardware and software, animators can easily produce high-quality, high-artistry animation and mix... Read more >
The Conversations
The Conversations
Written by Michael Ondaatje
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375709821
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The Conversations
Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film
Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $21.00

The Conversations is a treasure, essential for any lover or student of film, and a rare, intimate glimpse into the worlds of two accomplished artists who share a great passion for film and storytelling, and whose knowledge and love of the crafts of writing and film shine through.

It was... Read more >
The Actor's Art and Craft
The Actor's Art and Craft
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
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ISBN: 9780307481146
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The Actor's Art and Craft
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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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101 Stories of the Great Ballets
101 Stories of the Great Ballets
Written by George Balanchine and Francis Mason
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ISBN: 9780385033985
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101 Stories of the Great Ballets
The scene-by-scene stories of the most popular ballets, old and new
Written by George Balanchine and Francis Mason


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 20, 1975
Price: $18.95

Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as those just discovering the beauty and drama of ballet. Read more >
Jumpstart to Skinny
Jumpstart to Skinny
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser, Read by Bob Harper
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385393768
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Jumpstart to Skinny
The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight Loss
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser
Read by Bob Harper


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $20.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LOSE UP TO 20 POUNDS IN 21 DAYS!

In The Skinny Rules, celebrity trainer and coach of NBC’s The Biggest Loser Bob Harper delivers the ultimate strategy for healthy, long-term weight loss and “thin maintenance.” But what if you have a big event looming—a reunion, wedding, beach vacation, or other...

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Plays for Two
Plays for Two
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
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ISBN: 9780345804549
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Plays for Two

Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

Plays for Two is a unique anthology of twenty-eight terrific plays for two actors, by a mix of celebrated playwrights and cutting-edge new voices.

It takes two to tango—or to perform a duet, fight a duel, or play ping-pong. The two-character play is dramatic confrontation stripped to its essence. These four full-length and twenty-four... Read more >
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American Lightning
American Lightning
Written by Howard Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307410269
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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 Intent to Live
The Intent to Live
Written by Larry Moss
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ISBN: 9780553901153
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The Intent to Live
Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor
Written by Larry Moss


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $13.99

“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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