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Audition
Audition
Written by Michael Shurtleff
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553272956
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Audition

Written by Michael Shurtleff


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 1979
Price: $7.99

Michael Shurtleff has been casting director for Broadway shows like Chicago and Becket and for films like The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers. Now in this book he tells the all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the beginning... Read more >
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 >
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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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 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 >
Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888389
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.00

THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS—AND LIVES—IN HOLLYWOOD.
 
For five decades, Jack Nicholson has been part of film history. With twelve Oscar nominations to his credit and legendary roles in films like Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Terms of Endearment, The Shining, and... Read more >
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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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The Skinny Rules
The Skinny Rules
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345533128
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The Skinny Rules
The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $26.00

THE LAST DIET BOOK YOU’LL EVER NEED
 
With so much conflicting weight-loss advice out there to confuse your efforts, it’s no wonder you haven’t been successful losing weight and keeping it off. But with Bob Harper, superstar trainer and co-host of NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser as your personal...

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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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