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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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My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
Written by Dick Van Dyke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307592262
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My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
A Memoir
Written by Dick Van Dyke


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

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 >
Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Written by Brian O'Neil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345807076
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Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Strategies for Success
Written by Brian O'Neil


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $15.95

The essential handbook for actors—a modern classic—in a newly updated edition.
 
Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O’Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge... 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 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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Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307888372
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

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 Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275950
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The Devil Finds Work

Written by James Baldwin


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.00

Baldwin’s personal reflections on movies gathered here in a book-length essay are also a probing appraisal of American racial politics. Offering an incisive look at racism in American movies and a vision of America’s self-delusions and deceptions, Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such films as In the Heat of the... Read more >
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OUT ON A LIMB
OUT ON A LIMB
Written by Shirley Maclaine
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553273700
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OUT ON A LIMB

Written by Shirley Maclaine


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1986
Price: $7.99

Her most controversial book is one you will never forget.  An outspoken thinker, a celebrated actress, a truly independent woman, Shirley MacLaine goes beyond her previous two bestsellers to take us on an intimate yet powerful journey into her personal life and inner self.  An intense, clandestine love affair with a prominent politician... Read more >
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John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
Written by John Wayne Enterprises, Contribution by Patricia Bosworth, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and Ronald Reagan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875902
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John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
An Exclusive Look Inside Duke's Archive
Written by John Wayne Enterprises
Contribution by Patricia Bosworth, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and Ronald Reagan


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $45.00

An undisputed American icon, John Wayne is recognized the world over for his signature drawl and confident swagger; the ultimate personification of American courage and honor. This fall, John Wayne Enterprises has chosen powerHouse Books to produce the first-ever exclusively authorized photographic record of his life, both on-screen and off.

John... Read more >
The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149686
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The Devil Finds Work

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant.

Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies.

Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such... Read more >
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