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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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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 Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book One - Air
The Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book One - Air
Written by Michael Dante DiMartino, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616551681
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The Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book One - Air

Written by Michael Dante DiMartino
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $34.99

Return to the world of Avatar!

This handsome hardcover contains hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen artwork created during the development of Season 1 of The Legend of Korra. With captions from Mike and Bryan throughout, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought the mystical world of bending... Read more >
A Practical Handbook for the Actor
A Practical Handbook for the Actor
Written by Melissa Bruder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394744124
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A Practical Handbook for the Actor

Written by Melissa Bruder


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1986
Price: $13.95

6 working actors describe their methods and philosophies of the theater. All have worked with playwright David Mamet at the Goodman Theater in Chicago. Read more >
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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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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 Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Cormac McCarthy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803597
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The Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Screenplay
Written by Cormac McCarthy


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $14.95

On the eve of becoming a married man, the Counselor makes a risky entrée into the drug trade—and gambles that the consequences won’t catch up to him.
 
Along the gritty terrain of the Texas–Mexico border, a respected and recently engaged lawyer throws his stakes into a cocaine trade worth millions... Read more >
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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 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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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 >
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