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Individual actors & performers titles - 2,552 results

Big, Beautiful and Sexy: My Journey from Idol to Showgirl - An Intensely Personal Story

Big, Beautiful and Sexy: My Journey from Idol to Showgirl - An Intensely...

Casey Donovan

Individual actors & performers; Rock & Pop music; Biography; Memoirs

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Thrust into the limelight in 2004 as the youngest ever winner of Australian Idol, Casey Donovan has experienced the best and... [more]

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The House of Redgrave: The Lives of a Theatrical Dynasty

The House of Redgrave: The Lives of a Theatrical Dynasty

Tim Adler

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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From the landmark films of Tony Richardson to the untimely death of Natasha Richardson - this is the saga of one of the greatest... [more]

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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America

The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s...

John F. Kasson

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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How the smile and fortitude of a child actress revived a nation. [more]

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One Chance

One Chance

Paul Potts

Individual actors & performers; Television; Opera; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A memoir by international opera star Paul Potts, winner of the first season of Britain's Got Talent [more]

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Mary Poppins, She Wrote

Mary Poppins, She Wrote

Valerie Lawson

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Autobiography: literary; Gender studies: women

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The only comprehensive biography of P.L. Travers, the fascinating woman who created Mary Poppins, which inspired Disney's... [more]

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A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in London, Ireland and New York

A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in London, Ireland and New York

Anjelica Huston

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Academy Award-winning actress Anjelica Huston's spectacular memoir, in her own words [more]

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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures

The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving...

Edward Ball

Individual artists, art monographs; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; True crime; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of Eadweard Muybridge, inventor of stop-motion photography and moving pictures--who was also a murderer--and his... [more]

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Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Michael Sragow

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The definitive, full-length biography of the legendary director of Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz, Victor Fleming... [more]

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Hawks on Hawks

Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Published to coincide with the centenary of his birth, this is an examination of the personal concerns which Howard Hawks... [more]

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America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times

John L. Williams

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first ever biography of Eartha Kitt, one of the most enduring and mysterious stars of the twentieth century. [more]

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Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir

Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir

Dave Van Ronk, Elijah Wald

Individual actors & performers; Music; Folk & traditional music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival. This memoir of Greenwich Village in the... [more]

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Olivier

Olivier

Philip Ziegler

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The world's greatest actor by Britain's best biographer. [more]

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Poirot and Me

Poirot and Me

David Suchet, Geoffrey Wansell

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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As he films the final episode actor David Suchet recalls his experience of playing Agatha Christie's world-famous detective,... [more]

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Garden of dreams: The life of Simone Signoret

Garden of dreams: The life of Simone Signoret

Patricia A. DeMaio

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The incomparable Simone Signoret (1921-1985), one of the grand actresses of the 20th-century and one of France's most notable... [more]

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Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Lois W. Banner

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment

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With revelatory new information, from a leading feminist scholar and biographer, a nuanced and sympathetic biography of Marilyn... [more]

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Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road

Willie Nelson

Individual actors & performers; Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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Nashville 1971. As year drew to a close, the author wasn't exactly feeling the spirit of the season. A stalled career, music... [more]

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Stillways: A Memoir

Stillways: A Memoir

Steve Bisley

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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From one of Australia's favourite actors comes a classic memoir of an Australian childhood in the sixties. [more]

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Fosse

Fosse

Sam Wasson

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Individual film directors, film-makers; Musicals; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The authoritative and endlessly revealing biography of renowned dancer, choreographer, screenwriter, and director Bob Fosse,... [more]

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Nicholson: A Biography

Nicholson: A Biography

Marc Eliot

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS--AND LIVES--IN HOLLYWOOD. For... [more]

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Maureen O'Hara: The Biography

Maureen O'Hara: The Biography

Aubrey Malone, A Dillon-Malone

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty,... [more]

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Hollywood in Kodachrome

Hollywood in Kodachrome

David Wills, Stephen Schmidt

Photography & photographs; Photographs: portraits; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema

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Photographed using late 1940s sheet Kodachrome - a film stock that remains legendary for its tonal range, color accuracy,... [more]

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Suenos Sencillos: Memorias Musicales

Suenos Sencillos: Memorias Musicales

Linda Ronstadt

Individual actors & performers; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Languages & ESL

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader. [more]

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A Ship Without a Sail: The Life of Lorenz Hart

A Ship Without a Sail: The Life of Lorenz Hart

Gary Marmorstein

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Music; Musicals; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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From Blue Moon to My Funny Valentine, Lorenz Hart, together with Richard Rodgers, created some of the most beautiful and... [more]

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Number 96, Mavis Bramston and Me

Number 96, Mavis Bramston and Me

David Sale

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Screenwriting techniques

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<div>Two shows changed the face of Australian television forever, and rocked the nation to its foundations. And now, the creator... [more]

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Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Linda Ronstadt

Individual actors & performers; Music; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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Linda Ronstadt's charming memoir about her education as a singer, from humble origins in rural Arizona to performing at Madison... [more]

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