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AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER : The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Andersen, Christopher P.
1 Andersen, Christopher P. AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER : The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy
New York William Morrow & Co 1997 0688153119 / 9780688153113 First Edition (Stated) Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 336pp., plus 32 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased at head of spine. "During their twenty-six years together, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy mesmerized the world with their famous on-screen chemistry like no other couple. Yet their private love affair - which ended early with Tracy's death in 1967 - remained shrouded in secrecy . . . Author Christopher Anderson paints a full, inspiring portrait of these beloved American icons and the life they shared . . . " Contents include: Preface, 9 chapters, Sources and Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 710g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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STANDING ROOM ONLY : A Compilation of Melbourne Buskers, Bee, Linda
2 Bee, Linda STANDING ROOM ONLY : A Compilation of Melbourne Buskers
Australia Undercover Publishing 2010 0646511416 / 9780646511412 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 16mo (Oblong) 
94pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Oblong (landscape) format. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, short, soft crease to inner section. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped. "Among the busking assemblage, meet the Japanese Blues Cowboy, Australia's world record holding sideshow prodigy and the man who drives around the country with a piano in his van. Whatever their reason for busking, Standing Room Only applauds them, delights in their talent and individuality and celebrates the vitality they bring to the city." Contents include: Foreword (John Butler), The Basic Busker Model, numerous busker pics and short biogs., Epilogue, Credits, Acks. Book weight approx. 240g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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STUDYING DRAMA : A Handbook, Bradby, David, Thomas, Philip, Pickering, Kenneth
3 Bradby, David, Thomas, Philip, Pickering, Kenneth STUDYING DRAMA : A Handbook
Kent, England Croom Helm 1983 0709932197 / 9780709932192 First Edition Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7 
287pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations by John Parkinson. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Previous owner's name to ffep, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, softly creased and surface scuffed. "Written as a result of the authors' experience of teaching in schools, colleges, and universities, this handbook attempts to provide both a methodology and a structured programme of work for the study of drama." Book weight approx. 345g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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HAYES GORDON : The Man and His Dream, Durrant, Lawrence
4 Durrant, Lawrence HAYES GORDON : The Man and His Dream
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Hale & Iremonger 1997 0868066370 / 9780868066370 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, + 254pp., plus 3 x 4 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "Lawrence Durrant tells the story of a Boston shoeshine boy who settled in Australia and was awarded the OBE. A chemist who became a Broadway star. A juvenile delinquent who turned to acting and went on to found a theatre . . . " Contents include: Acks., Prologue, Parts I and II, Epilogue, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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NAME DROPPING : An Incomplete Memoir, Fitzpatrick, Kate
5 Fitzpatrick, Kate NAME DROPPING : An Incomplete Memoir
Australia Harper Collins 2004 0732274680 / 9780732274689 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 390pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very small, soft crease to centre of front panel. " . . . Kate tells almost all about her extraordinary life. With a sharp eye and a quick wit she has recorded life behind-the-scenes in eighteen different countries. She captures the highs and lows, names names and reveals just how much money she turned down to be a 'Playboy' centrefold . . . " Contents include: Preface, 14 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 612g. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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SELF-MANAGEMENT FOR ACTORS : Getting Down to (Show) Business, Gillespie, Bonnie
6 Gillespie, Bonnie SELF-MANAGEMENT FOR ACTORS : Getting Down to (Show) Business
Hollywood, California, U.S.A. Cricket Feet Publishing 2006 0972301984 / 9780972301985 Second Edition (Revised) Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
326pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented, light bump to head. " . . . will help you take control of your career from the business side of things. There is no secret method to succeeding in Hollywood. There is no password-entry system to join the Working Actor Club. What does exist is a simple, self-management concept that allows you to handle the business of your acting career without losing the ability to be a creative artist . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 33 chapters over six 'parts', In Closing, About the Author, Recommended Reading, Online Resources, Index. Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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RICKY GERVAIS : The Story So Far . . ., Heatley, Michael
7 Heatley, Michael RICKY GERVAIS : The Story So Far . . .
London Michael O'Mara Books 2006 1843172372 / 9781843172376 Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front and rear. "Stand-up comedian, comedy writer, actor, radio presenter and children's author, Ricky Gervais's talent and versatility have brought him extraordinary success over the last five years . . . Here, in his first-ever biography of the comedy genius, Michael Heatley reveals how Gervais became the current darling of British comedy, from his childhood on a Reading housing estate, through a short-lived spell in the pop world, students' union entertainments manager, London's XFM radio, and the TV series 'The Office' and the star-studded 'Extras' . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 12 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 325g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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YOUR CHILD ON TV, James, Lana
8 James, Lana YOUR CHILD ON TV
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Currency Press 1996 0868193224 / 9780868193229 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vii, + 111pp., plus1 x 4 page, colour illustrated section, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft vertical crease to a small section. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel. "This book will help you and your child decide if an acting/modelling career is what you both want. It then goes on to show you how and where to start. There is practical advice on how to find an agent, financial matters, preparing for auditions and what to do on the job, as well as sample scripts . . . " Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN, Karney, Robyn and Cross, Robin
9 Karney, Robyn and Cross, Robin THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN
London Green Wood Publishing 1992 1872532063 / 9781872532066 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
128pp., b/white photographic illustrations, plus several colour, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards have several small, shallow indentations to rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, indented on rear panel (as board). " . . . takes a critical look at Chaplin's strengths and weaknesses as an artist. The private man is also assessed, for, like many comedians, Charlie Chaplin was neither as happy nor as appealing as the characters he so convincingly portrayed." Contents include: The Kid, Making a Living, The Immigrant, The Tramp, The Champion, Modern Times, Caught in the Rain, Filmography, Index. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES, Levin, Martin (Edited by)
10 Levin, Martin (Edited by) HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES
New York Harrison House 1991 0517057859 / 9780517057858 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
224pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards negligibly bumped at foot of rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly surface-scuffed. "A nostalgic look at Hollywood in the magical 1930s, when Tinseltown was America's dreamland. From the original editions of Photoplay, Motion Picture, Modern Screen, Silver Screen, Screenland, and Screen Book,, the who, what, where, when, and why - and with whom - is revealed in illustrated excerpts from the heydey 1930s." Book weight approx. 855g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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MARCEL MARCEAU : Master of Mime, Martin, Ben
11 Martin, Ben MARCEL MARCEAU : Master of Mime
London Paddington Press 1978 0709205112 / 9780709205111 First U.K. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unpaginated (approx. 150pp.). B/white and colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Previous owner's name and date (1981) to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a closed tear to rear flap fold, minor edgewear, a couple of tiny closed tears, and mild fading to an area of text on front panel (first red letters of Master of Mime). From the jacket flap: "This unique picture book emerged from the warm friendship between Marcel Marceau and Ben Martin, photographer and journalist . . . In his introduction, Ben Martin pays homage to the work and personality of a great artist, discussing his life, his influences, his philosophy . . . His brilliant photographs depict the private as well as the public image, the moments of relaxation and recreation at home as well as the highly charged actions of rehearsal and performance. And throughout he has captured the thousand and one gestures and expressions which constitute Marceau's silent eloquence." Book weight approx. 670g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS : Reflections on the Craft of Acting, Zucker, Carole
12 Zucker, Carole IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS : Reflections on the Craft of Acting
London A & C Black 1999 0713652810 / 9780713652819 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
xi, + 228pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's gift inscription to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel, previous bookseller's label to inside front cover, plus several small ink smudges (offset from gift inscription) to same. Foreword by Sir Richard Eyre. "Sixteen contemporary actors working in theatre, television and film discuss their craft . . . The book provides a valuable insight into the profession with theatre, film and television photographs illuminating the text." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 554g. 
Price: 10.93 AUD
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STUDYING DRAMA : A Handbook, Bradby, David, Thomas, Philip, Pickering, Kenneth
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HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES, Levin, Martin (Edited by)
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IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS : Reflections on the Craft of Acting, Zucker, Carole
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NAME DROPPING : An Incomplete Memoir, Fitzpatrick, Kate
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AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER : The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Andersen, Christopher P.
AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER : The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy
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HAYES GORDON : The Man and His Dream, Durrant, Lawrence
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RICKY GERVAIS : The Story So Far . . ., Heatley, Michael
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YOUR CHILD ON TV, James, Lana
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