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AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER : The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

By: Andersen, Christopher P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1997

Edition: First Edition (Stated).

Seller ID: 009828

ISBN: 0688153119

Condition: Very Good +


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 share... View more info

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STUDYING DRAMA : A Handbook

By: Bradby, David, Thomas, Philip, Pickering, Kenneth

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Kent, England, Croom Helm: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010298

ISBN: 0709932197

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

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HAYES GORDON : The Man and His Dream

By: Durrant, Lawrence

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 009670

ISBN: 0868066370

Condition: Very Good +


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 appro... View more info

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NAME DROPPING : An Incomplete Memoir

By: Fitzpatrick, Kate

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009896

ISBN: 0732274680

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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RICKY GERVAIS : The Story So Far . . .

By: Heatley, Michael

Price: $15.20

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 2006

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 008916

ISBN: 1843172372

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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YOUR CHILD ON TV

By: James, Lana

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Currency Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008318

ISBN: 0868193224

Condition: Very Good +


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. Pos... View more info

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN

By: Karney, Robyn and Cross, Robin

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Green Wood Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010657

ISBN: 1872532063

Condition: Very Good +


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, Maki... View more info

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HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES

By: Levin, Martin (Edited by)

Price: $16.15

Publisher: New York, Harrison House: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010273

ISBN: 0517057859

Condition: Very Good +


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 appro... View more info

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MARCEL MARCEAU : Master of Mime

By: Martin, Ben

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Paddington Press: 1978

Edition: First U.K. Edition.

Seller ID: 011115

ISBN: 0709205112

Condition: Very Good +


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, photog... View more info

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IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS : Reflections on the Craft of Acting

By: Zucker, Carole

Price: $11.40

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009957

ISBN: 0713652810

Condition: 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." ... View more info