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Forgotten Futures: British Municipal Cinema 1920-1980
Elizabeth Lebas
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The first book on municipal cinema in Britain, Forgotten Futures includes films from the Department for Public Health, documentaries and local authority films, and is written by film and cultural historian Elizabeth Lebas. The title focuses on the impact of city environments and reforms on society.


Blowing the Bloody Doors Off.  Michael Caine
Michael Caine
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The Hollywood legend reveals the wisdom, stories, insights and skills that life has taught him in his rise from humble origins to the pinnacle of success.


Cleopatra: I Am Fire and Air
Harold Bloom
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The second in a series of five short books about Shakespeare's most significant characters: Falstaff, Cleopatra, Lear, Iago and Macbeth.


The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu
Tang Xianzu
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Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) is acclaimed as the 'Shakespeare of the East' and widely regarded as China's greatest playwright, yet his work has not reached Western readers in its entirety.

The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu represents a literary landmark: this is the first English-language collection ...


King Lear
William Shakespeare
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First performed about 1805, King Lear is one of the most relentlessly bleak of Shakespeare's tragedies. Probably written between Othello and Macbeth, when the playwright was at the peak of his tragic power, Lear's themes of filial ingratitude, injustice, and the meaninglessness of life in a seemingly ...


Award-Winning Fashions of Edith Head Paper Dolls
Tom Tierney
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From the 1920s through the 1980s, Edith Head designed costumes for Hollywood's biggest stars. Two dolls model 29 of her creations for Sunset Boulevard, All About Eve, Rear Window, The Sting, and many other films.


Television: A History in 100 Programmes
Phil Norman
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An entertaining and illuminating celebration of televisual history by cultural historian Phil Norman


A to Z of Hollywood Style
Sinty Stemp
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A to Z of Hollywood Style brings together style advice from the good, the bad and the beautiful to explore the allure of some of the world's best-loved film stars. From Alfred Hitchcock on elegance to Sophia Loren on sex appeal, it is packed full of stylish tips for would-be starlets, or simply those who long for a more glamorous age.


Screening the East: Heimat, Memory and Nostalgia in German Film since 1989
Nick Hodgin
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Screening the East considers German filmmakers' responses to unification. In particular, it traces the representation of the East German community in films made since 1989 and considers whether these narratives challenge or reinforce the notion of a separate East German identity.


The Princess Diarist
Carrie Fisher
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When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved - plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naivete, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized.


Pocket Playhouse: Thirty-six short entertainments
Michael Frayn
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Each sketch reveals the author's infectious delight in writing between the lines of theatre, fiction and comedy.Charmingly packaged and published with flair, Pocket Playhouse is the perfect gift for all theatre and comedy writers.


The Coen Brothers: The iconic filmmakers and their work
Ian Nathan
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Renowned film journalist Ian Nathan delves into the extraordinary lives of the Coen brothers to reveal how they survived flops and triumphs alike, never once compromising their vision, to become two of the world's most interesting, distinctive and creative filmmakers.


Winging It: Twenty-one extraordinary interviews from The Tommy Tiernan Show
Tommy Tiernan
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'A great read' Brendan O'Connor, RTEIn nearly three decades as a performer, Tommy Tiernan has never wanted to play it safe. So, when it came to doing a chat show, he threw out the rule book: going in blind, not knowing who would turn up. It could be a global star, like Adam Clayton, or a statesman like ...


Theatre Workshop
Dr. Robert Leach
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Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain's most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company's aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.


Theatres of the Troubles: Theatre, Resistance and Liberation in Ireland
Dr. Bill McDonnell
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£59.85

The first book to document grass roots popular theatres which developed from within the working class Republican and Loyalist communities of Belfast and Derry during the latest phase of the four hundred year conflict between Ireland and Britain.


30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained in half a minute
Hugo Shirley
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30-Second Opera raises the curtain so that anyone can enjoy opera, classical or contemporary, without the elitism. Compiled by opera buffs, not the bourgeoisie, it serves up all you need to enjoy the spectacle, the music, and above all the voices - from Farinelli to femme fatale.


Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007
Paul Simpson
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In this revised and updated paperback edition of Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated, you'll find side-by-side comparisons and contrasts of all the Bonds from Connery to Craig, now including the 2020 movie No Time to Die.


Marilyn: In Words and Pictures
Richard Havers
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Marilyn Monroe always felt like lived her life on the outside. She was never really accepted by Hollywood, she never found what she was looking for in a man. Since her death, there have been countless conspiracy theories which have overshadowed her talent as an actress. Marilyn looks at this cultural ...


Charlie Chaplin Book: Ten Stories Adapted from Classic Shorts
Robert Thompson
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£4.85

Elizabethan Tragedies: A Basic Anthology
Dover Publications, Inc.
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This anthology collects sterling examples of the era's tragedies, dramas that both informed and were influenced by Shakespeare's work. Five plays include works by Kyd, Marlowe, Webster, and others.

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