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1 Baxter, John Bunuel
0786706198 / 9780786706198; From a review by Publishers Weekly (starred review) : "This vibrant, anecdote-packed biography. Provides an intimate portrait of a secretive man. " Luis Bunuel was dangerous, enigmatic, elusive, and never dispassionate. He had brilliant friends and made famous enemies. He helped Picasso hang the Guernica. He clashed with Greta Garbo and attended orgies staged by Charlie Chaplin. Bunuel, too, was a man of exceptional genius as well as unexpected charm, and he stands among the greatest creative artists of the 20th century. Disguising his sensitivity in cynicism and a calculated use of the bizarre, Bunuel's films, made over a 50-year period from his 1928 Un Chien Andalou - with its famous image of a razor drawn across a girl's eyeball - to a late blossoming in the 1960s and 1970s with Belle de Jour, Viridiana, and The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, still retain their power to shock, outrage, delight, and surprise. With the cooperation of the Bunuel estate and access to unpublished documents, letters, and family records, this superb, new biography for the first time brings the cryptic personality and cinematic genius of Luis Bunuel startlingly into the light. 324 pages including selected bibliography and an index. Includes 16 pages of notated photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Carroll & Graf Publishers
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1999, First Thus
Softcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
002896; 
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2 Berg, A. Scott Kate Remembered
0399151648 / 9780399151644; From the Author's Note: This book is. Not a critical study of either Katharine Hepburn's life or her career. It is, rather, as true an account of her life as I can present, based on countless hours of private conversations during which she reminisced. Even more than recalling events, Miss Hepburn often used our time together to reflect, an exercise in which I don't think she indulged with anybody else. And so, more than my remembrances, this book intends to convey hers. " 370 pages, some photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Putnam Pub Group
New York, 2003, Second Printing
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002147; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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3 Burnett, Carol One More Time
One day Carol Burnett bought a typewriter, placed it on her work table, and began a letter to her three daughters. What she wanted to tell them was what her own childhood had been like. What she DIDN'T want was for her children to grow up knowing as little about their mother's childhood as she had known about the early lives of her own parents. Day by day long-forgotten memories came flooding back, memories of a childhood sometimes so painful that she had barely been able to confront its joys and sorrows, until she sat down to write her letter. That letter became this book. This is a wonderful book - happy, sad, a little of everything, may more of some. You will encounter this story just as vivdly as Burnett lived it, with the freshness and amazement of direct experience. It is a rich, touching memoir of a determined spirit who insisted on life and joy - and found it, wherever she happened to be. Jacket and cover are fine. 308 pages, fine with no tears or marks. Book includes numerous photographs of Carol Burnett and her family. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Random House
New York, 1986, Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
ME-02001; 
Price: 5.01 USD
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No Intermissions: the Life of Agnes De Mille, Easton, Carol
4 Easton, Carol No Intermissions: the Life of Agnes De Mille
0306809753 / 9780306809750; No Intermissions is the first comprehensive biography of Anges de Mille, an American cultural giant: Dancer, choreographer, director, labor union leader, bestselling author, and passionate advocate of the arts. During a life that spanned most of the 20th century, de Mille worked and played with a fabulous cast of characters, from her uncle (Cecil B. De Mille) , to Charlie Chaplin, Cole Porter, Noel Coward, and many others. Drawing on unpublished papers and on extensive interviews with friends, colleagues, relatives, and de Mille herself, the author takes us behind the scenes of de Mille's life. Includes 8 pages of illustrations, including bibliography and index. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Da Capo Pr
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, First Publishers Edition
Softcover
New


003140; 
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5 Edwards, Anne Maria Callas: An Intimate Biography
0312269862 / 9780312269869; Maria Callas, born in America to Greek parents who had been in the U.S. a scant four months, was expected to be a boy. When born, her mother insisted she be "taken away" and wanted nothing to do with her ten pound baby girl. Despite these initial trials, Callas grew up into a beautiful young lady with a beautiful voice to match. This is her biography, from birth to death, and includes the many twists and turn her volatile life took. Included is her marriage to Aristotle Onassis, among others. 342 pages, including 16 pages of photographs. The last page has a 1/4" tear at the top near the spine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography::Celebrities; Music, Dance, and Opera::Opera. ISBN: 0312269862. ISBN/EAN: 9780312269869. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002743. Hardcover
St Martins Press
New York, 2001, First American Edition
Hardcover
Fine
No Jacket; 
Photographs; 
002743; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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6 Evans, Robert The Kid Stays in the Picture
0786860596 / 9780786860593; This book not only chronicles Hollywood's last half century, but its second golden age as well. This is a man whose life journey unfolds far more adventurously than any of the films he's produced. His candor is shocking: the lurid dark years of the '80s; his cocaine arrest; his implication in what were dubbed the "Cotton Club Murders"; his thoughts of suicide; his self-committal and escape from a mental institution. And lastly, the impossible! Being back in the catbird seat of power, once again sending shock waves through Hollywood and the world. The jacket is clear mylar with movie reels of pages on the front. It has crack on the vertical edge in front, and a horizontal crack at the vertical edge on the back. Both are in the middle. 412 pages, 24 pages of photographs; no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Hyperion Press
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1994, First Edition
Hardcover, Cloth
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


000732; 
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7 Giuliano, Geoffrey; Giuliano, Brenda; Lennon, Charlie (Introduction by) The Illustrated John Lennon
1572152109 / 9781572152106; This book takes readers miles beyond any of the more than two dozen major books published about the dreamy, bespectacled singer/composer from suburban Liverpool. With a riveting text culled from over a decade of research into Lennon's extraordinary life, author Giuliano rounds out his insightful look at the former Beatle with seldom-before-seen photos, many never previously published, spanning the performer's life. The introduction by John's uncle reveals, for the first time, the often complicated hidden world of his famous nephew. This book neatly ties together the myth, music and magic of one of the 20th century's greatest artists. Includes a Q&A session and Lennon chronology. Pictorial cover; corners are slightly worn. Jacket has light wear at the corners and a 1 1/2" repaired tear at the back. In protective cover. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
JG Press
North Dighton, Massachusetts, U. S. A., 1996, 
Hardcover
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


003167; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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8 Gottfried, Martin Sondheim
0810941791 / 9780810941793; This volume, originally published in 1993, is an enlarged and updated version. Stephen Sondheim grew up under the wing of one of the great creators of musical theater, Oscar Hammerstein II, but he forged a long and brilliant career away from the shadow of that master. His own inventions as lyricist, composer, and in both roles, broke new ground. Beginning as a lyric writer for Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story) and Jule Styrne (Gypsy) , Sondheim struck out on his own, writing both music and lyrics for many wonderful shows including A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Follies, Into the Woods, and more. The author provides a narrative of Sondheim's life and a cogent analysis of the music and lyrics. This greatly enhanced by generous quotations from the artist himself. Sondheim gave many long interviews over several months that give this book a special, intimate and accurate authority. Coupled with the lively remembrance of the stories and key scenes in all the shows is a host of photographs from public sources and Mr. Sondheim's own personal files. Includes an index. 121 illustrations, 55 in full color. The binding is red cloth. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Harry N Abrams Inc
New York, 2000, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Swope, Martha, Et. Al.; 
002913; 
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9 Groteke, Kristi with Rosen, Marjorie Mia & Woody, Love and Betrayal
All fine except for last page, which has a glue mark on it. Several pictures and an action in court to gain custody of two of Farrow's children are included in the 286 pages. Pages are clean, no tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.
1994, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine


TS-07001; 
Price: 9.23 USD
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10 Hayes, Helen, with Dody, Sanford On Reflection: an Autobiography
An autobiography signed by the beautiful and talented Helen Hayes. She decided to write this book because of her tenacious faith in the world; it is was legacy for her grandchildren to read one day when they were grown. After years of unwillingness to discuss her private world, she has produced a legacy for all of us in writing of the family stories, backstage anecdotes and her recollections of spiritual struggles. This autobiography is deeply moving and affectionately witty; a very good read. The dark gray and maroon binding is fine. The jacket has small tears at the corners and has light wear at the edges with 2 small tears. The spine has a 2" tear in the back crease and 1" tears in the front and back creases at the top. Also shows some wear along the front fold to inside flap. The back of the jacket has her photograph; now in a protective cover. Price is clipped. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s)
M. Evans & Company, Inc.
New York, 1968, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Good dust jacket

Signed by Author
000564; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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11 Hazen, Cindy; Freeman, Mike Love Always, Patsy : Patsy Cline's Letters to a Friend
042517168X / 9780425171684; In 1955, Treva Miller Steinbicker, a starstruck girl from East Tennessee, approached an up-and-coming country western singer in the hopes of establishing her fan club. Patsy Cline cheerfully accepted the honor. Over the next four years, through an intimate exchange of letters, she would become Treva's close friend and confidante. This is the collection of that remarkable, cherished correspondence - poignant, colorful, humorous and genuinely revealing in its honesty and warmth. The letters are reproduced as written, quite readable, with text included. 272 pages with index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Berkley Publishing Group
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1999, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001214; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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12 Mansfield, Brian Remembering Patsy
1401600336 / 9781401600334; This book is a celebration of Patsy Cline the friend, the legend, and the role model. Patsy's friends and peers such as Loretta Lynn, Jan Howard, Brenda Lee, and Bill Anderson share stories both touching and funny about the star who left well before her time. Performers who never had the opportunity to meet Cline (in fact, many weren't born when she died) such as Lee Ann Womack, k. D. Lang, Trisha Yearwood, Amy Grant, and Patty Griffin explain why Patsy Cline remains one of the most respected and loved performers of all time, in any genre of music. This is the first collection of its kind - paying tribute to a legend, like we may never see again. 95 pages, half are photographs. CD included with Diana Krall singing "Crazy. " 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Rutledge Hill Press
Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., 2002, First Printing
Hardcover
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003190; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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13 Mansfield, Brian Ring of Fire: a Tribute to Johnny Cash
1401601375 / 9781401601379; The music of Johnny Cash spoke to and for Americans of all ages, backgrounds, and social settings for nearly half a century. He was the first artist to be inducted in both the Rock and Roll and country Music halls of fame. This book is a celebration of the many facets of Cash. It features tributes sometimes moving and sometimes funny from Dolly Parton, Trish Yearwood, Rodney Crowell, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Kris Kristofferson and others. This volume shows why the Man in Black made the common man feel he was one of them. When Cash died, the author wrote in USA Today "Last weekend the whole country wore black. " 95 pages, half are photos, with a CD of Cash singing "Ring of Fire. " 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Rutledge Hill Press
Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., 2003, First Printing
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Leverett, Les; 
003191; 
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14 Robinson, David Charlie Chaplin: Comic Genius
0810928841 / 9780810928848; In 1914 Charlie Chaplin emerged from the costume shed at Hollywood's Keystone Studios wearing baggy pants, and ill-fitting jacket, and a small bowler hat - and thus was born the Little Tramp, one of the world's most beloved film characters. This small book chronicles Chaplin's brilliant career as an actor, writer, and director, as well as his often-controversial and much-publicized personal life - his love affairs, his pusuit by the FBI, and his final break with the United States. With his brilliantly observed characterizations and his comic genius, Charlie Chaplin forever changed the course of moviemaking. Well illustrated, including a filmography, list of illustrations, and an index. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 143 pages
Harry N Abrams Inc
New York, 1996, 
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
003020; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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15 Scovell, Jane Oona : Living in the Shadows: a Biography of Oona O'Neill Chaplin
0446517305 / 9780446517300; Oona was born to a family blessed by genius and plagued by tragedy, and Oona lived in the shadows from an early age. Her father, Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill, was an alcoholic and distant man who abandoned Oona when she was a child and later disinherited her. Her eccentric mother, a writer, was loving yet often absent. Both of her brothers committed suicide at an early age. Drawing on extensive research, this book reveals how Oona yearned fo her father's love her entire life and, for most of her years, managed to evade the family curse of drink and despair. In comelling detail, it relates how as a girl she tuned her back on Manhattan's cafe society and went to Hollywood to become an actress. And, of course, she met Charlie Chaplin. The DJ has a 1" tear at the top rear flap. 354 pages, including index and 16 pages of photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Warner Books, Incorporated
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1998, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001135; 
Price: 8.31 USD
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16 Winecoff, Charles Split Image: the Life of Anthony Perkins
0525940642 / 9780525940647; NEW - "Much more than a celebrity tell-all. Required reading for anyone wanting a peek at the high price of stardom and homophobia. " - Milwaukee Journal Sentinal. Who is Anthony Perkins? The author was asked that continually as he interviewed individuals for this book. He grew up around the corner from Perkins, and often felt his own life was in sync with his. After all, in Psycho he was a strange man who spent much of his time alone, the rest with his mother. The author, twelve years old at the time, did the same thing. When the author moved to Los Angeles, Tony Perkins came into the bookstore he worked at. "I began to feel he was following me. " Winecoff says in the author's note. But here is the story of Tony Perkins, from his childhood to his death from AIDS. 482 pages, with 14 pages of photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
E P Dutton
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1997, First Softcover Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002134; 
Price: 8.74 USD
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