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Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned (Alan Alda)

He’s one of America’s most recognizable and acclaimed actors–a star on Broadway, an Oscar nominee for The Aviator, and the only person to ever win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing, during his eleven years on M*A*S*H. Now Alan Ald

In Books > Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Expanded and Updated (David Thomson)

For almost thirty years, David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely “the finest reference book ever written about movies” (Graham Fuller, Interview), not merely the “desert island book”

In Books > Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film & Television (Judith Weston)

Directing film or television is a high-stakes oppucatiopn - the white water rafting of entertainment jobs. It captures your full attention at every moment, calling on you to commit every resource and stretch yourself to the limit. But for many directors,

In Books > Non-Fiction > Art & Photography Books

Hollywood Babylon: The Legendary Underground Classic of Hollywood's Darkest and Best Kept Secrets (Kenneth Anger)

Originally published in Paris, this is a collection of Hollywood's darkest and best kept secrets from the pen of Kenneth Anger, a former child movie actor who grew up to become one of America's leading underground film-makers.

In Books > Entertainment Books > Movie Books

Acting Is Everything: An Actor's Guidebook for a Successful Career in Los Angeles, Expanded Gold (Judy Kerr)

The accomplished author shares her lifetime of techniques and tricks of the trade. For the student and professional actor, here’s the ultimate guide for planning, promoting and expanding an acting career. What you need to know to truly master acting is ev

In Books > Entertainment Books > Performing Arts Books

The Hollywood Book of Extravagance: The Totally Infamous, Mostly Disastrous, and Always Compelling Excesses of America's Film and TV Idols (James Robert Parish)

Savor the inside scoop on over-the-top superstars

"I'm not a paranoid, deranged millionaire. . . . I'm a billionaire!"

"Acting is an empty and useless profession."

"Good girls go to hea

In Books > Entertainment Books > Television Books

Surviving James Dean (William Bast)

A beautifully written memoir, candid and definitive, that tells the story of Bast's five year relationship with the charismatic actor and American legend--James Dean.

In Books > Entertainment Books > Movie Books

So You Want to Be a Producer (Lawrence Turman)

Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of mor

In Books > Entertainment Books > Movie Books

No Acting Please (Eric Morris)

No Acting Please (Eric Morris)

In Books > Entertainment Books > Performing Arts Books

Self-Management for Actors: Getting Down to (Bonnie Gillespie)

No other book for actors focuses so succinctly on the business of self-management. Whether an actor has an agent and manager on his or her team or is going it alone, "Self-Management for Actors" will provide a roadmap for surviving and thriving

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