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  1. John Ford

    John Ford [Paperback]

    Joseph McBride (Author); Michael Wilmington (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813198378
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Orson Welles was once asked which directors he most admired. He replied: "The old masters. By which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." A legend in his own time, John Ford (1894–1973) received a record four Academy Awards for best directo... .... Learn More
  2. John Ford

    John Ford [Hardback]

    Joseph McBride (Author); Michael Wilmington (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813198507
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Orson Welles was once asked which directors he most admired. He replied: "The old masters. By which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." A legend in his own time, John Ford (1894–1973) received a record four Academy Awards for best directo... .... Learn More
  3. Gatewood

    Gatewood: Kentucky's Uncommon Man [Hardback]

    Matthew Strandmark (Author)

    £29.50

    ISBN: 9780813198415
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series
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    When Louis Gatewood Galbraith passed away in 2012, a flood of tributes merely scratched the surface of this "colorful" and controversial figure. Throughout his life and political career, regional and national media outlets focused on the policy id... .... Learn More
  4. The Coal Miner Who Became Governor

    The Coal Miner Who Became Governor [Hardback]

    Paul E. Patton (Author); Jeffrey S. Suchanek (Other)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813198330
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series
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    Born in Fallsburg, Kentucky, in a tenant house insulated with newspapers, Paul Patton had a humble upbringing that held few clues about his future as one of the most prominent politicians in the history of the state. From the coal mines of eastern... .... Learn More
  5. Commanding Professionalism

    Commanding Professionalism: Simpson, Moore, and the Ninth US Army [Hardback]

    William Stuart Nance (Author)

    £29.50

    ISBN: 9780813198231
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
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    When one thinks of influential World War II military figures, five-star generals such as Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Bradley instantly come to mind. As important as these central figures were to the Second World War, the conflict produced equall... .... Learn More
  6. The Warner Brothers

    The Warner Brothers [Hardback]

    Chris Yogerst (Author); Michael Uslan (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813198019
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    One of the oldest and most recognizable studios in Hollywood, Warner Bros. is considered a juggernaut of the entertainment industry. Since its formation in the early twentieth century, the studio has been a constant presence in cinema history, res... .... Learn More
  7. Clarence Brown

    Clarence Brown: Hollywood's Forgotten Master [Paperback]

    Gwenda Young (Author); Kevin Brownlow (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813198408
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Greta Garbo proclaimed him as her favorite director. Actors, actresses, and even child stars were so at ease under his direction that they were able to deliver inspired and powerful performances. Academy–Award–nominated director Clarence Brown (18... .... Learn More
  8. Eleanor Powell

    Eleanor Powell: Born to Dance [Hardback]

    Paula Broussard (Author); Lisa Royère (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813197883
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    When considering the best dancers in Hollywood's history, some obvious names come to mind - Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Bill Robinson. Yet often overlooked is one of the most gifted and creative dancers of all time, Eleanor Powell. Powell's effe... .... Learn More
  9. Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon

    Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon [Hardback]

    Anne Klara Bom (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9788772190174
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Hans Christian Andersen is an cultural icon. But what is an icon exactly? And how did Hans Christian Andersen become one? In Denmark and abroad. This book looks into the different meanings and uses of the word icon and into the making of the cultu... .... Learn More
  10. Jessica Lange

    Jessica Lange: An Adventurer's Heart [Hardback]

    Anthony Uzarowski (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813197258
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Brilliant, beautiful, driven, uncompromising, elusive, iconic - Jessica Lange is one of the most gifted and fascinating actors of her generation. From her rise to fame in Dino De Laurentiis's remake of King Kong (1976) and her Oscar-winning perfor... .... Learn More

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