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  1. Phyllis George

    Phyllis George: Shattering the Ceiling [Hardback]

    Paul Volponi (Author); Lenny Shulman (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813195810
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In 2019, the NFL issued a list of football's one hundred greatest game-changers, and among the legendary athletes and coaches was one broadcaster: Phyllis George. The first female anchor of a major network sports show, George broke the glass ceili... .... Learn More
  2. The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

    The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley [Paperback]

    R. Alton Lee (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813195391
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    By 1926, it seemed that John R. Brinkley's experimental rejuvenation cure - transplanting goat glands into aging men - had taken the nation by storm. Never mind that "Doc" Brinkley's medical credentials were shaky at best and that he prescribed me... .... Learn More
  3. The Queen of Technicolor

    The Queen of Technicolor: Maria Montez in Hollywood [Hardback]

    Tom Zimmerman (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813182575
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Best known for her appearances in the six Technicolor "Neverland" movies, Maria Montez is a film icon. Growing up as one of ten children in the Dominican Republic, her rise as a film star in the United States seemed unlikely. In 1939, Montez set o... .... Learn More
  4. Marlene

    Marlene [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813195445
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Film star. Cabaret sensation. Recording artist. Writer. Marlene Dietrich was nothing short of enchanting - and remains so as she chronicles her fabulous rise to stardom in Marlene. From her early career in Germany as a chorus girl to her breakout ... .... Learn More
  5. Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich: Photographs and Memories [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £32.50

    ISBN: 9780813195452
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Marlene Dietrich never threw away anything. She kept her good-luck rag doll (it appeared with her in The Blue Angel and followed her to dressing tables on every movie set). She kept the letters she received from her lovers and her husband of fifty... .... Learn More
  6. Marlene Dietrich's ABC's

    Marlene Dietrich's ABC's: Wit, Wisdom, and Recipes [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9780813195438
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    From the wonderfully varied and witty mind of Marlene Dietrich comes an alphabetized collection of her most zany, honest, and heartfelt thoughts. Offering her take on a range of ideas, people, and items, Marlene Dietrich's ABC is an unprecedented ... .... Learn More
  7. My Place in the Sun

    My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington [Hardback]

    George Stevens (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813195247
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    George Stevens Jr. grew up on movie sets. His grandmother, aunts, uncles, and other family members were all entertainers, but it was his father, director George Stevens Sr., who cast the longest shadow. The elder Stevens won best director Oscars f... .... Learn More
  8. Mellencamp, updated edition

    Mellencamp, updated edition: American Troubadour [Paperback]

    David Masciotra (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813195568
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Despite his numerous hits and Grammy nominations - and his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - John Mellencamp remains one of America’s most underrated songwriters. In Mellencamp, David Masciotra explores the life and career of this impo... .... Learn More
  9. Hal Wallis

    Hal Wallis: Producer to the Stars [Paperback]

    Bernard F. Dick (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780813195384
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Hal Wallis might not be as well known as David O. Selznick or Samuel Goldwyn, but the films he produced—Casablanca, Jezebel, Now Voyager, The Life of Emile Zola, Becket, True Grit, and many other classics (as well as scores of Elvis movies)—have c... .... Learn More
  10. American Workman

    American Workman: The Life and Art of John Kane [Hardback]

    Maxwell King (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780822947042
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    A comprehensive, novel reassessment of the life and work of one of America's most influential self-taught artists, John Kane. The book presents a full account of Kane's life as a working man, including his time as a steelworker, coal miner, street... .... Learn More

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