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  1. The Woman Who Dared

    The Woman Who Dared: The Life and Times of Pearl White, Queen of the Serials [Hardback]

    William M. Drew (Author)

    £36.50

    ISBN: 9780813196831
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In the early days of motion pictures - before superstars, before studio conglomerates, before even the advent of sound - there was a woman named Pearl White (1889-1938). A quintessential beauty of the time, with her perfectly tousled bob and come-... .... Learn More
  2. Aline MacMahon

    Aline MacMahon: Hollywood, the Blacklist, and the Birth of Method Acting [Hardback]

    John Stangeland (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813196060
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    American actress Aline MacMahon's youth was spent honing her talents while performing at local events in New York City. After popular stage success on Broadway, she headlined a touring company in Los Angeles, where she was discovered by legendary ... .... Learn More
  3. That's Entertainment

    That's Entertainment: Spectacle, Amusement, and Leisure Culture [Paperback]

    Michele Fadda (Editor); Sara Pesce (Editor)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9788869771798
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
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    The 20th century witnessed the collapse of the traditional separation between the realm of 'official' culture and that of 'popular' entertainment. This event produced dramatic consequences at all levels of social life in the West, especially in th... .... Learn More
  4. Ernest Lehman

    Ernest Lehman: The Sweet Smell of Success [Hardback]

    Jon Krampner (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813195957
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    One of the most successful writers in Hollywood, Ernest Lehman penned some of the most iconic and memorable scenes to ever grace the silver screen. Hailed by Vanity Fair as "perhaps the greatest screenwriter in history," Lehman's work on films suc... .... Learn More
  5. History by HBO

    History by HBO: Televising the American Past [Hardback]

    Rebecca Weeks (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813195308
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The television industry is changing, and with it, the small screen's potential to engage in debate and present valuable representations of American history. Founded in 1972, HBO has been at the forefront of these changes, leading the way for many ... .... Learn More
  6. City of Dreams

    City of Dreams: The Making and Remaking of Universal Pictures [Paperback]

    Bernard F. Dick (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813153445
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Horror films. Deanna Durbin musicals. Francis the talking mule. Ma and Pa Kettle. Ross Hunter weepies. Theme parks. ET. Apollo 13. These are only a few of the many faces of Universal Pictures. In February 1906 Carl Laemmle, German immigrant and fo... .... Learn More
  7. Street with No Name

    Street with No Name: A History of the Classic American Film Noir [Paperback]

    Andrew Dickos (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813152196
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century. Films suc... .... Learn More
  8. Voice of the Wildcats

    Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting [Paperback]

    Alan Sullivan (Author); Tom Leach (Author); Joe Cox (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780813154619
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    As one of the first voices of the University of Kentucky men's basketball program, Claude Sullivan (1924-1967) became a nationally known sportscasting pioneer. His career followed Kentucky's rise to prominence as he announced the first four NCAA c... .... Learn More
  9. Columbia Pictures

    Columbia Pictures: Portrait of a Studio [Paperback]

    Bernard F. Dick (Editor)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813152158
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The recent $3.4 billion purchase of Columbia Pictures by Sony Corporation focused attention on a studio that had survived one of Hollywood's worst scandals under David Begelman, as well as ownership by Coca-Cola and David Puttnam's misguided attem... .... Learn More
  10. The Merchant Prince of Poverty Row

    The Merchant Prince of Poverty Row: Harry Cohn of Columbia Pictures [Paperback]

    Bernard F. Dick (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813152097
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Ben Hecht called him "White Fang," and director Charles Vidor took him to court for verbal abuse. The image of Harry Cohn as vulgarian is such a part of Hollywood lore that it is hard to believe there were other Harry Cohns: the only studio presid... .... Learn More

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