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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. Harvard, Hollywood, Hitmen, and Holy Men

    Harvard, Hollywood, Hitmen, and Holy Men: A Memoir [Hardback]

    Paul W. Williams (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813196671
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    The movie director Paul Williams is a real-life Forrest Gump. Williams' experiences form a unique and often wild constellation of encounters with star power, political power, and spiritual power - a life cycle that led to fame and fortune and to i... .... Learn More
  3. Katherine Jackson French

    Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector [Paperback]

    Elizabeth DiSavino (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780813196701
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    The second woman to earn a PhD from Columbia University
    face=Calibri>– and the first from south of the Mason-Dixon Line to do so
    face=Calibri>– Kentucky native Katherine Jackson French broke boundaries. ... .... Learn More
  4. Ida Lupino

    Ida Lupino: A Biography [Paperback]

    William Donati (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813196480
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    British-born actress, singer, director, and producer Ida Lupino (1918-1995) cut one of the most alluring profiles of any Hollywood persona during the forties and fifties. The star of classic films such as They Drive by Night (1940), High Sierra (1... .... Learn More
  5. A Front Row Seat

    A Front Row Seat [Hardback]

    Nancy Olson Livingston (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813196190
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    From her idyllic childhood in the American midwest, to her Oscar-nominated performance in Sunset Boulevard (1950) and the social circles of New York and Los Angeles, actress Nancy Olson Livingston has lived abundantly. In her memoir, ... .... Learn More
  6. Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop

    Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop: The Team That Changed Children's TV [Hardback]

    Nat Segaloff (Author); Mallory Lewis (Author); David Copperfield (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813196268
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    For almost half a century, celebrated ventriloquist and entertainer Shari Lewis delighted generations of children and adults with the help of her trusted sock puppet sidekick Lamb Chop. For decades, the beloved pair were synonymous with children's... .... Learn More
  7. Phyllis George

    Phyllis George: Shattering the Ceiling [Hardback]

    Paul Volponi (Author); Lenny Shulman (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813195810
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    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
  8. 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
    face=Calibri>– transplanting goat glands into aging men
    face=Calibri>– had taken the nation by storm. Never mind that 'Doc' Brink... .... Learn More
  9. An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih

    An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih: A Man of “a Pure Heart” [Hardback]

    Yongyan Li (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781626430839
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This book is an academic biography of Liu Ching-chih, a renowned musicologist and translation scholar, and a prolific music critic in Hong Kong. Three Library Collections named after him are housed in the University of Hong Kong Libraries, the Hon... .... Learn More
  10. 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
    face=Calibri>– and remains so even today. In this book she chronicles her fabulous rise to stardom. From her early caree... .... Learn More

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