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TAYLOR LAUTNER: ME & YOU: THE STAR OF TWILIGHT AND NEW MOON [WITH POSTER], Rusher, Josie
61 Rusher, Josie TAYLOR LAUTNER: ME & YOU: THE STAR OF TWILIGHT AND NEW MOON [WITH POSTER]
Orion 2009 1409115283 / 9781409115281 Hardcover Very Good 
Not all of Twilight's male hotties are vampires Taylor Lautner, who plays t he werewolf Jacob Black, is about to hit new heights of superstardom. That' s because New Moon, the next film adaptation in the popular series, will un cover his story. So it's time for fans to learn more about this appealing a ctor. Me & You follows Taylor from his early days in TV commercials to his appearances in 3D movies and, finally, to the role of a lifetime. Read all about his loves, interests, passion for acting, and feelings about being a heartthrob. There's also plenty of inside gossip on New Moon, of course--an d a free pull-out poster, too 
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SCENES FROM THE CITY: FILMMAKING IN NEW YORK, Sanders, James
62 Sanders, James SCENES FROM THE CITY: FILMMAKING IN NEW YORK
Rizzoli 2006 0847828905 / 9780847828906 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A read copy but no markings throughout, unblemished spine, NOT an ex-librar y edition: From the cinema verité of the sixties to softer fare like Splash, New York has provided some of the most iconic moments on film. Beginning with a survey of such classics as Breakfast at Tiffany's, Scenes from the City captures how the changing face of New York, as well as the founding of the MOFTB, have contributed to a particular school of film characterized most emphatically in the street-style work of directors as diverse as Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee. With over 200 stills and contributions from noted New York film personalities such as Sidney Lumet and Nora Ephron, the book also includes rare, unpublished, behind-the-scenes shots and stories from the quintessential New York filmmaker himself--Woody Allen. With a special section on the landmark TV series, commercials and music videos filmed in New York, Scenes from the City is an affectionate and vivacious ovation for this captivating "character" that rarely receives billing but always steals the show. 
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SEIN OFF: INSIDE THE FINAL DAYS OF SEINFELD, Seinfeld, Jerry
63 Seinfeld, Jerry SEIN OFF: INSIDE THE FINAL DAYS OF SEINFELD
It Books 1998 0060953284 / 9780060953287 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Michael: At the last curtain call made the gesture of "being quiet" with my finger to my mouth. That was my signal to the house and to those around us --an to myself--that there would be no more words from Kramer. Julia: Elaine was someone who single women laughed at because she wrestled with her worst secrets and biggest fears. Let's face it, she embodied lots of problems. In fact she was a jerk. Anyone who chooses Elaine as a role mo del should be in therapy. Jason: When people reflected on their own lives in comparison to George's, they felt pretty good. They could tune in and see it was far worse for this poor slob. In a sick way that was comforting. Jerry: After nine years, how do you say good-bye to the experience, the people, the accomplishments? Emotionally, I just hoped not to get crushed, yet all the while I knew I would. 
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ROBERT MITCHUM: BABY, I DON'T CARE, Server, Lee
64 Server, Lee ROBERT MITCHUM: BABY, I DON'T CARE
Faber & Faber 2002 0571210104 / 9780571210107 Paperback Good 
A hobo during the depression, Robert Mitchum fell into acting by chance. Af ter early success he was famously busted for smoking marijuana in the 1950s , and remained an unrepentant misbehaver until his death in 1997. This work looks at his life. 
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TOO YOUNG TO DIE: STARS THE WORLD TRAGICALLY LOST, Sheinwold, Patricia Fox
65 Sheinwold, Patricia Fox TOO YOUNG TO DIE: STARS THE WORLD TRAGICALLY LOST
Cathay 1980 0861780515 / 9780861780518 Paperback Good 

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TAPEHEAD VERSUS TELEVISION, Shelley, Jim
66 Shelley, Jim TAPEHEAD VERSUS TELEVISION
Atlantic Books 2001 1903809258 / 9781903809259 Paperback Good 
Jim Shelley loves television. His devotion is not to the programmes that ar e watched by late night audiences, but to the blockbusters beloved by milli ons. Usually he is indulgent towards the object of his affections and forgi ving when it is slipshod and self-regarding. Yet, like any other lover, the re are times when the relationship becomes dull and predictable, and when h is irritation boils over into anger. In this work, the very best of Jim She lley's television criticism is combined, for the first time, with the react ions of his devoted readers, whose emails and letters provide an often scat hing running commentary on what he has written. Taken together, they provid e a scabrous and darkly amusing commentary on the nation's viewing habits. 
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JACK NICHOLSON: AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY, Shepherd, Donald
67 Shepherd, Donald JACK NICHOLSON: AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY
Robson Books Ltd 1991 086051756X / 9780860517566 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
This unauthorized biography examines the life of superstar, sex symbol and hellraiser Jack Nicholson - the leading role in such movies as "The Shining ", "Terms of Endearment", "The Witches of Eastwick" and "Batman". Behind th e "shadowy" image is an even more intriguing private life. Jack Nicholson d iscovered Hollywood at the age of 18, working as an office boy at MGM Studi os, and three years later starred in his first film, "The Cry Baby Killer". Stardom did not come easy, however, and by the age of 32 he was becoming d isillusioned and considered giving up acting for writing and directing - on ly to drift to stardom accidently with "Easy Rider". Then, at the age of 37 , he discovered that the woman he had thought of as his elder sister was in fact his mother and he had been born illegitimately - a revelation that ha d a marked effect on his life and career. This is the story of a seemingly happy-go-lucky actor who often thrashes about in existential gloom, a man w ho has a strong affinity with women, but finds the perfect relationship har d to come by. It is also the story of the making of his films, of his storm y relationships and of his strange encounters with the likes of James Dean and Marlon Brando. 
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FRANK SKINNER AUTOBIOGRAPHY, SKINNER, FRANK
68 SKINNER, FRANK FRANK SKINNER AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Arrow 2002 0099426870 / 9780099426875 Paperback Very Good 

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AN INTRODUCTION TO FILM, Sobchack, Thomas
69 Sobchack, Thomas AN INTRODUCTION TO FILM
Little, Brown 1987 0316802522 / 9780316802529 Paperback Very Good 

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WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD: FROM VAMP TO STUDIO HEAD, Sova, Dawn B.
70 Sova, Dawn B. WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD: FROM VAMP TO STUDIO HEAD
Fromm Intl 1998 0880642327 / 9780880642323 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
According to Sova, a frequent contributor to Cosmopolitan and Redbook, the first film to feature a woman was John Rice-May Irwin Kiss in 1896, three y ears after Thomas Edison introduced his Kinetoscopes as a peep-show novelty . By 1908, French-born Alice Guy Blaches became the first woman to write, d irect, produce and star in a movie. Sova notes female pioneers among the ra nks of screenwriters (Anita Loos, Sonya Levien, Elinor Glyn), producers (Ma ry Pickford), film editors (Margaret Booth) and directors (Lois Weber, Doro thy Arzner, Ida Lupino), but her real focus is the legacy of actresses in f ront of the camera. 
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STERLING'S GOLD: WIT AND WISDOM OF AN AD MAN, Sterling, Roger
71 Sterling, Roger STERLING'S GOLD: WIT AND WISDOM OF AN AD MAN
Grove Press 2010 0802119891 / 9780802119896 Hardcover Fine/Fine 
A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout: Roger Sterling is a Partner at the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce advertising agency; his father founded the original Sterling Cooper in the 1920s with Bertram Cooper. A World War II veteran, Roger has suffered two heart attack s. In the past he's tried to change his hard-living ways, but is now smokin g and drinking again. Roger divorces his first wife, Mona, after taking up with the much younger Jane Siegel, who briefly worked as Don Draper's secretary. Previously, Roge r had a lengthy affair with Joan Holloway, then Sterling Cooper's Office Ma nager. Anticipating a costly divorce settlement with Mona, Roger encourages the takeover of Sterling Cooper by London's Puttnam, Powell, and Lowe. When the new managers leave him off a corporate organizational chart, however, Roger believes he's "being punished for making my job look easy." He feels similarly slighted by friends who can't accept his relationship with Jane. "I made a mistake by being conspicuously happy," he tells Don. 
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GODDESS: THE SECRET LIVES OF MARILYN MONROE, Summers, Anthony
72 Summers, Anthony GODDESS: THE SECRET LIVES OF MARILYN MONROE
Macmillan 1985 0026154609 / 9780026154604 Hardcover Good/Good 
She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her l ife was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy s urrounded by mysteries. Drawing on first-hand interviews Anthony Summers of fers both a classic biography and a shockingly revealing account of the scr een goddess's relations with John and Robert Kennedy. 'The definitive story of the legend ...more convincing at every page - told with all the coldnes s of truth and the authority of the historian, but at the end of it we stil l love Marilyn' Maeve Binchy, Irish Times 
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ROBERT PATTINSON, TAYLOR LAUTNER, KRISTEN STEWART: STARS OF TWILIGHT: THE U NAUTHORIZED ANNUAL 2011, Sunbird
73 Sunbird ROBERT PATTINSON, TAYLOR LAUTNER, KRISTEN STEWART: STARS OF TWILIGHT: THE U NAUTHORIZED ANNUAL 2011
Sunbird 2010 1409390276 / 9781409390275 Hardcover Near Fine 
Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart are Hollywood's hottes t young talents . . . and now you can get closer than ever to the stars of 'Twilight', 'New Moon', 'Breaking Dawn' and 'Eclipse'! This stunning annual is packed with in-depth info, gossip and sizzling photos, as well as fab q uizzes, Bella Swan make-over tips and more - it's a must-have for Twilight fans! Find out all about the actors' lives and loves, discover which Twi-gu y you're destined to be with, learn how to dress like a vampire- or wolf-gi rl and make your own Team Edward or Team Jacob t-shirt. There are also over 50 cool stickers for your stuff and a hot double-sided poster of Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. It's the perfect Christmas g ift for Twilighters everywhere! With 2 pages of vamptastic stickers and an A2 double-sided poster glued to the inside back cover. 
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74 Tanner, Fran Averett BASIC DRAMA PROJECTS
Clark Publishing 1987 0931054168 / 9780931054167 Paperback Very Good 

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HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF A MU LTIBILLION DOLLAR FRANCHISE, Taylor, Chris
75 Taylor, Chris HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF A MU LTIBILLION DOLLAR FRANCHISE
Basic Books 2014 0465089984 / 9780465089987 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a fa r-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and 37 billion later, Star W ars?related products outnumber human beings, a growing stormtrooper army sp ans the globe, and "Jediism" has become a religion in its own right. Lucas' s creation has grown into far more than a cinematic classic; it is, quite s imply, one of the most lucrative, influential, and interactive franchises o f all time. Yet incredibly, until now the complete history of Star Wars-its influences and impact, the controversies it has spawned, its financial gro wth and long-term prospects-has never been told. In How Star Wars Conquered the Universe, veteran journalist Chris Taylor tr aces the series from the difficult birth of the original film through its s equels, the franchise's death and rebirth, the prequels, and the preparatio ns for a new trilogy. Providing portraits of the friends, writers, artists, producers, and marketers who labored behind the scenes to turn Lucas's ide a into a legend, Taylor also jousts with modern-day Jedi, tinkers with droi d builders, and gets inside Boba Fett's helmet, all to find out how Star Wa rs has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long. Since the first film's release in 1977, Taylor shows, Star Wars has conquered our culture with a sense of lightness and exuberance, while remaining serious enough to influence politics in far-flung countries and spread a spirituality that appeals to religious groups and at 
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FEVER!: THE BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN TRAVOLTA, Thompson, Douglas
76 Thompson, Douglas FEVER!: THE BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN TRAVOLTA
Trafalgar Square Publishing 1997 0752210742 / 9780752210742 Paperback Very Good 
John Travolta, oscar-nominated in 1978, watc hed his career flounder during the 1980s, before bouncing ba ck in style in Pulp Fiction. Fever. tells th e story of Travo lta''s life. ' 
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WHY ACTING MATTERS, Thomson, David
77 Thomson, David WHY ACTING MATTERS
Yale University Press 2015 0300195788 / 9780300195781 Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
A provocative, highly engaging essay on the art of pretending on the stage, on screen, and in daily life Does acting matter? David Thomson, one of our most respected and insightful writers on movies and theater, answers this question with intelligence and wit. In this fresh and thought-provoking essay, Thomson tackles this most elusive of subjects, examining the allure of the performing arts for both t he artist and the audience member while addressing the paradoxes inherent i n acting itself. He reflects on the casting process, on stage versus film a cting, and on the cult of celebrity. The art and considerable craft of such gifted artists as Meryl Streep, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Marlon Bra ndo, Daniel Day-Lewis, and others are scrupulously appraised here, as are n otions of "good" and "bad" acting. Thomson's exploration is at once a meditation on and a celebration of a unique and much beloved, often misunderstood, and occasionally derided art form. He argues that acting not only "matters" but is essential and inescapable, as well as dangerous, chronic, transformative, and exhilarating, be it on the theatrical stage, on the movie screen, or as part of our everyday lives. 
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AMERICAN SCREAM: THE BILL HICKS STORY, True, Cynthia
78 True, Cynthia AMERICAN SCREAM: THE BILL HICKS STORY
HarperPB 2002 0380803771 / 9780380803774 Paperback Very Good 
Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Andy Kaufman -- add Bill Hicks to that list of brilliant, fearless comics. Just emerging from underground cult status when he died at age thirty-two, Bill Hicks spent most of his life making audien ces roar -- and censors cringe -- with biting social satire about everythin g from former president George Bush to rock stars who hawk diet Coke. His n ervy talent redefined the boundaries of comedy in the '80s and won him a li st of admirers that includes John Cleese, George Carlin, and Thom Yorke of Radiohead. This posthumous biography reveals for the first time what made Bill Hicks tick -- what made him laugh, what pissed him off, and what he saw as his ultimate mission: to release people from their prison of ignorance. From his first comedy gig at Bible camp to his infamous cancellation on The Late Show with David Letterman, Cynthia True portrays an artist whose outrage, drive, and compassion fueled a controversial body of work that still resonates today. 
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THE TWILIGHT SAGA ECLIPSE: THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED MOVIE COMPANION, Vaz, Mark Cotta
79 Vaz, Mark Cotta THE TWILIGHT SAGA ECLIPSE: THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED MOVIE COMPANION
Little, Brown Books for Youn 2010 0316087378 / 9780316087377 Paperback Near Fine 
Explore the making of the film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in this ultimate visual companion, lavishly illustrated with full-color photos of the cast, locations, and sets. This beautiful paperback edition celebrates the onscre en creation of Stephenie Meyer's fascinating world, brought to life by crit ically acclaimed director David Slade. With never-before-seen images, exclusive interviews and personal stories, renowned author Mark Cotta Vaz takes you behind the scenes with cast and crew, uncovering intimate details of the filmmaking process. Read More Show Less 
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THE TWILIGHT SAGA NEW MOON: THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED MOVIE COMPANION, Vaz, Mark Cotta
80 Vaz, Mark Cotta THE TWILIGHT SAGA NEW MOON: THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED MOVIE COMPANION
Little, Brown Books for Youn 2009 0316075809 / 9780316075800 Paperback Near Fine 
Explore the making of the film New Moon in this ultimate visual companion, lavishly illustrated with full-color photos of the cast, locations, and set s. This beautiful paperback edition celebrates the onscreen creation of Ste phenie Meyer's fascinating world, brought to life by Academy Award(R)-nomin ated director Chris Weitz. With never-before-seen images, exclusive interviews and personal stories, r enowned author Mark Cotta Vaz takes you behind the scenes with cast and cre w, uncovering intimate details of the filmmaking process. Read More Show Le ss Editorial Reviews From the Publisher Praise for New Moon: -"Teens will relish this new adventure and hunger for more."--Booklist -"[A] near-genius balance of breathtaking romance and action."--VOYA -"New Moon will ... leave [fans] breathless for the third."--School Library Journal Praise for Eclipse: -"Move over, Harry Potter." - USA Today -"[Stephenie Meyer is] the world's most popular vampire novelist since Anne Rice" - Entertainment Weekly -"Meyer's trilogy seethes with the archetypal tumult of star-crossed passio ns, in which the supernatural element serves as a heady spice." - The New Y ork Times Praise for Twilight: -A New York Times Editor's Choice -A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year -An Amazon Best Book of the Decade...So Far -An American Library Association Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults 
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