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From Page to Stage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
With nearly fifty years' experience of amateur theatre as director, performer and critic, Andrew Ings shares his insights and expertise into the difficulties, rewards and pleasures of this truly British pastime.
Knowledge - The Urban Skillz Dictionary
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by mach-mir-ein-ebook.de. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
What’s a ‘Swipe, Downrock or Scribble Foot’? Who was Rubberband Man and what did he contribute to the ‘Uprocking’ form of Urban Dance? From the outside looking in, Urban Dance and culture can seem like a big mystery, but the only thing you need to know to unlock the mystery is KNOWLEDGE. KNOWLEDGE: The Urban Skillz Dictionary is packed full of explanations, definitions and background information.
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Open Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real is a compilation of essays composed in tribute to (and sometimes frustration with) the art-form known as "cinema" —with a few theatre, music, and concert analyses thrown in for good measure.
Letras de cine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Este libro incluye catorce ensayos que describen catorce modos de observar el mundo y entender el cine, catorce estilos de contar un fragmento de existencia, catorce obras cinematográficas que han modificado el desarrollo de ese organismo que llamamos séptimo arte.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
El cine, decima musa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A book on acting craft that explains basic technique with clarity, specificity, and humor while offering the largest, most effective step-by-step collection of sure-fire acting games and exercises available. Head First Acting will have an immediate impact on high-school drama students' rehearsal and performance levels.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you've ever thought there must be a more stimulating and effective way of learning lines than simply rote-learning, then this is the book for you. If you're an aspiring actor or drama student the book will be particularly useful but it should also interest those who intend to write and direct and readers who are interested in literature and the drama.
The Theatrical Image by Clay and Krempel
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The e-book of the classic "The Theatrical Image". A unique volume entirely devoted to "interpretative invention" for the dramatic arts. Dealing with the theater and filmed versions of plays, it concentrates on finding the implied intention of each play, and how to design, direct and act that intent. Originally published by McGraw-Hill in 1967.
Opera 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
Cult movies. Películas para llevarse al infierno
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Como el subtítulo indica, estamos ante un catálogo de películas «para llevarse al infierno», cintas anómalas, hipnóticas, desasosegantes; films que sacuden al espectador por lo extraño, por lo insólito, por lo novedoso e incluso por lo insospechado.
Pantalla zurda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Original y siempre contracorriente, reacio a sujetarse a cualquier pensamiento preconcebido, Fernando Márquez, «el Zurdo», nos ofrece en este libro sus impresiones sobre el cine. Todo un catálogo de fascinaciones (y alguna que otra repugnancia) que se aparta de lo establecido.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!