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One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,390. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager is the first and only book on music tour management. Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world with a famous music group.
The Movie Uncyclopedia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
With a healthy dose of facts, opinions, humor and footnotes, Michael Kun, Lou Harry, Eric Feinstein and Theresa Hoiles review the people, places and things that make up the multi-billion industry that we call the movies. From Valentino to Schwarzenegger to zombies to Twizzlers and everything in between, The Movie Uncyclopedia pokes fun at the icons and not-so-icons that make the movies great.
The Disneylands That Never Were
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Wonders! Millennial Marvel Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Welcome to Wonders! Millennial Marvel Movies, Stephen Bissette’s guided tour of the millennial science-fiction, fantasy, and animated feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. They’re all here, from Battlefield Earth to The Matrix, from Akira to Yellow Submarine!
The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio Deejays of the '50s and '60s
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Rock-'n'-roll and the men who brought it over the airwaves into homes and cars changed the cultural landscape. This book examines the phenomenon of the AM deejays who captivated a generation and helped define the counterculture that has forever changed the landscape of American youth.
The Psychic Intuitor's Handbook
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Psychic Intuitor’s Handbook explains how to perform believable readings with any divination device. This remarkable book presents not only how to gather information using cold reading techniques, but explains other areas that a psychic intuitor needs such as non-verbal communications and phases of life. All the techniques needed to perform reading and understanding the sitter is included.
Demystifying the Monologue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Demystifying the Monologue gives you a comprehensive and simple method to picking, practicing, and performing a monologue. The book offers hands-on ideas for developing characters and revealing conflicts that will make your next monologue a one-person success. Demystifying the Monologue offers you a road map to a compelling performance.
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The previously unwritten rules of stand-up comedy are now explained for anyone wanting to make money in the business. It also gives comedy fans an inside look on what the lifestyle is really like.
My Hollywood MisAdventures
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Tales Sometimes Tall, but always true, of Allan Cole's years in Hollywood with his late partner, Chris Bunch.
Radio Radio - The Story of the Irish Radio Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of pirate radio in Ireland, all the way from the world's first broadcast in 1916, up until legislation to ban the radio pirates in 1988.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
CinemaScope One: Stupendous in 'Scope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
As usual, Reid gives all the info sought by movie-lovers. He not only covers well-known wide-screen movies like Auntie Mame, Pal Joey, Star Wars, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Comanche Station, Hombre, Manhattan, Man of the West, McCabe and Mrs Miller, Pal Joey, The Swan, 3 Faces of Eve, Bad Day at Black Rock, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Tony Rome; but also details 3-D's Inferno, Gorilla at Large, etc.
Hollywood "B" Movies: A Treasury of Spills, Chills & Thrills
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
To moviegoers, the "B" was a movie of less appeal than the main feature. To a cinema manager, however, a "B" was any film at all with a running time less than 70 minutes. To the exchange, a "B" meant a feature that had to be sold to exhibitors at the cheapest price. This book extensively covers all three of these categories. Patrons did have favorites. Mysteries and series pictures were popular.
A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.