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Celebritocracy: The Misguided Agenda of Celebrity Politics in a Postmodern Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Here’s the truth behind the celebrity causes you thought you knew.
TV's M*A*S*H: The Ultimate Guide Book
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 254,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
With a foreword and all new M*A*S*H dialogue by Larry Gelbart, a "History of MASH" with commentary by William Self and even more interviews and commentary from most major players, the original producers, writers, directors, guest stars, a technical adviser for William Christopher's character and even a stunt man, we think you'll find this to be "The B*E*S*T Book Anywhere"!!
Oprah Winfrey Biography: How Oprah Winfrey Rose From Poverty To Become One of the Most Successful Women in the World?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Oprah Winfrey, one of the most successful women in the world. She wasn't always like this, she actually came from a poor family without much role models in life. Yet, she was able to reach her wildest dreams and nothing is by accident. She knew something most people do not. She knew how to handle failures, get along with people and create success. What made her a true innovator, forging her...
Benevolent Siren: Remembering Louise Brooks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Louise Brooks endures as one of silent film's most charismatic and contemporary performers. Immortalized in Pandora's Box, she left a disinterested Hollywood to suffer years of hardship until finding a new career as an author. Later in life, an admiring 20-year old managed to pry a chink into the armor of the reclusive actress, establishing a friendship that revealed a hidden, gentler side.
Just When You Thought It Was Safe: A JAWS Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE is the ultimate JAWS companion! Everything you need to know about the scariest movie ever made is in this book.
The Disney Story: Chronicling the Man, the Mouse, and the Parks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Attention, all Disney Fans! Do you enjoy reading about the Disney theme parks? Perhaps you’re enamored with the man who was Walt Disney? Maybe you’re just plain crazy for Mickey Mouse and the Disney big-screen features? No need to order your serving of Disney history and knowledge a la carte anymore. Welcome to The Disney Story, a decade-by-decade look back on the man, the mouse, and the parks.
Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland, Gloria Rhoads Berlin gives her intimate account of how she helped Michael Jackson find his own slice of heaven: the ranch that would come to be known as Neverland. In this never-before-told story, Ms. Berlin details the private journeys she took with Michael to fulfill one of his life-long dreams and fantasies.
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.
Pub Quiz Trivia: Volume 4 - Film Trivia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In addition to his writing, author Bryan Young is an accomplished Pub Quizmaster and has assembled a collection of his best trivia questions to stump the minds of trivia buffs everywhere. With more than 30 rounds of trivia, Volume 4 covers the films you know and love, actors, directors, and the movie business. This is a must have for any trivia buff or Pub Quizmaster.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
Cinemassacres: A Tribute to Forrest J Ackerman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,720. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A collection of celebrity interviews in homage to Famous Monsters of Filmland editor Forry Ackerman, including Joe Moe, Dr. Mangor, Fred Olen Ray, Count Gore Devol, Lucy Hell, Don Calfa, Jason Paul Collum, and Sara Karloff, with an introduction by the late Ingrid Pitt.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Smash, Crash & Burn: Tales From the Edge of Celebrity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Bradley-Colleary brings us into the world of celebrity circa 1988-1995 through the eyes of the hapless outlier. These aren't just a series of brushes-with-celebrity anecdotes, but a rites-of-passage story where art may never bring Fame and Fortune, but can be a conduit to healing and finally finding Home.
And The Oscar Didn't Go To...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Throughout its long history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored many fine films. But sometimes, it gets it wrong. This book is a very funny, light-hearted (but deeply informed) look at Oscar upsets throughout history: who won, who should have won, and the given circumstances, political, cultural and otherwise, contributing to decisions that history has proven wrong-headed.
Gone With the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Gone with the wind were the mothers we knew, as they watched the movie. Usually strict, they let my cousins and me roam the shimmery, other-worldly theater. We went alone to the restrooms; we bought all the Cokes and popcorn we wanted. Coins seemed to spawn in our mothers' purses. They would never be the same and neither would I...
A Disney Childhood (Comic Books to Sailing Ships)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child within the Disney Studio family, Cathy's life was anything but ordinary. Her dad, George Sherman, served as Disney's Head of Publications from the late '50s to '74. When Disney foreign reps visted, they would meet this “typical American family,” for hospitality and a tour of Disneyland. Mr. Sherman died at 45 throwing the family into a mix of grief, courage and adventure.
Veronica Lake: A Comprehensive Career Retrospective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A complete comprehensive list of her appearances in feature films short subjects, on radio, on television, and her award nominations.
Donald Trump on Life, Business and Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Real estate magnate, TV star, clothing designer, author, and hotelier, Donald Trump is an unstoppable force. He may even add politician to that list. He is a man bent on living life to the fullest as he cements his legacy. What follows are quotes spoken by Trump on all aspects of his life, his business endeavours, and his political career.