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Carmen Miranda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In August 1985, a full thirty years after her untimely death at 46, Carmen Miranda was remembered by 18 fan clubs in her native Brazil. Her post-death popularity was also impressive in Europe and the United States. My e-book looks at her entire career. By 1939 she was a feature performer at the Waldorf Astoria's Sert Room in New York. Miranda sang, danced and acted in Hollywood films and on TV.
June Wilkinson English Model, Actress And Fan Dancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
June Wilkinson was a big bust model who came to the US in the early 1960s. A British import from East Bourne, she was coveted by Playboy Magazine, which featured her in six different layouts. As an actress June performed in comedies. "Pajama Tops" played on Broadway .In some respects Wilkinson realized her goal of being taken seriously as an actress. She wed NFL quarterback Dan Pastorini.
3 Hour Dad
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
What would you do if you were suddenly told you were going to be a mum or dad without any notice? How would you react? What thoughts would go through your head? You haven't prepared to be a parent, you've not made any arrangements and nobody in your family is aware. Now imagine that not even the mum-to-be knew that she had been hiding a little person inside her tummy the entire time.
The Playboy Playmate Who Dined At The Nixon White House And Other Cottontail Anecdotes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The January 1973 Playboy Playmate dined at the Nixon White House. She accompanied an ex-POW whose wife divorced him while he was a captive in a Vietnamese prison. Two twin Playmates were tried in a Wisconsin courtroom, charged with tax evasion. Their individual trials involved distinctions between prostitutes and mistresses. The women were sex partners with Wisconsin businessman David Kritzik.
Hollywood’s Maddest Doctors: Lionel Atwill, Colin Clive, and George Zucco
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Finally a biography on those titans of terror from the Golden Age of Horror Films: Lionel Atwill (Doctor X, Mystery of the Wax Museum), Colin Clive (Frankestein) and George Zucco (The Flying Serpent).
June 1967 Playboy Centerfold Arrested For Prostitution And Other Playmate Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Following her arrest on a prostitution charge recent Playboy Playmate Joey Gibson went into hiding. The specifics of her arrest weren't publicized in detail. However, her co-defendant, Marcia Lynn Goldman, was approximately six years older than Gibson. Both women were from the Los Angeles area originally. My ebook also includes a firsthand description of life at the Chicago Playboy Club circa 1969
Leo Gorcey's Fractured World
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is a book celebrating the overlooked contributions to filmdom made by Leo Gorcey, a truly enigmatic man, whose life ended prematurely in 1969. Brandy offers thoughts about her dad as well as her unpublished graduate school thesis which unravels his “Split Personality.”
Jo Collins 1965 Playboy Playmate of the Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Actress/model Jo Collins made small appearances in surfer/beach movies in the mid 1960s. Her popularity rested largely on her appearances as Playboy's 1964 December Playmate of the Month and 1965 Playmate of the Year. Jo's intense romance with baseball pitcher Bo Belinsky began when the two met in Hawaii during the winter of 1966-1967. They dated frequently and were later married for a short time.
From Ethiopia to Utopia: A Remarkable Journey in Music and in Love
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
If you wonder what it was like to be born in the land of Sheba, to live as a child in Beirut during WWII, or as a young actor in Paris during the French New Wave, or as a singer in New York City’s Mad Men era, Jean-Paul Vignon transports you to all of those places and moments in his unforgettable memoir, FROM ETHIOPIA TO UTOPIA: A Remarkable Journey in Music and in Love.
Hollywood Snapshots: The Forgotten Interviews
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Subjects of the magazine interviews include Claire Trevor, Jack Oakie, Paul Henreid, Ann Miller, John Carradine, Howard Keel, Mary Pickford, Gale Sondergaard, David Janssen, Yvonne DeCarlo, and several members of The Little Rascals/Our Gang films.
Shirley Temple Biography: The ‘Perfect Life’ of the Child Star Shirley Temple During the Great Depression
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
You are about to discover the astonishing and quite unusual success of Shirley Temple during the harsh times the United States has ever known - The Great Depression of the 1930s. While people struggle for survival, food, shelter, and money, Shirley Temple rocked the entertainment industry and prevented many of the film companies like Twentieth Century Fox from bankruptcy...
Pathe' Film Studio Fire New York City December 10, 1929
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
Norine Byrnes, Catherine Porter and Jola Springs were three young women who died unnecessarily when a fire erupted on the set at Pathe' studios in Manhattan. Motion pictures were transitioning from silent to sound in late 1929. Pathe' had covered a huge arc light with drapery that ignited around 9:30 a.m. Dancers were getting ready to perform in a cabaret scene. Eddie Elkins Orchestra was playing.
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man
Price: $5.67 USD. Words: 220,470. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man is a retrospective look at the vast career of an iconic actor. This book offers an extensive look at the movies of the legendary Hollywood actor and includes over fifty exclusive interviews with those who have worked closely with Al Pacino. Giving a unique insight to a film icon who continues to dazzle, inspire and awe audiences the world over.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
I watched through the rearview mirror as the bright orb, the size of a basketball, streaked toward us, then passed a few feet over our vehicle and shot up into the dark sky and disappeared.
Mr Ron And His Remarkable Flying Machine
Series: Far From The Urban Sprawl ... tall tales and ripping yarns from The Land Of OZ. Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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It was 1973. "Look at this!" I said, showing my bride a picture in a magazine. "What IS it?" she asked. "It's an elemental flying machine," I replied. "I'm going to buy one." (And here I quote the BBC's famous Goons: "Are you mad?" / "I have a certificate." / "But it will mean certain death!" / "…it is, um, a Death Certificate.") …and yet! Here I am, many adventures later, still alive and writing.
Геленджик. Книга 2. Чудо Пицундской Сосны. Gelendzik. Book 2. In Russian.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: Russian. Published: January 19, 2017 and represented by Elena Pankey. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Fun stories about Gelendzik 1950-1990. Книга о событиях курортного Черноморского городка и удивительной девочке, любившей всех вокруг себя. Она жила, как Пицундская сосенка, на сухой, соленый, ветреной скале, преодолевая все препятствия на пути к счастью. Девочка верила, что чудеса, прекрасные превращения и радость у неё впереди.
George Clayton Johnson: Fictioneer from Ocean's Eleven, Through the Twilight Zone, to Logan's Run
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography

A giant from the Golden Age of Television, George shares invaluable wisdom, insights, and tricks of the trade in this enlightening, instructive, and delightful account of his life as a Fictioneer.
A Conversation With Patty McCormack: Cinema’s Original Bad Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
An interview with Patty McCormack: Cinema’s Original Bad Seed.
To Make Matters Worse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Danny Marianino's constant quest to find a comfortable place to poop as a youngster will have you in tears as you laugh and groan with him in this enlightening look into the enigmatic author and musician's childhood. Readers of his previous books will enjoy returning to Danny's unique voice as he takes you through his trials and tribulations as a rambunctious youth with a seemingly spastic colon.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.