Books tagged: movie business

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The Hair in the Gate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Hair in the Gate is a fictionalized account of an actor's life story and what goes on during the filming of a major motion picture set in outer space. Not related to anything that ever happened.
Pa'u Hana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two hard-working friends at Hawaii's Parks and Recreation Department go on the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to Hollywood to try to break into the movie business.
Elephant Milk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Set in 1969 and 1970, a young Hollywood film actress runs away and joins a circus in Mexico in search of the love of her life, a bad boy musician and injured soul, who has disappeared south of the border. During a total eclipse of the sun, riding on her favorite elephant, Sean realizes that the true love she is searching for is in actually in her own heart.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Actor’s Road to Hollywood is for actors who are considering a professional career in film and television. This book is a guide as to what is required to be a working professional actor in Los Angeles and other national markets. Included are some of the author's personal experiences and anecdotes of working in Hollywood.
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.
Something out of Nothing . . . a Hollywood Maverick's Rule Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Something Out of Nothing...a Hollywood Maverick’s Rule Book is an often funny, insider’s view on how to break into show biz and navigate its shark-infested waters. Filled with real "war stories" about working with Academy Award-winning talent, each of the short chapters explains a particular rule to follow in order "to make it" in Hollywood, like "Good Ideas Don't Just Fall off a Turnip Truck."
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
A Screenwriters Guide to Watching Movies
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Are you writing a screenplay? Did someone tell you "go watch movies and learn from what they did"? Do you have the foggiest idea how to do that? Right. Then this book is for YOU!
The Making of 'Sex and Violence'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"The Making of 'Sex and Violence'" is a mock-umentary in the tradition of "This Is Spinal Tap" about the movie business. [Note: I'm a screenwriter ("THE WONDER YEARS", "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES") and this story is presented in its original screenplay format. To learn more about me, or this title, please visit ToddTrumpet.com!]
HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS Index of Movie Titles BOOKS 1-16: "A" - "Z"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Illustrated with no less than 35 classic movie posters from the author's own collection, here is a full list of all the films (over 2,000 of them) extensively detailed and reviewed in books 1 through 16 of the acclaimed Hollywood Classics series. Details include the years of original release and title changes. Also listed are articles such as Best Movies of All Time, Raymond Chandler On Screen.