Books tagged: theater actress

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More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.
These Delicate Creatures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When a tyrant overtakes her space colony, Emma Lo strikes back with her art. She employs nanotechnology to transform her nearly century-old body so that she may play Othello in a desperate bid to satirize and overthrow the President—until someone hacks Emma's com link and begins to blackmail her. A cat-and-mouse game where Emma's life and spirit are at stake.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Evita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
A Passionate Performance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lord Linton, a master of illusion as cunning as he is handsome, aims to capture his father's killer. Taking a page from the bard, he decides the play is the thing to catch the villain. But when he hires an impoverished actress to masquerade as his mistress, even Linton cannot envision the extraordinary performance that awaits. A little magic and a lot of sparks catch this Regency couple unawares.
The Bondage Murders Organized Crime In New York City 1923-1924
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sir Basil Thomson, formerly of Scotland Yard, took an interest in the murders of Louise Lawson and Dorothy Keenan. He realized that their deaths was the work of persons who defied detection easily. One of Keenan's acquaintances/suitors was the son-in-law of Harry Daugherty, who was the U.S. Attorney General under President Warren Harding. The thieves/murderers specialized in furs and jewelry.
And Justice for Some
Series: Isobel Spice Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Actress Isobel Spice and her friend Delphi Kramer are thrilled to finally have an opportunity to perform together, even if it’s just a cheesy interactive murder mystery at a judge’s lifetime achievement dinner. But when Isobel’s dramatic death scene is upstaged by a real murder and Delphi is left holding the still-smoking gun, Isobel drops the role of victim and assumes the role of detective.
Evie Greene Victorian Actress From Southampton, England
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evie Greene was a talented star of comic opera who debuted a number of her English plays at venues in New York City in the early 20th century. Greene was a beautiful woman and her voice and acting were renowned worldwide wherever she performed. My work is researched from newspaper accounts of the era along with contemporary books that discuss Evie, her life and great talent.
Edna Mae Pettie Theater Actress From Syracuse, New York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
It is questionable as to which producer took more of a hand in promoting Edna May Pettie in her career. Oscar Hammerstein is credited with giving her her first break when she requested to be a part of his chorus. Then there was George W. Lederer who managed her in the U.S. before she left for Europe under the direction of Charles Frohman. Not a great talent, her primary asset was her genuineness.
Gladys Cooper English Actress
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Gladys Coopers' career spanned more than seven decades, involving her in stage productions, films and television. An outdoors type she enjoyed rowing and golf among other sports endeavors. Her sister Doris appeared with Gladys in Excelsior in the role of a maid. Cooper appeared in five films that were nominated for Best Picture. Among these were "Rebecca" (1940) and "My Fair Lady" (1964).