Books tagged: theatre

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Houdini's Tour of Australia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
When escapologist, Harry Houdini toured Australia in 1910, he brought magic, mystique, his wife and an aeroplane. Houdini conquered crowds and nearly caused riots, he escaped straitjackets and shackles and flew through the air. Some said he was supernatural, to others he was a fraud, but Houdini confounded them all.
The Boy and the Wrapper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A one-act romantic comedy play. An awkward shut-in (Andrew) is sent to a mall to get medicine and ends up meeting an off-putting volunteer gift wrapper (Anita). Their personalities clash, but Andrew takes a liking to Anita and returns to the mall again and again and again. As December goes on, the two develop an odd relationship, but a happy ending seems out of reach... until Christmas Eve.
Storms Of Fortune
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business
Prosperity gives us friends, adversity proves them. Jason Mathews started with nothing and became the wealthy CEO of the most prestigious investment house on Wall Street. Lauren Wheaton had everything and threw it all away to go out on her own. As Lauren Charles she went from K-Mart clerk and to become an Academy candidate with brilliant performances in "Winds of Olympus" and "Ballroom Dreams."
Phèdre
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: French. Published: April 3, 2011 by Le signe bleu. Categories: Essay » Literature
Phèdre est la dernière tragédie inspirée à Racine par la mythologie antique. C'est le drame d'une femme hantée par le désir incestueux. Cet ouvrage en propose une "Lecture Active" qui consiste à naviguer selon ses envies entre le texte intégral ou des résumés. Un appareil critique permet d'approfondir la compréhension de l'oeuvre. S'adresse à tout public, étudiant ou non.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Many colossal main features are reviewed in this book. But until recently, such movies were not enough to satisfy patrons. They also wanted a supporting film, shorts and cartoons. So here are detailed not only main attractions like High Noon, Jezebel, Merry Widow, Zorro, A Star Is Born, Rio Rita, Great Waltz, but lesser movies that audiences also demanded. Many of these are now available on DVD.
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.
Dead in the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Set against the background of staging a large musical, Dead in the Water is a mystery with a death in it. The Author has worked in the theatre industry for several decades, and a sardonic but sympathetic understanding of its insanities suffuses this book. It is the first in a series set within the entertainment industry, oh, and it is intended to be entertaining.
Hollywood "B" Movies: A Treasury of Spills, Chills & Thrills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
Αύριο Πάλι
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: Greek. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
Ιταλιάνος: Σ΄ένα στενάκι της Αστόρια νοικιάζουν ένα ημι-υπόγειο διαμέρισμα. Σάρα: Και λοιπόν; Ιταλιάνος: Τι θα πει και λοιπόν; Καιρός να ζήσουμε σαν άνθρωποι. Το βαρέθηκα το βαγόνι.
CinemaScope One: Stupendous in 'Scope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.