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Richard Widmark

Author : Kim R. Holston
ISBN : 0313264805
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This first-ever book on actor Richard Widmark focuses on the life of the durable leading man whose career has spanned four decades. Respecting his subject's reputation for privacy, Holston directs his study toward the professional events in Widmark's life, providing complete credits for work in radio, on stage, on film, and in television. Also included are a biographical sketch, a listing of works available on video, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography of works about Widmark.

Ann Sothern A Bio Bibliography

Author : Margie Schultz
ISBN : 9780313368134
Genre : Performing Arts
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Ann Sothern was often quoted as saying she had played every venue in show business except fairs. For over 60 years, she has captivated audiences from the stage, on radio and television, in film, and as a recording artist. This book is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her life, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. Schultz has done a magnificent job of documenting Ann Sothern's career. Classic Images Ann Sothern was often quoted as saying she had played every venue in show business except fairs. Ann Sothern: A Bio-Bibliography is proof that her statement was not far from wrong. For over 60 years, she has captivated audiences from the stage, on radio and television, in film, and as a recording artist. This book is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her life, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. Ann Sothern: A Bio-Bibliography is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her career, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. It is the first source to include a complete episode guide for Miss Sothern's television series, Private Secretary, The Ann Sothern Show, The Lucy Show, and My Mother the Car. An appendix lists products which were endorsed by Miss Sothern or which used her likeness in promotion. The book utilizes sixteen photographs, including four from Miss Sothern's personal collection, which she donated to the Ketchum Community Library in Ketchum, Idaho. A great library reference source, this book will be of interest to film scholars and fans of Miss Sothern.

Jayne Mansfield

Author : Jocelyn Faris
ISBN : 9780313285448
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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People today remember Jayne Mansfield as a famous Hollywood movie star. However, she starred in only three American movies before moving to low-budget European films. She was a master of publicity who appeared in newspapers across the nation almost daily. Through her frequent exposure in the media, she gave the public the false impression that she was a major movie star. This book explores her stormy love life and gives annotated entries for all her performances.

Ginger Rogers

Author : Jocelyn Faris
ISBN : 0313291772
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ginger Rogers had a versatile and successful career as a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress. Here is a detailed guide to her many accomplishments in the entertainment world. Though she is remembered chiefly as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, her work spanned a number of media and she was one of the most famous actresses in the United States. Faris provides detailed information on all of her performances.

David Niven

Author : Karin J. Fowler
ISBN : 0313280444
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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David Niven was a respected actor who performed in almost all media. His forty-year career included work in classic films, to which he brought a touch of charm and humor while working with major stars. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1958 and had success as both a performer and a writer. This book presents a detailed record of Niven's spectacular career, along with a biographical overview of his eventful life.

Oliver Smith

Author : Thomas J. Mikotowicz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105005131516
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This reference provides a complete and concise record of the life and work of Oliver Smith, one of the foremost set designers of modern American theater. Narrative sections of the volume discuss Smith's career and life. Additional chapters document and analyze Smith's scenography from 1941 to the present, with special emphasis on exemplary productions and on his role in the development of American scene design. Chapters on ballet, musicals, plays, operas, and movie musicals contain entries for particular productions. Each entry explores the significance of a particular production. An appendix lists productions in chronological order and provides entry numbers to assist the reader in locating information in the book. An annotated bibliography of works by and about Smith provides additional information, and an index provides a means of accessing topics alphabetically. This bio-bibliography is a complete and concise record of the life and work of Oliver Smith, one of the foremost set designers of modern American theater.

George Sidney

Author : Eric Monder
ISBN : UOM:39015032237862
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces and documents the career of George Sidney, one of the most significant Hollywood studio directors.

Ronald Colman

Author : Sam Frank
ISBN : UOM:39015041359871
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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One of the most enchanting figures of the silver screen, Ronald Colman appeared in such classic films as Beau Geste, The Prisoner of Zenda, Lost Horizon, and A Tale of Two Cities. He was nominated four times for the Academy Award, which he won for a spectacular performance in A Double Life. His voice was unrivaled, and he had a brilliant career in radio. But for all of his achievements, he has been sadly neglected. This volume expertly documents Colman's many hundreds of performances and offers fresh and insightful assessments of his works. Included are entries for all of his appearances, along with a critical annotated bibliography.

George Burns And Gracie Allen

Author : Cynthia Clements
ISBN : UOM:39015040736160
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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George Burns and Gracie Allen will long be remembered for their comedy routines. They began their illustrious careers as vaudeville performers, and with the rise of radio and television, they attained enormous popularity through their shows and guest appearances. After the death of Gracie Allen in 1964, Burns continued his career and gained fame as a movie star. This comprehensive reference summarizes the lives and achievements of Burns and Allen and provides detailed information about their work together and individually.

Joan Fontaine

Author : Marsha Lynn Beeman
ISBN : UOM:39015032556436
Genre : Motion picture actors and actresses
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Traces and details the life and career of Joan Fontaine.

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