Movie Directors - Blowout Sale! Save up to 58%

Blowout Sale! Up to 58% off on Movie Directors at Diaries Letters Stories. Top brands include Recorded Books, Audible Studios, Blackstone Pub, Blackstone Audio, Inc., Phoenix Books, Grand Central Publishing, Random House Audio, Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc., Brilliance Audio, Tantor Audio, Brand: AudioGO Ltd., New Millenium Audio, HarperAudio, & Blackstone Audio Inc. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Making Movies
By Recorded Books
In Stock
4.9 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
One of the greatest directors of all time, Sidney Lumet has made movies that have been nominated for more than 50 Academy Awards. Making Movies is an honest and unflinching look at the business and craft of movie making. Lumet's book reveals the ingredients for the potion that brings movie magic to life and assures one thing: you will never look at movies the same way again..

Moguls, Monsters and Madmen: An Uncensored Life in Show Business
By Audible Studios
In Stock
4.6 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Barry Avrich - a self-made, Montreal-born film producer-director, flamboyant advertising executive, and legendary biographer and connector of moguls and stars. For over three decades, he has relentlessly produced films on some of the most notorious show-business titans and also found the time to market and promote feature films, concerts, and the biggest shows on Broadway. In his memoir, Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen, Barry takes listeners from his early days, shaping his brand as a creative

George Lucas: A Life: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
In Stock
You Save: 32%

ean: 9781478968429, isbn: 1478968427,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
The best-selling author of Jim Henson: The Biography traces the story of the man behind such blockbuster franchises as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, offering insight into the challenges he overcame and his influential legacy. Simultaneous..

Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
In Stock
4.7 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years - from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane. No American artist or entertainer has enjoyed a more dramatic rise than Orson Welles. In this magisterial biography, Patrick McGilligan brings young Orson into focus as never before. He chronicles Welles' early life growing up in Wisconsin and Illinois, as the

Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl
By Phoenix Books
In Stock
4.7 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Leni Riefenstahl, ''Hitler's filmmaker'', remains one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century. Susan Sontag, though one of her severest critics, said that Triumph of the Will and Olympia, Riefenstahl's most noted films, ''may be the two greatest documentaries ever made''. Others see her story as an object lesson about opportunism: the story of an ambitious narcissist and unrepentant Nazi sympathizer whose glorifications of Hitler and the Third Reich helped pave the way for the

Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life
By Grand Central Publishing
In Stock
You Save: 58%

ean: 9781619692091, isbn: 1619692090,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Michael Moore-Oscar-winning filmmaker, bestselling author, and the nation's official provocateur laureate-is back, this time taking on an entirely new role, that of his own meta-Forrest Gump. Smashing the autobiographical mold, Moore presents twenty-four far-ranging, irreverent, and stranger-than-fiction vignettes from his own early life. One moment he's an eleven-year-old boy lost in the U.S. Senate and found by Bobby Kennedy; and in the next, he's inside the Bitburg cemetery with a dazed

Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero
By Random House Audio
In Stock
4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
John Ford and John Wayne were two titans of classic film and made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined - the Western - still matters today. For over 20 years, John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western films ever made. Ford, a son of Irish immigrants known for his black eye patch and for his hard-drinking, brawling masculinity, was renowned for both his craftsmanship and his brutality. John ''Duke'' Wayne

Selznick: The Man Who Produced Gone With the Wind
By Phoenix Books
In Stock
4.2 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
In the days when Hollywood films were cranked out the way Detroit turned out automobiles, one man clung to the belief that a motion picture was like a painting created and signed by a single artist. True to his belief, in 1939 David O. Selznick at age 37 released Gone with the Wind to thunderous accolades. It was the triumph and the tragedy of his life. As a producer he had reached the pinnacle of success; there was nowhere else to go ... In this biography, Thomas reveals the stormy career of

Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
In Stock
You Save: 48%

ean: 9781433261084, isbn: 1433261081,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
The first book to tell the extraordinary history of Joseph P. Kennedys reign in Hollywoodfrom 1926 to 1930, during which time he simultaneously ran three movie studios; led the revolution in sound pictures and created the first modern entertainment empire that became the blueprint for contemporary Hollywood.Used Book in Good Condition.

She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron
By Brilliance Audio
In Stock
You Save: 45%

ean: 9781531868581, isbn: 1531868584,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941–2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist, essayist, novelist, playwright, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, and movie director (Sleepless in Seattle; You’ve Got Mail; When Harry Met Sally; Heartburn; Julie & Julia). She wrote a slew of bestsellers (I

Rosewater: Previously published as 'Then They Came For Me'
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
You Save: 46%

ean: 9781452602875, isbn: 1452602875,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancee, Paola, that he'd be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he know, as he kissed her good-bye, that he would spend the next three months in Iran's most notorious prison, enduring brutal interrogation sessions at the hands of a man he knew only by his smell: Rosewater.For the Bahari family, wars, coups, and revolutions are not distant concepts but intimate realities

Room to Dream
By Random House Audio
In Stock
You Save: 47%

ean: 9780525526940, isbn: 0525526943,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family — adapted by David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio program   In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he’s faced to bring his unorthodox projects to fruition.

Jean Renoir: Projections of Paradise
By Audible Studios
In Stock
4.5 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Now once again available, the definitive biography of a seminal figure in film history, whom Orson Welles called ''the greatest of all directors.'' Jean Renoir's career almost spans the history years of cinema - from the early silent movies, to the naturalism of the talkies, committed cinema, film noir, Hollywood studio productions, the Technicolor-period comedies and fast television techniques. His film The Grand Illusion remains one of the greatest movies about the effects of war. Decades

Alfred Hitchcock: In His Own Words (In Their Own Words)
By Brand: AudioGO Ltd.
In Stock
You Save: 45%

ean: 9781445846590, isbn: 1445846594,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
In interviews ranging from 1955 to 1980, Alfred Hitchcock talks about the time he was locked in a police cell when he was a child and being typecast as a director of thrillers. He also discusses his early films; the advent of ''talkies''; planning Psycho; American audiences; cinema techniques; horror films; and the influence of real crimes. He considers the difference between making films in America and Britain; the importance of lighting; his female leads; and being a practical joker. As well

The Kid Stays in the Picture
By New Millenium Audio
In Stock

ean: 9781590072257, isbn: 1590072251,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Legendary movie producer Robert Evans chronicles his life, from his days as a child actor to becoming the first actor to run a motion picture studio, discussing his production of such classics as Love Story, The Godfather, and Chinatown, his marriage to Ali McGraw, his disgraceful descent into drugs, and his eventual triumphant return. Read by the author..

The Kid Stays in the Picture
By HarperAudio
In Stock
4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Robert Evans' The Kid Stays in the Picture is universally recognized as the greatest, most outrageous, and most unforgettable show business memoir ever written. The basis of an award-winning documentary film, it remains the gold standard of Hollywood storytelling. With a new introduction by the legendary actor, producer, and Hollywood studio chief Robert Evans, The Kid Stays in the Picture is driven by a voice as charming and irresistible as any great novel. An extraordinary raconteur,

Alfred Hitchcock: A Brief Life
By Random House Audio
In Stock
4.6 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become one of the most respected film directors of the 20th century? As an adult

Like Brothers
By Random House Audio
In Stock
You Save: 46%

ean: 9780525526179, isbn: 052552617X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The multitalented writers, directors, producers, and actors (as seen on The League, Transparent, and The Mindy Project) share the secrets of their lifelong partnership in this unique memoir.“A book that anyone will love . . . You can enjoy it even if you have no idea who the Duplass brothers are.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times (17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer)Whether producing, writing, directing, or acting, the Duplass Brothers have made their mark in the world of independent

Charlie Chaplin and His Times: Library Edition
By Blackstone Audio Inc
In Stock
You Save: 51%

ean: 9780786113408, isbn: 0786113405,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Presents a portrait of Charlie Chaplin, discussing the life and times of the comedic genius whose roles masked a complex and turbulent personal life..

King Cohn (Hollywood Classics)
By New Millenium Audio
SKU: #QX-098-53-1022511
In Stock
You Save: 30%

sku: QX-098-53-1022511, ean: 9781590070130, isbn: 1590070135,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Harry Cohn left no writings, made no speeches, rarely submitted to an interview and was scared of personal publicdity. In spite of all that, Bob Thomas was able to pen a piercingly well-written account of the rancorous life of the Columbia Pictures founder. John Landis, a well distinguished writer-director-producer with such notable credits as Kentucky Fried Movie, National Lampoon's Animal House, Twilight Zone and more, reads this story with incredible interest and acumen. Forward by Peter

Viewing Page 1 of 3

View more products in Arts & Literature.
Feel free to Browse Our Catalog.

Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - All Rights Reserved.