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American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400113477, isbn: 1400113474,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
As an actor, he seduced us with his tough-guy charm in A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. As a director and a producer, he amazed us with his artistic insight and technical savvy in Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby, and Changeling. Clint Eastwood represents the finest cinematic achievements of the last decades, and he remains one of film's greatest living legends.In American Rebel, Marc Eliot examines the ever-exciting, often tumultuous arc of Eastwood's life and career, from his days as a

Steven Spielberg: A Life In Films
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ean: 9781515955306, isbn: 1515955303,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
''Everything about me is in my films,'' Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding the hugely successful moviemaker, Molly Haskell explores the full range of Spielberg's works for the light they shine upon the man himself. Through such powerhouse hits as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., Jurassic Park, and Indiana Jones, to less-appreciated movies like Empire of the Sun, to the haunting Schindler's List, Haskell shows how Spielberg's uniquely evocative filmmaking

The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir
By Brilliance Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
With such seminal movies as The Exorcist and The French Connection, Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin secured his place as a great filmmaker. A maverick from the start, Friedkin joined other young directors who ushered in Hollywood's second Golden Age during the 1970s. Now, in his long-awaited memoir, Friedkin provides a candid portrait of an extraordinary life and career. His own success story has the makings of a classic American film. He was born in Chicago, the son of

Steven Spielberg: A Biography
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
The most successful director in movie history, Steven Spielberg has been responsible for such box-office blockbusters as Jurassic Park, Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and the Indiana Jones trilogy. And yet throughout much of his career, Spielberg's work has been undervalued by critics who have questioned his emotional maturity and intellectual seriousness. It was not until he made Schindler's List in 1993 that he was widely recognized as a serious

My Mother Was Nuts: A Memoir
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ean: 9781455878918, isbn: 145587891X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Most people know Penny Marshall as the director of Big and A League of Their Own. What they don’t know is her trailblazing career was a happy accident. In this funny and intimate memoir, Penny takes us from the stage of The Jackie Gleason Show in 1955 to Hollywood’s star- studded sets, offering up some hilarious detours along the way. My Mother Was Nuts is an intimate backstage pass to Penny’s personal life, her breakout role on The Odd Couple, her exploits with Cindy Williams and John

Happy Chaos: From Punky to Parenting and My Perfectly Imperfect Adventures In Between
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ean: 9781452654409, isbn: 1452654409,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Enthusiastic, spunky, and positive, Punky Brewster was the quintessential eighties kid. Nearly thirty years later, Soleil Moon Frye-the adorable girl who played her on TV-is all grown up. Now she's a married mom of two, an entrepreneur who parlayed her successful kids' clothing line into a partnership with Target, and a social media whiz with millions of followers. Many of the same girls who watched Soleil on television are now grown up with children of their own, too, and they look to her as a

George Lucas: A Life
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
The definitive biography of one of the most influential filmmakers ever - George Lucas. On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining, independent science-fiction film opened in a mere 32 American movie theatres. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George Lucas, Star Wars reinvented the cinematic landscape, ushering in a new way for movies to be made, marketed, and merchandised. And if that wasn't game changing enough, Lucas went on to create another

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780739340295, isbn: 0739340298,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Seven years in the making and meticulously researched, here is the definitive portrait of one of the most important figures in American entertainment and cultural history.From the young Walt Disney breaking free of a heartland childhood to the visionary whose desire for escape honed an innate sense of what people wanted to see on the screen, witness Disney reinvent animation, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films, from a novelty based on movement to an art form that presented

We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale worked tirelessly to break into the industry with a hit. For the first time ever, the story of how these two young filmmakers struck lightning is being told by those who witnessed it. We Don't Need Roads includes original interviews with Zemeckis, Gale, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Huey Lewis, and over 50 others who contributed to one of the

Start to Finish: Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking
By Random House Audio
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A cinephile's dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film - from inception to premiere - and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema. Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way. He chronicled Allen's transformation from stand-up comedian to filmmaker in On Being Funny (1975). His international best seller, Woody Allen: A Biography (1991), was a portrait of a director hitting his

Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life
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ean: 9781483024752, isbn: 148302475X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
[Read by Ralph Lister] A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends, perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work. He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film. But what of the man behind the moustache? Peter Ackroyd's biography turns the spotlight on Chaplin's life as well as his work, from his humble

Even This I Get to Experience
By Penguin Audio
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ean: 9781611763195, isbn: 1611763193,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The dynamic and always controversial television producer shares fifty years of show business and politics, with all the candor and wisdom expected from the creator of All in the FamilyThe legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture—while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear’s ninety

Mr. & Mrs. Hollywood: Edie and Lew Wasserman and Their Entertainment Empire
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ean: 9781620647721, isbn: 1620647729,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
[Read by Tavia Gilbert]An exciting insider look at the most powerful couple to ever impact Hollywood.Ever wonder why so many B actors wind up as A-grade politicians? Or how the casting couch worked? Acclaimed author Kathleen Sharp traces the influence of show business through the lives of its first power couple. Edie and Lew Wasserman built the world's largest talent agency, MCA, created the multibillion-dollar Universal Studios, and helped shape Washington, DC. Starting from MCA's birth in

Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781427243935, isbn: 142724393X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads ''I'm Not Psycho,'' he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should we be more worried about, the delicate film director with genteel manners or the unsuspecting travelers transporting the Pope of Trash?Before he leaves for this bizarre

The Directors: Take Two
By Audible Studios
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Today's most acclaimed film directors reveal intimate behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and their unique approaches to their art. In the companion to the Silver Plaque-winning Starz/Encore documentary series, this book offers interviews with 13 top filmmakers. Contains each director's filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for all films discussed..

Trumbo: A Biography of the Oscar-winning Screenwriter Who Broke the Hollywood Blacklist
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ean: 9781622319107, isbn: 1622319109,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
An intimate, essential biography of the man who broke the Hollywood blacklist.A central figure in the Hollywood Ten and one of the most successful screenwriters in Hollywood history, two of Trumbo's screenplays earned Oscars (Roman Holiday and The Brave Ones) while he was blacklisted and unable to receive public credit for his work. Trumbo was also the author of Johnny Got His Gun, winner of the National Book Award and one of the most powerful anti-war novels ever published. He epitomized the

Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good
By Penguin Audio
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ean: 9781611760613, isbn: 1611760615,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
The producer of Clerks and the Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting distills his no-holds-barred advice as culled from his successful career of rule-breaking, sharing observations on such topics as what can be learned from the character Ferris Bueller, the highs and lows of overeating and how to manage judgmental people. By the author of the best-selling My Boring-Ass Life. Simultaneous..

An Improvised Life: A Memoir
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ean: 9781441782274, isbn: 1441782273,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
In this insightful memoir, Oscar-winning actor Alan Arkin reflects back on finding his place as an actor and what theater--specifically the improvisational sort--has taught him about the craft and life. Alan Arkin knew he was going to be an actor from the age of five. From this early age, he recognized that ''every film I saw, every play, every piece of music fed an unquenchable need to turn myself into something other than what I was.'' An Improvised Life is Arkin's wise and unpretentious

Let Me Entertain You: Quick Cuts and Slow Fades From a Life Among the Stars
By Phoenix Books
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Seldom has the world seen a man with the grace, style, and intellect of David Brown. Known in his lifetime as a journalist (The Saturday Evening Post, Harper's, and Collier's), a publisher (Cosmpolitan), an Academy Award winning film producer (Jaws, The Sting, The Verdict, Cocoon, Driving Miss Daisy), a Broadway producer (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Sweet Smell of Success, A Few Good Men), an author, a one-time astrologer, and husband to long-time Cosmopolitan head Helen Gurley Brown. Throughout

My Happy Days in Hollywood: A Memoir
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780307970480, isbn: 0307970485,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
With the television hits The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, and Mork & Mindy, and movies like The Flamingo Kid, Beaches, Pretty Woman, and The Princess Diaries under his belt, Garry Marshall has been among the most successful writers, directors, and producers in America for more than five decades. His work on the small and big screen has delighted audiences for the last three decades and has withstood the test of time.  In My Happy Days in Hollywood, Marshall takes us on a

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