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Burning Bridges (a short story with characters from the French Girl series)

The French Girl Series

by anna adams

<p>Lindsey Linton is sick of being a sweet-faced Disney star and is willing to burn every bridge from her past to become a famous pop star. And now that she’s signed with Glitter Records and is working with her longtime celebrity crush, pop ...

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Buster Keaton in His Own Time

What the Responses of 1920s Critics Reveal

by Wes D. Gehring

<p>? Buster Keaton “can impress a weary world with the vitally important fact that life, after all, is a foolishly inconsequential affair,” wrote critic Robert Sherwood in 1918. A century later Keaton, with his darkly comic “theater of the ...

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Cal Stewart, Your Uncle Josh

America's King of Rural Comedy

by Randy McNutt

An American recording icon of the early 1900s, Cal Stewart created the popular Uncle Josh Weathersby character; Josh’s town, Punkin Center; and the many colorful characters who inhabited his fictional town from Way Down East. Stewart’s ...

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Camera, Speed...Action!

An Insider's Secrets to the Real World of Acting

by Michael Ray Davis

<p>Camera, Speed...ACTION! is a fascinating study of and a sometimes eye opening learning opportunity concerning the Real World of Acting. Written in an opinionated, conversational, sitting at the kitchen table tone, the book explains the ...

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Cameron Diaz

by Komar MV

Do you know that Cameron was named by People Magazine as one of the the "50 Most Beautiful People" in the world? Know more about Cameron Diaz by reading this ebook... Happy reading! ...

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Casting a Movement

The Welcome Table Initiative

by Claire Syler & Daniel Banks

<p><em>Casting a Movement</em> brings together US-based actors, directors, educators, playwrights, and scholars to explorethe cultural politics of casting.</p> <p>Drawing on the notion of a "welcome table"—a space where artists of all ...

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Celebrity

by Sean Redmond

<p><em>Celebrity</em> introduces the key terms and concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity.</p> <p>Drawing on two dynamic models from two different modes of enquiry – the circuit of ...

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Celebrity Gossip: What You Need to Know About Celebrities

by George Jang

<p>There's certainly no shortage of celebrity gossip on the planet. The question is, if you were the talked-about celebrity, how much of what is in print is true? There are rumors of this and that which take on a life of their own in a New York ...

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Celluloid Indians

Native Americans and Film

by Neva Jacquelyn Kilpatrick

<p>Native American characters have been the most malleable of metaphors for filmmakers. The likeable Doc of <em>Stagecoach</em> (1939) had audiences on the edge of their seats with dire warnings about “that old butcher, Geronimo.” Old Lodgeskins

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Celluloid Pueblo

Western Ways Films and the Invention of the Postwar Southwest

by Jennifer L. Jenkins

<p>The five <em>C</em>s of Arizona—copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate—formed the basis of the state’s livelihood and a readymade roster of subjects for films. With an eye on the developing national appetite for all things western, ...

ISBN: 9780816534531

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Changing Light

by Abinta Clarke

<p>C hanging Light is a collection of poems that explores the multidimensional nature of the world by shedding light on nature, social issues, and everyday encounters of life. This collection talks about politics and various forms of violence ...

ISBN: 9781504315890

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Charles Ludlam Lives!

Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company

by Sean Edgecomb

<p>Playwright, actor and director Charles Ludlam (1943–1987) helped to galvanize the Ridiculous style of theater in New York City starting in the 1960s.  Decades after his death, his place in the chronicle of American theater has remained ...

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Chicago TV Horror Movie Shows

From Shock Theatre to Svengoolie

by Ted Okuda & Mark Yurkiw

<p>Although the motion picture industry initially disparaged and feared television, by the late 1950s, studios saw the medium as a convenient dumping ground for thousands of films that had long been gathering dust in their vaults. As these films

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Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre

The Work of the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Actors

by Shauna Vey

<p>From 1855 until 1863, the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Comedians, a professional acting company of approximately thirty children, entertained audiences with their nuanced performances of adult roles on stages around the globe. In <em>Childhood ...

ISBN: 9780809334391

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Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

by Nancy Yunhwa Rao

<div>The Chinatown opera house provided Chinese immigrants with an essential source of entertainment during the pre “World War II era. But its stories of loyalty, obligation, passion, and duty also attracted diverse patrons into Chinese American

ISBN: 9780252099007

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Chris Marker

Memories of the Future

by Catherine Lupton

<p>Chris Marker is one of the most extraordinary and influential filmmakers of our time. In landmark films such as <em>Letter from Siberia</em>, <em>La Jetée</em>, <em>Sans Solei</em>l, and <em>Level Five</em>, he has overturned cinematic ...

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Cinema

by Steven Gaythorpe

<p>On the 19th of August 1978, in the southern city of Abadan, Iran, during the screening of a controversial film called Gavaznaha (The Deer), the Cinema Rex was set alight from within. Four hundred people perished; to this day it is one of the ...

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Cinema between Latin America and Los Angeles

Origins to 1960

by Jacqueline Avila, Alstair Tremps, Viviana García Besné & others

<p>Historically, Los Angeles and its exhibition market have been central to the international success of Latin American cinema. Not only was Los Angeles a site crucial for exhibition of these films, but it became the most important hub in the ...

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Cinemas of the World

Film and Society from 1895 to the Present

by James Chapman

<p>The cinema has been the pre-eminent popular art form of the 20th century. In <em>Cinemas of the World</em>, James Chapman examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world: film as entertainment medium, film as a ...

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Cinematic Encounters 2

Portraits and Polemics

by Jonathan Rosenbaum

<p>Eschewing the idea of film reviewer-as-solitary-expert, Jonathan Rosenbaum continues to advance his belief that a critic's ideal role is to mediate and facilitate our public discussion of cinema. Portraits and Polemics presents debate as an ...

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