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THE MEMOIRS OF SARAH BERNHARDT

By: Bernhardt Sarah Edited By Sandy Lesbert

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Peebles Press, New York: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007752


These Memoirs include Sarah Bernhardt's early childhood through the first American Tour. and also include her novella "In the Clouds". The books is edited and includes an Introduction by Sandy Lesberg. Includes many b/w photographs of the era. View more info

THEO THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THEODORE BIKEL

By: Bikel Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011929


Theodore Bikel, Theo as he calls himself turns his voice to the telling of a truly compelling story, his own. Born in Austraia, raised in Palestine, educated in England and with a stellar career in the United States and around the world, Theo's autobiography is the story not only of his own life, but of our collective history of the past six decades, from the Third Reich to the birth of the state of Israel, the McCarthyite fifties and the struggles of the tumultuous six... View more info

MAURICE CHEVALIER The Authorised Biography

By: Bret David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011993


David Bret tells the full, colourful story of Chevalier's extraordinary life and career. Bret evokes the early years of French music hall with finesse and describes the extraordinary collection of weird and wonderful stars that formed Chealier's first family. In all Bret does true justice this warm, generous professional artiste, thirty years after his death. View more info

Eel Pie Island

By: Dan Van Der Vat, Michele Whitby

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Frances Lincoln: 2009

Seller ID: 011335


112pp, masses of photo memorabilia, 850g packed for post, gift inscription 1st p top. About this book - Eel Pie Island, the only inhabited island on the River Thames, has been described as "120 drunks clinging to a mudbank." A tiny place, just 600 yards long, 150 feet at its widest, and home to a few dozen homes and businesses, the island has enjoyed two periods of special fame: in the 19th century, it was a popular resort for Charles Dickens and other Londoners ... View more info

Travels With Cole Porter

By: Howard, Jean

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Boston, Harry N Abrams: 1991

Seller ID: 010226


Small sticker on front,over 9¾" - 12" tall. A fabulous gift for music lovers. This gorgeous, oversized volume is profusely illustrated in b/w. It tells the story in pictures of Porter's two "Grand Tours" in 1955 and 1956, as documented by Jean Howard who was long for the ride. With this book, readers are treated to a uniquely different view of Cole Porter as they accompany Jean Howard on two "Grand Tours" she made with Porter and others, in 1955... View more info

Handling Edna the Unauthorised Biography

By: Humphries, Barry

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Hatchette: 2009

Seller ID: 009967


260+ pp in great order - all pp clean white & tightly bound as a possum could be. contents/review > This is a difficult book to categorise – is it an autobiography? A memoir? Fictionalised truth? Here, Barry Humphries tells us of his discovery of Moonee Ponds (i.e. Melbourne suburbia) housewife, Edna Everage in 1950s Melbourne and how that young woman became one of the grandest dames of history. Barry lays the rumours to rest that he and Edna are one and describes his ... View more info

Scott Fitzgerald A Biography

By: Meyers, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1994

Seller ID: 010309


Scott Fitzgerald, a romantic and tragic figure who embodied the decades between the two world wars, was a writer who took his material almost entirely from his life: "My characters are all Scott Fitzgerald. Even the female characters are Scott Fitzgerald." In this much-needed new biography, Jeffrey Meyers offers a perceptive interpretation of both the life and the work of one of America's finest novelists. Despite his early success with The Great Gatsby, Fitzgera... View more info

Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

By: Nourmand, Tony

Price: $42.00

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2006

Seller ID: 011210


168 crisp pp, a kilo to post. Book's fault is a bump/ding right near the edge of the front cover (we do have a better copy 011487). Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Paris When It Sizzles, Breakfast at Tiffany's; these early films established Audrey Hepburn as the epitome of stylish grace and playful elegance. This collection of legendary and never-before-seen Paramount poster art, lobby cards, magazine covers, costume sketches, stills, and fashion photographs celebrat... View more info

Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

By: Nourmand, Tony

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2006

Seller ID: 011487


Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Paris When It Sizzles, Breakfast at Tiffany's; these early films established Audrey Hepburn as the epitome of stylish grace and playful elegance. This collection of legendary and never-before-seen Paramount poster art, lobby cards, magazine covers, costume sketches, stills, and fashion photographs celebrates the golden era of Hepburn's career. Illuminating the more than 200 photos and illustrations are short essays on Hepburn's lasting... View more info

Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

By: Nourmand, Tony

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2006

Seller ID: 012417


168 crisp pp, a kilo to post. faults? upper right corners bumped. Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Paris When It Sizzles, Breakfast at Tiffany's; these early films established Audrey Hepburn as the epitome of stylish grace and playful elegance. This collection of legendary and never-before-seen Paramount poster art, lobby cards, magazine covers, costume sketches, stills, and fashion photographs celebrates the golden era of Hepburn's career. Illuminating the more than ... View more info

Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

By: Nourmand, Tony

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2006

Seller ID: 012447


Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Paris When It Sizzles, Breakfast at Tiffany's; these early films established Audrey Hepburn as the epitome of stylish grace and playful elegance. This collection of legendary and never-before-seen Paramount poster art, lobby cards, magazine covers, costume sketches, stills, and fashion photographs celebrates the golden era of Hepburn's career. Illuminating the more than 200 photos and illustrations are short essays on Hepburn's lasting... View more info

Runyon from First to Last : Containing the Stories not included in Runyon on Broadway

By: Runyon, Damon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Constable: 1964

Seller ID: 010065


Runyon from First to Last : Containing the Stories not included in Runyon on Broadway review >>> covers some interesting but largely forgotten stuff like the violent strikebreaking action against the Wobblies before World War 1, and the Last bits are ruminations on mortality as Runyon neared death. This guy is a great writer, with a unique style - at least in the Broadway bits - which can encapsulate tragedy and comedy in the same paragraph, even the same sentence. Bu... View more info

Legends on the Screen The Narrative Film in Australia 1919-1929

By: Tullooch, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Legends on the Screen The Narrative Film in Australia 1919-1929: 1981

Seller ID: 008984


448pp with dozens of bw illus & photos, a truly remarkable body of research on this important era in Aust media. Tulloch examines professional, economic & ideological constraints. View more info

THE FLOOR OF HEAVEN MY Life in Theatre

By: WHERRETT RICHARD

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sceptre, Australia: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006418


An insiders view of theatre and the mysteries behind the velvet curtain. View more info

My Turn Memoirs By Norman Wisdom

By: Wisdom, Norman & Hall,

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2002

Seller ID: 010789


This is a rags to riches saga of the man Charlie Chaplin said would take his mantle and who went on to make millions laugh around the world for over five Makes you laugh,makes you cry!..a very good read from the king of comedy!...a book I found hard to put down. review >>> this is a rag to riches story by the best and most love british comedian ever, it fantastic and well worth the a read. 303 crisp pp, 700g for post, 3 photo sections amidships. (Bookseller note - I've... View more info