Film Biography
Featured Items
Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
Leap of Faith
Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0786867175
In an eloquent and candid memoir, the Queen of Jordan describes her youth in a privileged Arab-American family, her Princeton education, and her marriage to King Hussein of Jordan, providing an intimate portrait of the late monarch and his quest for peace in the Middle East, their private life together, her work as a queen and activist, and the message of Islam in the wake of September 11. 200,000 first printing.
Marilyn
Marilyn
Hardcover      ISBN: 0805000607
Offering new information about, and strong new insights into, the complex and tragic life of Marilyn Monroe, this biography features photographs of the world-famous movie star taken during the last two months of her life
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670882364
The highly acclaimed biographer of Montgomery Clift turns the light on Marlon Brando, exploring the sexuality, passion, and sensitivity that fueled this film icon's rise to superstardom. 20,000 first printing.
My Last Sigh
My Last Sigh
Paperback      ISBN: 0394725018
The reminiscences of the distinguished international filmmaker discusses his collaboration with Salvador Dali, his films, and his relationships with Picasso, Ernst, Huxley, and other notables of the twentieth century
The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years
The Kennedy Curse
Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years
Paperback      ISBN: 0312312938
Traces the misfortunes of the Kennedy family from the 1830s to the present to consider the author's theories about the family's biological inclinations toward trouble, citing such events as Joseph Kennedy's political activities, John Jr.'s marriage to Carolyn Bessette, and Jackie's struggles with anxiety. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
This Is Orson Welles
This Is Orson Welles
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060166169
Conversations between Orson Welles and Peter Bogdanovich reveal Welles's true feeling about films, theater, the radio and television industries, and various other Hollywood directors and stars
Films of Jack Nicholson
Films of Jack Nicholson
Paperback      ISBN: 0806511923
Traces the development of Jack Nicholson's movie acting career and analyzes his performances in each of his films
Audrey Hepburn: An Elegant Spirit
Audrey Hepburn
An Elegant Spirit
Hardcover      ISBN: 0671024787
A portrait of the celebrated movie actress, as presented by her son, recounts her most noted performances, her work as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and her role as a dedicated wife and mother, in a tribute complemented by previously unpublished photographs and Hepburn's own paintings.
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
Paperback      ISBN: 0684857081
Examines the impact upon Hollywood of the generation of filmmakers from the 1960s to the 1980s
My Movie Business: A Memoir
My Movie Business
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0345441303
The author of The World According to Garp and Hotel New Hampshire offers a candid portrayal of his thirteen-year effort to turn Cider House Rules into a successful film, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the filmmaking process. Reprint.