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An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls

by J B Priestley


“Two hours ago a young woman died in the Infirmary...she’d swallowed a lot of strong disinfectant. Burnt her inside out...”



Arthur Birling, a prosperous manufacturer, is holding a family dinner party to celebrate his daughter’s engagement. Into this cosy scene intrudes the harsh figure of a police inspector investigating the suicide of a young working-class woman. Under interrogation, every member of the family turns out to have a shameful secret which links them with her death.
Anatomy Of Movement

Anatomy Of Movement

by Blandine Calais-Germain

"Originally published as Anatomie pour le movement, Editions Desiris (France), 1985. Revised in 1991 and 1999."
An Actor Prepares

An Actor Prepares

by Constantin Stanislavski

An Actor Prepares was first published in 1936 and is the first volume of the translations of Constantin Stanislavski's books on acting, which were published as a trilogy in English, though originally meant to be published as two books in Russia. "An Actor Prepares" was initially meant to be the first half of a volume on the inner preparation of an actor, while the second half (later published in English as "Building a Character") was meant to cover the outside work on the actor.
Moonwalk

Moonwalk

by Michael Jackson

MICHAEL JACKSON was the undisputed King of Pop and has been called "the greatest entertainer who ever lived."SHAYE AREHEART was, along with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Michael Jackson's original editor.
Hollywood Babylon

Hollywood Babylon

by Kenneth Anger

Hollywood Babylon is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which details the sordid scandals of many famous and infamous Hollywood denizens from the 1900s to the 1950s. First published in the US in 1965, it was banned ten days later and would not be republished until 1975. Upon its second release, the New York Times said of it, "If a book such as this can be said to have charm, it lies in the fact that here is a book without one single redeeming merit."
Home

Home

by Julie Andrews

Includes index.
Respect For Acting

Respect For Acting

by Uta Hagen

Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1973.

Includes index.
After All

After All

by Mary Tyler Moore

The actress recounts her life and career up to the present, from her tough Brooklyn-to-Hollywood childhood, to her long marriage to Grant Tinker and their painful divorce, the loss of her son, and her struggles with alcoholism.
Learning About Dance

Learning About Dance

by Nora Ambrosio

The Making Of "The African Queen

The Making Of "The African Queen

by Katharine Hepburn

History Of the Theatre

History Of the Theatre

by Oscar G Brockett

An Empire Of Their Own

An Empire Of Their Own

by Neal Gabler

Save the Cat!

Save the Cat!

by Snyder- Blake

Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies

by Louis Giannetti-

Story

Story

by Robert McKee

Harmony

Harmony

by Walter Piston

Impro

Impro

by Keith Johnstone

Fences

Fences

by August Wilson

August

August

by Tracy Letts

The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet

by Vito Russo

Swanson On Swanson

Swanson On Swanson

by Gloria Swanson

Performing Arts Books & Ephemera

Merman

Merman

by Merman, Ethel With Eells, George

More Zoo Ways

More Zoo Ways

by Gillespie, T H

British Theatre

British Theatre

by Noble, Peter

A Seat At the Circus

A Seat At the Circus

by Coxe, Antony Hippisley

The Fabulous Showman

The Fabulous Showman

by Wallace, Irving

The Tenth Man

The Tenth Man

by Chayefsky, Paddy

A Knight At the Opera

A Knight At the Opera

by Bing, Sir Rudolf

Struggles and Triumphs

Struggles and Triumphs

by Barnum, P T

India Song

India Song

by Duras, Marguerite

My Wild Life

My Wild Life

by Chipperfield, Jimmy

Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Howard, Sidney

Circus Rings Around Russia

Circus Rings Around Russia

by Hammarstrom, David Lewis

Plays Of the Year

Plays Of the Year

by Trewin, J C