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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781439194065
Daedalus Item Code: 64284
 
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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne
Marc Eliot.
 
Publisher: Dey Street Books
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062269003
Daedalus Item Code: 64370
 
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27: A History of the 27 Club Through the Lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse
Howard Sounes.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821684.  Daedalus Item Code: 64375
 
After Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994, his mother mused, "Now he's gone and joined that stupid club." The 27-year-old Nirvana front man joined Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
Richard Barrios.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199973842.  Daedalus Item Code: 63878
 
Love them or hate them, movie musicals have been a cornerstone of the film industry for more than eight decades, and they continue to be reinvented for each generation. From such classics as The ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney
Richard A. Lertzman & William J. Birnes.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501100963.  Daedalus Item Code: 64218
 
From his bit part in a burlesque show as a one-year-old to his final film role at age 93, Mickey Rooney devoted himself to performance, while epitomizing the ups and downs of a Hollywood lifestyle. ... (Read More)
 
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Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537377.  Daedalus Item Code: 63711
 
The first icon of the silver screen, Charlie Chaplin remains one of the most recognizable Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film. The author of such histories as Rebellion ... (Read More)
 
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Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
Elizabeth Kendall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199959341.  Daedalus Item Code: 63928
 
Part biography and part cultural history, this superb dual biography chronicles the early lives of famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina ... (Read More)
 
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Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life
Neil Gould.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823228720.  Daedalus Item Code: 64071
 
All but forgotten by so many today, Victor Herbert (1859–1924) was one of the giants of American culture; as a musician, conductor, and composer, he touched every corner of American musical life at ... (Read More)
 
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Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater
Eddie Shapiro.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199941209.  Daedalus Item Code: 63966
 
What a treat! Theater journalist Eddie Shapiro here opens a jewelry box full of glittering surprises to present conversations he's had with 20 leading women of Broadway, from Chita Rivera describing ... (Read More)
 
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The Birth of an Opera: Fifteen Masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck
Michael Rose.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060430.  Daedalus Item Code: 64007
 
The author of Berlioz Remembered and co-author of Words about Music as well as a contributor to The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Michael Rose here presents a companion to his ... (Read More)
 
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Brando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work
Susan L. Mizruchi.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082869.  Daedalus Item Code: 64008
 
His mastery of method acting and his physical magnetism made Marlon Brando perhaps the most iconic actor of the 20th century, and yet this is only half the picture, suggests Susan Mizruchi. Delving ... (Read More)
 
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Leading Couples: The Most Unforgettable Screen Romances of the Studio Era
Frank Miller, text. Robert Osborne, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811863018.  Daedalus Item Code: 63577
 
Astaire and Rogers, Powell and Loy, Bogart and Bacall, Tracy and Hepburn—Hollywood's great screen couples of the studio era came to define both romantic chemistry and the art of falling in love, and ... (Read More)
 
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