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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess: A 75th-Anniversary Celebration
Robin Thompson, text. Marc Gershwin, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671919.  Daedalus Item Code: 36354
 
Premiering in 1935, with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by his brother Ira and DuBose Heyward, the author of the 1925 novel Porgy, Porgy and Bess has endured cycles of praise and ... (Read More)
 
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The Godfather Effect: Changing Hollywood, America, and Me
Tom Santopietro.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005137.  Daedalus Item Code: 33545
 
In his brilliant examination of our 40-year obsession with the Godfather film trilogy, biographer and longtime New York theater manager Tom Santopietro also gives us a personal reflection on what it ... (Read More)
 
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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980–1988
Michael Palin.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312682026.  Daedalus Item Code: 33178
 
This second volume of Michael Palin's diaries (quite logically following 1969–1979: The Python Years) covers many momentous things that happened in his life through much of the 1980s, a decade ... (Read More)
 
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Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand
William J. Mann.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544104464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43547
 
In 1960, Barbra Streisand was just a 17-year-old Brooklyn kid with plenty of talent but no connections and certainly no money; her mother brought her soup to make sure she stayed fed as she took ... (Read More)
 
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Hi-De-Ho: The Life of Cab Calloway
Alyn Shipton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199931743.  Daedalus Item Code: 43591
 
Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a warm charm and sophistication that endeared him to fans. Alyn ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Film and Fame
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620877272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42156
 
Adolf Hitler believed that he was more of an artist than a politician, and in his Germany, politics and culture became one. Under his regime, loyal actors, writers, and musicians were lauded, while ... (Read More)
 
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Isadora Duncan: American Dancer
Susan Keating. Isabelle Forestier, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841440.  Daedalus Item Code: 30990
 
Inspired by Greek culture, athleticism, and her own irresistible impulses for movement and freedom, Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) is portrayed here as a woman who was born to dance. Realistic yet ... (Read More)
 
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It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
Amanda Petrusich.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479043.  Daedalus Item Code: 42621
 
Part travelogue, part musical history, this book outlines and honors the rich traditions of gospel, blues, country, folk, and rock that fuel popular music, while also exploring America's changing ... (Read More)
 
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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
James Levine et al. Peter Gelb, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574671964.  Daedalus Item Code: 36356
 
This superb collection of photographs and essays chronicles the career of conductor James Levine over four decades at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Operatic artists like Pierre Boulez, Plácido ... (Read More)
 
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