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Cartoons One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation -by- Giannalberto Bendazzi. ISBN 0861964454.
A comprehensive and encyclopaedic history and critique of world animation. Used softcover book. 514 pages. (John
Libbey & Co. London. 1994) Corners bumped. A few marks on edges of pages. Else in very good
Freeing The Natural Voice -by- Kristin Linklater. ISBN 0896760715. For professional actors, student actors,
teachers of acting, teachers of voice and speech; a series of exercises to free, develop and strengthen the voice - first as a
human instrument - then as the human actor's instrument; the approach is designed to liberate the natural voice rather than to
develop a vocal technique. Used softcover book. 210 pages. (Drama Publishers/Quite Specific Media Group Ltd. New York. 1976)
In fine condition.
Gilbert And Sullivan The D'Oyly Carte Years, The Official Picture History -by- Robin Wilson and
Frederic Lloyd. ISBN 0297785052. Introduction -by- Lord Wilson. Forewords -by- Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE & John Reed OBE. The
D'Oyly Carte Opera company has amassed a vast archive of photographs, drawings,
posters and programmes associated with every D'Oyly Carte production of the
Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas from its inception in 1875 through to its
closure in 1982; this book contains the cream of that collection; more than 450 photographs with an authoritative chronology.
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, first ed, 1984) Used hardcover
book in price-clipped dust jacket, 216 pages, inscription to previous owner has been
blacked out on fep, wear along lower edge of boards on fep, dust jacket is worn &
discoloured along edges & knocked in corners, book itself is very good. This book weighs 1.2 kilograms.
Hollywood In A Suitcase -by- Sammy Davis, Jnr. ISBN 0246110996. Sammy
gives a personal accolade to a number of movie 'greats' and looks at the
highlights and heartaches of movie-making; he also touches on the role of
the black actor in Hollywood and discusses the use of stars in politics, in particular his own involvement with Richard Nixon.
(Granada, London, 1980) Used hardcover book in good dust jacket, 255pp, dust jacket is
worn along edges and has foxing, book is in excellent condition.
Me - Looking Back -by- Naomi Jacob. The author's reminiscences of the early stage and music hall life;
she also makes mention of her role in the suffragette movement; illustrated with
b/w plates. (Hutchinson & Co, London, 1950) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 224
pages, marked and worn black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, corners
knocked, bookplate inside cover, foxing on first and last few pages and on page
edges, bookshop bookplate inside cover, else good.
The Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan -introduced and edited by- Ian Bradley. ISBN 0198167105. Opera Librettos.
The complete text of all the Gilbert & Sullivan operas which are still performed today, together with extensive
annotations covering "lost songs"; alterations adnd additions; obscure allusions; production points; and comments
of interest. Each opera has an introduction which places it in context and gives a potted history of performance.
1197 pages. (Oxford University Press. Oxford. 2001) Used softcover book. Corners are bumped. Light
soiling on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 2 kilograms.
The Divine Sarah A Life of Sarah Bernhardt -by- Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale. ISBN 0002170825.
Delves beneath the layers of legend and fiction (much of it promulgated by Bernhardt herself) to
create a marvellous portrait of this beautiful, iron-willed and tempestuous
stage star; drawing on her own writings, on previously unpublished letters, on
reminiscences and critical appraisal of friends and admirers, this is a unique
perspective on the life of one of the supreme artists of the theatre. (HarperCollins,
London, First Edition, 1992) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 353
pages, dust jacket is worn along edges and knocked in corners, remainder mark at bottom
of pages, shop stamp inside cover, else very good. This book weighs 1.1 kilograms.
The Films of Merchant Ivory -by- Robert Emmet Long. ISBN 0810936186. Merchant Ivory's films
have been praised for their visual beauty and mature and intelligent themes and also for intelligent casting and
fine acting; from 'Shakespeare Wallah', 'A Room With a View' to 'Mr and Mrs Bridge'. Used hardcover book in dust
jacket. 208 pages. (Harry N Abrams Inc Publishers. New York. 1991) In fine condition. Weight 1.4 kilograms.
The Folies Bergère -by- Paul Derval -translated by- Lucienne Hill. Preface -by- Maurice Chevalier. Memoirs of
the Director of the great Parisian music hall; anecdotes, posters, wonderful b/w
photos of the shows and girls. (First English Edition, 1955, Methuen, London) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 147pp,
ex-library with the usual marks & stamps, marked blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, pages are good.
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