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Barry Paris

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2002

Greta Garbo (1905-1990) is as famous for her reclusiveness as for starring in such enduring classics as Flesh and the Devil, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. In this richly illustrated volume, renowned biographer Barry Paris offers the definitive biography of this fascinating and complex woman-from her hardscrabble childhood in Sweden to her arrival in Hollywood at the age of nineteen, from her meteoric rise to stardom to her ...


Louise Brooks: A Biography
Barry Paris

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2000

Film The long-awaited republication of this captivating account of the star's life. Louise Brooks left Wichita, Kansas, for New York City at age fifteen and lived the kind of life of which legends are made. From her beginnings as a dancer to her years in Hollywood, Berlin, and beyond, she was hailed and reviled as a new type of woman: independent, intellectually daring, and sexually free. In this widely acclaimed, first and only comprehensive ...


The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (The Critical Moments and Perspectives in Earth History and ...

Columbia University Press, 2012

Two of the greatest evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth occurred during Early Paleozoic time. The first was the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals about 540 million years ago. The second was the "Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event," which is the focus of this book. During the 46-million-year Ordovician Period (489--443 m.y.), a bewildering array of adaptive radiations of "Paleozoic- and Modern-type" biotas ...


Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights: Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William ...

Vintage, 2012

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (“The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O’Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him”), August Strindberg (“He understood and predicted the forces that would break in our lives”), and Anton Chekhov (“Chekhov doesn’t want a play, he ...


Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov
Stella Adler

Vintage, 2000

An original member of the famed Group Theater, Stella Adler was one of the most influential artists to come out of the American theater. As a Stanislavsky disciple and founder of her own highly esteemed acting conservatory, the extravagant actress was also an eminent acting teacher, training her students--among them Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Robert DeNiro--in the art of script interpretation. The classic lectures collected here, delivered ...


Tony Curtis: The Autobiography
Tony Curtis, Barry Paris

William Morrow & Co, 1993

The uncensored, anecdotal memoirs of a Hollywood legend chronicles Curtis's journey from the streets of New York, to worldwide success, to the insanity of alcohol and drug abuse, to a new life. 125,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.


Song of Haiti
Barry Paris

PublicAffairs, 2006

An inspiring account by an acclaimed biographer of the lives of Larimer and Gwendolyn Mellon, who used their initiative and their wealth to build the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in the Artibonite Valley of Haiti, a place where life expectancy was once the lowest in the hemisphere.. Larimer Mellon was the youngest son of Paul Mellon, renowned Pittsburgh financier, and seemed destined for a life of high finance and high society. Instead, he went ...


Louise Brooks
Barry Paris

Knopf, 1989

Louise Brooks, silent star and sex goddesss is remembered best for her reputation and her role in G.W. Pabst's film "Pandora's Box" in which she played Lulu, a role which apparently suited her well. The author uses her letters and diaries in an attempt to separate the myth from the reality.


Audrey Hepburn

Berkley, 2001

The most ambitious and personal account ever written about Hollywood's most gracious star-Audrey Hepburn by Barry Paris is a "moving portrayal" ( The New York Times Book Review ) that truly captures the woman who captured our hearts... With the insights of family and friends who never before spoke to a Hepburn biographer-and never-before-published photographs-Paris has created an in-depth portrait of the actress, from her childhood in ...


Garbo: A Biography
Barry Paris

Knopf, 1995

The author of Louise Brooks presents a full-scale portrait of the legendary and enigmatic actress, drawing on previously unavailable source material to provide a revealing look at her life, career, and personal relationships. 20,000 first printing. Movie/Entertainment Alt.


Louise Brooks
Barry Paris

Presses Universitaires de France (PUF), 2000


Louise Brooks (Spanish Edition)
Barry Paris

Circe Ediciones, 1994

Louise Brooks inicio su carrera artistica muy joven, pero con el tiempo figuro entre los amigos y rivales de Greta Garbo, Gloria Swanson, Buster Keaton y aun le quedo tiempo para vivir un breve romance con Charles Chaplin. Esta documentada biografia recoge todos los detalles de Louise Brooks, un personaje fascinante, avanzado a su epoca, con una vida apasionante aunque ella no opinara lo mismo. El modo en que he llenado mi vida me horroriza, he ...


Audrey Hepburn (above) (1998) ISBN: 4087732894 [Japanese Import]
Barry Paris

Shueisha, 1000


Caricatures Etc. From the Pages of the New Newspaper of Wichita, Kansas, Rick Geary

The New Newspaper Publishing Company, 1973

a collection of two-toned caricature illustrations by Rick Geary, over-sized softcover


The Photographs of Edouard Baldus
Malcolm Daniel, Edouard-Denis Baldus, ...

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994

This comprehensive book focuses on the landscapes and architectural views of the nineteenth-century French photographer Edouard Baldus.



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