search for books and compare prices
Gavin Lambert has written 15 work(s)
Search for other authors with the same name
displaying 1 to 15 | at end
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9781846590504 Cover for 9781595910073 Cover for 9780375410741 Cover for 9780375433153 Cover for 9780823088294 Cover for 9780375422478 Cover for 9780571177752 Cover for 9781852424435 Cover for 9780679445982 Cover for 9780847822973 Cover for 9781852424428 Cover for 9781852424411 Cover for 9780679407218 Cover for 9781852424244 Cover for 9780394551586 Cover for 9780316512848
cover image for 9781846590504
Product Description: “As I read Choukri’s notes, I saw and heard Jean Genet as clearly as if I had been watching a film of him. To achieve such precision simply by reporting what happened and what was said, one must have a rare clarity of vision.”—From William Burroughs’ introduction to Jean Genet in TangierTangier, “the most extraordinary and mysterious city in the world,” according to Mohamed Choukri, was a haven for many Western writers in the early twentieth century...read more
By Paul Bowles (trans), Mohamed Choukri, John Garrett (trans), Gretchen Head (trans) and Gavin Lambert (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781846590504 | Slp edition (Telegram, October 1, 2009), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: “As I read Choukri’s notes, I saw and heard Jean Genet as clearly as if I had been watching a film of him.

cover image for 9781595910073
One of the world's most sought-after makeup artists combines original and revealing interviews with stunning photographs of his makeup creations on thirty of today's most distinctive sirens, providing a separate how-to section with step-by-step instructions to achieve the featured looks. 100,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.
By Gavin Lambert (introduced by), Paul Starr and Linda Wells (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781595910073 | Melcher Media, October 1, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: One of the world's most sought-after makeup artists combines original and revealing interviews with stunning photographs of his makeup creations on thirty of today's most distinctive sirens, providing a separate how-to section with step-by-step instructions to achieve the featured looks.

cover image for 9780823088294
Product Description: She spent her life in the movies. Her childhood is still there to see in Miracle on 34th Street. Her adolescence in Rebel Without a Cause. Her coming of age? Still playing in Splendor in the Grass and West Side Story and countless other hit movies...read more

Hardcover:

9780375433153 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, January 1, 2004), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Draws on the author's twenty-year friendship with the acclaimed actress, as well as interviews with family and intimates, to chronicle her life, from child actress to her tragic drowning death at the age of forty-three.
9780375410741 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Draws on the author's twenty-year friendship with the acclaimed actress, as well as interviews with family and intimates, to chronicle her life, from child actress to her tragic drowning death at the age of forty-three.

Paperback:

9780823088294 | Back Stage Books, March 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: She spent her life in the movies.

cover image for 9780375422478
The memoirs of the legendary Hollywood screenwriter Ivan Moffat--upon which he was working at the time of his death in 2002--recall an extraordinary life among the leading artists, celebrities, and personalities of his era, accompanied by a selection of letters, interviews, screenplay excerpts, and the author's own memories of Moffat. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375422478 | Pantheon Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The memoirs of the legendary Hollywood screenwriter Ivan Moffat--upon which he was working at the time of his death in 2002--recall an extraordinary life among the leading artists, celebrities, and personalities of his era, accompanied by a selection of letters, interviews, screenplay excerpts, and the author's own memories of Moffat.

By Elin Elisofon (other contributor), Eliot Elisofon, Jill Elisofon (other contributor) and Gavin Lambert (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780972778824 | Greybull Pr, May 30, 2004, cover price $65.00

cover image for 9780571177752
Product Description: This is the story of Lindsay as a man and as movie director, film critic and documentaries. Famous for the 1968 movie "If" and "Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner". Lived from 1923-1994.

Hardcover:

9780571177752 | Faber & Faber Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This is the story of Lindsay as a man and as movie director, film critic and documentaries.

cover image for 9781852424435
Product Description: In 1919, the recently widowed Elva Kay arrives in Hollywood with nothing but an overdose of ambition and an eight-year-old daughter whom she's determined to make a child star. Baby Jewel not only fulfils her mother's wildest dreams, but Elva herself becomes the most glamorous (and ruthless) female tycoon ever to hit Los Angeles...read more

Hardcover:

9780025676800 | Macmillan Pub Co, March 1, 1983, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Jewel Kay compares her own recollections with entries in her deceased mother's diary to get the real story of how Elva, in 1918, made her daughter Jewel into one of the first child stars in Hollywood

Paperback:

9781852424435 | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, March 1, 2001), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In 1919, the recently widowed Elva Kay arrives in Hollywood with nothing but an overdose of ambition and an eight-year-old daughter whom she's determined to make a child star.

cover image for 9780679445982
Presents a close-up portrait of British filmmaker and theatrical director Lindsay Anderson, based on the author's half-century friendship, set against the backdrop of postwar filmmaking on both sides of the Atlantic. 12,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780679445982 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a close-up portrait of British filmmaker and theatrical director Lindsay Anderson, based on the author's half-century friendship, set against the backdrop of postware filmmaking on both sides of the Atlantic.

cover image for 9780847822973
In a collection of witty and incisive interviews, the renowned film director speaks out on some of his great screen classics--including My Fair Lady, A Star Is Born, Philadelphia Story, and Lust for Life--and the stars with whom he worked, such as Judy Garland, Katherine Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart, Marilyn Monroe, and Kirk Douglas. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780847822973 | Rev sub edition (Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 1, 2000), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In a collection of witty and incisive interviews, the renowned film director speaks out on some of his great screen classics--including My Fair Lady, A Star Is Born, Philadelphia Story, and Lust for Life--and the stars with whom he worked, such as Judy Garland, Katherine Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart, Marilyn Monroe, and Kirk Douglas.

cover image for 9781852424428
Product Description: A danse macabre in which a group of ill-assorted people are always changing their addresses as well as their lives. In an atmosphere of self-indulgence, blight and emptiness, they revolve around one another weaving a complex pattern of despair.

Paperback:

9781852424428 | Serpents Tail, December 1, 1999, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A danse macabre in which a group of ill-assorted people are always changing their addresses as well as their lives.

cover image for 9781852424411
Product Description: The land along Pacific Palisades is apt to slip away without warning, hence the road-side signs - SLIDE AREA. Narrated by a script-writer, Lambert's widely-acclaimed 1959 Hollywood classic of lonely souls marooned on a glittering wasteland is a perceptive and sensitive study of human emotion...read more

Paperback:

9781852424411 | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, March 1, 1998), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The land along Pacific Palisades is apt to slip away without warning, hence the road-side signs - SLIDE AREA.

cover image for 9780679407218
A definitive biography of Russian-born actress Alla Nazimova explores her youth in pre-Revolutionary Russia, her rise to success in the theater, her glamorous and bohemian lifestyle, and her seminal influence on early twentieth-century film and theater. 12,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780679407218 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: A definitive biography of Russian-born actress Alla Nazimova explores her youth in pre-Revolutionary Russia, her rise to success in the theater, her glamorous and bohemian lifestyle, and her seminal influence on early twentieth-century film and theater.

cover image for 9781852424244
Product Description: The Hollywood camp classic which re-launches the work of Gavin Lambert with Midnight Classics.

Paperback:

9781852424244 | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, August 1, 1996), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Hollywood camp classic which re-launches the work of Gavin Lambert with Midnight Classics.

cover image for 9780394551586
Drawing on the reminiscences of friends and colleagues, as well as on private archives, this evocative portrait of the great Hollywood star captures the triumphant film career and tragic private life of Norma Shearer

Hardcover:

9780394551586 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1990, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Drawing on the reminiscences of friends and colleagues, as well as on private archives, this evocative portrait of the great Hollywood star captures the triumphant film career and tragic private life of Norma Shearer

cover image for 9780316512848
A behind-the-scenes glimpse at the casting and production of Selznick's classic supplemented by movie stills and photographs of the stars

Hardcover:

9780316512848 | 1 edition (Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1973), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A behind-the-scenes glimpse at the casting and production of Selznick's classic supplemented by movie stills and photographs of the stars

displaying 1 to 15 | at end