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Product Description: The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980sIn 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall. Production of its first series was stalled, however, by the death throes of Jim Callaghan's Labour government and the 'Winter of Discontent'; Auntie being unwilling to broadcast such an overtly political comedy until after the general election of 1979...read more

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9781781315859, titled "A Very Courageous Decision: The Inside Story of Yes Minister" | Reprint edition (Aurum Pr Ltd, December 1, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains A Very Courageous Decision: The Inside Story of Yes Minister | About this edition: The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980sIn 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall.

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Product Description: The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980sIn 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall. Production of its first series was stalled, however, by the death throes of Jim Callaghan's Labour government and the 'Winter of Discontent'; Auntie being unwilling to broadcast such an overtly political comedy until after the general election of 1979...read more

Hardcover:

9781781311899 | Aurum Pr Ltd, November 1, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980sIn 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall.

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9781781315859 | Reprint edition (Aurum Pr Ltd, December 1, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains A Very Courageous Decision: The Inside Story of Yes, Minister | About this edition: The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980sIn 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall.

Product Description: From its first episode in 1973, Open All Hours was an instant hit. Audiences around Britain loved its familiar setting, good-natured humor, and the hilarious partnership of Ronnie Barker and David Jason. While it only ran for 26 episodes, it firmly cemented itself as a British comedy classic...read more

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9781849908870 | Bbc Pubns, December 1, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: From its first episode in 1973, Open All Hours was an instant hit.

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Product Description: Laid out in front of Blackpool Tower in England’s famous seaside resort, the Comedy Carpet is the largest work of public art in Europe. Thousands of jokes and quotations by more than 850 comedians and writers from the early days of variety to the present are set in 2,200 square meters of granite and concrete in a design inspired by theater posters and bill stickers...read more

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9781861543394, titled "The Comedy Carpet Blackpool: The Making of a World Class Monument to Comedy" | Booth-Clibborn Editions, November 12, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Laid out in front of Blackpool Tower in England’s famous seaside resort, the Comedy Carpet is the largest work of public art in Europe.

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Product Description: In the thirty years since viewers first visited Nelson Mandela House, Only Fools and Horses has won countless awards and is still Britain's most-watched and best-loved sitcom. Del Boy's overwhelming popularity has even inspired the Oxford English Dictionary to include a selection of his most famous words and phrases, such as 'lovely jubbly' and 'twonk'...read more

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9780857860545 | Canongate Books Ltd, November 23, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In September 1981, BBC One screened the pilot episode of a British sitcom set in a high-rise block of council flats in Peckham, south London—9 million people tuned in.

Paperback:

9780857860569 | Canongate Books Ltd, June 7, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In the thirty years since viewers first visited Nelson Mandela House, Only Fools and Horses has won countless awards and is still Britain's most-watched and best-loved sitcom.

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] For two moviegoing generations, Cary Grant was class--an effortless embodiment of gentlemanly grace and humor. But Cary Grant's greatest achievement was in creating himself and the irresistible character he became...read more
By Grover Gardner (narrator) and Graham McCann

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455128136 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 20, 2012), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

Paperback:

9780857860552 | Canongate Books Ltd, January 1, 2012, cover price $23.95

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Product Description: Best known for starring in Dad's Army, where his Sergeant Wilson was the languid, rakish, distracted foil to Arthur Lowe's pompous, chippy Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier is a beloved character actor. "Do you think that's wise, sir?" and "Would you mind awfully ...read more

Hardcover:

9781845135836 | Aurum Pr Ltd, December 1, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Best known for starring in Dad's Army, where his Sergeant Wilson was the languid, rakish, distracted foil to Arthur Lowe's pompous, chippy Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier is a beloved character actor.

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Product Description: With his sly moustache, broad gap-toothed grin, garish waistcoat, and ostentatious cigarette holder, Terry-Thomas was known as an absolute bounder both onscreen and off. Born in 1911 into an ordinary suburban family, Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens set about transforming himself at a very early age into a dandy and gadabout...read more

Paperback:

9781845134419 | Aurum Pr Ltd, October 1, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With his sly moustache, broad gap-toothed grin, garish waistcoat, and ostentatious cigarette holder, Terry-Thomas was known as an absolute bounder both onscreen and off.

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Presents the behind-the-scenes story of the nation's favourite comedy, 'Fawlty Towers'. This book discusses its lines, moments and characters, and the brilliance of John Cleese, and his partnership with Connie Booth.

Hardcover:

9780340898116 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 18, 2007, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Presents the behind-the-scenes story of the nation's favourite comedy, 'Fawlty Towers'.

Paperback:

9780340898123 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 18, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Fawlty Towers was only on television screens for 12 half-hour episodes, but it has stayed in viewer's lives ever since.

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Product Description: Fawlty Towers was only on our screens for 12 half-hour episodes, but it has stayed in our lives ever since. The Major; 'Don't mention the war!'; 'He's from Barcelona'; Basil the Rat - everyone has a favourite line, moment or character...read more

Paperback:

9780340898130 | Hodder & Stoughton, August 21, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Fawlty Towers was only on our screens for 12 half-hour episodes, but it has stayed in our lives ever since.

Hardcover:

9781844564880 | Gardners Books, October 5, 2006, cover price $21.25

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Product Description: The rambling perambulations, the catchphrases, the bland brown suit and chestnut hairpiece—such were the hallmarks of a revolution in stand-up comedy that came in the unique shape of Frankie Howerd. This new biography from Graham McCann charts the circuitous course of an extraordinary career, moving from his early success in the 40s and early 50s as a radio star, through a period at the end of the 50s when he was all but forgotten as a has-been, to his rediscovery in the early 60s by Peter Cook and continued success...read more

Hardcover:

9781841153100 | Fourth Estate, October 31, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The rambling perambulations, the catchphrases, the bland brown suit and chestnut hairpiece—such were the hallmarks of a revolution in stand-up comedy that came in the unique shape of Frankie Howerd.

Paperback:

9781841153117 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 30, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The rambling perambulations, the catchphrases, the bland brown suit and chestnut hairpiece—such were the hallmarks of a revolution in stand-up comedy that came in the unique shape of Frankie Howerd.

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Product Description: When we laugh at Dad's Army we laugh at ourselves, and more than 30 years after it was first broadcast, millions of us are still laughing—whenever and wherever it is repeated. With contributions from the people who planned, produced, and performed in the sitcom, and material drawn from the BBC archives, acclaimed author Graham McCann has written the definitive story of a very British comedy...read more

Paperback:

9781841153094 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When we laugh at Dad's Army we laugh at ourselves, and more than 30 years after it was first broadcast, millions of us are still laughing—whenever and wherever it is repeated.

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Product Description: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] For two moviegoing generations, Cary Grant was class--an effortless embodiment of gentlemanly grace and humor. But Cary Grant's greatest achievement was in creating himself and the irresistible character he became...read more

Hardcover:

9780231108843 | Columbia Univ Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $38.50 | About this edition: A biography narrating how the English working-class boy Archie Leach transformed himself into the actor Cary Grant and a role model of elegance and class for the socially ambitious around the world

Paperback:

9780231109932 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $18.00 | also contains Calcium Signaling | About this edition: Book by McCann, Graham
9780231108850 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A biography narrating how the English working-class boy Archie Leach transformed himself into the actor Cary Grant and a role model of elegance and class for the socially ambitious around the world

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455128143 | Mp3 una re edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 20, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786115365 | Unabridged edition (Blacksmith Corp, June 1, 1999), cover price $29.95
9780786115075 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 1999), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, and James Dean were very likely the three most influential and gifted male movie stars of the 1950s. They were also, as Graham McCann shows in Rebel Males, highly aware of the connection they shared...read more

Hardcover:

9780813519524 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1993, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, and James Dean were very likely the three most influential and gifted male movie stars of the 1950s.

Paperback:

9780813519531 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, and James Dean were very likely the three most influential and gifted male movie stars of the 1950s.

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Product Description: This book is the first detailed study of Woody Allen's life and work, and an original attempt to locate Allen's work in the great tradition of American popular culture. It explores that inimitable New York Jewish voice in the themes, dreams, hopes and hidden meanings of Allen's urban humour, with countless examples of Allen's own hilarious comic lines...read more

Paperback:

9780745608907 | Reprint edition (Polity Pr, January 15, 1991), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book is the first detailed study of Woody Allen's life and work, and an original attempt to locate Allen's work in the great tradition of American popular culture.

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Analyzes previous biographies of Marilyn Monroe, attempts to portray her complex personality, and discusses her career as an actress

Hardcover:

9780813513027 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Analyzes previous biographies of Marilyn Monroe, attempts to portray her complex personality, and discusses her career as an actress

Paperback:

9780813513034 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Analyzes previous biographies of Marilyn Monroe, attempts to portray her complex personality, and discusses her career as an actress

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