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Product Description: On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane...read more

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9780062112484 | Harpercollins, November 17, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

Paperback:

9780062112491 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 15, 2016), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504660594 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 15, 2015), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.
9781504660587 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 15, 2015), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

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Product Description: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane...read more

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9781504660570, titled "Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 15, 2015), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

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Product Description: “Jack’s Life feels true. . . . Fascinating.”―Entertainment Weekly Jack Nicholson has lived large on and off the screen. Patrick McGilligan, one of America’s outstanding film biographers, has plumbed research and interviews to expand his definitive biography since its publication twenty years ago...read more

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9780393034820 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes Nicholson's childhood in seaside New Jersey, his formative years as an actor and screenwriter in Hollywood, his almost accidental breakthrough, his work in such films as 'Chinatown' and 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' and his private life

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9780393350968 | Upd exp edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 9, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “Jack’s Life feels true.
9780393313789 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1995), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Describes Nicholson's childhood in seaside New Jersey, his formative years as an actor and screenwriter in Hollywood, his almost accidental breakthrough, his work in such films as 'Chinatown' and 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' and his private life

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Product Description: As a young lad growing up in Norwalk, California, Patrick McGilligan was entranced with the legendary bluesman, Robert Johnson. Not with his fantastic innovations on the guitar, nor with his groundbreaking music. No, Patrick had heard the tale of the bluesman heading to the crossroads and swapping his soul with Satan to learn to play the blues...read more

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9781517175429 | Clr csm edition (Createspace Independent Pub, September 2, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: As a young lad growing up in Norwalk, California, Patrick McGilligan was entranced with the legendary bluesman, Robert Johnson.

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Product Description: The name of Fritz Lang—the visionary director of Metropolis, M, Fury, The Big Heat, and thirty other unforgettable films—is hallowed the world over. But what lurks behind his greatest legends and his genius as a filmmaker? Patrick McGilligan, placed among “the front rank of film biographers” by the Washington Post, spent four years in Europe and America interviewing Lang’s dying contemporaries, researching government and film archives, and investigating the intriguing life story of Fritz Lang...read more

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9780312132477 | St Martins Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An examination of the renowned director not only looks at the great volume of Lang's work, but also at his personal life, including the question of whether or not he murdered his first wife

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9780816676552 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, September 18, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The name of Fritz Lang—the visionary director of Metropolis, M, Fury, The Big Heat, and thirty other unforgettable films—is hallowed the world over.
9780312194543 | Griffin, November 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Delves into the life of filmmaker Fritz Lang and explores the darker side to the man who created unique films filled with sex and murder, including Metropolis and M.
9780756761851 | Diane Pub Co, November 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times and one of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by Publishers Weekly: The definitive life of the dark genius who gave us M and Metropolis.

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Product Description: One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director. In publicity and mystique he was dubbed the “women’s director” for guiding the most sensitive leading ladies to immortal performances, including Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Judy Garland, and—in ten films, among them The Philadelphia Story and Adam’s Rib—his lifelong friend and collaborator Katharine Hepburn...read more

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9780816680382 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 22, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director.

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Relates the life of the secretly gay Hollywood director who guided to stardom such legendary actresses as Garbo, Bergman, Garland, and Hepburn

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9780312153779 | St Martins Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Relates the life of the secretly gay Hollywood director who guided to stardom such legendary actresses as Garbo, Bergman, Garland, and Hepburn
9780060975203 | Reprint edition (Perennial, December 1, 1992), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Through 50 years and 50 films--from Holiday and The Philadelphia Story to Camille and My Fair Lady--George Cukor created some of Hollywood's greatest motion pictures.

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A very special oral history offers an instructive and moving chronicle of the Hollywood blacklist, showing how McCarthyism and fear deeply affected people's lives, as more than thirty survivors share their long-supressed stories. Reprint.

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9780312170462 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: More than thirty survivors of the blacklisting that took place in Hollywood in the late 1940s share their stories

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9780312200312 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 1, 1999), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: More than thirty survivors of the blacklisting that took place in Hollywood in the late 1940s share their stories

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Product Description: Award-winningfilm historian Patrick McGilligan follows hisacclaimed biographies of Alfred Hitchcock and Oscar Micheauxwith a revelatory look at the life of Nicholas Ray, the troubled director of Ina Lonely Place, We Can’t GoHome Again, and Rebel Without a Cause...read more

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9780060731373 | Harpercollins, July 12, 2011, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Award-winningfilm historian Patrick McGilligan follows hisacclaimed biographies of Alfred Hitchcock and Oscar Micheauxwith a revelatory look at the life of Nicholas Ray, the troubled director of Ina Lonely Place, We Can’t GoHome Again, and Rebel Without a Cause.

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9780060731380 | Harpercollins, August 7, 2012, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Award-winningfilm historian Patrick McGilligan follows hisacclaimed biographies of Alfred Hitchcock and Oscar Micheauxwith a revelatory look at the life of Nicholas Ray, the troubled director of Ina Lonely Place, We Can’t GoHome Again, and Rebel Without a Cause.

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Product Description: More than sixty years ago, McCarthyism silenced Hollywood. In the pages of Tender Comrades, those who were suppressed, whose lives and careers were ruined, finally have their say. A unique collection of profiles in cinematic courage, this extraordinary oral history brings to light the voices of thirty-six blacklist survivors (including two members of the Hollywood Ten), seminal directors of film noir and other genres, starring actresses and memorable supporting players, top screenwriters, and many less known to the public, who are rescued from obscurity by the stories they offer here that, beyond politics, open a rich window into moviemaking during the Golden Age of Hollywood...read more
By Paul Buhle, Patrick McGilligan, Alison Morley (photographer) and William B. Winburn (photographer)

Paperback:

9780816680375 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 26, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: More than sixty years ago, McCarthyism silenced Hollywood.

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Product Description: Glenn Ford—star of such now-classic films as Gilda, Blackboard Jungle, The Big Heat, 3:10 to Yuma, and The Rounders—had rugged good looks, a long and successful career, and a glamorous Hollywood life. Yet the man who could be accessible and charming on screen retreated to a deeply private world he created behind closed doors...read more
By Patrick McGilligan (foreword by)

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9780299281540 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 12, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Glenn Ford—star of such now-classic films as Gilda, Blackboard Jungle, The Big Heat, 3:10 to Yuma, and The Rounders—had rugged good looks, a long and successful career, and a glamorous Hollywood life.

A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.

Hardcover:

9780060393229 | 1 edition (Regan Books, October 1, 2003), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.

Paperback:

9780470869734 | John Wiley & Son Ltd, October 22, 2004, cover price $22.65 | About this edition: This is a comprehensive biography of perhaps the most iconic film director of all time, covering all aspects of Hitchcock's extraordinary life from his birth as a greengrocer's son in Leytonstone, Essex, to his death as a Hollywood legend in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.
9780060988272 | Reprint edition (It Books, September 1, 2004), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.

Miscellaneous:

9780062028648 | Harpercollins, March 17, 2009, cover price $6.99

Prebinding:

9781435290839 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A fresh and definitive portrait of the Master of Suspense by acclaimed biographer Patrick McGilligan Full of fresh revelations, dark humour and cliff hanging suspense, this new biography of Alfred Hitchcock follows his life from its humble beginnings, as the son of an East End greengrocer, through an extraordinary career in which his films set new standards for cinematic invention, to his death as a Hollywood legend in Beverley Hills.

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9788426417558, titled "Clint Eastwood / Clint: Biografía / the Life and Legend" | Italian edition edition (Lumen Editorial, January 1, 2010), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Patrick McGilligan continues his celebrated interviews with exceptional screenwriters in Backstory 5, focusing on the 1990s. The thirteen featured writers—Albert Brooks, Jean-Claude Carrière, Nora Ephron, Ronald Harwood, John Hughes, David Koepp, Richard LaGravenese, Barry Levinson, Eric Roth, John Sayles, Tom Stoppard, Barbara Turner, and Rudy Wurlitzer—are not confined to the 1990s, but their engrossing, detailed, and richly personal stories create, in McGilligan’s words, “a snapshot of a profession in motion...read more
By Patrick McGilligan (editor)

Hardcover:

9780520251052 | Univ of California Pr, October 27, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Patrick McGilligan continues his celebrated interviews with exceptional screenwriters in Backstory 5, focusing on the 1990s.

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9780520260399 | Univ of California Pr, October 27, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Patrick McGilligan continues his celebrated interviews with exceptional screenwriters in Backstory 5, focusing on the 1990s.

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Product Description: Oscar Micheaux was the Jackie Robinson of film, the black D. W. Griffith—a bigger-than-life American folk hero whose important life story has been nearly forgotten today. The son of freed slaves, he roamed America as a Pullman porter before making his first mark as a homesteader in South Dakota—and going on from there to become the king of the "race cinema" industry, producing and/or directing nearly forty films during a time of Jim Crow segregation when African-American artists were not welcome in Hollywood...read more

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9780060731403 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 1, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Oscar Micheaux was the Jackie Robinson of film, the black D.

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Traces the life and career of a pioneering director from the genre of African-American cinema, discussing his childhood in the homesteading communities of South Dakota, his direction of numerous silent and sound films at a time before black-produced movies could be shown in white theaters, and his lesser-known influence on American black culture. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060731397 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, June 1, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Profiles the pioneering director of African-American cinema, discussing his childhood in South Dakota, his direction of numerous films before black-produced movies could be shown in white theaters, and his influence on American black culture.

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Product Description: Continuing Patrick McGilligan's highly acclaimed series on Hollywood screenwriters, these engrossing, informative, provocative interviews give wonderfully detailed and personal stories from veteran screenwriters of the seventies and eighties focusing on their craft, their lives, and their profession...read more
By Patrick McGilligan (editor)

Hardcover:

9780520214590 | Univ of California Pr, January 30, 2006, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Continuing Patrick McGilligan's highly acclaimed series on Hollywood screenwriters, these engrossing, informative, provocative interviews give wonderfully detailed and personal stories from veteran screenwriters of the seventies and eighties focusing on their craft, their lives, and their profession.
9780520245174 | Univ of California Pr, December 31, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Continuing Patrick McGilligan's highly acclaimed series on Hollywood screenwriters, these engrossing, informative, provocative interviews give wonderfully detailed and personal stories from veteran screenwriters of the seventies and eighties focusing on their craft, their lives, and their profession.

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Product Description: Madrid. 2005. T y B. 24x17. 703p.

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9788495602992 | Italian edition edition (T & B Editores, October 1, 2005), cover price $2.59 | About this edition: Madrid.

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Product Description: A fresh and definitive portrait of the Master of Suspense by acclaimed biographer Patrick McGilligan Full of fresh revelations, dark humour and cliff hanging suspense, this new biography of Alfred Hitchcock follows his life from its humble beginnings, as the son of an East End greengrocer, through an extraordinary career in which his films set new standards for cinematic invention, to his death as a Hollywood legend in Beverley Hills...read more

Hardcover:

9780470869727 | Halsted Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: A fresh and definitive portrait of the Master of Suspense by acclaimed biographer Patrick McGilligan Full of fresh revelations, dark humour and cliff hanging suspense, this new biography of Alfred Hitchcock follows his life from its humble beginnings, as the son of an East End greengrocer, through an extraordinary career in which his films set new standards for cinematic invention, to his death as a Hollywood legend in Beverley Hills.

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Product Description: T&B. Madrid. 2001. 24 cm. 438 p., [32] p. de lám. il. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. McGilligan, Patrick 1951-. Traducción, Esteban Riambau. Índices. Traducción de: George Cukor. 1899-1983 .. Este libro es de segunda mano y tiene o puede tener marcas y señales de su anterior propietario...read more

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9788495602121 | Italian edition edition (T & B Editores, September 1, 2001), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: T&B.

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A collection of interviews with many great figures of Hollywood's Golden Era from a respected Hollywood biographer offers revealing insights into such directors as Hitchcock and George Stevens and stars including Ida Lupino and future President Ronald Reagan. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780312261313 | St Martins Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Provides interviews with notable Hollywood actors, directors, and producers, including Alfred Hitchcock, George Stevens, Joel McCrea, and Ronald Reagan.

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9780312280383 | Reprint edition (Griffin, August 1, 2001), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of interviews with many great figures of Hollywood's Golden Era from a respected Hollywood biographer offers revealing insights into such directors as Hitchcock and George Stevens and stars including Ida Lupino and future President Ronald Reagan.

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A no-holds-barred biography that squelches Clint Eastwood's Hollywood image reveals him to be an artist, compulsive egotist and habitual womanizer as drawn from court documents, studio archives, and unpublished manuscripts as well as interiews with family, friends, and associates.

Hardcover:

9780786708437 | Carroll & Graf Pub, April 1, 2001, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A no-holds-barred biography that squelches Clint Eastwood's Hollywood image reveals him to be an artist, compulsive egotist and habitual womanizer as drawn from court documents, studio archives, and unpublished manuscripts as well as interiews with family, friends, and associates.

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Hardcover:

9780393046571, titled "Clint's World" | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2000, cover price $20.01

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The acclaimed chronicler of Jack Nicholson and Robert Altman takes on another Hollywood legend, peeling back the mystery surrounding Clint Eastwood to reveal a rebel with a clear vision of human existence. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780312290320 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, August 1, 2002), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A biography of a Hollywood legend peels back the mystery surrounding Clint Eastwood to reveal a rebel with a clear vision of human existence.
9780002555289 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Like so many of the characters he plays, Clint Eastwood is secretive about himself, his past and his private life.

Paperback:

9780006383543 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 15, 2000), cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Like so many of the characters he plays, Clint Eastwood is secretive about himself, his past and his private life.

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Product Description: Screenwriter Robert Riskin (1897-1955) was a towering figure even among the giants of Hollywood's Golden Age. Known for his unique blend of humor and romance, wisecracking and idealism, Riskin teamed with director Frank Capra to produce some of his most memorable films...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780520203051 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Screenwriter Robert Riskin (1897-1955) was a towering figure even among the giants of Hollywood's Golden Age.

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