Profiles the life and career of one of the most prolific stuntmen in movies, who has worked with stars including Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Tom Cruise.
Traces the life of the beloved French chanteuse from her untraditional upbringing to her years after achieving instant stardom, covering such topics as her tumultuous love affairs, her struggles with addiction, and her enduring legacy.
The comedic actress discusses her friendships with such stars as Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Cary Grant, and Julie Andrews, her successful television show which ran for eleven years, and the sorrows that she overcame with her humor.
A collection of conversations and dialogues between the author and Academy Award-winning film and sound editor Walter Murch offers a revealing, inside look at how films are put together, from the various working styles of such directors as Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas, to the techniques and creative art of editing film. Reprint.
Recounts the author's experiences on frontier Houston as the only child of an alcoholic father and epileptic fanatical mother, describing a coming-of-age marked by honky-tonk barroom brawls, apocalyptic hurricanes and wild improvisations in the face of unpaid bills.
Showcases numerous iconic Hollywood film sets in a sequence of rare archival photographs, original sketches and previously unpublished renderings while sharing behind-the-scenes stories about how final scenes in historical movies were ultimately accomplished.
Traces the life of the folk music pioneer, including his work as a field recorder for the Library of Congress, his efforts to produce multicultural concerts, and his role in the careers of such artists as Woody Guthrie and Burl Ives.
The Black Sabbath front man and reality TV star discusses his life in his own in-your-face style, including his working-class upbringing, his decision to quit a factory job for a life in music, his affinity for biting the heads off bats, his alcohol and substance excesses, his brushes with death and STDs and the surreality of him becoming a grandfather. Reprint. A best-selling book.