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In Character

Actors Acting

by Howard Schatz, Beverly J. Ornstein and Roger Ebert

Hardcover, 263 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $50 |


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A noted photographer and author of Athlete presents a new collection of photographic portraits of working actors as they play one or more roles—including Jason Alexander, Peter Falk, Natasha Richardson, James Earl Jones, and Hal Holbrook, among others—accompanied by insightful commentary on the creative process of acting, developing a character, and more. 20,000 first printing.

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