Search Results: "Scott Eyman"


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I LOVED HER IN THE MOVIES by Robert Wagner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Frothy and honest remembrances for gossipy movie fans."
A popular actor's "love letter to actresses." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2005

"Eyman marshals thousands of facts, and dozens of opinions, with brio, wit and authority to create a monument worthy of the greatest studio head of them all. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Acclaimed Hollywood biographer Eyman (Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford, 1999, etc.) tackles his most ambitious subject: the mogul of moguls who ran MGM. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

"Eyman tells this story with wit and skill, detailing a surprisingly overlooked but crucial period in Hollywood history. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Eyman follows his highly acclaimed Ernst Lubitsch (1993) with an astute look at the most significant upheaval in Hollywood history: the arrival of talking pictures. Read full book review >

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PRINT THE LEGEND by Scott Eyman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Although at times inelegantly written, this is as definitive a biography as we are likely to get of one of America's greatest filmmakers. (b&w photos)"
Author of an acclaimed biography of Ernst Lubitsch (1991) and a well-regarded history of the coming of the talkies (The Speed of Sound, 1996), Eyman takes on an even bigger piece of film history: the career of John Ford. Read full book review >

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ERNST LUBITSCH by Scott Eyman
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Written for full orchestra, it captures every subtlety. (Photographs)"
Gratifying biography of one of the screen's greatest directors, by Eyman (Mary Pickford, 1992—not reviewed), film critic for the Palm Beach Post. Read full book review >

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JOHN WAYNE by Scott Eyman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2014

"Insightful, exhaustive and engrossing—a definitive portrait of the man and the legend."
A comprehensive and compelling examination of The Duke. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF DREAMS by Scott Eyman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Engrossing and comprehensive—an essential text for readers interested in the history of movies."
Palm Beach Post books editor Eyman (Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Times of Louis B. Mayer, 2005, etc.) presents the truly epic life of director Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) in grand style, befitting the great man, who, in addition to helming some of the most iconic movies of all time, did as much as anyone to establish Hollywood as the world's filmmaking center. Read full book review >

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HANK AND JIM by Scott Eyman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"An entertaining, richly documented biography that will be appreciated by film and theater scholars as well as fans of these memorable actors."
A dual biography tracing the careers and 50-year friendship of two iconic American actors. Read full book review >

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PIECES OF MY HEART by Robert Wagner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A diverting meander through a life in showbiz."
The handsome actor reminisces about the passing of a more glamorous Hollywood, settles some old scores and examines his passionate relationship with Natalie Wood. Read full book review >

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YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2014

"A diverting ancillary note to heavier biographies."
The star of such films and TV shows as A Kiss Before Dying and It Takes a Thief revisits the architecture, fashion, restaurants and pastimes of Hollywood's golden age through anecdotes and personal memories. Read full book review >

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PRIMED AND READY
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Cover Story: Pretty Deadly
BFF Charm: Caution!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Unreliable Narrator
Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Friends?

Trigger Warning: Violet Grenade features scenes of attempted assault, abuse, and bullying, and touches on very dark themes of death and murder. Some situations might be ...


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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PATRICIA BELL-SCOTT
by Maya Payne Smart

In The Firebrand and the First Lady, scholar Patricia Bell-Scott illuminates the unlikely friendship between two historic American women. Radical civil and women’s rights activist Pauli Murray and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt corresponded for years and swayed one another’s social justice aims and strategies. Their views never converged, but Bell-Scott makes a compelling case that they grew with and toward ...


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