Costumes & Characters: Adventures on the fringe of success


Author: Tom Nicholas Yowarski
Publisher: America Star Books
ISBN: 1462670377
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 264
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Tom Nicholas has been a professional actor since 1974. He has worked in Televison, Film and live theatre. This book details the steps in his life that led him into the Biz. It is also a cautionary tale; told with candor and humor. For any aspiring performer it may be a wakeup call. Here is a look at his triumphs, failures, and his continuing search for lasting success.

Costumes and Characters

Adventures on the Fringe of Success
Author: Tom Nicholas Yowarski
Publisher: America Star Books
ISBN: 9781462621316
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 264
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The Cambridge Guide to Theatre


Author: Martin Banham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521434379
Category: Drama
Page: 1233
View: 549

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Includes information about playwrights, important actors and directors, theaters, companies, movements, events, technology, and other aspects of theater.

“The” Natural History of Man

Being an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Uncivilized Races of Men. Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, America, Asia, and ancient Europe
Author: John George Wood
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 864
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Authentic Costumes & Characters of the Wild West


Author: Ernest Lisle Reedstrom
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 160
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Originally published as Historic Dress in the Old West (Poole, UK: Blandford Press, 1986). Charming, thoroughly illustrated (with historic photos and with drawings by the author), and thoroughly researched. The enthusiastic text provides plenty of history, character sketches, and anecdotes as flesh and bones supporting the costume studies. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Oxford Companion to Australian Film


Author: Brian McFarlane,Geoff Mayer,Ina Bertrand
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 583
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Film is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in Australian movies. This Companion is a comprehensive guide to the people and ideas that have made Australian cinema. It contains more than a thousand entries and was written by almost a hundred scholars and writers with expertise in different facets of Australian film. No other reference book on this subject contains so many features: * succinct yet detailed entries on key figures (actors, directors, producers, writers, designers, composers etc.) * incisive discussions of major films, with credits and plot summaries * longer essays on critical and historical themes * a series of extended interviews (specially prepared for this Companion) with some of the luminaries of Australian film, including Goeffrey Rush and Pamela Rabe * over 100 illustrations (portraits, stills, and posters) * thorough bibliography * full list of AFI awards * subject index providing easy access to relevant entries. This Companion celebrates Australia's love of the movies and provides a comprehensive and entertaining account of its unique contribution to the art.

Creating Characters

Let Them Whisper Their Secrets
Author: Marisa D'Vari
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 233
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Fresh, invigorating, and jam-packed with solid how to advice this amazing desktop resource reveals the secrets highly paid screenwriters and best-selling novelists furiously fight to keep under wraps.

Stealing Fire from the Gods

The Complete Guide to Story for Writers and Filmmakers
Author: James Bonnet
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
ISBN: 9781932907117
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 269
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A revised and expanded sequel to Stealing Fire from the Gods, this 2nd edition includes important new revelations concerning the ultimate source of unity, the structures of the whole story passage, the anti-hero's journey, the high-concept great idea, the secrets of charismatic characters, and the analyses of many important new stories and successful films.