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    Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

    Four U.S. Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS--Luttrell--made it out alive.

    Screenplay by Syd Field

    A screenplay or script is a written work that is made especially for a film or television program. Screenplays can be original works or adaptations from existing pieces of writing. A play for television is known as a teleplay.

    Hollywood Babylon by Kenneth Anger

    Hollywood Babylon is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which details the sordid scandals of many famous and infamous Hollywood denizens from the 1900s to the 1950s. First published in the US in 1965, it was banned ten days later and would not be republished until 1975. Upon its second release, the New York Times said of it, "If a book such as this can be said to have charm, it lies in the fact that here is a book without one single redeeming merit."

    Movie-Made America by Robert Sklar

    Here is a lively, highly informative history of American movies that, as Professor Frank Freidel of Harvard writes, combines "social history, economics and a precise and effective sense of film criticism." Movies were the first twentieth-century mass medium, and largely by chance, the first big American movie audiences and moviemakers came from the immigrant, working-class segments of the population. Movies therefore became a challenge to American big business and American culture, both of which had been controlled by the Establishment. This, Sklar suggests, is one reason why, from their very beginning, movies have been hounded by censorship. This book does three things: it traces the influence movies had on American society during the years when innumerable Americans young and old modeled themselves and their behavior on their favorite movie stars and movies; it shows the effect of the movie industry on the American economy; and it offers fresh and provocative interpretations of such movie milestones as D. W. Griffith's early epics, silent comedy (Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd), the two golden ages of 1930s movies, Walt Disney cartoons and Frank Capra's social comedies. It explains the movies' downfall in the 1950s, which, Sklar contends, was not due solely to television, and it suggests the movies' possible future. Exploring simultaneously Hollywood aesthetics, economics and culture, it offers a fascinating, comprehensive picture of the role that movies have played in American life.

    Short Guide To Writing About Film by Timothy Corrigan

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

    Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life is a memoir, released November 20, 2007, by Steve Martin, an American author, actor, comedian, executive producer, playwright and screenwriter. It chronicles his early life, his days working for Disneyland, working at low tier coffee shops and clubs as a comedic act, his later days of the Bird Cage, his relationships, his eventual fame, and the reason why he quit standup in 1981 all together.

    A Book by Desi Arnaz

    Ecstasy and Me by Hedy Lamarr

    Angel Unaware by Dale Evans Rogers

    The Story Of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp

    Easy Riders, Raging Bulls by Peter Biskind

    My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn

    American Sniper by Chris Kyle; Scott McEwen; Jim Defelice

    Doris Day by A E Hotchner

    Biography of Doris Day with 36 pages of photographs and filmography. This unusual collaboration in the form of an autobiography brings together a highly skilled professional writer and the film superstar who never enjoyed being thought of as Miss Goody Two-shoes. For the first time, Doris Day tells the story behind the headlines of her private life- three marriages, real and rumored affairs, and professional triumphs countered by personal tragedies. At thirteen Doris was in a car hit by a train, and for a while she expected to be crippled for life. At sixteen she was earning her living on the road signing with bands. At seventeen she married a man who turned out to be a psychopathic sadist. She talks of many other things she never told anyone before, and her book is as compelling as it is honest. Mr. Hotchner, the author of Papa Hemingway: A Personal Memoir, has enriched her story with candid interviews with her son, Terry Melcher; her mother, her friends, and many of the people she has worked with including Bob Hope, James Garner, and Jack Lemmon. In this perceptive book, "the girl next door" turns out to be an inspiring woman of unique courage and strength.

    Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford

    Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book was published in 1978. The book depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother.

    The Making Of "The African Queen by Katharine Hepburn

    Uncommon Knowledge by Judy Lewis

    Endless Highway by David Carradine

    An Empire Of Their Own by Neal Gabler

    Enter Talking by Joan Rivers

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