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on this page: books {just below}   ®   videos about actors & acting

Magic Lantern's Actors (Stars & Unknowns) Pages
on page one: top of page • links • Actors A thru F
on page two: Actors G thru L • on page three: Actors M thru R
on page four: Actors S thru Z • Hollywood Collection videos

Actors & Movie Stars of Today Page


The Fox Girls book by James Robert Parish  "The Fox Girls: Starring 15 Beautiful Vixens and One Adorable Cub" [1971]
by James Robert Parish, with 850 b&w photographs

featuring Theda Bara, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Alice Faye, Janet Gaynor, Betty Grable, June Haver, skater Sonja Henie, Carmen Miranda, Marilyn Monroe, Sheree North, Shirley Temple {the 'cub'}, Gene Tierney, Raquel Welch & Loretta Young
Arlington House hardcover [1972] out of print/used
Arlington House hardcover [1971] out of print/many used
Hollywood Glamour Portraits 1926-1949 book edited by John Kobal  
"Hollywood Glamor Portraits: 145 Photos of Stars, 1926-1949" [1976]
Edited by John Kobal

Dover Publns 11¼x8½ pb [7/76] for $11.06
Stars of the Silents book by Edward Wagenknecht  "Stars of The Silents" [1987]
by Edward Wagenknecht

Scarecrow/Rowman & Littlefield 8¾x5½ hardcover [6/87] for $37.95
Eighty Silent Film Stars book by George A. Katchmer   "Eighty Silent Film Stars: Biographies & Filmographies of The Obscure To The Well Known" [1991] by George A. Katchmer, Foreword by Samuel K. Rubin
McFarland & Co. pb [2/2012] for $75.00
McFarland & Co. 9x6½ hardcover [11/91] out of print/scarce
Classic Movie Comedians book by Neil Sinyard  "Classic Movie Comedians" [1992] by Neil Sinyard
Smithmark Publrs 12½x9½ hardcover [5/92] out of print/many used
Author Sinyard vividly creates a nostalgic mood as he explores the life, times, and films of such screen greats as Chaplin, Keaton, Langdon, Lloyd, Fields, Laurel & Hardy, and The Marx Brothers
Hurrell's Hollywood Portraits  "Hurrell's Hollywood Portraits" [1997]
by Mark A. Vieira

Harry N. Abrams 12¼x9¼ hardcover [2/97] for $26.37
George Hurrell's official website
Stars In Blue  "Stars In Blue: Movie Actors In America's Sea Services" [1997]
by James E. Wise & Anne Collier Rehill

U.S. Naval Institute Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/97] for $28.45
Silent Stars book by Jeanine Basinger  "Silent Stars" [1999] by Jeanine Basinger
Wesleyan Univ Press pb [11/2000] for $21.24
Diane Publng hardcover [4/99] for $35.00
Knopf 9x7 hardcover [10/99] out of print/used
featured stars include Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Marion Davies, Douglas Fairbanks, Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, William S. Hart, The Keystone Cops, Tom Mix, Colleen Moore, Pola Negri, Mabel Normand, Mary Pickford, Rin-Tin-Tin, Gloria Swanson, Constance & Norma Talmadge, and Rudolph Valentino
Stars In The Corps  
"Stars In The Corps: Movie Actors In The United States Marines" [1999]
by James E. Wise & Anne Collier Rehill

U.S. Naval Institute Press 9½x6½ hardcover [8/99] for $29.95
Psychology of Stardom  "Fame: The Psychology of Stardom" [1999]
by Andrew Ewans & Glenn D. Wilson

Vision 9x6 pb [6/2001] for $15.95
Frog Ltd. 9¼x6¼ pb [9/99] out of print/used
Movie Extra 101 book by Gary Michael Smith  "Movie Extra 101: The Shortcut To Stardom" [2000]
by Gary Michael Smith

Chatgris Press 9x6 pb [9/2000] for $11.66
Stars In Khaki  "Stars In Khaki: Movie Actors In The Army & The Air Services" [2000]
by James E. Wise & Paul Wilderson

U.S. Naval Institute Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2000] for $22.76
Golden Images, Silent Film Stars book by Eve Golden  "Golden Images: 41 Essays On Silent Film Stars" [2000]
by Eve Golden, Foreword by Bob King

no other book covers the lives & careers of Harrison Ford {the 1884-1957 one}, May Irwin, Arthur Johnson, Ormer Locklear, Martha Mansfield, Marie Prevost, Wallace Reid, Clarine Seymour & Milton Sills; others also covered elsewhere include Clara Bow, William Haines, the Talmadge Sisters, Rudolph Valentino & Pearl White; plus 27 more
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [12/2000] for $39.95
Women of Warner Brothers book by Daniel Bubbeo  "The Women of Warner Brothers: The Lives and Careers of 15 Leading Ladies With Filmographies For Each" [2001] by Daniel Bubbeo
The lives & careers of fifteen Warner Brothers screen legends: Joan Blondell, Nancy Coleman, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Glenda Farrell, Kay Francis, Ruby Keeler, Andrea King, Priscilla Lane, Joan Leslie, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Ann Sheridan, Alexis Smith & Jane Wyman
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [10/2001] for $39.95
Starlet / Hollywood Dream Factory  "Starlet: First Stage At The Hollywood Dream Factory" [2001]
Photographs by Nancy Ellison, Introduction by Paul Theroux

Photos taken over the last 25 years of Isabelle Adjani, Anne Archer, Rosanna Arquette, Kim Basinger, Jennifer Beals, Barbara Carrera, Jamie Lee Curtis, Angelica Huston, Jessica Lange, Molly Ringwald, Sharon Stone, and many others.
Universe Publng 10½x8½ hardcover [10/2001] out of print/used
Arthur Miller On Politics & the Art of Acting  "On Politics and The Art of Acting" [2001]
by Arthur Miller

Amazon bargain edition 7x5¼ hardcover [10/2001] for $4.50
Viking 7x5¼ hardcover [10/2001] for $15.00

see also Spirit of America Bookstore's Arthur Miller [1915-2005] Page

Screening Asian Americans  "Screening Asian Americans" [2002]
Edited by Peter X. Feng

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6¼ pb [2/2002] for $22.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [2/2002] for $60.00
International Stars at War  "International Stars At War" [2002]
by James E. Wise & Scott Baron

U.S. Naval Institute Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [8/2002] for $29.95
Silent Players / Silent Film Actors & Actresses  "Silent Players: A Biographical & Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors & Actresses" [2002]
by Anthony Slide

Univ Press KY 10¼x7¼ hardcover [9/2002] for $30.40
New Biographical Dictionary of Film  "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film"
[orig 1975, 4th edition 2002] by David Thomson
"The finest reference book on the movies." — Benjamin Schwarz

Knopf 9¼x6¾ pb [11/2004] for $15.61
Knopf 9½x7¼ hardcover [10/2002] for $23.10
Golden Girls of M.G.M. book by Jane Ellen Wayne  "The Golden Girls of M-G-M: Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly & Others" [2002] by Jane Ellen Wayne
fifteen portraits of M.G.M.'s female stars, including June Allyson, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Jean Harlow, Katherine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Hedy Lamarr, Jeanette MacDonald, Debbie Reynolds, Norma Shearer, Elizabeth Taylor, Lana Turner & Esther Williams; online reviewers describe the book as tasteless & dull, mere repetition of unfounded gossip
Da Capo Press 8½x5½ pb [12/2003] for $14.00
Carroll & Graf 9½x6½ hardcover [11/2002] out of print/used

Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors books edited by Barry Monush  "Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors, Volume 1: From The Silent Era To 1965" [2003] Edited by Barry Monush
Applause 11x8½ hardcover [4/2003] out of print/many used
Kid Kowboys, Juveniles in Western Films book by Bob Nareau  ”Kid Kowboys: Juveniles In Western Films” [2003] by Bob Nareau
featuring more than 70 juvenile actors, including Lee Aaker, Armida, Buzz Barton, Noah Beery Jr., Bobby Blake, Bill Cody Jr, Junior Coghlan, Tommy Cook, Frankie Darro, Sugar Dawn, Johnny Duncan, Billy & Gary Gray, Buzz Henry, Tim Holt, Dick Jones, Mary Lee, Harry & Sammy McKim, Mickey Rooney, Betsy King Ross, Dean Stockwell, and Jane Withers
Empire Publng 11x8½ pb [8/2003] for $20.00
Attack of The B Queens book edited by Jon Keeyes  "Attack of The B Queens" [2003]
Edited by Jon Keeyes, Introduction by Roger Corman

Luminary/Midnight Marquee 8¾x6 pb [8/2003] for $25.00
with contributions by Linnea Quigley, Debbie Rochon & Brinke Stevens; topics include Babes from Outer Space, Hammer Films, and The Art of Screaming; includes interviews with Ginger Lynn Allen, Leslie Culton, Sasha Graham, Gail Harris, Tina Krause, Kathy Kurtz, Barbara Leigh, Jackie Lovell, Tura Satana, Stella Stevens, Patricia Tallman, and Mamie Van Doren
First Female Stars  "The First Female Stars: Women of The Silent Era" [2004]
by David W. Menefee

Chapters/subjects include Theda Bara, Beverly Bayne, Sarah Bernhardt, Pauline Frederick, Carol Dempster, Gene Gauntier, Janet Gaynor, Dorothy Gish, Mae Marsh, Mae Murray, Alla Nazimova, Constance Talmadge, Norma Talmadge, Laurette Taylor & Pearl White
Praeger Publrs 9¼x6½ hardcover [3/2004] for $46.95
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films book by Denise Lowe  "An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women In Early American Films, 1895-1930"
[2004] by Denise Lowe

Routledge 8¼x6 pb [12/2004] for $59.95
Routledge 9x6¼ hardcover [12/2004] for $120.60
Leading Men of M.G.M. book by Jane Ellen Wayne  "The Leading Men of M-G-M" [2005] by Jane Ellen Wayne
This companion book to Wayne's sleazy gossip tome "The Golden Girls of M-G-M" [2002] covers fourteen male stars & execs of M.G.M.: Clark Gable, John Gilbert, Billy Haines, Van Johnson, Peter Lawford, Louis B. Mayer, Ramon Novarro, Elvis Presley, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Stewart, Robert Taylor, Irving Thalberg & Spencer Tracy
Da Capo Press 8¾x6 pb [4/2006] for $13.73
Da Capo Press 9x6½ hardcover [2/2005] for $26.00
Serial Film Stars  "Serial Film Stars: A Biographical Dictionary, 1912-1956" [2005]
by Buck Rainey

McFarland & Co. 10x7¼ hardcover [3/2005] for $95.00

Magic Lantern's Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages

The Truth About Being An Extra book by Jo Kelly  "The Truth About Being An Extra: How To Become A Good Background Actor" [2006] by Jo Kelly
"The do's and don'ts of getting your foot in the Hollywood door"
August II Prodns 7¼x4¼ pb [3/2006] for $18.95
Leading Ladies  "Leading Ladies: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of The Studio Era" [2006]
Turner Classic Movies Film Guide

Chronicle Books 8½x7 pb [3/2006] for $13.57
Complete Movie Extras Guidebook by Cullen Chambers & Elisha Choice  "The Complete Movie Extras Guidebook: How To Make Good Money As A Background Actor In Film & TV" [orig 1986, rev 2006]
by Cullen Chambers & Elisha Choice

Back To One Publns 19th Edition pb [7/2006] for $24.95
Leading Men  "Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of The Studio Era" [2006]
Turner Classic Movies Film Guide

Chronicle Books 8¾x7 pb [9/2006] for $13.57
Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit book by Bella Merlin  "The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit" [2007]
by Bella Merlin

Quite Specific Media 8¼x5¼ pb [4/2007] for $17.94
Nick Hern Books, UK 8¼x5½ pb [1/2007] for $16.40
Stanislavsky's System entry at Wikipedia
Hollywood Blondes book by Michelle Vogel & Liz Nocera  "Hollywood Blondes: Golden Girls of The Silver Screen" [2007]
by Michelle Vogel & Liz Nocera

Wasteland Press 9x5¾ pb [3/2007] for $22.45
chapter/subjects include Alice Faye, Betty Grable, Jean Harlow, Judy Holliday, Grace Kelly, Veronica Lake, Carole Landis, Carole Lombard, Jayne Mansfield, Marie McDonald, Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Payton, Lana Turner, Thelma Todd & Mae West

Tales from the Cult Film Trenches book by Louis Paul  "Tales From The Cult Film Trenches: Interviews With 36 Actors From Horror, Science Fiction and Exploitation Cinema" [2007] by Louis Paul, Foreword by Tom Weaver
Interviewees include: Tom Atkins, Adrienne Barbeau, Michael Berryman, Samson Burke, David Carradine, Robert Davi, Brad Dourif, Keir Dullea, Sid Haig, Tippi Hedren, Gloria Hendry, Rich-ard Herd, David Hess, Brion James, Brigitte Lahaie, Ed Lauter, Christopher Lee, Marrie Lee, Valerie Leon, Richard Lynch, Charles Napier, Linnea Quigley, Steve Railsback, Tura Saltana, John Saxon, Madeline Smith, William Smith, Austin Stoker, Don Stroud, Cary-Hiroyoki Tagawa, Dee Wallace Stone, Mel Welles, Fred Williamson, William Windom, Lana Wood, and Celeste Yarnall
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [9/2007] for $35.00

First Male Stars by David W. Menefee  
"The First Male Stars" [2007] by David W. Menefee
BearManor Media 9x6 pb [10/2007] for $29.95
Fourteen stars covered include: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Richard Barthelmess, John Bunny, Francis X. Bushman, Lon Chaney, Jackie Coogan, William S. Hart, Tom Mix, Antonio Moreno, Jack Pickford, Wallace Reid, Rudolph Valentino, and Crane Wilbur
Star Machine  "The Star Machine" [2007] by Jeanine Basinger
random pile of anecdotes & opinion; over 200 photos
Knopf 9¼x6 hardcover [10/2007] for $23.10
Inside Inside / Actors Studio  "Inside Inside" [2007]
by James Lipton: founder & dean of Actors Studio Drama School since 1994, and executive producer & host of Bravo's "Inside The Actors Studio" program

N.A.L. Trade pb [9/2008] for $10.20
Dutton 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2007] for $18.45
Comprehensive Guide to the Greatest Screen Actors book by Steven Jay Schneider  "501 Movie Stars: A Comprehensive Guide To The Greatest Screen Actors"
[2007] by Steven Jay Schneider

Cassell Illustrated 8x6¼ pb [1/2008] out of print/used
Barron's Educational 8¼x6½ hardcover [11/2007] for $9.79
Silent Lives Biographies of The Silent Film Era book by Lon Davis  "Silent Lives: 100 Biographies of The Silent Film Era" [2008]
by Lon Davis, Foreword by Kevin Brownlow

BearManor Media 9x6 pb [2/2008] for $22.45
Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History book by Manny Pacheco  "Forgotten Hollywood, Forgotten History" [2009] by Manny Pacheco
Book Publrs Network mass pb [9/2009] for $14.21
actors/subjects include Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lionel Barrymore, William Bendix, Ward Bond, Beulah Bondi, Walter Brennan, John Carradine, Donald Crisp, Gloria Grahame, Van Heflin, Arthur Kennedy, Thomas Mitchell, Claude Rains, Basil Rathbone & Thelma Ritter
official book site & blog
Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s book edited by Patrice Petro  "Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of The 1920s" [2010] Edited by Patrice Petro
Chapters/topics include: Clara Bow, Marie Dressler, Douglas Fairbanks, Greta Garbo, Emil Jannings, Noble Johnson, Al Jolson, Buster Keaton, Colleen Moore, Ernest Morrison, Lincoln Perry, Evelyn Preer, Gloria Swanson, the Talmadge Sisters, Rudolph Valentino & Anna May Wong
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6¼ pb [3/2010] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [3/2010] for $72.00
Hollywood Reborn, Movie Stars of the 1970s book edited by Prof. James Morrison  "Hollywood Reborn: Movie Stars of The 1970s" [2010]
Edited by James Morrison

Chapters/topics include: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Divine, Faye Dunaway, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Robert Redford, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Roundtree, Brooke Shields, Donald Sutherland & Shelley Winters
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [4/2010] for $0.00
Confessions of a Scream Queen book by Matt Beckoff  "Confessions of A Scream Queen" [2010]
by Matt Beckoff, Foreword by Bob Burns

15 interviews, with actresses famed for their work in horror movies: Adrienne Barbeau, Karen Black, Marilyn Burns, Janet Ann Gallow, Coleen Gray, Jessica Harper, Kathleen Hughes, Carla Laemmle, Judith O'Dea, Betsy Palmer, Ingrid Pitt, P.J. Soles, Lupita Tovar, Elena Verdugo & Dee Wallace • Matt Beckoff's radio blog
BearManor Media 9x6 pb [6/2010] for $17.95
Acting for America, Movie Stars of the 1980s book edited by Robert Eberwein  "Acting For America: Movie Stars of the 1980s" [2010]
Edited by Robert Eberwein

Chapters/topics include: the Brat Pack, John Candy, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Michael J. Fox, Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Jessica Lange, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sissy Spacek, Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver & Bruce Willis
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [6/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [6/2010] for $72.00
Larger Than Life: Movie Stars of the 1950s book edited by Prof. R. Barton Palmer  
"Larger Than Life: Movie Stars of The 1950s" [2010]
Edited by R. Barton Palmer

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [8/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6½ hardcover [8/2010] for $72.00
Dangerous Curves Atop Hollywood Heels book by Michael G. Ankerich  "Dangerous Curves Atop Hollywood Heels: The Lives, Careers, and Misfortunes of 14 Hard-Luck Girls of The Silent Screen" [2010]
by Michael G. Ankerich

featuring Silent Era actresses Agnes Ayres, Olive Borden, Grace Darmond, Elinor Fair, Juanita Hansen, Wanda Hawley, Natalie Joyce, Barbara La Marr, Martha Mansfield, Mary Nolan, Marie Prevost, Lucille Ricksen, Eve Southern & Alberta Vaughn
BearManor Media 9x6 pb [12/2010] for $26.95
Glamour in a Golden Age book edited by Prof. Adrienne L. McLean  "Glamour In A Golden Age: Movie Stars of The 1930s" [2011]
Edited by Adrienne L. McLean

stars covered include: Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Marlene Dietrich, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Norma Shearer & Shirley Temple
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [1/2011] for $22.45
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [1/2011] for $72.00
Flickers of Desire, Movie Stars of the 1910s book by Jennifer Bean  "Flickers of Desire: Movie Stars of The 1910s" [2011]
Edited & Introduction by Prof. Jennifer M. Bean

Chapters/topics include 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Theda Bara, George Beban, Charlie Chaplin, Grace Cunard, Douglas Fairbanks, Geraldine Farrar, Lillian Gish, Sessue Hayakawa, Mary Pickford & Pearl White
Rutgers Univ Press pb [7/2011] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [7/2011] for $59.40
Sherlock Holmes & the Fabulous Faces book by Michael Hoey  "Sherlock Holmes & The Fabulous Faces: The Universal Pictures Repertory Company" [2011] by Michael A. Hoey
Author Hoey is the son of the actor who played LeStrade in Universal's Sherlock Holmes films, 1942-46; the book chronicles the 68 members of the revolving 'repertory company' at Universal Studios used by director Roy William Neill and others
BearManor Media 9x6 pb [8/2011] for $19.95
publisher's official book page
Falling Stars, Ten Who Tried book by David W. Menefee  "Falling Stars: Ten Who Tried To Be A Movie Star" [2011]
by David W. Menefee

Profiles include Maude Adams, Enrico Caruso, Eleonora Duse, Mary Garden, Harry Houdini, Helen Keller, Anna Pavlova, Lottie Pickford, Babe Ruth, and Otis Skinner
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [8/2011] for $14.95
Disney Voice Actors Biographical Dictionary book by Thomas S. Hischak  "Disney Voice Actors: A Biographical Dictionary" [2011]
by Thomas S. Hischak

McFarland & Co. hardcover [9/2011] for $75.00
Shining in Shadows, Movie Stars of the 2000s book edited by Murray Pomerance  "Shining In Shadows: Movie Stars of The 2000s" [2011]
Edited by Murray Pomerance

Chapters/topics include: Jennifer Aniston, Jack Black, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Hilary Swank, Kate Winslet & Renee Zellweger
Rutgers Univ Press pb [10/2011] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [10/2011] for $72.00
New Constellations, Movie Stars of the 1960s book edited by Prof. Pamela Robertson Wojcik  "New Constellations: Movie Stars of The 1960s" [2012]
Edited by Pamela Robertson Wojcik

Chapters/topics include: Julie Andrews, Mia Farrow, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Edie Sedgwick, Peter Sellers & Elizabeth Taylor
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [12/2011] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [12/2011] for $72.00
Son of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History book by Manny Pacheco  "Son of Forgotten Hollywood, Forgotten History" [2012] by Manny Pacheco
Book Publrs Network 9x6 pb [1/2012] for $18.95
21 character actors of Hollywood's Golden Age, including Freddie Bartholomew, Jack Carson, Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Coburn, Jane Darwell, Andy Devine, Margaret Dumont, James Gleason, Leo Gorcey, Sydney Greenstreet, Alan Hale Sr., Dean Jagger, Peter Lorre, Marjorie Main, Frank McHugh, Frank Morgan, Gilbert Roland, Cesar Romero, S.Z. Sakall, C. Aubrey Smith & Carl Switzer • official book site & blog
Gods Like Us / Movie Stardom & Modern Fame book by Ty Burr  "Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame" [2012]
by Ty Burr

Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [9/2012] for $14.99
Anchor Books pb [DUE June 2013] for $11.53  
Pantheon 9½x6½ deckle-edge hardcover [9/2012] for $19.11

"Whatever  Became  of . . ?"  books
by Richard Lamparski, published by Crown Books, 1967-89
Whatever Became of .. ? book series by Richard Lamparski  Whatever Became of .. ? book series volume 11 by Richard Lamparski   First Series: Bantam/Ace pb [1/2000] out of print/used
Second Series: hardcover [6/68] out of print/used
Third Series: hardcover [6/70] out of print/used
Fourth Series: hardcover [9/73] out of print/many used
Fifth Series: hardcover [1975] out of print/many used
Eighth Series: hardcover [9/82] out of print/used • bargain edition [1/85] many used
Ninth Series: hardcover [1/85] out of print/used • pb [5/84] many used
Tenth Series: hardcover [11/86] out of print/used • pb [4/88] many used
Eleventh Series: hardcover [5/89] out of print/used • pb [5/89] many used

Videos  About  Actors  &  Acting

Hollywood Sex Symbols video  "Hollywood Sex Symbols" [1988 video release]
Some Amazon reviewers of the VHS edition suggest poor quality reproduction of press material, but the probable rarity of the clips may be of interest to some fans. Stars covered include Theda Bara, Brigette Bardot, Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Rita Hayworth, Sophia Loren, Jayne Mansfield, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Tyrone Power, Elvis Presley, Robert Redford, Elizabeth Taylor, Rudolph Valentino & Mae West
Front Row Ent. color/b&w DVD [12/2007] for $18.58
Front Row Ent. color/b&w VHS [undated] for $2.43 {sic}
Front Row Ent. color/b&w VHS [6/89] for $7.96
full credits at IMDb

Inside The Actors Studio videos  Bravo's "Inside The Actors Studio" [est. 1994] hosted by James Lipton
Vol. 1 Icons: Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Robert Redford & Barbra Streisand
Shout!Factory color DVD [11/2006] 3 disks for $34.99
Vol. 2 Leading Men: Russell Crowe, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Sean Penn
Shout!Factory color DVD [9/2007] 3 disks for $35.99
The Slanted Screen documentary film by Jeff Adachi  "The Slanted Screen" [indep 2007]
60-minute documentary that examines the portrayal of Asian men in film & television.
Co-produced, written & directed by Jeff Adachi; featuring director Eric Byler, director Gene Cajayon, producer Terence Chang, playwright Frank Chin, comedian Bobby Lee, Jason Scott Lee, Will Yun Lee, casting director Heidi Levitt, Tzi Ma, actor Mako, Dustin Nguyen, Phillip Rhee, James Shigeta & Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Passion River color DVD [5/2007] for $22.49
available at IndieFlix: on DVD for $9.95, as 30-day webstream for $4.95
full credits at IMDb • official movie site

Chinese In American Feature Films documentary film written & directed by Arthur Dong  "Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese In American Feature Films"
documentary [DeepFocus May 2008]

A captivating look at cinema history and the Asian faces that have graced
the silver screen, from the silent era to the current new wave of Asian-
American cinema.
Written & directed by Arthur Dong
video/DVD available on official website
full credits from IMDb • official movie site


Magic Lantern's Actors (Stars & Unknowns) Pages
on page one: top of page • links • Actors A thru F
on page two: Actors G thru L • on page three: Actors M thru R
on page four: Actors S thru Z • Hollywood Collection videos

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