Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to make theories come alive for students and teach them what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments. Exam-style questions provide students with the opportunity to use their knowledge and practice exam questions. Answers are provided.
Long before sound became an essential part of motion pictures, Westerns were an established genre. The men and women who brought to life cowboys, cowgirls, villains, sidekicks, distressed damsels and outraged townspeople often continued with their film careers, finding success and fame well into the sound era--always knowing that it was in silent Westerns that their careers began. More than a thousand of these once-silent Western players are featured in this fully indexed encyclopedic work. Each entry includes a detailed biography, covering both personal and professional milestones and a complete Western filmography. A foreword is supplied by Diana Serra Cary (formerly the child star "Baby Peggy"), who performed with many of the actors herein.
In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.
As a revised edition of Koszarski's The Man You Loved to Hate, this biography takes into account information unearthed by researchers in France and Austria that had previously been ignored. This material enables the biography to bring the pioneering film director into sharper focus.
After more than fifteen years, this initial volume of the American Film Institute Catalog series is again in print. The 1920s set covers the important filmmaking period when "movies" became "talkies," and the careers of many influential directors and actors were launched. Films such as Wings, The Phantom of the Opera, All Quiet on the Western Front, and The Jazz Singer are included in this volume. After more than fifteen years, this initial volume of the American Film Institute Catalog series is again in print. The 1920s set covers the important filmmaking period when "movies" became "talkies," and the careers of many influential directors and actors were launched. Films such as Wings, The Phantom of the Opera, All Quiet on the Western Front, and The Jazz Singer are included in this volume.
Presents the life of the silent-movie star who got her start as a dancer in the Ziegfeld Follies but descended into poverty and mental instability following the introduction of talkies, failed marriages, and legal battles.
The Comeback Kid will be the first biography of Robert Downey Jr. A Detailed and authoritative account of the life, career, stardom and controversy of Robert Downey JR - one of Hollywood's most popular, and gifted, actors of recent times. A behind-the-scenes look on the making of his most famous and infamous movies, talking to the people closest to him, from actors and directors to those he has encountered during his trips to the dark side. "I've always felt like an outsider in this industry. Because I'm so insane I guess." - Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr's life isn't a movie - but it could be. Now one of the biggest box office stars in the world thanks to Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes, he's come a long way since his early days as a rising actor amidst the Brat Pack of the Eighties, as well as stints on Saturday Night Live and Ally McBeal. His incredible journey has also encompassed prison and drug addiction - experiences which left him just one bad choice away from death. Funny, definitive and entertaining, this is the first book that dares to glimpse inside the psyche of a brilliant and complex icon of our times.
Leonard Maltin's ultimate guide to classic films - now revised and updated with more than 300 new entries. From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guidecomes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guidecovers thousands of films, from the silent era through 1965, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon(all three versions: 1931, 1936, and 1941), Singin' in the Rain, and Godzilla King of the Monsters! With entries spanning across the decades, this comprehensive guide has expanded star and director indexes and capsule reviews of obscure and forgotten films - the sort that turn up on Turner Classic Moviesin the wee hours of the morning. This is the perfect companion for anyone who loves the thrill of discovering vintage movies. Praise for Leonard Maltin's annual Movie Guide 'Indispensable.' Los Angeles Times 'Head and shoulders above the rest.' The New York Times 'Maltin's film guide . . . belongs next to every TV . . . in every home.' USA Today 'The single most important reference book in every American home.' Esquire www.leonardmaltin.com