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  1. Sidney Lumet

    Presents the first full-scale biography of Sidney Lumet, a man generally regarded as one of the most affable directors of his time. Using the oral testimonies of those who worked with him both behind and in front of the camera, this book explores Lumet's personality and working methods. Learn More
    £48.50

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  2. The Audio Theater Guide

    A comprehensive guide to achieving success in the exciting and imaginative world of audio performance - including radio, voice-overs, commercials, and live theater. It provides the information that radio and audio novices need to get started and brush up on their skills. Learn More
    £31.50

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  3. Quinn Martin, Producer

    Quinn Martin was the producer of such television shows as "The Invaders", "Barnaby Jones", and "The Untouchables", to name just a few. This title examines how each series made it to the networks, what problems occurred during their production, and why they were cancelled. Learn More
    £31.50

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  4. Have GunùWill Travel

    One of the most successful series of its time, Have Gun-Will Travel became a cultural phenomenon in the late 1950s and made its star, Richard Boone, a nationwide celebrity. Film scholar Gaylyn Studlar draws on a remarkably wide range of episodes from the series' six seasons to show its sophisticated experimentation with many established conventions of the Western. Learn More
    £16.50

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  5. TV Futures

    Brings together leading writers from both law and media studies to examine the implications of the shift to digital television for the platforms and audiences, copyright law and media regulation. Through its scope and topicality, the book substantially develops the literature on digital television to serve readers from across the fields of law, the humanities and social sciences. Learn More
    £38.50

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  6. So You Want to Direct TV?

    Becoming a TV director is nothing like other professions. Traditionally, the only way to break in was through access to a powerful mentor. This book of interviews with working TV directors provides 16 mentors who show you exactly how they did it. These interviews are honest and insightful in-depth portraits of a range of successful women and men. Learn More
    £42.95

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  7. Twin Peaks

    Takes fans through the world that Mark Frost and David Lynch created and examines its impact on society, genre, and the television industry. Grossman and Scheibel explore the influences of melodrama and film noir, the significance around the idea of "home," as well as female trauma and agency. Learn More
    £21.50

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  8. Single Season Sitcoms of the 1990s

    During the "Must See TV" 1990s, Americans enjoyed such immensely popular sitcoms as Friends and SeinfeldLearn More
    £52.50

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  9. The Zoom

    Traces the century-spanning history of the zoom lens in American film and television. From late 1920s silent features to the psychedelic experiments of the 1960s and beyond, the book describes how inventors battled to provide film and television studios with practical zoom lenses, and how cinematographers clashed over the right ways to use the new zooms. Learn More
    £25.50

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  10. Televisuality: Style, Crisis, and Authority in American Television

    The collision of auteurism and rap was actually rather commonplace by the early 1990s. Series, and even news broadcasts, regularly engineered their narratives around highly coded aesthetic and cultural fragments. Televisuality interrogates the nature of such performances as an historical phenomenon, an aesthetic and industrial practice, and as a socially symbolic act. Learn More
    £29.95

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  11. Joss Whedon

    No recent television creator has generated more critical, scholarly, and popular discussion or acquired as devoted a cult following as Joss Whedon. If Whedon has shown himself to be a virtuoso screenwriter/script-doctor, director, comic book author, and librettist, he is as well a masterful conversationalist. Learn More
    £24.50

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  12. Time in Television Narrative

    Analyses twenty-first-century American television programmes that employ temporal and narrative experimentation. The essayists offer explanations for not only the frequency of time-play in contemporary programming, but also the implications of its sometimes disorienting presence. Contributors draw on the fields of cultural studies, television scholarship, and literary studies, as well as overarching theories concerning postmodernity and narratology. Learn More
    £29.50

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