Dean & me / Jerry Lewis and James Kaplan
London, UK: Pan Books, 2007.
Call No: 81 MAR LEW Author: Lewis, Jerry; Kaplan, James Source: UK Place: London, UK Publisher: Pan Books PubDate: 2007 PhysDes: 340 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm Subject: MARTIN, DEAN; LEWIS, JERRY; ARTISTS AND MODELS (US, Frank Tashlin, 1955); DAVIS, SAMMY, Jr.; PARAMOUNT STUDIOS; SINATRA, FRANK Summary: "Before the Rat Pack, the hit songs and the stellar movie career, Dean Martin spent ten years partnering Jerry Lewis in one of the most successful double acts of show-business history. In this wise-cracking yet candid memoir, Lewis recalls with crystal clarity the highs and lows of his relationship with Dean: their first meeting on a New York street corner one spring afternoon, the early improvised performances in Mob-owned nightclubs, and the giddy days of Hollywood super-stardom, when it seemed the couple's high-rolling lifestyle would last for ever. It didn't. On July 24 1956, Dean and Jerry split and the two men didn't speak to one another for twenty years." - taken from back cover Notes: Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 2005; London: Macmillan, 2006.
Includes index. ISBN: 9780330443531 More info
Doom patrols : a theoretical fiction about postmodernism / Steven Shaviro
London: High Risk Books, 1997.
Laughing hysterically : American screen comedy of the 1950s / Ed Sikov
New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.
Call No: 732(73) LAU Author: Sikov, Ed Place: New York Publisher: Columbia University Press PubDate: 1994 PhysDes: xvii, 282 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: COMEDIES. USA; TRANSVESTISM; HOMOSEXUALITY IN FILMS. USA; LEWIS, JERRY; MARTIN, DEAN; MONROE, MARILYN; SWANSON, GLORIA; MANSFIELD, JAYNE; RUSSELL, JANE; HAWKS, HOWARD; WILDER, BILLY; HITCHCOCK, ALFRED; TASHLIN, FRANK; ARTISTS AND MODELS (US, Frank Tashlin, 1955); GIRL CAN'T HELP IT, THE (US, Frank Tashlin, 1956); GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (US, Howard Hawks, 1953); MONKEY BUSINESS (US, Howard Hawks, 1952); SEVEN YEAR ITCH, THE (US, Billy Wilder, 1955); SOME LIKE IT HOT (US, Billy Wilder, 1959); STALAG 17 (US, Billy Wilder, 1952); SUNSET BOULEVARD (US, Billy Wilder, 1950); TROUBLE WITH HARRY, THE (US, Alfred Hitchcock, 1955); WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? (US, Frank Tashlin, 1957) Summary: With the likes of Billy Wilder, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, and Frank Tashlin revelling in "monkeys, babies, beautiful blondes, money, and cruelty" in their signature films of the 1950s, this seemingly conformist period turns out to be one of the most dynamic and original eras in Hollywood history. What distinguishes these directors is their candid and amusing exploration of cultural anxieties in carnival form. Quirky yet complex films such as Monkey Business, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Sunset Boulevard, The Trouble with Harry, and Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? released and expressed the sexual repression and frustration we commonly associate with the decade Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. -267) and index ISBN: 0231079826 (alk. paper) LON: 93048900; 10679624 More info
personality microfilm collection
Call No: PERSONALITY MICROFILM COLLECTION PhysDes: Clippings Subject: MARTIN, DEAN More info
Who the hell's in it : portraits and conversations / Peter Bogdanovich
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 2004.
Call No: 802.27 BOG Author: Bogdanovich, Peter Edition: 2005 Place: London Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited PubDate: 2004 PhysDes: 528 pages ; illustrated ; 20 cm Subject: ACTING; BOGDANOVICH, PETER; GISH, LILLIAN; BOGART, HUMPHREY; BRANDO, MARLON; ADLER, STELLA; CLIFT, MONTGOMERY; GRANT, CARY; LEMMON, JACK; LEWIS, JERRY; MARTIN, DEAN; MINEO, SAL; Stewart, James; WAYNE, JOHN; FONDA, HENRY; KARLOFF, BORIS; CASSAVETES, JOHN; CHAPLIN, CHARLES; CAGNEY, JAMES; DIETRICH, MARLENE; Perkins, Anthony; SINATRA, FRANK; GAZARRA, BEN; HEPBURN, AUDREY; POITIER, SIDNEY; PHOENIX, RIVER; MONROE, MARILYN Summary: From Peter Bogdanovich - director, screenwriter, actor, and cinema scholar - 26 fascinating portraits of Hollywood's most acclaimed movie actors and actresses: stars whom he has known, admired, and occasionally worked with.
Within these pages is Bogdanovich on Charlie Chaplin, Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, James Cagney, John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Marlene Dietrich, Jack Lemmon, Boris Karloff, Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe, James Stewart, Frank Sinatra, and many more. With an acute and affectionate eye, Bogdanovich shows us Lillian Gish, the first virginal hearth goddess of the silver screen; Marlon Brando, refusing to play the same from one picture to the next, yet ever recognisable as the great actor, in spite of himself; Jerry Lewis, whose goofy comedy represented the nine-year-old in all of us; and Cary Grant, the epitome of screen elegance, benignly aware that in life even he could never live up to his own legend. Bogdanovich captures brilliantly - in their own words and his - the personality, the work, the style and the enduring iconic appeal of America's movie greats. -- publisher's web site ISBN: 9780571224319 Donation: James Sabine More info