Books by Stephen M. Silverman and Complete Book Reviews

Stephen M. Silverman, Author L. Stuart $19.95 (356p) ISBN 978-0-8184-0485-6
Born a Nebraska farmboy in 1902, Darryl Zanuck muscled in on the movies as a young man, scoring a coup with the first talkie, The Jazz Singer. Founding 20th Century-Fox in 1933, he kept control until his son, Richard, and Richard's partner, David...
Stephen M. Silverman, Author ABRAMS $19.95 (112p) ISBN 978-0-8109-4394-0
Entertainment journalist and author Stephen M. Silverman (Funny Ladies: 100 Years of Great Comediennes) brings tongue-in-cheek humor to his scrapbook-style overview of canine celebrities and their human co-stars in Movie Mutts: Hollywood Goes to...
Stephen M. Silverman, Author ABRAMS $45 (208p) ISBN 978-0-8109-3550-1
Silverman ( The Fox That Got Away ) here breezily traces the career of the director of such classic films as The Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia. Starting out as a studio gofer in the late 1920s, Lean ``apprenticed in every...
Stephen M. Silverman, Author, Audrey Hepburn, Introduction by Alfred A. Knopf $35 (0p) ISBN 978-0-679-41412-4
Readers won't learn much about film director Stanley Donen's private life here (former Broadway chorus boy, Jewish, born in South Carolina, five wives, a discreet love affair with Elizabeth Taylor) or his film technique (``blithe, seamless,...
Stephen M. Silverman and Raphael D. Silver. Knopf, $45 (464p) ISBN 978-0-307-27215-7
Borscht-Belt frolics are but a part of the cultural innovations nurtured in upstate New York’s scenic Catskill mountain range, according to this lively illustrated history. Journalist Silverman (David Lean) and the late filmmaker Silver explore the...
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