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Burnett, Carol.

Summary: In engaging anecdotes, Carol discusses her remarkable friendships with stars such at Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Cary Grant, and Julie Andrews; her television show that won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run; and the sorrows that she overcame with her irresistible humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BURNETT, CAROL BUR

Davis, Tracey

Summary: Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this intimate volume, the entertainment legend's story comes to life through rare family photos and a narrative based on conversations between Davis and his daughter Tracey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAVIS, SAMMY JR DAV

Angelou, Maya

Summary: In the third volume of her autobiography, the author recounts her passage into adulthood and the white world, and her initial experiences of marriage, motherhood, and show business.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANGELOU, MAYA ANG

Tyson, Cicely

Summary: The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and six-decade career.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TYSON, CICELY TYS

Reynolds, Debbie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The beloved Hollywood star and New York Times bestselling author of Unsinkable continues her intimate chat with fans in this entertaining collection of anecdotes, stories, jokes, and random musings from a woman who has seen it all, and done most of it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REYNOLDS, DEBBIE REY

Rivers, Melissa

Summary: Joan Rivers was known all over the world--from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call when she got a little out of hand. Her daughter and best friend, Melissa. Jo an and Melissa...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIVERS, JOAN RIV

Spinner, Stephanie.

Summary: An account of the life and exploits of the sharpshooting entertainer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

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Stillman, Deanne

Summary: Documents the unlikely friendship between Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, tracing the events of their brief but important collaboration during Cody's 1880s Wild West Show, the impact of Little Big Horn, and Sitting Bull's assassination in 1890.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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Summary: Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SAM

Lewis, Jerry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 LEWIS, JERRY & MARTIN, DEAN LEW

Summary: A documentary on Broadway legend Carol Channing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAR

MacLaine, Shirley

Summary: "A funny, fierce, imaginative memoir chronicling New York Times bestselling author and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine's remarkable experiences filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the extraordinary memories her time there brought forth of a past life on the lost continent of Atlantis"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MACLAINE, SHIRLEY MAC

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: Author's memoir of growing up black in the 1930's and 1940's.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audiobooks 1996

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Summary: Jo Ann Castle hosts this documentary on Liberace from the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas. Includes excerpts from his 1950s television series and from his TV specials of the 70s and 80s and highlights some of the entertainer's best known numbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2002

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LEG

Jayne, Erika

Summary: "Without her alter-ego Erika Jayne, Erika Girardi says she'd just be "another rich bitch with a plane"--so get ready for the dishy, tell-all memoir from show-stopping performer, model, singer, and beloved star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika Jayne. Erika Jayne didn't make it this far by holding back. Now, in her first-ever memoir, the fan favorite star of Bravo's The Real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAYNE, ERIKA JAY

Macy, Sue.

Summary: A photographic biography of Annie Oakley, discussing her early life, her prowess with a gun, her stint with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and her enduring image in movies, books, television shows, and plays.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OAK

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB OAKLEY MAC

Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1970

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: B ANGELOU ANG

Grodin, Charles.

Summary: A CBS News commentator, actor, and activist shares eighty life lessons imparted by such friends and colleagues as Carol Burnett, Rosie O'Donnell, and Senator Orrin Hatch about their most valuable and life-changing mistakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Springboard Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.073 IF

Rivers, Melissa

Summary: "Joan Rivers is an enduring icon of the 20th century, and her wildly popular humor has appealed to generations of fans. With a career that began in the late 1950s, Joan kept mementos over the course of her entire working life, and Joan Rivers Confidential is a compilation of never-before-seen personal archives. Assembled by her daughter Melissa with Scott Currie, the book contains scripts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 RIVERS, JOAN RIV

Cavett, Dick.

Summary: A pioneering talk-show host shares memories of his experiences with famous guests from John Lennon and Richard Nixon to William F. Buckley and Groucho Marx, and offers his insights into what his career taught him about American culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAVETT, DICK CAV

Hope, Bob

Summary: The long-time king of show business offers a chronicle of his life and career, from Hollywood to the battlefields of North Africa, Europe, Korea, and Vietnam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOPE, BOB HOP

Summary: Chronicles the showbiz career of Rose Marie, from her start at the age of 4 on her NBC radio show, through Vaudeville, Vegas and several television shows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films 2018

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAI

Harris, Warren G.

Summary: Biography of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, their marriage, their hit TV show, and their closeness until Desi's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HAR

Martin, Steve

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The author shares the stories of his years in stand-up comedy in a humorous memoir that recalls a first job selling guidebooks at Disneyland, his early magic and comedy act, his years of honing his craft, and the sacrifice, discipline, and originality ittook to take him to the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 792.7 MAR

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