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WALLPAPER: Alice Faye Quote on Acting with Photo

This quote from screen legend Alice Faye, known best as playing Shirley Temple’s mother in numerous films, yet was one of the most successful musical comedy film actresses of her generation about working in the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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BOOK: ActorSpeak Book “O For A Muse Of Fire: Quotes On Acting From Pioneers Of The Stage”

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We are really delighted to announce that our first book has been published and is now available online and in all good bookshops internationally!

“O For A Muse Of Fire: Quotes On Acting From Pioneers Of The Stage” is a collection of quotes about acting and the creative process from pioneers of the theatre craft, sourced from down through the ages and around the world.

Editor (and ActorSpeak.com founder), Sally McLean, spent several months researching and illustrating the book, exploring not just the history of acting commentary and process, but also the fascinating characters discovered along the way!  Needless to say, this is now one of several books planned to be released under the ActorSpeak label.

Featuring William Shakespeare, Edwin Booth, Nellie Stewart, Anton Chekhov, Dame Ellen Terry, Thomas Dekker, Christopher Marlowe, Antonin Artaud, Ben Jonson, Lawrence Barrett, Constantin Stanislavski, George Bernard Shaw, Colley Cibber, Sir Henry Irving, JC Williamson, Sarah Bernhardt, Ethel Barrymore, Mae Busch, Dorothea Jordan and many more, paired with original pop art renditions of each author’s likeness by editor, Sally McLean, this volume makes the perfect addition to any actor or theatrical afficionado’s literary collection.

You can buy O For A Muse Of Fire: Quotes On Acting From Pioneers Of The Stage from a variety of places, such as:

Amazon
Barnes & Noble
The Book Depository
Fishpond
Wordery
Booktopia

… and others (including Ebay!) …

however …

We can offer you the current deal of 15% off the retail price via our Createspace Store with the discount code 6TV4X8Q2 entered at checkout.

So, what are you waiting for!? :)

Buy direct from our online store by clicking here
(don’t forget to use the above code at checkout for your discount)
PLEASE NOTE: code only available for use at our Createspace Store

To find out more about the book, check out the micro site here.

WALLPAPER: Michael Caine quote on acting with photo

Sticking to our Michael Caine theme for the moment, here is a great quote from one of our best film actors on skill versus talent.  More gold!

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WALLPAPER: Bette Davis quote on acting with photo

The incomparable Bette Davis with her well-known quote about Acting with a striking photo of her in a bowler hat and man’s suit.  Perfect for actors with attitude!

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WALLPAPER: Lily Tomlin quote on acting with photo

The fabulous Lily Tomlin with an appropriate quote on acting, delivered with her usual dry sense of humour and paired with a lovely recent photo.

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WALLPAPER: Marilyn Monroe quote on acting with photo

From the ill-fated Marilyn Monroe: an interesting quote on acting, illustrating her efforts to understand her craft, accompanied by an unusual photo of her from her New York acting training days.

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