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    • Cary Grant

    • A Biography
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 80

    Bringing up Baby. The Philadelphia Story. North by Northwest. An Affair to Remember. When Cary Grant passed away at age 82, fans from every generation mourned. Nearly 20 years later his star shines just as brightly from television and revival-house screens; his name remains synonymous with effortless charm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Entertaining

    • By David on 01-29-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • American Rebel

    • The Life of Clint Eastwood
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    From the New York Times best-selling author Marc Eliot comes the definitive biography of one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful actors, producers, and directors in the history of American motion pictures. Marc Eliot examines the ever-exciting, often tumultuous arc of Eastwood's life and career, from his days as a disaffected college dropout, to his rise to fame as the archetypal loner, to his acceptance into the pantheon of the Academy as a multiple Oscar Award winner.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I learned the hard way.

    • By Ty Pritchard on 07-23-10

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Steve McQueen

    • A Biography
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    One of the top box-office draws of the 1960s and '70s with now-classics such as The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, and Bullit, Steve McQueen is renowned as one of the most exciting actors ever to come out of Hollywood. Now, in Steve McQueen: A Biography, best-selling author Marc Eliot gives unique insight into McQueen's life, from his films to his three marriages, many affairs, and struggles with addictions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Snooze

    • By Cill on 10-27-11

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Charlton Heston

    • Hollywood's Last Icon
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 19 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    With unforgettable performances such as Moses in The Ten Commandments, the anguished astronaut George Taylor in 1968's Planet of the Apes, and the eponymous Ben-Hur - for which he won an Academy Award - Charlton Heston cemented his place in the pantheon of 20th-century Hollywood royalty. But his fame as an actor was matched by his political activism. A Democrat in his early years, Heston became a staunch supporter of Richard Nixon and Reagan Republicanism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific!

    • By lawrence sturchio on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $39.92

    • American Titan

    • Searching for John Wayne
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, acclaimed Hollywood biographer Marc Eliot digs deep beneath the myth in this revealing look at the most legendary Western film hero of all time; the man with the distinctive voice, walk, and demeanor who was an inspiration to many and a symbol of American masculinity, power, and patriotism.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Perspective of Duke

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Reagan

    • The Hollywood Years
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Covering more than 30 years of Reagan's film and television work, Marc Eliot sheds new light on Reagan's bachelor life, his two marriages, and his two runs as the president of SAG. It also examines his personal relationship with superagent Lew Wasserman, the crucial player who helped develop Reagan's movie-star persona, which would prove essential to his eventually becoming President of the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good, but more politics than movies

    • By Chris on 11-15-08
    • The Hollywood Years
    • By: Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Marc Eliot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 09-15-08
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • How Dear the Dawn

    • By: Dave Pedneau, Marc Eliot
    • Narrated by: Chiquito Crasto
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    His power began in the ancient world, long before you and I were born. He is the master vampire. And he's here. Now. Imagine a vampire brought back to life by a crazy old man in a sleepy coastal village. Imagine a horror so unspeakable, so threatening, that no one is safe. No one is immune. Now imagine yourself the only person in town who believes the truth, the only person who can halt the terror. Then keep your eyes wide open. Look over your shoulder. Because this isn't your imagination. This is for real. Sleep only if you dare…

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Diverting Vampire Tale

    • By Flavius on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95