Acknowledgements Introduction: A Life in Pictures 1. The Sound of Music: Singers and Musicians Take Centre Stage 2. Hollywoodland: Actors and Directors as Portrayed by Actors and Directors 3. Prick Up Your Ears: Now a Word on Writers 4. Through the Eyes of a Painter: The Art of the On-screen Artist 5. A Winner Never Quits: The Powerful Force of Sporting Biographies 6. Awakenings: Voices from the Ivory Towers of Academia 7. Into the Storm: The Politics of Political Bio-pics 8. A Royal Affair: The Majesty of Royal Representations Epilogue Bibliography Index
Ellen Cheshire is an independent scholar. She has written books on the Coen Brothers (as co-author), Ang Lee, Jane Campion and Audrey Hepburn, as well as nmerous articles on subjets as wide-ranging as war movies, James Bond, and Charlie Chaplin.