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The World of Mime Theatre Bookstore, in association with
    
brings you an extensive catalogue of titles about
Mime, Pantomime, and related subjects.

For more information about any of these books, click on its title. If you would like to examine a book before purchasing your own copy, or if a title you desire is out of print and a copy cannot be found, you are encouraged to visit your local public and university libraries.

* Please note: for the purpose of this listing, "pantomime" is used as synonymous with "mime," and does not refer to the genre known as "English Pantomime" or "Panto."  While titles on this genre are not included in this list, many are available at Amazon.co.uk: Panto / Pantomime.

GENERAL READING
* History of Mime * Instructional * Profiles of Prominent Artists * Discussion of the Art
MIME and OTHER DISCIPLINES
Mime as a part of:
* Spoken Acting * Commedia dell'Arte
* Dance * Ministry * Other Disciplines
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THE BODYSPEAK MANUAL
by Samuel Avital

The BodySpeak™ Manual is a selection of writings, essays, poems, stories, teaching situations, and new exercises for the sole purpose of developing kinesthetic intelligence, and exploring the philosophy, theory, and the intention of the practice of the BodySpeak™ method of training.  Read more >>

CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S ONE-MAN SHOW
by Dan Kamin; Foreword by Marcel Marceau

Here at last is a book which explains in depth the art of cinema's most luminous figure. . . . For the first time a professional mime gives an insider's view of Chaplin's craft, demonstrating how Chaplin transformed his genius at stage mime into a staggering cinematic achievement.  Read More >>

CATS, FISH, & FOOLS: THE LIVES AND ART OF ROBERT SHIELDS
by Robert Shields; Foreword by Mel Ziegler
Robert's full color art book provides a visual road map to his self-made galaxy of whimsy and magic. As an artist, designer, mime, sculptor, actor, dancer, and physical comedian, everything is material for his expression.  Read More >>

THE ELIZABETHAN DUMB SHOW
by Dieter Mehl

FIGURATIVE DESIGN IN HAMLET: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DUMB SHOW
by Lee Sheridan Cox

LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS (Children of Paradise)
by Marcel Carné and Jacques Prévert

English translation of the full script of the 1945 film. Voted the "Best French Film in History" by the French Film Academy, this fictional romantic epic includes some characters based on actual people, such as Jean-Gaspard Deburau (played by Jean-Louis Barrault), the most famous French mime of the 19th century.  Read More >>

LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS (BFI FILM CLASSICS) (Children of Paradise)
by Jill Forbes

THE MARCEL MARCEAU ALPHABET BOOK
by George Mendoza
Marcel Marceau takes children on a visual journey through the alphabet. Each letter is represented by a word, and each word is brought to life by Marceau in a single pose that says so much more.  Read more >>

THE MARCEL MARCEAU COUNTING BOOK
by George Mendoza
Marcel Marceau takes children on a visual journey from the number 1 through the number 20. With each new number he wears a new hat, and with each new hat he takes on a new character.  Read more >>

NO/KYOGEN MASKS AND PERFORMANCE (Mime Journal 1984)
[the editors of Mime Journal]

Essays on ancient Japanese mask drama by practitioners and insiders.

PIERROT: A CRITICAL HISTORY OF A MASK
by Robert F. Storey

PIERROTS ON THE STAGE OF DESIRE: NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH LITERARY ARTISTS AND THE COMIC PANTOMIME
by Robert F. Storey

PIMPORELLO: A FABLE FOR ALL AGES
by Marcel Marceau, Robert Hammond

THE SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE: THE FIRST TEN YEARS
by R. G. Davis

SING, PIERROT, SING: A PICTURE BOOK IN MIME
by Tomie dePaola

THE STORY OF BIP
by Marcel Marceau

Marceau's childlike innocence takes flight as his everyman character Bip soars through the heavens and the Earth and discovers what he truly values about our world and its people.  Read more >>
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* Spoken Acting * Commedia dell'Arte
* Dance * Ministry * Other Disciplines
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