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The Parade's Gone By

By: Brownlow, Kevin

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1968

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15510


A fresh approach to film history. Re-creates the earliest days of the movies, how the first moving pictures were actually shot, how the first film makers responded to the new medium untrammeled by rules and conventions, and turned a crude, fumbling gimmick in to an art. Through interviews and almost 300 photographs (some from films, some of the artists at work), Brownlow has produced a vivid, nostalgic, immediate portrait of an art in the making as well as a social histo... View more info

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Masterpieces: A Decade of Masterpiece Theatre

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13913


Quarter bound in silver cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, white and gilt lettering on front cover, blue endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs and reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, is lightly yellowed, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 236, (4) pp View more info

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A Remarkable Woman: A Biography of Katharine Hepburn

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co: 1985

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5785


First Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over gray boards, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, red endpapers. 8vo. 512 pp. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. Includes Film Chronology, Theater Chronology, List of Awards and Nominations, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. This is an unmarked copy in excellent, once read condition. The unclipped dust jacket shows slight shelf-wear at the head of the spine only, else as new. FINE/FINE. ,A detailed ... View more info

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Snobbery: The American Version

By: Epstein, Joseph

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2002

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26349


Quarter bound in black cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket lightly sunned, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xii, 274 pp View more info

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The Films of Clark Gable

By: Essoe, Gabe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seacaucus, NJ, Citadel Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Paperbound. 1

Seller ID: 14298


Paperbound history of Clark Gable films, 400+ B & W photographs, forward by Charles Champlin. . Soft cover has some wear to spine and edges, hinge starting, pages slightly sunned. . B & W and color photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 255 pp View more info

W. C. Fields: By Himself His Intended Autobiography

By: Fields, W. C.; Ronald J. Fields (Commentary)

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice -Hall, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 17436


Quarter bound in white cloth over cream boards, embossed drawing on W. C. Fields and facsimile signature in black on front cover, black lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed and head of spine is very slightly tanned, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is rubbed at the spine ends, rear cover has age toning to the top edge, bottom edges of both covers h... View more info

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Bring on the Clowns

By: Hugill, Beryl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books, Inc: 1980

Seller ID: 18782


Publisher's full brown cloth, silver lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs and drawings. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has one small droplet mark on the front cover, else fine. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. . B&W and color drawings and photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 223 pp View more info

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American Bandstand: Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock 'N' Roll Empire

By: Jackson, John A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15141


Quarter bound in grey cloth over beige boards, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows light shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, (iii), 336 pp View more info

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Elvis Presley's Graceland The Official Guidebook

By: Kath, Laura; Todd Morgan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ojai, CA, Legacy Communications: 1996

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18688


AS NEW/NEAR FINE.. B&W and Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 71 pp View more info

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THE WILL ROGERS BOOK

By: Love, Paula McSpadden

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1961

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3919


FIRST EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 8vo. 218, (6) pp. Quarter bound in publisher's green cloth over gray boards, gilt (black) lettering on spine. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. This is an excellent, unread copy. The volume is tight and square and appears unopened. There is a gift inscription on the half-title page dated December 25, 1961 and the recipient's printed bookplates on the fep and rfep. Pages are beginni... View more info

Elvis: The King Remembered

By: Moyer, Susan M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, SP L.L.C.: 2002

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 18686


CD missing, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 143 pp View more info

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CHEVALIER: The Films and Career of Maurice Chevalier

By: Ringgold, Gene and Dewitt Bodeer

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, The Citadel Press: 1973

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3652


FIRST EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket. 4to (8.75 x 11.25"). (x) 242, (4) pp. Bound in publisher's full blue cloth, gilt and red lettering on spine. Lavishly illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Foreword by Rouben Mamoulian. The volume is in excellent condition, with no ownership marks. The spine is moderately sunned. The corners are very slightly bumped, else fine+. The volume is tight and square and all pages are clean and cr... View more info

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The Devil's Candy: The Bonfire of Vanities Goes to Hollywood

By: Salamon, Julie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25674


Quarter bound in red cloth over black boards, silver lettering on spine. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent condition. Former owner's name and address written on ffep, else fine. NEAR FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiv, 434 pp View more info

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Life Goes to the Movies

By: Scherman, David E. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Time Life Books: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12161


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over black cloth boards, white lettering on spine with red lettering on reverse white panel. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of color and B&W photohraphs. . The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is rubbed and mildly chipped. NEAR FINE/GOOD. . Time-Life Series. Color and B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 304 pp View more info

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Seinoff The Final Days of Seinfeld

By: Seinfeld, Jerry; Julia Louis-Dreyfus; Michael Richards; and Jason Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16995


B & W photos. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 176 pp View more info

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Immortals of the Screen

By: Stuart, Ray

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1965

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14305


Quarter-bound in publisher's yellow cloth over yellow boards, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with over 650 B&W movie still photographs.. Head of spine and edges gently worn, ffep very lightly soiled. Dust jacket edges worn, front and back panels have some creases. VERY GOOD/GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 224 pp View more info

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Immortals of the Screen

By: Stuart, Ray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1965

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17061


Quarter-bound in publisher's yellow cloth over yellow boards, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with over 650 B&W movie still photographs.. Pages yellowed, hinge starting, small wear to head and heel of spine, corners bumped slightly, faded pencil notes Table of Contents page. Dust jacket has tears to edges and yellowing to inner spine. GOOD/ FAIR. . B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 224 pp View more info

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SPENCER TRACY: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Swindell, Larry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library / A Signet Book: 1971

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 5135


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. 12mo. 280 pp. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. Former owner's name on rear cover, covers lightly worn and rubbed. VERY GOOD. The whole story of Tracy's extraordinary life and career is told in this exhaustively researched and fully documented biography by film scholar and Tracy admirer Larry Swindell. Much more than the biography of a great actor, this is a book that no Tracy admirer, movie fan, or serious film stude... View more info

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Image Maker Sixty Years of Hollywood Glamour

By: Trent, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14300


Publisher's photographic card wraps. Profusely illustrated with B&W and Color photographs of Hollywood film stars from 1915-1970. . Cover slightly rubbed, spine worn, rear hinge starting, top edges sunned, tight and clean. GOOD. . B & W photographs . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 328 pp View more info

Some of These Days: The Autobiography of Sophie Tucker

By: Tucker, Sophie

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Trade Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16027


Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. First Trade Edition after the privately printed edition. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, photographic endpapers. 8vo. 309 pp. Illustrated with photographs on the endpapers. . Spine is slightly cocked, rubbing to head and heel of spine, pages are brittle and have a few tiny rips at the edge, else unmarked, tight and clean. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author View more info