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cover of The Talkies:  Articles and Illustrations from a Great Fan Magazine 1928-1940

The Talkies: Articles and Illustrations from a Great Fan Magazine 1928-1940

by Griffith, Richard

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Published
1971
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Reading Copy
ISBN
9780486227627
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$7.00

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Dover Publications, 1971. Foreword by Lawrence J. Quick 4to size softcover; 360 pages with black and white photographs throughout and four color plates. From back: "The selection for this original anthology, by the noted film historian Richard Griffith, offers the widest possible range of material from the magazine's heyday, roughly 1928-1940. Approximately 150 articles, reproduced here… Read more
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cover of Forty-Odd Years in the Literary Shop

Forty-Odd Years in the Literary Shop

by Ford, James L.

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Published
1921
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Good
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$31.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1921. 8vo size dark green cloth bound hardcover; 362 toned pages with some black and white photographs and drawings. There is a three-page list of illustrations. Professionally rebound for library use in 1985 in heavy green cloth with white titles on the spine. Author James L. Ford was the literary critic of the… Read more
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cover of Music at Midnight

Music at Midnight

by Draper, Muriel

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Good
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$26.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers 8vo size black clothbound hardcover; 237 tanned, deckle edged pages with illustrated frontispiece and other illustrations on glossy stock. (Illustrations appear more sepia than black and white.) A lovely illustration for the publisher, The House of Harper, appears after the last page. Contents include: Florence 1909-1911 Steyning 1911 London - Holland… Read more
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cover of Laughs, Luck ... and Lucy:  How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time

Laughs, Luck ... and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time

by Oppenheimer, Jess with Gregg Oppenheimer

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Published
1999
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780815605843
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$16.00

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Syracuse University Press, 1999. This Lucy lot includes the audio CD issued with the first book, a new Lucy decal and an additional mini book: 1. Laughs, Luck ... and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time by Jess Oppenheimer with Gregg Oppenheimer 8vo size trade paperback; 291 pages with… Read more
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cover of Harry & Tonto

Harry & Tonto

by Greenfeld, Josh & Paul Mazursky

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Published
1974
Condition
Good
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$21.00

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New York: Popular Library, 1974. 12mo size trade paperback; 173 blue bordered pages. Cover features a photograph of actor Art Carney from the Harry & Tonto movie in which he starred. From back: "Meet Harry Combes, 72-year-old widower, and his best friend, Tonto. Forced out of their New York home, the two set out on a… Read more
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cover of The Fantasy Film

The Fantasy Film

by Fowkes, Katherine A.

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Published
2010
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781405168793
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$18.00

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Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 8vo size trade paperback; 201 pages with black and white decorations and a few black and white movie stills. From back: "(This book) provides a clear and compelling overview of this revitalized and explosively popular film genre... Providing in-depth historical and critical overviews, (this book) explores the boundaries of fantasy throughout history and the expansion… Read more
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cover of A New History of Japanese Cinema:  A Century of Narrative Film

A New History of Japanese Cinema: A Century of Narrative Film

by Standish, Isolde

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Published
2006
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780826417909
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$10.00

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New York: Continuum, 2006. 8vo size trade paperback with black and white photo illustrated cover; 414 pages From back: "Cinema, which first arrived in Japan in 1896 with the Kinetoscope prototype, came at the very time that Japan was transforming its economic base and society into that of a major international power. The first cinema, the Asakusa… Read more
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cover of Sun Valley Celebrity & Local Heroes Cookbook

Sun Valley Celebrity & Local Heroes Cookbook

by Reid, Nancy (editor)

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Published
1993
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Good
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$35.00

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Idaho, 1993. Compiled by Shelia K. Liermann, edited by Nancy Reid Folio size spiral bound softcover; pages with original artwork by Will Caldwill on the front cover, and in black and white and some glossy color pages inside. The full-page, full-color artwork is suitable for framing if you are so inclined. The Table of Contents lists the… Read more
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cover of Queen of Ice Queen of Shadows:  The Unspected Life of Sonja Henie

Queen of Ice Queen of Shadows: The Unspected Life of Sonja Henie

by Strait, Raymond & Leif Henie

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Published
1985
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780812885187
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$10.00

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Scarborough House, 1985. Co-written by Sonja Henie's brother, Leif. Several reviews commented that this book is another "Mommy Dearest" as Miss Henie is revealed to be not the nicest sister... or person... 339 pages plus a section of glossy black and white photographs. Notes on inside front cover; penciled price on fep; three previously folded page corners… Read more
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cover of Die UFA - Ein Traum:  Hundert Jahre Deutscher Film Ereignisse Und Erlebnisse

Die UFA - Ein Traum: Hundert Jahre Deutscher Film Ereignisse Und Erlebnisse

by Borgelt, Hans

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9783861241782
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$12.00

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Berlin: Volker Schlondorff, 1993. 303 pages profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Small notation on rear endpage; light wear and edgewear to jacket, quarter inch tear to jacket at bottom front fold. Text is in German. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase price benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Cloth. Very… Read more
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cover of Framing Public Life: Perspectives on Media and Our Understanding of the Social World

Framing Public Life: Perspectives on Media and Our Understanding of the Social World

by Reese, Stephen D., Oscar H. Gandy, Jr. & August E. Grant

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Published
2003
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780805849264
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$46.00

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New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2003. 8vo size trade paperback; 399 bright, white pages. From back of book: "This distinctive volume offers a thorough examination of the ways in which meaning comes to be shaped. (This book employs) an interdisciplinary approach to the study of conceptualizing and examining media...a detailed theoretical discussion and critical reviews of… Read more
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cover of The Sea-Hawk

The Sea-Hawk

by Sabatini, Rafael

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Good
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$5.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Photoplay Edition illustrated with scenes from the First National photoplay. A First National picture produced by Frank Lloyd Productions, Inc. Blue cloth with rubbed black titles on cover; title on spine are completely faded. 366 tanned pages followed by section of publisher's other works. Split at inside back cover to webbing. … Read more
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cover of Hollywood Without Make-Up

Hollywood Without Make-Up

by Martin, Pete

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Published
1948
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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$10.00

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New York: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1948. Stated First Edition. Forward by Nunnally Johnson. Afterword by Jack Alexander. Gray cloth boards with red and grey spine with black titles. Bumped top corners and head and heel of spine and two bumped page corners. 255 pages. Tiny spot on front cover Thanks for shopping with… Read more
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cover of Dynamite

Dynamite

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Published
1979
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Good
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$5.00

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New York: Scholastic, 1979. Nano nano. 36 pages with color photos and color illustrations. Blast down memory lane as color photos illustrate how to "Do the Spin." Disco-dance themed articles. Feature article on Mork and Mindy: Robin Williams and Pam Dauber. Pages 19-22 are missing; was color poster of Mork and Mindy. There may… Read more
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The Treasurer's Report and Other Aspects of Community Singing

by Benchley, Robert

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Published
1930
Condition
Reading Copy
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$5.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. 345 pages with great black and white illustrations by Gluyas Williams. Illustration on cover and spine and illustrated endpapers. Cocked spine and wear and tear to covers including worn corners and head and heel of spine, half in tear at spine seam and quarter inch tear on bottom cover. We noted… Read more
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cover of A Rose for Mrs. Miniver:  The Life of Greer Garson

A Rose for Mrs. Miniver: The Life of Greer Garson

by Troyan, Michael

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780813191508
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$13.00

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Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2005. First paperback edition. 463 bright, white pages with some black and white illustrations. Cover illustration is black and white photograph of Greer Garson. Wear to tips of corners only. Heavy volume, extra shipping applies if not sent via US Media Mail. Thanks for shopping with us.… Read more
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cover of Reframing Japanese Cinema

Reframing Japanese Cinema

by Nolletti, Jr., Arthur & David Desser (editors)

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Published
1992
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780253207234
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$19.50

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Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1992. 365 pages. Wear to corners and creasing to lower corner of front cover. Bumped corners towards back of book. Illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more
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cover of The Life Story of Constance Bennett

The Life Story of Constance Bennett

by McBride, Mary Margaret

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Published
1932
Condition
Good
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$200.00

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New York: Star Library Publications, Inc., 1932. Rare surviving fan biography of 1930s film star Constance Bennett. Bennett began her movie career in silent films and made the transition of talkies. She was the sister of actresses Joan Bennett and Barbara Bennett and was also the aunt of the late talk show host Morton Downey Jr. The oft… Read more
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cover of Successful Sitcom Writing

Successful Sitcom Writing

by Wolff, Jurgen

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Published
1988
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780312015145
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$7.50

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. 193 bright, white pages. Book is divided into three sections including: Learning the Basics Applying Your New Skills Mastering the Business. Chapters include: How to Write Sitcom Characters; How to Use TV as a Teacher; How to Write Sitcom Outlines; How to Suceed - Even if You Don't Live in Hollywood. Bumped head… Read more
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cover of Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise

by Andrew, Geoff

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780879102777
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$5.00

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New York: Limelight Editions, 1999. 374 bright, white pages in great condition with only slight wear to jacket. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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