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Show Girl

by McEvoy, J.P.

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Published
1928
Edition
6th Printing
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$100.00

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New York City: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. Unusual novel set in the Jazz age using letters, telegrams and newspaper clippings to tell the story of this Jazz age babe Dixie Dugan and her wild adventures. Later used for the basis of several forgotten films. The highlight of the book is its colorful busy Art Deco inspired dustjacket. Some light… Read more
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The Red Dancer of Moscow

by Gates, H.L.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1928
Edition
First Grosset & Dunlap
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$100.00

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New York City: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. The real hightlight of this book is the striking Art Deco color cover designed by V. Kubinki. Made into a film in 1928 that starred Dolores Del Rio and Charles Farrell and was directed by Raoul Walsh. As far as I can tell this is the first edition. The dustjacket has very light… Read more
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The Piano. A Novel.

by Campion, Jane & Pullinger, Kate

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Cinemage Books
Published
1994
Edition
1st Paper Edition
ISBN
9780786880966
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$10.00

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New York: Hyperion Books, 1994. Novel co-written by the Oscar winning screenwriter of the film, that also won acting Oscars for Holly Hunter & Anna Paquin. Fine.. 1st Paper Edition. Paper.
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The Joiurnal Of The Loved One. The Production Log Of A Motion Picture

by Southern,Terry & Claxton, William

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Cinemage Books
Published
1965
Edition
First Printing
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$75.00

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New York City: Random House, 1965. The making of the black comedy that was based on Evelyn Waugh's novel about Los Angeles and the funeral industry. Panned when first released it has since developed a cult following. Notable for the screenplay co written by Terry Southern and Christopher Isherwood and the all star cast. Direction by Tony Richardson who had… Read more
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Things To Come

by Frayling, Christopher

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Cinemage Books
Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780851704807
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$20.00

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Great Britain.: British Film Institute, 1995. Critical study of the influential 1936 sci-fi film based on the book by H.G. Wells. Includes essays and many b&w stills, candids, sketches and photos. A good companion piece for the recently restored Criterion release. Fine. . First Edition. Small Paper.
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Up In The Air

by Kirn, Walter

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Cinemage Books
Published
2001
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780385497107
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$50.00

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New York: Doubleday, 2001. Novel about frequent flyers and corporate downsizing with romantic entanglements thrown in. Made into a well received movie a few years back that starred George Clooney and was nominated for 6 Oscars. This is a beautiful copy. Near fine/near fine. . First edition/1st Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket.
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Gomorrah

by Saviano, Roberto

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Cinemage Books
Published
2007
Edition
First American Edition/1st Printing
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$50.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, 2007. The true first American edition of the famous investigation into Naples' organized crime system. Made into a well regarded film a few years back. A superb copy. Fine/fine. . First American Edition/1st Printing. Boards with Dustjacket.
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Schindler's List. Images Of The Steven Spielberg Film

by James, David, Photographs By, Spielberg, Steven, Foreword By

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Cinemage Books
Published
2004
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
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$20.00

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New York: NewMarket Press, 2004. more than 50 stunning b&w images from the award winning film on the Holocaust. Includes production notes. Fine/fine. . First edition/1st Printing. Sm. Illus. Bds. W. Dustjacket.
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The Namesake

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

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Cinemage Books
Published
2003
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780395927212
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$25.00

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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. Novel about a family who migrant to America from India and their son named for a Russian writer. Made into a film a few years back. All the correct points including the year of publication on the title pg. and the correct printing line. Lhairi won the Pulizer Prize for her first book, a marvelous… Read more
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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button Apt. 3W

by Brownstein, Gabriel

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Cinemage Books
Published
2002
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780393051513
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$50.00

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New York: W.W. Norton, 2002. SIGNED BY GABRIEL BROWNSTEIN. Debut book of short stories that take place in an apartment building on Manhattan's upper west side. The title story is a reworking of the F.Scott Fitzgerald story that has recently been adapted into a film, but The film's credits do not list Brownstein's work. Signed copies appear to be uncommon.… Read more
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A Soldier's Play

by Fuller, Charles

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Cinemage Books
Published
1982
Edition
First Paper Edition
ISBN
9780809012442
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$150.00

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New York: Hill and Wang, 1982. SIGNED BY CHARLES FULLER. Pulitzer Prize winning play about a murder set in a segregated army camp in 1944. The play featured early performances by Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson. Made into a film in 1984 that was nominated for 3 Oscars including best picture and a supporting actor nomination for Adolph Caesar… Read more
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The Diving Bell And The Butterfly

by Bauby, Jean-Dominique

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Cinemage Books
Published
1997
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780375401152
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$50.00

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New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1997. Memoir by the French editor of Elle who suffered total paralysis from locked in syndrome but still managed to produce this memoir before his death. Filmed by the painter-filmmaker Julian Schnabel who was nominated for a best director Oscar. There is staining to the front & back pastedowns due to the former… Read more
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I am A Camera

by Van Druten, John

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Cinemage Books
Published
1951
Edition
First Printing
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$200.00

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New York: Random House, 1951. Based on Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories, the play starred Julie Harris who won a Tony Award for her performance and later repeated her role for the movie version in 1955. The play ran for 241 performances and the Isherwood stories was later the basis for the Broadway and film musical Cabaret. Illustrated with 3 photos… Read more
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The Innocent Voyage

by Hughes, Richard, Ward, Lynn, Illustrations By

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Cinemage Books
Published
1944
Edition
First Heritage Press Edition
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$25.00

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New York: The Heritage Press, 1944. Hughes's adventure novel about the capture of a family of children by pirates in the Caribbean. The novel was released in 1929 in England under the title "A High Wind In Jamaica" which is the title used for the 1965 film version. Beautifully illustrated with 25 full color lithographs by Lynn Ward including lovely… Read more
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The Bingo Long Traveling All Stars and Motor Kings

by Brashler, William

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Cinemage Books
Published
1973
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060104498
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$250.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1973. Long inscription from the author to a bookdealer. In addition there is a postit note from the author also to the same book dealer. A novel about the great Negro League baseball teams set during the summer of 1939. Later made into a movie in 1976. Former owner's signature and date on top of… Read more
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Metropolis

by Von Harbou, Thea, Introduction By Forrest J. Ackerman

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Cinemage Books
Published
1963
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Ace Pub., 1963. A very nice copy of the novel written by the one time wife of Fritz Lang who Lang left when she joined the Nazi party and Lang left Germany. Lang filmed the novel in 1927 thus making one of the great sci-fi films of all time. Von Harbou wrote the screenplay. This edition has an… Read more
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The Body Snatchers

by Finney, Jack

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Cinemage Books
Published
1961
Edition
New Dell Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Dell Pub., 1961. Finney's classic sci-fi novel reprinted many times. Filmed in 56 by Don Siegel,its one of the key films of the 50's. This is the first printing of the New Dell Edition. Cover painting by Richard Powers. Tiny crease to the very edge of the front cover, book store stamp and corner clipped to the first… Read more
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Shoot The Piano Player

by Goodis, David

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Cinemage Books
Published
1962
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1962. Goodis's novel originally published as "Down There" and later filmed by the great Francois Truffaut. This is the movie-tie edition that has 6 small stills on the back cover, and a nice still of Charles Aznavour with a lady friend on the front Blurb by Henry Miller. Slight minor slant to the book but… Read more
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Breakfast on Pluto

by McCabe, Patrick

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Cinemage Books
Published
1999
Edition
First American Edition/first Printing
ISBN
9780060193409
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$35.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 1999. McCabe's novel about Patrick "Pussy" Braden (Pussy was changed to kitten for the movie) who leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he's reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s. Made into a wonderful film in 2005 by Neil Jordan with a terrific performance by Cillian Murphy as Patrick.… Read more
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The Condemned Of Altona

by Sartre, Jean-paul, Rand, Paul

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Cinemage Books
Published
1963
Edition
First Vintage Paperback
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$25.00

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New York: Vintage Books, 1963. Paperback edition of the play by Satre with a beautiful cover design by the great graphic designer Paul Rand. The play was made into a film in 1963 directed by Vittorio DeSica and starring Sophia Loren, it was a big flop. This is a fine unread copy. . First Vintage Paperback. Paperback.
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