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Original Still From Noah's Ark

by Costello, Dolores

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Published
1928
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Original Still
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Hollywood: Warner Bros., 1928. Original linen backed 8" x 10" still of Dolores Costello in "Noah's Ark." The film was a big budget silent film epic about mixing the bibical story with a modern day romance set during the days following World War I. The large cast featured Dolores Costello and George O'Brien and featured a… Read more
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L.A,: Photoplay Pub. Co. , 1924. vg/no dj. as issued. Lovely copy of the 1924 edition with portraits and short bios of all of the leading and not so leading stars of the day including george arliss, mary astor, constance bennett, ronald colman, william s. hart, gloria swanson and many many others. In fine condition. . Bds &… Read more
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Film Architecture: Set Designs from Metropolis to Blade Runner

by Neumann, Dietrich, Edited By

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Cinemage Books
Published
1999
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First Edition
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$150.00

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Munich: Prestel, 1999. TEXT IN ENGLISH. Pub. in conj. with an exhibition. includes film synopses,bios,film credits biblio. and several essays along with 100's of black and white and color stills, photos, drawings, artwork and more. Extensive look at 24 great and classic films. There is a small corner nick crease to the top corner of the front cover, which is… Read more
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The White Sister

by Crawford, F. Marion

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Cinemage Books
Published
1923
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First Photoplay Edition
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. Nice photoplay edition for the silent film that starred Lillian Gish and Ronald Colman. Beautiful illustration of Gish on the front of the dustjacet. Illustrated with several stills. Very minute wear, the dustjacket is nice and the overall condition is vg+ Scarce. First Photoplay Edition. Small Coth With Dustjacket.
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A Blind Bargain

by Riley, Philip J.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1988
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First Edition
ISBN
9780929127002
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Atlantic City: MagicImage Film Books, 1988. A beautiful book on the lost silent horror film "A Blind Bargain" that starred the great Lon Chaney. This is the 2nd volume in the Forrest J. Ackerman Archives Series, and is as a complete record of the film as possible. Includes many photos, stills and the complete script along with many historical photos… Read more
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Okay For Sound, How The Screen Found Its Voice

by Thrasher, Frederic, editor

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Cinemage Books
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First Edition
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$40.00

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NY Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1946. Over 300pg. picto. history of film from behind & in front of the camera. 100's of rare stills & candids. An early film pictorial. The rare dustjacket has a piece missing from the top of the back panel and some smaller pieces missing from the top and bottom of the spine panel… Read more
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Edison's Frankenstein 1910. A Graphic Adaptation of A Lost American Horror Classic

by Yambar, Chris, Bihun, Robb, and Wiebel Jr. Frederick C.

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Cinemage Books
Published
2003
Edition
First Printing
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9781929515271
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Pa: Comic Library International, 2003. Bold black and white graphic novel adaptation of the silent film version of the classic monster story. Also includes a lot of background text on the history of the film, the players and more. Minute rippling to the left side of the cover which appears to be printed on plastic and was probably caused in… Read more
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fifty Great American Silent Films 1912-1920. A Pictorial Survey

by Slide, Anthony & Wagenknecht

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Cinemage Books
Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780486239859
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$25.00

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New York City: Dover Books, 1980. Another good Dover book on film this one focuses on early American films. Includes credits, synipses and commentaries on each film alomg with 210 well printed stills and photos. Small old bookstore label on title page, otherwise fine. . First Edition. Paper.
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Georges Melies Mage et Mes Memoires Par Melies

by Bessy, Maurice, Duca Lo

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Cinemage Books
Published
1945
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First Numbered Edition with Later Number
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$400.00

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Paris: Prisma, 1945. TEXT IN FRENCH. Superb 205pg. book on the great early filmmaker noted for his magical fantasy films incorporting early special effects. Set in the back of the book is a 36pg. reproduction of a facsimile of the manuscript "My memoirs" of Georges Méliès, The book is beautifully illustrated with 278 illustrations of stills, photos, candids… Read more
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Exposition Commemorative Du Centenaire De Georges Melies

by Melies, Georges

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Cinemage Books
Published
1961
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Paris: The Cinematheque Fracaise & L'Union Centrale Des Arts Decoratifs, 1961. TEXT IN FRENCH. Lovely 80 page catalog celebration the cenenary of Melies. Includes essays along with 4 double page color drawing by the great filmmaker along with 8pgs. of historical photos on plates and some black and white in text drawings.The beautiful color cover is by Felix Labisse. Light… Read more
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Bonjour Cinema (Hello Cinema)

by Epstein, Jean

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Cinemage Books
Published
1921
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First Printing
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Paris: Siren Publishing, 1921. TEXT IN FRENCH. Very rare book that is a poem by the important French filmmaker Jean Epstein on cinema with amazing illustrations using text, photographs and drawings in a strong Art Deco style by Claude Dalbanne and designed as a movie. Includes the original paper wrap around band that is laid in the book. As… Read more
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The Birth of Promotion. Inventing Film Publicity in the Silent Film Era

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Cinemage Books
Published
2012
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First Edition
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$10.00

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New York City: The New York Public Library, 2012. Large folded 4pg. brochure that was given out at the library's exhibition of silent film publicity. Illustrated with many photos, and publicity material. Fine. . First Edition. Large Folded Paper.
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Stroheim. A Pictorial Record Of His Nine Films.

by Weinberg, Herman G.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1975
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780486227238
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New York: Dover Pub., 1975. A terrific book and pictorial record of the nine films directed by Erich Von Stroheim written by an authority of his work & life. Illustrated with 202 stills and illustrations of original publicity material. Vg.. 1st Edition. Large Paper.
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Movies The History Of An Art and An Institution

by Schickel, Richard

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Cinemage Books
Published
1964
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First Edition
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New York: Basic Books, 1964. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Early book by the prolific film historian, critic and biographer. The history of film with some photographs. The very nice dustjacket has some minor chipping. Vg+/vg. . First Edition. Cloth with Dustjacket.
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The Magician and The Cinema

by Barnouw, Erik

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Cinemage Books
Published
1981
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First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780195029185
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$75.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. Barnouw's now classic study of magic and the early days of cinema and how the two intersected. Material on Houdini, Melies and many others. 74 illustrations and photos. Fine/fine.. First edition/1st Printing. Small Cloth with Dustjacket.
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The Book Of Illusions

by Auster, Paul

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Cinemage Books
Published
2002
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First edition/1st Printing
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9780805054088
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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2002. SIGNED BY PAUL AUSTER. Wonderful novel about loss and the grief the main character of the book feels after losing his family in a terrible accident and his search for a mysterious silent screen actor and his own healing. One of Auster's best works. Jacket blurbs by Peter Carey, Jonathan Lethem and Michael… Read more
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Frame-Up! The Untold Story Of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

by Edmonds, Andy

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Cinemage Books
Published
1991
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First edition/1st Printing
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9780688091293
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$30.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1991. A reexamination of the infamous Fatty Arbuckle trail in which he was accused of murdering a young starlet. The scandal ruined his bigger than life career and left his life in ruins. 16pgs. of photos + filmog. Fine/fine. . First edition/1st Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket.
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Archaeology Of The Cinema

by Ceram, C.W.(Kurt W.Marek)

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Cinemage Books
Published
1965
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1st American Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace & World , 1965. An important book on the history of the cinema before 1985. Beautifully designed & illus. w. nearly 300 b&w illus. & photos. Printed on two kinds of paper. Price clipped, Tiny nick and tiny chip to the dustjacket. Fine/near fine.. 1st American Edition. Cl.w.dj..
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Dark Carnival. The Secret World Of Tod Browning Hollywood's Master Of The Macabre.

by Skal, David J. & Savada, Elias

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Cinemage Books
Published
1995
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780385474061
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$75.00

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New York: Anchor Books., 1995. Well received bio. of the director Tod Browning, most known for his many films he made with Lon Chaney & his version of Dracula. 28pgs. of photos, 9 chapter photos & extensive filmog. of his work both as an actor and director. There is a small touch of soiling to the top edge, otherwise near… Read more
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Abel Gance

by Kramer, Steven Philip & Welsh, James Michael

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Cinemage Books
Published
1978
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1st Edition
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Boston: Twayne Pub., 1978. Career & critical study of the great French director, most known for his masterpiece "Napoleon." 21 stills & photos, biblio. & filmog. Date in ink on the front endsheet and light rubbing to the title on the spine and a teeny nick to the bottom tip of the cover. First copy seen in five years. Published… Read more
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