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cover of The Club Rules: Power, Money, Sex, and Fear -- How It Works in Hollywood

The Club Rules: Power, Money, Sex, and Fear -- How It Works in Hollywood

by Rosenfield, Paul

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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9780446515283
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New York: Warner Books, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/near fine -. First Printing April 1992. x, [4], 352 p.; 24 cm. Green and blue cover with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. An insider's explanation of how Hollywood works by the Hollywood reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Book is in Very Good Condition: cover is faded along upper… Read more
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cover of The Crazy Mirror: Hollywood Comedy and the American Image

The Crazy Mirror: Hollywood Comedy and the American Image

by Durgnat, Raymond

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Published
1970
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Good +
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New York: Dell Publishing Co, 1970. Paperback. Good +. First American Editon. A Delta Book. 280 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. A "perceptive combination of nostalgia, social history and film criticism." -- back cover. In Good+ Condition: cover is rubbed; spine slightly creased; publication information written on first (blank) page; pencil scribble on inside of… Read more
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cover of Defining Visions: Television and the American Experience Since 1945

Defining Visions: Television and the American Experience Since 1945

by Watson, Mary Ann

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780155032019
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New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998. Paperback. Near Fine. vi, [2], 303 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Part of the series Harbrace Books on America. In Near Fine Condition: date of publication written on title page; otherwise, clean and tight.
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cover of Presentations at the Plaza ... Regal ... Queens ... Royal ... for November 1938 [Movies to be shown at Theaters in Rhyl, Wales]

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Rhyl, Wales, 1938. Good. 1 sheet of green paper (13 x 25 cm.), folded twice; printed in black. Lists the movies scheduled for the month of Nov., 1938, except for the Queens theater, which was closed for renovation. The theaters were showing American movies produced in 1938. On Nov. 28, the Plaza theater listed "Special Attraction" next to… Read more
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$36.00
cover of Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov [Piccadilly Theatre program]

Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov [Piccadilly Theatre program]

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Published
1956
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Near Fine
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London: Piccadilly Theatre, 1956. Near Fine. [8] p.: illustration; 19 cm. Stapled. Printed in red and black. Illustrated advertisement for Edmundo Ros' Club in London on back. The play Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov premiered in Manchester, England on 2 April 1956. It ran at the Piccadilly Theatre in London from May 17 1956 to April 13… Read more
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cover of The Trial of Mary Dugan Juror "Summons"

The Trial of Mary Dugan Juror "Summons"

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Published
1928
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Very Good -
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$26.00

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Philadelphia: Keith's Theatre, 1928. Very Good -. 1 light green sheet (12 x 21 cm.); printed in black on both sides. Juror summons as advertising for the play The Trial of Mary Dugan, which opened at Keith's Theatre in Philadelphia on Oct. 22, 1928. The play, by American playwright and screenwriter Bayard Veiller, first opened on Broadway in… Read more
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cover of Bashful Mr. Bobbs: A Farce-Comedy in Three Acts

Bashful Mr. Bobbs: A Farce-Comedy in Three Acts

by Hare, Walter Ben

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Published
1919
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Very Good
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New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Corp, 1919. Paperback. Very Good. 64 p.; 18 cm. Pale yellow wrapper printed in black. Publisher's advertisements inside front wrapper and on both sides of back wrapper. Former owner's name in pencil at upper edge of front wrapper: C. Warren Miller. With: the program (folded) from a performance of this play in 1921 at… Read more
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cover of Bride and Groom: A Farce in Three Acts

Bride and Groom: A Farce in Three Acts

by Hare, Walter Ben

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Published
1916
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Very Good
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New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Corp, 1916. Paperback. Very Good. 59, [1] p.; 18 cm. Pale yellow wrapper printed in black. Publisher's advertisements inside front wrapper, on 1 page following text, and on both sides of back wrapper. Walter Ben Hare (1880-1950) was a U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist who wrote plays and acted in the Phoenix Little Theatre in… Read more
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cover of The East Siders: A Comedy Drama of New York Life in Three Acts [script]

The East Siders: A Comedy Drama of New York Life in Three Acts [script]

by Willis, Anthony E.

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Published
1909
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Very Good
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New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1909. Paperback. Very Good. 52, [4] p.; 18 cm. Pale yellow wrapper printed in black. Wrapper title: Emil Schultz, Tailor or The East Siders: Comedy Drama. Publisher's advertisements inside front wrapper, on 4 pages following text, and on both sides of back wrapper. Anthony E. Wills (1879-1912) was a playwright, novelist, and actor;… Read more
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cover of Salome: A Tragedy in One Act Translated From the French of Oscar Wilde

Salome: A Tragedy in One Act Translated From the French of Oscar Wilde

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1947
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Very Good -
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London: The Unicorn Press, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good -. 62, [2] p.; 19 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine title and front cover decoration. No dust jacket. In Very Good- Condition: slightly cocked; cover is lightly soiled; cloth is slightly bubbled over lower front cover; pages are clean and tight.
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cover of Short Plays of Various Types; Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Milton M. Smith

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New York and Chicago: Charles E. Merrill Co, 1924. Hardcover. Very Good. Merrill's English Texts." 280 p., 4 leaves of illustrations: music; 17 cm. Blue cloth with dark blue spine and cover titles. No dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Monica Reynolds. Contains short plays by Beulah Marie Dix, Oliphant Down, Lord Dunsany, Esther E.… Read more
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cover of Art Scene: A Play [unpublished script]

Art Scene: A Play [unpublished script]

by Kingsley, Sidney

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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$139.00

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Oakland, NJ: Sidney Kingsley, 1969. Very Good. 123 leaves; 28 cm. Typescript with alterations taped over the original. "Script #3" written at upper edge of title page. American playwright Sidney Kingsley (1906-1995) won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his first produced play, Men in White, in 1934. He went on to have a successful career writing plays… Read more
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cover of Nixon's Apollo Theatre Program -- Dec. 4 and 11 1922 [Helen MacKellar and Lowell Sherman]

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Philadelphia: Nixon's Apollo Theatre, 1922. Good. 1 leaf (27 x 17 cm.), folded vertically. Printed on one side with the program for the play beginning Dec. 4, 1922 on one half and that beginning Dec. 11, 1922, on the other. The first was Give and Take by Aaron Hoffman; the second The Masked Woman adapted by Kate Jordan… Read more
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cover of Sam. S. Shubert Theatre Playbill for Tickle Me, Starring Frank Tinney

Sam. S. Shubert Theatre Playbill for Tickle Me, Starring Frank Tinney

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Published
1921
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: Sam. S. Shubert Theatre, 1921. Very Good. 1 playbill (20 x 7.5 cm.). Printed on both sides. Book and lyrics by Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Frank Mandel; music by Herbert Stothart; staged by William Collier. Tickle Me had run on Broadway from Aug. 17, 1920, to Feb. 12, 1921, and opened in Philadelphia on Feb.… Read more
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cover of Shubert Forrest Theatre Program for The Street Singer featuring Archie Leach [Cary Grant]

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Philadelphia: Forrest Theatre, 1930. Very Good. 1 leaf (21 cm.), folded; printed on both sides. The program for The Street Singer: A Musical Comedy of Americans Abroad, starring Queenie Smith. Book by Cyrus Wood and Edgar Smith; lyrics by Graham John; music by Nicholas Kempner. The cast included Archie Leach; after Paramount Pictures gave him a contract two… Read more
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cover of Anna Pavlova 1924 Metropolitan Opera House Program

Anna Pavlova 1924 Metropolitan Opera House Program

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Published
1924
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Very Good -
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New York: Metropolitan Opera House, 1924. Very Good -. 1 sheet (24 x 13 cm.) printed on both sides. Program for the performance of Anna Povlowa on Sat. night, April 5, 1924, at the Metropolitan Opera House, with Laurent Novikoff, Ivan Clustine, and Hilda Butsova. The back also contains an ad for an upcoming performance by Florence Cowanova… Read more
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cover of Forrest Theatre Program for Ziegfeld Follies 1920 [Irving Berlin]

Forrest Theatre Program for Ziegfeld Follies 1920 [Irving Berlin]

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Published
1920
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Very Good -
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Philadelphia: Forrest Theatre, 1920. Very Good -. 1 leaf (21 cm.), folded; printed on both sides. The program for the production opening at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia on May 3, 1920. Words and music by Irving Berlin, Gene Buck, Rennold Wolf, and Dave Stamper; ballet composed by Victor Herbert; scenes by Joseph Urban. Includes a long quotation… Read more
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cover of Garrick Theatre Program for The Swan with Eva LeGallienne

Garrick Theatre Program for The Swan with Eva LeGallienne

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: Nirdlinger & Wetherill, 1925. Very Good. [4] p.; 15 cm. Program for The Swan by Ferenc Molnar, staged by David Burton. In addition to Eva LeGallienne, the cast included Basil Rathbone and Reginlad Owen. The production included a musical overture as well as music between acts and exit music. Final page contains advertisement for program publishers, Nirdlinger… Read more
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cover of Forrest Theatre Program for George White's Scandals [of 1921] [George Gershwin]

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Philadelphia: Forrest Theatre, 1922. Fair. 1 leaf (19 cm.), folded; printed on both sides. The program for the production opening at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia on "Monday, March 6." This was a Monday in 1922. This production had opened in New York City in July 1921, the third year in which George White produced his Scandals revue.… Read more
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cover of The Stanley Magazine-Program, vol. III, no. 26 -- Jan. 28, 1924 [Bebe Daniels, Josef Pasternack]

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Philadelphia: Stanley Theatre, 1924. Paperback. Good. [16] p.: illustrations; 25 cm. The Stanley Theatre opened in 1921, the second theater named after Stanley Masbaum. A 55-piece orchestra accompanied silent movies. Al Capone was arrested in the lobby in May 1929 for having a concealed weapon. It was demolished in 1973. The front cover of this magazine program shows… Read more
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