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PRODUCTION AND DIRECTION OF RADIO PROGRAMS
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PRODUCTION AND DIRECTION OF RADIO PROGRAMS

By Carlile, John S.

New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1939. xx, + 397pp., b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped and canted spine. Bright gilt block title over very good original blue cloth boards. A small original 'seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else minimally tanned (no foxing) textblock unmarked. Duo-tone, pictorially-illustrated dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and abraded, plus a thumb-joint size piece lost from upper spine corner of front panel. From the jacket flap: "This book covers the process of producing and directing radio programs from the inception of the 'program idea' to its presentation on the air." Contents, in four 'parts', include: Prelims., The Program and Those Who Produce It. The Production of Musical Programs. Precision and Routine. Speech, Glossary of Production Terms. Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.09

CULT SCIENCE FICTION FILMS : From the Amazing Colossal Man to Yog The Monster from Space
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CULT SCIENCE FICTION FILMS : From the Amazing Colossal Man to Yog The Monster from Space

By Everman, Welch

Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Citadel Press, 1995. 255pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. History and criticism of cult science fiction films. Contents include: Introduction, The Films (74 in total), Photo Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 842g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.44

HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES
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HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES

By Levin, Martin (Edited by)

New York: Harrison House, 1991. 224pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards negligibly bumped at foot of rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly surface-scuffed. "A nostalgic look at Hollywood in the magical 1930s, when Tinseltown was America's dreamland. From the original editions of Photoplay, Motion Picture, Modern Screen, Silver Screen, Screenland, and Screen Book,, the who, what, where, when, and why - and with whom - is revealed in illustrated excerpts from the heydey 1930s." Book weight approx. 855g. . Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.93

DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS
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DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS

By Irvine, Mat

London: Beaver Books, 1986. 96pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease, minor edgewear. "The author, who has worked on 'Doctor Who' for many years, takes you behind the scenes of this most famous of all science fiction series . . . " Book weight approx. 362g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.02

FANFARE FOR PUPPETS!: A Personal and Idiosyncratic View of the Puppet Theatre
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FANFARE FOR PUPPETS!: A Personal and Idiosyncratic View of the Puppet Theatre

By Hogarth, Ann and Bussell, Jan

Devon, England: David & Charles, 1985. 152pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Technical sections by Jan Bussell. "From China, India, Greece, Russia and many other countries come the puppets in extraordinary variety -Shadows, Rods, Strings and Gloves. On this varied and fascinating journey into a world within a world, the authors introduce us to a colourful, motley crowd which in the hands of their masters can achieve such life and vitality and has for hundreds - perhaps thousands - of years entertained the human race by interpreting it to itself . . . " Book weight approx. 550g. . First U.K.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

HOLLYWOOD LOVERS : The Raunchy Revelations of Tinseltown's Rich, Famous & Beautiful People
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HOLLYWOOD LOVERS : The Raunchy Revelations of Tinseltown's Rich, Famous & Beautiful People

By McCoid, Sheridan (Edited by)

London: Orion Media, 1997. 216pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft reading crease to front panel and is mildly scuffed. "Unbelievable true stories of amazing romantic excess in the glitziest city in the world. Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Stephanie Beacham, Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul, Charlie Sheen and Dennis Franz join wannabees and 'ordinary' people to reveal the bizarre romantic lifestyles of the men and women who live the crazy, surreal life of Hollywood . . . " Book weight approx. 630g.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

BITING THE BIG APPLE : A Memoir of Life, Love (okay, and sex) in New York City
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BITING THE BIG APPLE : A Memoir of Life, Love (okay, and sex) in New York City

By Vendramini, Bella

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Hachette, 2008. 315pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "Bella knew there must be more to life than a series of casual jobs working for increasingly freakish bosses and drinking tea in her Glebe kitchen each night. An actor by trade, she scraped together enough money for a one-way ticket to the Big Apple, enrolling on impulse in the prestigious Strasberg Institute. What life in New York city would offer her she could never have predicted . . . sometimes ugly, mostly poverty-stricken but always exhilarating, Bella embraced the rollercoaster ride. This is the story of how Bella took on New York - her brilliant love affair that turned sour, the friends she made, her acting and her studies and day to day life in that fabulous town . . . " Book weight approx. 430g. . First Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.23

STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before".  A History in Pictures
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STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before". A History in Pictures

By Dillard, J. M. (Text by)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 1994. xii, + 207pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards nominally scuffed only. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. Introduction by William Shatner. "A unique commemorative volume . . . this ultimate, deluxe collector's edition features personal accounts, anecdotes, and full-colour photographs from the actors, fans, and back-stage professionals who helped make the show so incredibly popular. The entertaining and informative text includes essays by the master of science fiction and science fact, the late Dr. Isaac Asimov . . ." Book weight approx. 1.28 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.63

STARLOG'S SCIENCE FICTION HEROES AND HEROINES
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STARLOG'S SCIENCE FICTION HEROES AND HEROINES

By McDonnell, David (Edited by)

New York: Crescent Books, 1995. 92pp., printed endpapers. Colour plate frontispiece, plus intext colour plates (and a few b/white) throughout (all film stills). Book clean and square. Spine firm, red metallic title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated (montage-style), loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. A page-by-page journey with the 'best characters in the Science Fiction universe'. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Our Heroes and Heroines, Index. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$17.55

STAR TREK CHRONOLOGY : The History of the Future
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STAR TREK CHRONOLOGY : The History of the Future

By Okuda, Michael and Okuda, Denise

New York: Pocket Books, 1993. viii, + 184pp., (mostly) small b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a tiny corner crease to front panel, else very good. " . . . a comprehensive history of the incredible Star Trek universe . . . documents every important event from every Star Trek episode and film, including both stardates and Earth calendar dates . . . profusely illustrated with nearly 500 photos, an invaluable sourcebook for fans and writers alike." Contents include: Introduction, Acks., 7 chapters, Appendix A-E, Index, About The Authors. Book weight approx. 470g. . First Trade Paperback Printing. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.23

GEORGE LUCAS : The Creative Impulse. Lucasfilm's First Twenty Years
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GEORGE LUCAS : The Creative Impulse. Lucasfilm's First Twenty Years

By Champlin, Charles

London: Virgin Books (Publishing), 1992. 207pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white plates (candid and movie stills). Book clean and square. Metallic title and illustration over undamaged blue cloth boards and spine. A minor, closed margin tear on one leaf, else textblock unmarked. Colour, montage-style illustrated, French-fold dustjacket nominally shelfworn only. The story of mega-successful movie maker George Lucas (b. 1944, Modesto, California) and his company Lucasfilm . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Steven Spielberg and Francis Cuppola), Introduction, Early Years, The Films, Skywalker Ranch, Lucasfilms and Lucasarts, Filmography, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1.4 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.84

THE EXORCIST: Out of the Shadows. The Full Story of the Film.
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THE EXORCIST: Out of the Shadows. The Full Story of the Film.

By McCabe, Bob

United Kingdom: Omnibus Press, 1999. 190pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, tiny corner crease to rear panel. "When 'The Exorcist' was released it caused an international sensation . . . Meanwhile, dark misfortunes have hit many who were involved in the making of it. Now 'The Exorcist' is coming out of the shadows. To mark the twenty fifth anniversary of its release, this book explores the web of shocking truths and myths which surround the film . . . New facts and theories; exclusive interviews with cast and crew; a fresh appraisal of the film many believe to be the devil's work. Illustrated with stills from the movie." Contents include: Acks., 21 chapters, Filmographies. Book weight approx. 435g. . Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

NEW BRITISH POLITICAL DRAMATISTS
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NEW BRITISH POLITICAL DRAMATISTS

By Bull, John

United Kingdom: Grove Press, 1984. xix, + 244pp., plus 12 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Two miniscule pen dots to last page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, tiny corner crease to rear panel. A stand-alone title in the 'Grove Press Modern Dramatists' series. "In the late 1960s a number of startling changes occurred in British theatre, heralding the beginning of the most exciting period of drama of the entire century . . . " Contents include: List of Plates, Acks., (Series) Editors' Preface, 1968-1983: A History, 7 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Softcover. Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$14.04

HOLLYWOOD INSIDER EXPOSED!
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HOLLYWOOD INSIDER EXPOSED!

By Aspen, Nelson

Australia: New Holland, 2008. 255pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Hollywood's happiest TV personality, Nelson Aspen, shares his insights and secrets in this show-and-tell-all collection of anecdotes from behind the velvet ropes . . . " Book weight approx. 520g. . First Australian Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.23

SCREEN WORLD 2000. Volume 51 (Expanded Format)
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SCREEN WORLD 2000. Volume 51 (Expanded Format)

By Willis, John

New York and London: Applause, 2000. 416pp., intext b/white halftone plates throughout (mostly scene stills). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over tight spine. Plain cloth boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Colour, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1999 United States movie season, which includes complete credits for the films, selected biographical notes, full-page photos of Academy Award winning actors, plus a look at the year's most promising new screen personalities . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dedication (Julie Andrews), Top Box Office Stars 1999, Domestic Films Released in the United States Jan 1 through Dec 31, 1999, New Actors 1999, Top 100 Box Office Films 1999, Academy Award Oscars 1999, Nominees ditto, Foreign Films Released in USA 1999, Biographical Data on Film Actors, Obituaries 1999, Index. Book weight approx. 1.13 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo (large).

$16.84

SCREEN WORLD 1989. Volume 40
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SCREEN WORLD 1989. Volume 40

By Willis, John

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishers, 1989. 241pp., plus (35), intext b/white halftone plates throughout (mostly film stills). Book clean. Quarter-cloth spine slightly cocked. Boards nominally bumped. Metallic red titles. Text-block clean and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and trivially bumped. Volume 40 of this keenly awaited annual publication is a comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1988 United States movie season . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dedication (Paul Newman), Top Box Office Stars 1988, Domestic Films in USA Jan 1 through Dec 31, 1988, Outstanding New Actors 1988, Academy Award Oscars 1988, Previous Winners, Foreign Films Released in the USA 1988, Biographical Data on Film Actors, Obituaries from 1988, Index. Book weight approx. 780g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.55

THE TIME OF MY LIFE
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THE TIME OF MY LIFE

By Swayze, Patrick and Niemi, Lisa

London: Simon and Schuster, 2009. 247pp., plus 2 x 16 page, colour and b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, slightly canted. Silver title to spine, which is lightly bumped at foot. Plain purple boards negligibly edgeworn only. Binding firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. " . . . this memoir, written with wisdom and heart, recounts much more than Patrick's bout with cancer. In vivid detail, he describes his Texas upbringing, his personal struggles, his rise to fame with 'North and South', his commercial breakthroughs in 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost', and the soul mate who has stood by his side through it all: his wife, writer and director Lisa Niemi." Book weight approx. 560g. . First Edition, Second Impression.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.95

CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY
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CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY

By Branston, Gill

Buckingham, U.K.: Open University Press, 2000. viii, + 207pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn. " . . . carves a path through the complex histories and issues of film and cinema studies and vividly explores these in their social and political contexts . . . " Contents include: Intro., 7 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 400g.. First English Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.95

OR IS THAT JUST ME?
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OR IS THAT JUST ME?

By Hammond, Richard

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009. x, + 256pp., plus 3 x 8 page, colour, photographically illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, minor reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease, negligible scuffs. "Richard Hammond is turning forty . . . In this immensely appealing book Richard is at his best as he faces the personal crisis head on: he describes the supposedly glamourous life behind the camera and the pratfalls, Heffalump traps and other indignities that lie in wait for the famous, unwary presenter, especially one approaching forty. Funny, self-deprecating and reflective by turns, this is comic writing of a high order . . . " Contents include: Intro., 11 chapters. Book weight approx. 425g. . Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.44

CHANNELS OF DISCOURSE, REASSEMBLED : Television And Contemporary Criticism
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CHANNELS OF DISCOURSE, REASSEMBLED : Television And Contemporary Criticism

By Allen, Robert C. (Edited by)

London, England: Routledge, 2003. 420pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small, soft indentation to lower margin of last few pages. Illustrated card wrapper has small indentation to rear panel, otherwise negligible scuffing. " . . . the most comprehensive consideration of commercial television, drawing on insights provided by contemporary criticism: semiotics, narrative theory, reception theory, genre theory, ideological analysis, psychoanalysis, feminist criticism, and British cultural studies." Contents include: Intro., 9 chapters, Afterword, Television Criticism, Notes on the Contributors, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.. Second Edition, Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

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