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REBECCA: STARRING CHARLES DANCE, DIANA RIGG, EMILIA FOX AND FAYE DUNAWAY

By Tibballs, Geoff

London: Chameleon Books, 1996. HC. fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0233990542 Some 60 years after its first publication, Daphne du Maurier's REBECCA is still as popular as ever. This book takes us behind the scenes to look at the making of one of the most lavish television adaptations ever produced. 119pp.

$7.00

FOX REALITY PRESENTS THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF REALITY TELEVISION

By Fox Reality Channel

n.p., 2006. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). A complete alphabetical guide to every reality show that aired on American television. 767pp.

$5.00

THE EMPIRE GOD BUILT: INSIDE PAT ROBERTSON'S MEDIA MACHINE
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THE EMPIRE GOD BUILT: INSIDE PAT ROBERTSON'S MEDIA MACHINE

By Foege, Alec

New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1996. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 047115993X The hidden power behind The Family Channel, The Christian Coalition, The 700 Club, and The Ice Capades. 242pp.

$5.00

ARE WE ON THE AIR?!": THE HILARIOUS, SCANDALOUS CONFESSIONS OF A TV PIONEER
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ARE WE ON THE AIR?!": THE HILARIOUS, SCANDALOUS CONFESSIONS OF A TV PIONEER

By LeBow, Guy (introduction by Ed McMahon)

New York: S.P.I. Books, 1992. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 1561710490 The stories of fading Hollywood stars threatened by the studios with extinction if they go into TV will make you gnash your teeth, but you will happily witness the triumphs of--Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Swanson, Bela Lugosi, Faye Emerson, Buster Crabbe, Don Ameche, Wendy Barrie--and others as they contribute heavily to a new industry dying from early incompetence. 355pp.

$5.00

CANNED LAUGHTER: THE BEST STORIES FROM RADIO AND TELEVISION

By Hay, Peter

New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 019506836X The best-selling author of several books about theater and the movies has collected anecdotes of journalists and jokesters, inventors and investors, sportsmen and sponsors, presidents and producers--along with backstage glimpses of historical events--for a riotous ride through the annals of radio and television. 262pp.

$5.00

THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION: NOTES FROM THE SURVIVORS
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION: NOTES FROM THE SURVIVORS

By Wilk, Max

New York: Delacorte Press, 1976. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0440029503 One of television's first writers has given us a wonderful memoir of the days when the mighty screen was indeed golden--its creations rough, spontaneous, and unforgettable. 274pp.

$5.00