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The Rise of the American Film (First Edition, copy belonging to Jacques Tourneur)

by Jacobs, Lewis

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Published
1939
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First Edition
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$2,000.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to director Jacques Tourneur, with his name in holograph red pencil on the front endpaper. Published the same year as Tourneur's directorial debut, "They All Come Out." Tourneur would go on to direct 70 films over a 40 year career, including the first three horror films for… Read more
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Cineaste (Volume 1, Issue 1)

by Crowdus, Gary (editor); Paul Glushanok, M.R. Doolittle, Phil di Franco, Andrew Lugg, Donald G. Jackson (contributors)

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Published
1967
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$150.00

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New York: Cineaste, 1967. Volume One, Issue One of the long running and influential "Cineaste" magazine. Published quarterly, "Cineaste" publishes reviews, criticism, and interviews, and continues to be published today. Early issues of the magazine are difficult to find. 8.5 x 11 inches. Side-stapled. Very Good plus, with light toning and soil.
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Cineaste (Volume 1, Issue 4)

by Crowdus, Gary (editor); Barry Prince, Andrew M. Lugg, Noe Goldwasser, Will Hindle, Nicholas J. Zeoli, Robert Steele (contributors)

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Published
1967
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$125.00

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New York: Cineaste, 1967. Volume One, Issue Four of the long running and influential "Cineaste" magazine. Published quarterly, "Cineaste" publishes reviews, criticism, and interviews, and continues to be published today. Early issues of the magazine are difficult to find. 8.5 x 11 inches. Side-stapled. Very Good plus, with light toning and soil.
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Cineaste (Volume 1, Issue 3)

by Crowdus, Gary (editor); Richard D. Carreno, Robert Steele, Andrew M. Lugg, Raymond Fielding, Pat McKenna, Pamela Crawford, Nicholas J. Zeoli, Paul Sawyer (contributors)

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Published
1967
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New York: Cineaste, 1967. Volume One, Issue Three of the long running and influential "Cineaste" magazine. Published quarterly, "Cineaste" publishes reviews, criticism, and interviews, and continues to be published today. Early issues of the magazine are difficult to find. 8.5 x 11 inches. Side-stapled. Very Good plus, with light toning and soil.
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Le Film francais, La Cinematographie francaise (Vintage French film magazine for November 10, 1972)

by Derosne, Jean-Bernard, and Jean-Placide Mauclaire (founders); Maurice Bessy (co-founder)

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Published
1972
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$75.00

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Paris: Le Film francais, La Cinematographi francaise, 1972. Vintage French film review magazine for issue No. 1460-2478, November 10, 1972, featuring cover feature for Ralph Bakshi's animated adult comedy, "Fritz the Cat," premiered in the US in January 25, 1972, and released in France in November 30, 1972. Articles by M. Jacques Rigaud, A. Trichet, Jane Chabert, Paul Bublex,… Read more
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Archive of 41 issues of Filmmakers Newsletter, 1967-1971

by Linder, Carl (editor, founder); Suni Mallow, H. Whitney Bailey (editors, publishers); Jonas Mekas, Stan Brakhage, Bruce Conner, George Maciunas, Hollis Frampton, Bill Plympton, Standish Lawder, Alan Lomax (contributors)

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Published
1971
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New York: Filmmakers Newsletter / Filmmakers' Cinematheque, 1971. Archive of 41 issues of "Filmmakers Newsletter," dating from the first four years of the magazine, including Vol. I, issue 1. Early issues of the magazine are scarce, and putting together a collection of this size piecemeal would be prohibitively difficult. Founded in 1967 by experimental filmmaker Carl Linder… Read more
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Preliminary Report of the Committee on Film and Television Resources and Services (First Edition)

by Humphrys, Barbara; Seth Feldman (editors); Jonas Mekas, Daniel Taradash, et al (contributors)

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Published
1975
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Committee on Film and Television Resources and Services, 1975. First Edition. First Edition, noted as "Not for review or quotation / Draft" on the front wrapper. A series on reports on various aspects of film culture in the United States, including "Filmmaking," "Preservation," "Distribution," "Exhibition," and "Study," complete with historical background information and recommendations. The… Read more
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Chicago/Berkeley: Jump Cut Associates, 1979. Archive of six single issues and one double issue of "Jump Cut" on seven newsprint journals. Issue No. 12/13, December 1976, to Issue No. 20, May 1979. Founded in 1974 by its co-editors Chuck Kleinhans and John Hess, professors at Northwestern and San Francisco State University respectively, with the help of associate… Read more
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$375.00
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Le Film illustre: Le magazine du cinema (Vintage French film magazine for October 15, 1962)

by Bozzesi, Franco (editor); Gina Lollobrigida (featured)

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Published
1962
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Paris: Le Film illustre, 1962. Original French magazine focusing on contemporary international film, actors and actresses, and persons behind the scenes, like set decorators and directors. French text throughout. Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida graces the front wrapper, and Frida Boccara on the rear wrapper. Color centerfolds were also featured, and this issue sports a full-color spread of… Read more
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Hitchcock (First French Edition, inscribed by Rohmer and Chabrol)

by Rohmer, Eric and Claude Chabrol

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Published
1957
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Paris: Editions Universitaires, 1957. First French Edition, preceding the American by nearly 20 years. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Chabrol and Rohmer: "About a man who likes coffee, brandy, and cigars / vos confreres du Cahiers du Cinema / Chabrol / Eric Rohmer." Only the second copy we have seen signed by both authors, who in the… Read more
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Bonjour cinema: Collection des tracts (First Edition, with three original illustrations used in the text)

by Epstein, Jean, Claude Delbanne (designer)

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Published
1921
Edition
First Edition
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$7,250.00

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Paris: Editions de la Sirene, 1921. First Edition. First Edition. Includes three original illustrations: two are primarily typographic layouts, one centered around Charlie Chaplin (each is lacking the applied paste-up elements, in the case of the Chaplin image, it lacks the photographic image that was pasted on and that appears in the finished illustration), and the third and most… Read more
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