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GREAT SCOTT ! The best of Jay Scott's movie reviews

by SCOTT, Jay

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Published
1994
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First printing
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1994. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. pp 356. Fine copy., 125 of Scott's reviews in Toronto's Globe & Mail 1978-93. Astute, well written and at times savagely funny, Jay Scott was the best and is sorely missed still. ; Octavo .
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CASINO JACK: a screenplay

by SNIDER, Norman

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Published
2010
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First printing
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Holstein, Ontario: Exile. 2010. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Rear cover creased, else a fine copy. Introduction and Director's Photo Diary by George Hickenlooper. Foreword by Norman Snider. Afterword by F.X. Feeney. Stills from the film starring Kevin Spacey. A cinematic treatment of the story of Jack Abramoff, Washington lobbyist and convicted felon. ; Octavo .… Read more
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WALTER MURCH AND THE ART OF EDITING FILM

by ONDAATJE, Michael

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Published
2002
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First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Vintage Canada. 2002. First Canadian issue. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. Many b&w photos. pp 310 + Filmography & Index. Fine copy. With a Compliments of the Author card tipped in. Though not indicated, this was the copy of Ondaatje's good friend Leon Rooke. ; Small squarish quarto .
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THE CALGARY STAMPEDE: a story of the Canadian Plains

by SCHROCK, Raymond L.

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Published
1925
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New York: Jacobsen-Hodgkinson. 1925. Softcover. pp (3)-187 + 2 stills, in photographic paper covers "Popular Plays and Screen Library". Chips to spine ends; text paper yellowed; damp stain to fore margin of early leaves; small corner chip to late leaves; VG clean and tight copy otherwise. Based on Schrock's screenplay for the Universal Pictures film… Read more
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THE FILMGOERS' ANNUAL 1932

by MUTCH, William A.

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Published
1932
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First Edition
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London: Simpkin, Marshall. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth spine and printed boards - front cover bears a colour photo of Greta Garbo. pp 170. Colour frontispiece photo of Ronald Coleman, sepia and b&w photos on every page. Shelf rubbing to lower edges of boards and outer corners; Xmas, 1932, ink gift inscription at front; VG+ copy… Read more
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LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES

by VADIM, Roger, Roger Vailland, Claude Brulé, screenplay by)

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Published
1962
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First printing
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New York: Ballantine. 1962. First printing. Mass Market Paperback. Paperback original, Ballantine S 586. 256 pp, with over 200 photos from the film directed by Roger Vadim. Spine lightly sunned, small dimple to inner margin of front cover, else a fine, crisp copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. .
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THE STUDIO

by DUNNE, John Gregory

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Published
1969
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First printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1969. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. Mulberry top page edges sunned, yellowing to page edges, else fine in VG jacket. A humourous and detailed report on a year spent studying the doings of Twentieth Century Fox. His second book. .
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Masters of the American Cinema

by Giannetti, Louis

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Published
1981
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First printing
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9780135601020
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hill. 1981. First printing. Hardcover. 0135601029 . Octavo, silver boards. pp (xiv), 466. Photos, glossary, index. Spine lightly yellowed, else a fine, jacketless copy. "Louis Giannetti has given us a book this is indispensible for film fans and should be mandatory reading in film schools. "Masters of the American Cinema" provides analyses of… Read more
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GRIERSON ON DOCUMENTARY. Edited with an introduction by Forsyth Hardt

by GRIERSON, John

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Published
1946
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First printing
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London: Collins. 1946. First printing. Hardcover. Mint green cloth. pp 256 + plates; index. Bookplate at front, else fine. Jacket has creases and small tears at top of front panel, small chip at foot of spine, VG otherwise. Grierson, a pioneer of documentary film, was a very important figure in the early days of the National Film… Read more
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DARK CINEMA: American Film Noir in Cultural Perspective

by TUSKA, Jon

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Published
1984
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First printing
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Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. 1984. First printing. Hardcover.. Octavo, black cloth without jacket, as issued. pp xxiv, (307), [3]. Tidy ink name at front, else fine. .
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THE CHARLIE CHAPLIN BOOK

by (Chaplin, Charlie)

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Published
1916
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First Edition
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New York: Sam'l Gabriel Sons and Company. 1916. First Edition. Softcover. Narrow quarto, 31.5 x 17.5. pp (12), stapled, in color card covers. Soft crease to lower outer corner of front cover and text; faint pencil price to upper outer corner of front cover; some faint foxing to covers, quite minor spine rubbing; text paper a little… Read more
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HARPO SKEAKS. Illustrated by Susan Marx

by MARX, Harpo, with Rowland Barber

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Published
1961
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First printing
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New York: Bernard Geis. 1961. First printing. Hardcover.. Octavo, blue cloth and boards, red endpapers and top page edges. pp (475), (3) + plates. VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. The price-clipped jacket has small chips and tears, old internal tape repairs, just good. .
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1919 (for 1928). 1928. Hardcover. Reprint from plates of the 1919 Century edition. Photoplay edition. Octavo, red linen grain cloth lettered in black. pp xii, 450, (2, ads) + frontispiece and three double-sided plates of stills from the 1928 MGM film starring Monte Blue and Raquel Torres. Long Jan., 1933, ink ownership… Read more
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Speaking candidly : films and people in New Zealand

by Mirams, Gordon, 1909-1966.

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Published
1945
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Hamilton, New Zealand: Paul's Book Arcace. 1945. Hardcover. 241 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. Small ink notation on front free endpaper, VG otherwise. Shabby dust jacket lacks top 1.5 inches of spine, upper rear panel stuck to cover from damp.; Octavo. .
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Berkeley: University of California Press. 2000. First edition in English. Softcover. Octavo, 263 pp. UNCORRECTED PROOF in white non-pictorial card covers printed in black. Fine copy. The book "proceeds chronologically, from poetry and short stories written in Buñuel's youth in Spain to an essay written in 1980, not long before his death." .
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