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Six European Directors: Essays on the Meaning of Film Style

by Peter Harcourt (1931-2014)

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286 pages with index. Duodecimo (7" x 4 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. This work is an "attempt at objective film criticism which is simultaneously highly personal." Discusses Eisenstein, Renoir, Bunuel, Bergman, Fellini, & Godard. Condition: Underlining throughout, previous owner's name on front wrapper verso, corners bumped, edge wear else a good copy.
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The Battleship Potemkin

by Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (1898-1948)

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Published
1988
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Very Good
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9780571125593
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104 pages with photographs and film clips. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Translated from the Russian by Gordon R Aitken. First published in 1968. Battleship Potemkin sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatized version of the mutiny… Read more
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Film: An Anthology

by Daniel Talbot (1926-2017) [editor]

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First
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xiv+649 pages with figures and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's quarter beige cloth with brown lettering to spine over black boards. First edition. This is the largest and most diverse collection of fugitive pieces of film writing ever published in English and very useful addition to film literature available in book form. the… Read more
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Storytelling and Mythmaking: Images from Film and Literature

by Francis "Frank" DeMay McConnell (1942-1999)

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Published
1979
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Good to very good
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First
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9780105025726
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x+303 pages with photographs, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's grey cloth with blue lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Frank McConnell perceives literature and film-the narrative arts-as twin expressions of humanity's central act of self definition. McConnell's thesis is that film has already recapitulated the entire 5000 year history… Read more
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Kate: The Life of Katherine Hepburn

by Charles Higham

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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9780393074864
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xix+244 pages with index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 6") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Later printing. With Charles Higham, Katharine Hepburn first authorized a writer to interview her closest friends and colleagues about her career, life, and behind-the-scenes romantic involvements from Leland Hayward to Spencer Tracy. And she herself tells… Read more
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Children of Paradise A Film by Marcel Carne

by Marcel Carné (1906-1996)

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1968
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First
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218 pages with plates. octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. In this expansive drama, the lovely and enigmatic Parisian actress Garance (Arletty) draws the attention of various men in her orbit, including the thoughtful mime Baptiste (Jean-Louis Barrault) and the ambitious actor Frédérick (Pierre Brasseur). Though Garance and Baptiste have an undeniable… Read more
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Modern Film Scripts: Wild Strawberries

by Ernst Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007)

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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9780671204495
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124 pages with plates. Octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Translated by Lars and David Kushner. Wild Strawberries is a 1957 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The original Swedish title is Smultronstället, which literally means "The wild strawberry patch" but idiomatically signifies an underrated gem of a place, often with personal… Read more
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The Films of Anthony Quinn

by Alvin H Marill (1934-2010)

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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First
ISBN
9780809504701
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256 pages with frontispiece, photographs and film stills. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original quarter black cloth with red lettering to spine over white boards in pictorial jacket. Foreword by Arthur Kennedy. First edition. Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was an American actor, painter… Read more
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Science Fiction Film Directors, 1895-1998

by Dennis Fischer

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780786407408
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viii+759 pages with frontispiece, film stills, photographs, bibliography and index. quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's dark green cloth with silver lettering to spine and cover. First edition. This enormous and exhaustive reference book has entries on every major and minor director of science fiction films from the inception of cinema (circa 1895) through 1998. For… Read more
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Eisenstein's Potemkin, A Shot-by-shot Presentation

by David Mayer (1928- )

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Published
1972
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251 pages with a shot-by-shot presentation. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Sergei M. Eisenstein's Potemkin, a vivid account of the mutiny of Russian sailors on a Czarist battleship in 1905, is universally acknowledged to be one of the greatest films of all time. Until now, however, Potemkin's astonishing vividness and artistry has… Read more
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Potemkin

by Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (1898-1948)

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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First
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104 pages with photographs and film stills. Octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Translated from the Russian by Gillon R Aitken. Simon and Schuster Classic Film Scripts. First edition. Battleship Potemkin, sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatized version… Read more
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Jean Cocteau: An Investigation to his films and Philosophy

by Rene Gilson (1921- )

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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First
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192 pages with frontispiece, photographs and film clips. Duodecimo (6 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Translated by Ciba Vaughn. Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films The Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles… Read more
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The Slapstick Queens

by James Robert Parish (1941- )

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Published
1973
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Very Good
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First
ISBN
9780498010071
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298 pages with photographs, film stills, drawings, illustrations, and figures. Quarto (11 1/4" x 9") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Part of the Encore Film Book Classics series, The Slapstick Queens is by James Robert Parish. At one time or another, most every nostalgia-conscious film enthusiast has laughed… Read more
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The Marx Bros. Scrapbook

by Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx and Anobile, Richard J

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Published
1974
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Better than good
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First
ISBN
9780448119076
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255 pages with pictorial title, one folding photograph, plates, illustrations, photographs, movie stills, facsimiles and index. Quarto (11" x 8 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Groucho tells it like it was. Gummo tells it like it was. Zeppo tells it like it was. About each other, about the people they worked with, about the years in… Read more
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L'Age d'Or and UnChien Andalou Films

by Luis Buñuel Portolés (1900-1983)

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1968
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120 pages with photographs and movie stills. Octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Luis Buñuel Portolés was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France. When Luis Buñuel died at age 83, his obituary in the New York Times called him "an iconoclast, moralist, and revolutionary who was a leader… Read more
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Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film

by Jay Leyda (1910-1988)

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1973
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501 pages with plates, drawings, table and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. This history of the turbulent destiny of Kino ("film" in Russian) documents the artistic development of the Russian and Soviet cinema and traces its growth from 1896 to the death of Sergei Eisenstein in 1948. The new Postscript surveys the… Read more
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The Films of Pual Newman

by Lawrence J Quirk (1923-2014)

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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Revised
ISBN
9780806507835
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256 pages with frontispiece, photographs and film stills. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's quarter yellow-gold cloth with black lettering to spine over red boards in original pictorial jacket. Revised edition. Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, IndyCar driver, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist. He won and was… Read more
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John Houston: Maker of Magic

by Stuart Kaminsky (1934- )

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Published
1978
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780395257166
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xiv+237 pages with plates, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with silver lettering to spine and cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Stuart Kaminsky has written the first book on Houston to deal with his entire opus and the first to relate Houston's life to his work. Houston is… Read more
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The Films of Alfred Hitchcock

by Patrick Humphries (1952- )

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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9780517102923
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192 pages with color pictorial title pages, photographs (some in color), film stills and index. Quarto (11 1/4" x 9 1/2") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, at times referred to as… Read more
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An Introduction to the American Underground Film

by Sheldon Renan (1941- )

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First
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318 pages with plates, illustrations, bibliography and index. Duodecimo (7 1/4" x 4 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. This is a fairly exhaustive book and while calling itself an "introduction," it reads more like an encyclopedia of the movement at the time. It's broken down into basic sections beginning with setting a definition of sorts of… Read more
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