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Shots in the Mirror: Crime Films and Society

By Nicole Rafter

New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. A nice bright copy INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper. Signed copies are rare.. Signed by Author. Paper. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Usai, Paolo Cherchi [editor]

[Rochester, NY]: International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, 1991. Text is in English and Italian. A beautiful copy, almost new. Heavily illustrated with photos.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Cast: Volume II. - Kenneth Thomson's Copy

By Robertson, Clifford (ed)

Hollywood, CA: Clifford Robetson/The Cast Ltd., 1932. Some spine darkening and light edgewear, otherwise near Very Good. June 1932. Quite rare. Full page photos, and listings with phone numbers, of 1930's Hollywood actors and actresses. This copy belonged to Kenneth Thomson who, with his wife actress Alden Gay, ws among the 21 founding members of the Screen Actor's Guild. The earliest "secret" meeting of the Guild was held in their home. In the Forward it states that this publication will be published quarterly in conjuction with the weekly publication, "The Cast.". Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Soundies Distributing Corporation of America, A History and Filmography of Their "Jukebox" Musical Films of the 1940s

By Terenzio, Maurice; MacGillivray, Scott; Okuda, Ted

Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1991. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Salt of the the Earth

By Wilson, Michael

Los Angeles: The California Quarterly, 1953. Summer 1953. Chipped and frayed right edge of front cover. Chipped and frayed back cover.. Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Screen Play.


The Royal Society of Arts Journal September

By Mercer, G.E. (sec)

London: Royal Society of Arts, 1973. Pages 693 through 760, Spots on front cover. Keywords: Film, Movies, Music, Speech, Kashmir.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


In Character: Actors Acting

By Schatz, Howard;Ornstein, Beverly J.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Bulfinch Pr, 2006. May be extra post because of weight and size.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Oblong.


APRIL 1, 2000

New York: 55 St. Playhouse, 1952. This is a 4 page original program from the 1952 Science Fiction film at the 55th St. Playhouse. It was the American Premiere of the German language film "April 1, 2000", with "a tribute by Thornton Wilder." "A Glittering Extravaganza of Vienna -- Past, Present and Future!" .. "the year 2000, when Vienna is still occupied by the Four Powers, England, France, the U.S. and Russia." Starring Josef Meinrad and Hilde Krahl with Hans Moser, Paul Hoerbiger and thousands of others. Illustrated with b&w stills, including one of "a 'Flying-Saucer' of the future preparing its take off at the peak of the story's jubilant climax.". Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Program.


Told Under A White Oak Tree

By Hart, William S.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1922. 51 pages; light blue cloth with indigo spine title; front board decorated in white and indigo; slight spine darkening, otherwise very nice copy -- "written" by cowboy movie star Bill Hart's pinto pony Paint, and inscribed in purple ink by both the pony and Hart. Great early movie item! [loc=fr rm over pc]. Signed Presentation Copy. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by J. Montgomery Flagg. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.



By Cocteau, Jean; Joecker, Jean-Pierre (realise)

Paris: Association Masques, 1984. French flaps. Magazine publication in French. Supplement au No 19 de revue trimestrielle des homosexualities. Shows signs of wear. Solid copy. A very unique book.. Trade Paperback. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Gilbert, Edwin

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1947. 256pp. Book plate on front free end paper. Jacket's top edge slightly chipped. Sunning around top edge of books covers. Otherwise a VG copy of this First Edition. Black cloth over board with gilt text.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Comedy: The Irrational Vision

By Gurewitch, Morton L.

Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cornell Univ Pr, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Sobel, Bernard, editor.

New York: Crown Publishers., 1940. Hinges beginning to go, spine faded but Good condition. Encyclopedic format, covers actors, plays, theatres, directors, techniques, technical terms, influences on the theatre (such as Freud).. 908 pp.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


They All Had Glamour

By Marks, Edward B.

New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1944. From the Swedish Nightingale to the Naked Lady. A vigorous, Chuckling Book about the Great Personalities of the Stage and Opera. Bumped corners. Jacket is torn and ragged. Light wear at the extremities.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Hirschfeld, Albert

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1979. Wear at corners and extremities. Soil on jacket. Frayed extremites of jacket. Roughened top edges of jacket.. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Popular Songster, 175 Songs, Latest Hits from Radio Screen Stage, Holiday Number

By Keeler, Ruby (pictured on cover)

New York: The Popular Publishing Company, 1930. Body separating from covers. Browning covers and pages. A few chips. Check marks, word changes, underlining in pencil. Lyrics only. Publishing info is a guess.. Soft Cover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.