Film Criticism

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The Magic Of Dance

The Magic Of Dance

by Margaret Dame Fonteyn

The Movies On Trial

The Movies On Trial

by William J Perlman

From Reverence To Rape

From Reverence To Rape

by Molly Haskell

Woody Allen

Woody Allen

by John Baxter

For Keeps

For Keeps

by Pauline Kael

The Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

by Salman Rushdie

Uncanny Bodies

Uncanny Bodies

by Robert Spadoni

Film Art

Film Art

by David; Thompson, Kristin Bordwell

The Disney Films

The Disney Films

by Leonard Maltin

High Noon

High Noon

by Glenn Frankel-

Eros In Hell

Eros In Hell

by Jack Hunter

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Drawing Restraint 7

by Matthew Barney

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Pearl White, the Peerless Fearless Girl

by Weltman Manuel and Lee Raymond

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The Cinema Of Federico Fellini

by Peter and Foreword By Federico Fellini Bondanella

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Mystery Of the Wax Museum

by Richard, Editor Koszarski

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The Amazons

by Arthur W Pinero

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Warren William

by John Stangeland

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The Fugitive Gesture

by William A Ewing

Film Criticism Books & Ephemera

What Is Cinema?

What Is Cinema?

by Bazin, Andre

Peckinpah

Peckinpah

by Seydor, Paul

Hawks On Hawks

Hawks On Hawks

by McBride, Joseph

Hooked

Hooked

by Kael, Pauline

Detours and Lost Highways

Detours and Lost Highways

by Hirsch, Foster

The Collected Plays of Neil Simon: Volume 2

The Collected Plays of Neil Simon: Volume 2

by Simon, Neil; Hamlisch, Marvin; Sager, Carole Bayer

NY: Plume, 1986. Trade softcover. Published NY: Plume, 1986. 8vo. wrappers, 6" x 9", 737pp. Mild creasing to spine, some age toning to paper, else very good. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
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$20.00
Will

Will

by Will Smith and Mark Manson

New York: Penguin, 2021. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket.. 8vo. Memoir written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.
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$35.00
Ivan the Terrible, a Screenplay by Sergei M. Eisenstein, Translated by Ivor Montagu and Herbert Marshall

Ivan the Terrible, a Screenplay by Sergei M. Eisenstein, Translated by Ivor Montagu and Herbert Marshall

by Eisenstein, Sergei M

NY: Simon and Schuster, 1962. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Simon and Schuster, 1962 first printing. 8vo.,319pp., illustrated with plates. Very good in good edgeworn, chipped, dust jacket, price clipped, internal tape repairs.. 1st. Hard. Very Good/Good. 8vo.
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$20.00
Working-Class Hollywood

Working-Class Hollywood

by Ross, Steven J

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 8vo. xviii, 368, [2] pp. Bound in full blue cloth in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. Includes index. Fine, bright, clean copy, in Very Good- dust jacket with scarring to front cover, otherwise clean and crisp.
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$25.00
Lost Artwork of Hollywood: Classic Images from Cinema's Golden Age

Lost Artwork of Hollywood: Classic Images from Cinema's Golden Age

by Basten, Fred E

NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1996. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1996, first printing. Folio, 9 1/2" x 12 1/2", 192pp., illustrated with over 100 reproductions in full color. Foreword by Ted Sennett. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Fine in mylar sleeved, fine dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Fine/Fine. Folio.
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$40.00
Great Movie Heroes

Great Movie Heroes

by Parish, James Robert

NY: Harper & Row/Barnes & Noble, 1975. First edition thus. trade softcover. Published NY: Harper & Row/Barnes & Noble, 1975, first printing. 8vo. wrappers, x+115pp., illustrated with b/w photos. Very good plus.. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo..
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$35.00
The Universal Story: The Complete History of the Studio and All Its 2,641 Films

The Universal Story: The Complete History of the Studio and All Its 2,641 Films

by Hirschhorn, Clive

NY: Crown, 1983. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Crown, 1983, first printing. Folio, 9 1/2" x 13", 400pp., illustrated with over 1,200 photographs and stills from the films. "Offers stills, plot summaries, and critiques for films made by Universal Studios from its beginnings in 1913 to the present." Dark blue pictorial cloth with white titles. Fine in near fine dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Fine/Near Fine. Folio.
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$90.00
Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: Theater Opera Film

Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: Theater Opera Film

by Blumenthal, Eileen;Taymor, Julie

NY: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1995. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published NY: Abrams, 1995, first printing. Square 4to., 10 1/4" x 11 1/4", 208pp., 195 illustrations, including 100 plates in full color. Minor dust foxing along edges, else fine in fine dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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$30.00
Movieworks: Stories and Poems About Movies

Movieworks: Stories and Poems About Movies

by Blanpied, John W

Rochester, New York, U.S.A.: Little Theatre Pr, 1990. First edition. Trade softcover. Published Rochester, NY: Little Theatre Pr., 1990, first printing. 8vo. wrappers. Top corner slightly bumped, bit of edge curl to cover, else very good, clean, bright. . 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo..
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$40.00
Hollywood Royalty: Hepburn, Davis, Stewart and Friends at the Dinner Party of the Century

Hollywood Royalty: Hepburn, Davis, Stewart and Friends at the Dinner Party of the Century

by Speck, Gregory

NY: Birch Lane Pr, 1992. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Birch Lane Pr., 1992, first printing. 8vo., xv+270pp., illustrated with b/w photos. Fine in near fine dust jacket.. 1st. Hard. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo..
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$15.00
ART AND THE STAGE IN THE 20TH CENTURY : Painters and Sculptors Work for the Theater

ART AND THE STAGE IN THE 20TH CENTURY : Painters and Sculptors Work for the Theater

by Rischbieter, Henning (editor); Storch, Wolfgang (documentation)

Greenwich, Connecticu: New York Graphic Society, 1968. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1968. Oblong folio, 13" x 12", 306pp., with 256 illustrations, 30 color plates. Orange cloth with gilt titles. Fine in price clipped, very good dust jacket with several closed tears.. Fine/Very Good.
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$60.00
Marlene Dietrich: Portraits 1926-1960. Epilogue by Josef von Sternberg.

Marlene Dietrich: Portraits 1926-1960. Epilogue by Josef von Sternberg.

by Sembach, Klaus-Jergen (Intro) & Josef Von Sternberg (Epilogue)

Munich: Meulenhoff / Landshoff, 1984. First German edition. Published Munich: Meulenhoff / Landshoff, 1984. 4to., 9 1/4" x 11 5/8", 272pp., illustrated with 123 plates in duotone. text in German. White vellum paper covered boards with black spine and cover titles. "Portraits of the German-born actress trace her movie career, and are accompanied by a discussion of her major films." Fine in fine dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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$100.00
Indian Film

Indian Film

by Barnouw, Erik and S. Krishnaswamy

New York: Columbia University Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. 8vo. xiv, 302 pp. Bound in full brown cloth, gilt decoration on cover, title in gilt on maroon background on spine, top edge stained maroon, in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white illustrations throughout. Includes bibliography and index. Near Fine, light splatter mark to top edge, minor shelf wear, otherwise tight, clean copy, in Good, price-clipped dust jacket with 1" tear leading to vertical scar down middle of... Read more about this item
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$45.00
The Films in My Life

The Films in My Life

by Francois Truffaut

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Truffaut's third and final book, comprised of many essays detailing his feelings on a wide variety of American and European film directors and their work. An insightful and readable look into the mind and heart of a great film director.
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$125.00
A Price Guide to Magic Books: 1639-1990

A Price Guide to Magic Books: 1639-1990

by Canick, Michael

NY: Volcanick Press, 1997. Trade softcover with spiral binding. Published NY: Volcanick Press, 1997, second printing. 4to. wrappers with black comb binding, 8 1/2" x 11", 192pp. Fine. . Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
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$35.00
The Art of the Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers, 1925-1940

The Art of the Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers, 1925-1940

by Kobal, John

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Knopf, 1980, first printing. 4to., 9 1/2" x 12 1/4", ix+291pp., illustrated with 150 photo portraits. Black cloth with gilt titles. "John Kobal, one of the world's leading film archivists, has during the last twenty years discovered, collected, and studied a photographic treasure overlooked by the Hollywood for which it was created: the negatives and original prints of these remarkable 'glamour... Read more about this item
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$100.00
Zanuck - Don't Say Yes until I Finish Talking

Zanuck - Don't Say Yes until I Finish Talking

by Gussow, Mel

London: W. H. Allen, 1971. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published London: W. H. Allen. 1971, first printing. 8vo., xvi+322 pp., illustrated with b/w plates. Very good in very good dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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$35.00
God on the Gymnasium Floor, and Other Theatrical Adventures

God on the Gymnasium Floor, and Other Theatrical Adventures

by Kerr, Walter

NY: Simon and Schuster, 1971. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Simon and Schuster, 1971, first printing. 8vo., 320 pp. Small red dot on bottom edge, very good in very good dust jacket with slight wear at the crown. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..
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$25.00
Screen World 1972 Volume 23

Screen World 1972 Volume 23

by Willis, John

NY: Crown, 1972. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Crown, 1972, first printing. 8vo., 256 pp., illustrated with 1,000 photographs. Name emboss on fly leaf. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. 1st. Hard. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.
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$30.00
Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land

Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land

by Stoppard, Tom

London: Inter-Action Inprint, 1976. Second Edition. First edition thus. Trade softcover. Published London: Inter-Action Inprint, 1976, first printing. 8vo. wrappers. Very good.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo..
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$20.00
Les Mains Sales

Les Mains Sales

by Sartre, Jean-Paul

Paris: Gallimard, 1948. Text in French. Published Paris: Gallimard, 1948 (1957 impression). 12mo wrappers. Age toning to paper, light fraying at crown and heel, notations in text, some pages opened roughly. Good plus. . Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo.
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$25.00
John Kelly (2wice Arts Foundation Monograph)

John Kelly (2wice Arts Foundation Monograph)

by Kelly, John

NY: 2wice Arts Foundation/Aperture, 2001. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth over boards with hologram cover inset. Published NY: 2wice Arts Foundation/Aperture, 2001, first printing. Small 4to., 8 1/4" x 10 1/4", 152pp., color and b/w illustrations. Minor bump to corner. Near fine. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
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$60.00
Preliminary Report of the Committee on Film and Television Resources and Services (First Edition)

Preliminary Report of the Committee on Film and Television Resources and Services (First Edition)

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

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 reports were compiled at various Committee meetings and, once compiled, were sent to various... Read more about this item
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$125.00
The Hurrell Style: 50 Years of Photographing Hollywood

The Hurrell Style: 50 Years of Photographing Hollywood

by Hurrell, George and Whitney Stine

NY: John Day, 1976. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: John Day, 1976, first printing. 4to., 8 3/4" x 11 1/4", 218pp., illustrated with over 200 photographs. Black cloth with bronze spine titles. Previous owner name on fly leaf. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 4to.
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$60.00
Introduction to Documentary

Introduction to Documentary

by Nichols, Bill

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo. xviii, [2], 224, [2] pp. Bound in glossy, blue and yellow wrappers. Black and white photographs throughout. Includes filmography, list of distributors and index. Very Good+, light wear to corners of wrappers otherwise clean and bright.
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$20.00