Author:Hardy, Forsyth


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Filmgoers' Review: A Pictorial Survey of the Year's Films 1946-47

By: Hardy, Forsyth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Albyn Press: 1947

Edition: (No. 3)

Seller ID: 5306


Condition: Good

(pictorial hard covers, no dust jacket) [considerable wear to edges and covers, exterior of spine appears to be splitting but all pages still firmly affixed, long ink line and small surface-peeled spot on front cover, previous owner's signature and date on ffep, small annotations in table of contents]. (B&W photographs) Brief reviews of 41 notable releases of the year, including ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM, LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS, LADY IN THE LAKE, MILDRED PIERCE, SARATOGA TRUNK, SCARLET STREET, SPELLBOUND, THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE, etc. (Some of these films had been released a year or two earlier i... View more info

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John Grierson: A Documentary Biography

By: Hardy, Forsyth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London/Boston, Faber and Faber: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23930

ISBN: 0-571-10331-6

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dj

[foxing to edges of text block, no other significant blemishes; jacket lightly soiled, minor dog-earing along top edge]. Biography of the filmmaker who helped initiate the British documentary film movement in the 1930s, went on to establish the National Film Board of Canada, served as Director of Mass Communications at UNESCO, and more, and who "had an inspiring influence on film-makers on both sides of the Atlantic." The author, "a fellow Scot who knew Grierson from 1930, assesses his contribution to the cinema and the art of communication and gives a fascinating portrait of an ... View more info

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Grierson on Documentary

By: {Grierson, John} Hardy, Forsyth, ed., with American notes by Richard Griffith and Mary Losey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: (c.1947)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23677

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

[very slight bumping to a couple of corners, light age-toning to top edge of text block; jacket moderately worn at edges and extremities, front panel a little rubbed]. A collection of the film writings of the pioneer British documentarian John Grierson. View more info