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Orson Welles

By: McBride, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17580

ISBN: 0-670-01937-2

Condition: Very Good+


[good solid copy, covers a bit edgeworn, tiny red dot on bottom edge close to spine]. (Cinema One) Series Trade PB (B&W photographs) A detailed critical study of Welles's film career through the early 1970s, by a critic who has long been one of the most perceptive and eloquent chroniclers of the filmmaker's work. (McBride's more recent book, "What Ever Happened to Orson Welles," is also highly recommended.) Aside from being a great critical work, the book is an engagingly personal chronicle of his association with Welles (in Chapter 2, "Meeting Orson Welles," he tells about ... View more info

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The Book of Movie Lists: An Offbeat, Provocative Collection of the Best and Worst of Everything in Movies

By: McBride, Joseph

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: (c.1999)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14124

ISBN: 0-8092-2891-2

Condition: Near Fine


[virtually as new, tight and clean with just a couple of tiny black marks on front cover]. Trade PB "From the best to the worst, and including everything in between, this fun and fascinating compendium of offbeat movie lore and information will delight both die-hard movie buffs and casual weekend multiplexers." (Including ten pages of trivia about the making of ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, for which the author was one of the screenwriters. Gabba Gabba Hey!) View more info

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The Ninth Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award Honoring Fred Astaire, April 10, 1981

By: {Astaire, Fred} [The American Film Institute] (McBride, Joseph, ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Washington DC], The American Film Institute: 1981

Seller ID: 21111

Condition: Near Fine


[a lovely copy, with just the teensiest bit of edgewear here and there, and a tiny pull-tear hole at the edge of pp. 29-30]. (B&W photographs) Nice program/tribute book, largely photographic; also includes short essays by Arlene Croce, John Green, Marcelle Clements, and Adolph Green, plus a filmography, and thankfully absent the several pages of AFI puffery which were often included in later years. NOTE that this printing has a pictorial cover, indicating that it was probably a "souvenir" edition of the program, produced for sale or distribution to AFI members; the actual program dis... View more info

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Frank Capra: The Tenth Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award, March 4, 1982 [event program/tribute book]

By: {Capra, Frank} [The American Film Institute] (McBride, Joseph, ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Washington DC], The American Film Institute: 1982

Seller ID: 21110

Condition: Near Fine


[a small amount of wear along the spine, otherwise nice and fresh, just about as new]. (B&W photographs) Nicely-done program/tribute book, largely photographic, from Capra's Life Achievement Award dinner; includes filmography. It's interesting to note that the tribute book's editor (also the co-author of the tribute itself) was Joseph McBride, who some years later published a highly critical biography of Capra. NOTE that this would appear to be the "public" version of the program, with Capra pictured on the front cover, that was produced for sale and/or distribution to AFI members; th... View more info

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Lillian Gish: The Twelfth Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award, March 1, 1984

By: {Gish, Lillian} [The American Film Institute] (McBride, Joseph, ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [Washington DC], The American Film Institute: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16067

Condition: Very Good+


[minor edgewear, faint vertical stain line on front cover, a trace of foxing along edge of rear cover,] (B&W photographs) Tribute book issued in conjunction with the AFI's Life Achievement Award presentation to Miss Gish, at that time only the second woman to have received the honor. (The first was Bette Davis, in 1977.) Includes filmography and brief excerpts from various books and articles about the actress, plus the unavoidable couple of pages of AFI self-puffery near the end. View more info