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Some Joe You Don't Know: An American Biographical Guide to 100 British Television Personalities

By: Slide, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Westport CT/London, Greenwood Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20774

ISBN: 0-313-29550-6

Condition: Near Fine


(laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket) [spine slightly turned, no other significant wear]. (B&W photographs) Biographical essays, with bibliographies, on some of the British TV actors and actresses who are most widely known to American audiences. Incorporates transcripts of interviews with several of the subjects: Terence Alexander, Richard Briers, Benny Hill, Wendy Richard, Prunella Scales, and Moray Watson. Among the additional familiar names included are: Rowan Atkinson, Tom Baker, Jeremy Brett, Robbie Coltrane, Dame Edna Everedge (Barry Humphries), David Frost, Stephen Fry, Michael... View more info

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Nitrate Won't Wait: A History of Film Preservation in the United States [*SIGNED*]

By: Slide, Anthony

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jefferson NC, McFarland & Company: (c.1992)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23494

Condition: Near Fine


(no dj, as issued) [faint external handling wear only]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "For ____ ____ - / Preserve these films! - / Very best wishes, / Anthony Slide / 10/7/04." "This is a factual account of the history of film preservation in the United States," states the author, "but it is also a highly opinionated volume." At a time when terms like "preservation" and "restoration" have come into common usage, yet are often mis-used or misunderstood, this volume provides valuable insight into the technical, legal,... View more info

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The Television Industry: A Historical Dictionary

By: Slide, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: (c.1991)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17879

ISBN: 0-313-25634-9

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice clean copy, top corners lightly bumped but no other discernible wear]. A-to-Z guide to the TV industry, with "more than 1,000 entries on production companies, distributors, organizations, genres, technical terms, and much, much more." Includes a general bibliography of reference books on television. Considering the changes in the TV business over the last twenty years, this book has become "historical" in more ways than one. View more info

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The Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company; a new and revised edition [*SIGNED*]

By: Slide, Anthony

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Metuchen NJ / London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23452

ISBN: 0-8108-2030-7

Condition: Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [sharp-looking copy, bright and clean with no discernible wear]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED ("Vitagraphically Yours!") and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, additionally dated in his hand 9/25/02. A revised and somewhat expanded version of a book originally published in 1976, it's an excellent history of one of pioneer film production companies, which traced its origins to an 1894 meeting between J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith, who would become its founding partners. The pair began producing and distributing its own films in 1897, and went on to ... View more info

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Robert Goldstein and The Spirit of '76

By: Slide, Anthony, ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24704

ISBN: 0-8108-2674-7

Condition: Fine in Fine dj


[beautiful, as-new book, with no discernible wear to either book or jacket]. (Filmmakers, no. 34) Series (B&W photographs) The remarkable and ultimately tragic story of Robert Goldstein, the first and only American citizen who was ever imprisoned for the crime of producing a film -- a patriotic film, at that, an historical drama set during the American Revolution, in which (surprise!) the British were depicted as the bad guys. Unfortunately for Mr. Goldstein, his epic (the creation of which had been inspired by D.W. Griffith's THE BIRTH OF A NATION, for which his costume-supply business had f... View more info

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Filmfront; a reprint edition annotated by Anthony Slide

By: Slide, Anthony, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23178

ISBN: 0-8108-1849-3

Condition: Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice clean as-new copy]. A reprint of all five issues of Filmfront, a radical film journal published by the Film and Photo League in late 1934 and early 1935. (NOTE that this was originally a mimeographed publication, and has not been reprinted here in facsimile form, but has rather been re-typed, with additional historical annotations.) The introduction is by David Platt, who joined the Film and Photo League in 1931. View more info