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Top TV Shows of the Year 1954-1955

By: Settel, Irving, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House/Comm. Arts: (c.1955)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5446

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [minimal shelfwear, minor soiling to top edge, paper-covered boards are a little browned around the edges, inside very clean]. (B&W photographs) Includes scripts from "Johns Hopkins Science Review"; "The Jackie Gleason Show (The Honeymooners)"; "See It Now" ("Report on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy"); "Elisha and the Long Knives" (Kraft TV Theatre); "Native Dancer" (Goodyear TV Playhouse); "The Thinking He... View more info

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The Best of Armstrong Circle Theatre

By: Settel, Trudy and Irving (adapted by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20861

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good


[covers rubbed and edgeworn, a little fading to spine; binding solid, internally clean]. Trade PB "The most talked-about television documentaries now presented in story form." Early examples of the "docu-drama" form; includes adaptations of "Buried 20,000 Years--The Dead Sea Scrolls" (original teleplay by Irve Tunick), " Thirty Days to Reconsider" (original teleplay by Roger Hirson, about a Los Angeles couple who attempt to save their mar... 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 tha... View more info

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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: Rowa... View more info

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Let's Whittinghill Again (Like We Did Last Summer)

By: Whittinghill, Dick, with Don Page

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: (c.1977)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8201

ISBN: 0-8092-7742-5

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [nice tight copy, trace of wear at spine ends, previous owner's name/address label on ffep; jacket mildly rubbed, a couple of tiny tears near top of spine]. (B&W photographs) "More Impossible Adventures with Hollywood's Madcap DJ," as he "rubs elbows with movie stars and millionaires. He takes us on a rip-roaring trip to Ireland. He fills us in on the current Hollywood media scene. He takes us onto the golf course and into the locker room with... View more info

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Clear Channels: Television and the American People

By: Wylie, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4367

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[minimal wear to clean/tight book, top edge unevenly darkened; jacket has discolored/stained spine, chipping at both ends of spine, small damaged area at upper left front panel, a couple of small chips missing at edges of rear panel]. View more info