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The Motion Picture Stunt Pilots and Hollywood's Classic Aviation Movies

By: Wynne, H. Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Missoula MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20087

ISBN: 0-933126-85-9

Condition: Fine


[very nice copy, virtually as new with no significant wear; clean inside and out]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) The author explains his book's scope in his Preface: "The total subject of motion picture flying, from its beginning to the present, is far too extensive to be adequately covered in one volume. Therefore this book is limited to the 1920s and 1930s, the period of the pioneer stunt flyers -- the Associated Motion Picture Pilots. It ends with the end of the romantic era of aviation, which was the beginning of World War II." An excellent history, illustrated with hundreds of ph... View more info

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Movie Westerns

By: Yeck, Joanne L., and Tom McGreevey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Lerner Publications Company: (c.1994)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12103

ISBN: 0-8225-1643-8

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice copy, as new, no discernible wear to book; just a trace of surface wear to jacket]. (B&W/color photographs) Simplified yet still scholarly introduction to the history of Western films, for juvenile readers. View more info

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INTOLERANCE / An Homage to D.W. Griffith

By: {D.W. Griffith} Edlund, Richard (director); Lillian Gish (narrator)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Tokyo?], Toshiba Corporation Project Team: [1989]

Seller ID: 18928

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[light surface wear and mild rubbing to covers]. (B&W and color photographs, advertisements) Elaborate program for a special presentation in Japan of D.W. Griffith's 1916 masterpiece INTOLERANCE, with musical accompaniment provided by the New Japan Philharmonic and a "Chorus/Special Choir for INTOLERANCE." The screening of the film was accompanied by "An Homage to D.W. Griffith," a 70mm Super Panavision production (projected at 30 frames per second) that was directed by American special effects cinematography wizard Richard Edlund, A.S.C. and featured a narration by the then ... View more info