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In the Realm of Pleasure: Von Sternberg, Dietrich, and the Masochistic Aesthetic

By: Studlar, Gaylyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Urbana/Chicago, University of Illinois Press: (c.1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20014

ISBN: 0-252-01536-3

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[book is tight and clean, no discernible wear; jacket shows only light surface wear, slight fading to spine, short diagonal crease at top of rear flap]. (B&W photographs) This "close textual analysis of the six Paramount studio films directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich probes the source of their visual and psychological complexity [and] represents a major revision of current feminist-psychoanalytic theories of film pleasure and sexual diffe... View more info

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The Ruby Slippers of Oz

By: Thomas, Rhys

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Tale Weaver Publishing: (c.1989)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18079

ISBN: 0-942139-09-7

Condition: Very Good-


[moderately worn copy, diagonal crease at bottom corner of front cover, slight curling to covers]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) This tale of the iconographic power (and great value) of the original ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz" exposes "the clandestine and often treacherous underground of movie memorabilia, [and] may be the film industry's most bizarre account of ambition, greed, obsession, and deception. [It] ... View more info

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Japanese Movie Billboards: Retro Art from a Century of Cinema

By: Toyoshima, Youichi, ed. (translated by Joe Greenholtz)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tokyo, DH Publishing, Inc. / cocoro books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15323

ISBN: 1932897283

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean book, very light handling wear, one minor wrinkle in front cover]. Trade PB (color photographs) Reproductions of approximately 80 billboards, a mixture of Japanese films and American classics such as STAGECOACH, WEST SIDE STORY, ROMAN HOLIDAY, GONE WITH THE WIND, BONNIE AND CLYDE, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S and THE GREAT ESCAPE. Includes a short photo-essay on "Making a Movie Billboard." View more info

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Catalogue de Mentay: Histoire du cinéma mondial sur les timbres

By: Utepbergenov, Mentay S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [Kazakstan], Sur Tur Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18146

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copy, very light handling wear, short diagonal crease at bottom right corner of front cover]. (color reproductions) A "history of world cinema on stamps," apparently the catalogue of the personal collection of movie- and entertainment-themed stamps assembled by the author, a Kazakstan-born actor who had at the time appeared in 47 films, primarily Russian, but had also been a stamp collector for thirty years (it sez here, in French), exercising his du... View more info

Image for Paramount in Paris: 300 Films Produced at the Joinville Studios, 1930-1933, with Credits and Biographies

Paramount in Paris: 300 Films Produced at the Joinville Studios, 1930-1933, with Credits and Biographies

By: Waldman, Harry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lanham MD/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20033

ISBN: 0-8108-3431-6

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [faint soiling to front cover, otherwise virtually as new with no discernible wear]. A history of this French facility, which turned out foreign-language versions of Paramount's films for European distribution. The text is arranged into chapters discussing the films by nationality: French, Spanish, Swedish, German, Italian, Polish, Czech, Portuguese, Hungarian, Dutch, and Romanian. View more info

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Scenes Unseen: Unreleased and Uncompleted Films from the World's Master Filmmakers, 1912-1990

By: Waldman, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jefferson NC/London, McFarland & Company, Inc.: (c.1991)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20739

ISBN: 0-89950-601-1

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [lovely copy with no discernible wear; would be Fine but for previous owner's inked initials at top of ffep]. (B&W photographs) Examines the uncompleted or unreleased projects of 64 filmmakers, from the famous (Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Chaplin, John Ford, Orson Welles) to the more obscure (Gaston Modot, Laszlo Ranody, Wolfgang Staudte). You'll find all the well-known usual suspects here -- Josef von Sternberg's I, CLAUDIUS, George Cukor's S... View more info

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Delmar Watson's Goin' Hollywood 1887-1987

By: Watson, Delmar, ed.; written by Paul Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hollywood CA, Delmar Watson Publisher: (c.1987)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14883

Condition: Very Good


[moderate edge/corner wear; binding solid, inside clean]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) The author grew up in Hollywood -- his father was an actor, and he and his brothers were one of the best-known kid thespian clans during the Thirties and Forties. (The Watsons played four of Governor "Happy" Hopper's kids in the memorable dinner-table scene in MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, for instance.) Once his acting days had passed, Delmar took up photography and became on... View more info

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The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and the Making of the First Best Picture [*SIGNED*]

By: Wellman, William Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Westport CT/London, Praeger: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21262

ISBN: 0-275-98541-5

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean book, very slight bump to top corners; jackets shows only a bit of surface handling wear]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. The story of the production of WINGS (1927), told by the director's son as, essentially, a long episode in his father's life story. "Augmented with personal correspondence from Wellman's own World War I tour of duty as a fighter pilot, on-set photographs from WINGS and other classic Holl... View more info

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Filming San Diego: Hollywood's Backlot, 1898-2002 (The Journal of San Diego History, Spring 2002)

By: Williams, Gregory L. (Hennessey, Gregg R., ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Diego, San Diego Historical Society: 2002

Edition: (Vol. 48, No. 2)

Seller ID: 15193

ISBN: 0-918740-24-X

Condition: Near Fine


[minor handling wear only]. (B&W photographs) A special issue of The Journal of San Diego history, devoted to the city's history on the silver screen. The primary article is accompanied by an introduction, "San Diego Film Town," by Welton Jones, and a chronological listing (compiled by Mr. Williams) of 752 films (including TV productions) that have been filmed in San Diego or have plots concerning the city, beginning in 1898. View more info

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The Warner Bros. Golden Anniversary Book

By: Wilson, Arthur, comp. and ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Film and Venture Corp. (A Dell Special): (c.1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18775

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[a little wear at ends of spine, but generally a very nice copy of this large-format paperback original, usually found quite beat-up; small bookstore stamp on title page]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) Chronological filmography of 2,075 feature films produced and/or released by Warner Bros. from 1917 (ALIMONY, starring Lois Wilson) through the end of 1972 (JEREMIAH JOHNSON, with Robert Redford). Includes a critical essay, "Fifty Years of Warner Bros.," by Arthur K... View more info

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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 r... 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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Classic Hollywood Style

By: Young, Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [London], Frances Lincoln Limited: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18603

ISBN: 0711233756

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dj


[book is bumped at bottom corners, also very slightly at top corners, with mild wear to spine ends; jacket shows similar (very minor) wear at corners, light surface rubbing]. (B&W and color photographs, drawings) Nicely-produced examination of "classic chic" in Hollywood films, through the prism of 34 specific movies from 1921 (CAMILLE, with Alla Nazimova) through 1968 (THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR). The production history of each film is recounted, with emphasis on... 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) tha... View more info