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Hooray for Captain Spaulding

By: Anobile, Richard J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Flare Books/Avon: 1975

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Book ID: SCW09267


CH1 - A first trade paperback edition book in good+ to very good- condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing and soiling along the spine plus there is some light creasing along the front spine edge. A book with over 800 frame blow-ups with the original dialogue from the Marx Brother's film "Animal Crackers." 22... View more info

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Classics of the Gangster Film

By: Bookbinder, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, USA, Citadel Press/Lyle Stuart Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12621


AL1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with some very tiny patches of board showing (about 0.25") at the top right corner of the front board and bottom right corner of the back board plus the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wea... View more info

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Trilogy: An Experiment in Multimedia

By: Capote, Truman, Eleanor Perry and Frank Perry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13520


BH6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page plus there is some light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some light rubbing along the bottom board edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a libra... View more info

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Guide to American Cinema, 1965-1995

By: Curran, Daniel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A., Greenwood Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC11566BB


CE6 - Book has taped label on the lower spine, tape stain and residue on the top spine and top corners near it, couple of labels on the back, label, paper residue, and library stamping on the front endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

Potemkin: A Film By Sergei Eisenstein

By: Eisenstein, Sergei

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Book ID: SCW10594


BD5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with moderate overall shelf wear with a crease and some edge wear on the front cover that have been flattened out and stiffened by the application of a heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the complete covers plus there is some light scattered soiling on the covers plus there is some paper residue on the inside surface of the front cover from where the library had once had a pocket and later removed it plus there are the usual librar... View more info

Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West

By: Fisher, Vardis and Opal Laurel Holmes

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, USA, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW08978


CG1 - DJ is mylar protected. A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light foxing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is price clipped. A book in the New History veign that seeks to dispel many of the fraudulent Hollywood myths that have come to be associated with the history of mining in the early American West. This book considers the gold rushes, life in the camps, crime... View more info

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Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions (Volume I: Gender and Representation in New German Cinema)

By: Frieden, Sandra; McCormack, Richard W.; Petersen, Vibeke R.; Vogelsang, Laurie Melissa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Berg Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Book ID: EC24484BB


AC5 - A hardcover book in near fine condition that has some light cover edgewear with no dust jacket. Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions (Volume I: Gender and Representation in New German Cinema). Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Films of Cecil B. DeMille

By: Gene Ringgold and DeWitt Bodeen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC25249BB


BG4 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition that has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges, sides, and corners, some crease and cracks on the spine, tanning and light shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Movies

By: Griffith, Richard and Mayer, Arthur

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: NF343AA


AR1 - 1952. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Book has loose hinges but still sturdy. Previous owner's name and address neatly written on fixed endpaper. Bookplate also attached to front loose endpaper. DJ has stains and tears along the edges and is mylar protected. The 60-yr story of the world of Hollywood and its effect on America, from pre-nickelodeon days to the present, told in 1,000 wonderful pictures and 150,000 words of brilliant text. View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock Triviography and Quiz Book

By: Kaska, Kathleen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, USA, Renaissance Books: 1999

Book ID: SCW08653


BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the original owner's address label on the front endpaper. A book that asks and ansewrs over 1,000 challenging questions about Alfred Hitchcock. It provides various types of questions on fifty-three of Hitchcock's films. The book also includes a filmography, videography, and chronology. By the au... View more info

The Marx Bros. Scrapbook

By: Marx, Groucho and Anobile, Richard J.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Darien House, Inc.: 1973

Book ID: EC4793BB


AT1 - Book has some light residue/stain on the cover, wrinkling on the spine edges, some wear on the bottom edge, light crease on the title page, soiling stain on the page edges, some discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

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Indiscretions: Avant-Garde Film, Video, and Feminism

By: Mellencamp, Patricia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, University of Indiana Press: 1990

Book ID: SCW00359


CH5 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps. A dialogue among theory, popular culture, and politics of avant garde film and video from the underground of the 1960s through the academy of the 1980s. By a noteable author of American Film Institute monographs. Indexed, 234p. View more info

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Cronica Negra de Hollywood (Dark Chronicle of Hollywood)

By: Pando, Juan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, Espasa Calpe, S. A.: 1998

Edition: Spanish Language Edition

Book ID: SCW12172


CB5 - A trade paperback Spanish language edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual librry labels and stamps on the spine, the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the fornt endpaper, and the title page. View more info

Magic Shadows: The Story of the Origin of Motion Pictures

By: Quigley Jr., Martin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Georgetown university Press: 1948

Book ID: EC17468BB


X5 - A poor ex-library good for reading copy. View more info

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Contemporary Australian Cinema: An Introduction

By: Rayner, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Manchester University Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09886


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with a very, very light bump to the front bottom left board corner plus there is some light label staining on the back cover from library labels plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and mark on the front cover, the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. An analysis and discussion of the national cinema of Australia. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Filmog... View more info

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Hollywood Urban Legends: The Truth Behind All Those Delightfully Persistent Myths of Films, Television, and Music

By: Roeper, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, USA, New Page Books/The Career Press, Inc.: 2001

Book ID: SCW12911


CG4 - A hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has light scuff patch on the front, small crease on the front inside flap, and light shelf wear. Book lightly cocked, some light discoloration and shelf wear. A book that critically examines the urban legends associated with the stars of motion pictures, TV, and music. By the author of "Urban Legends" and "He Rents, She Rents." 8.5"x5.75", 256 pages. Satisfaction G... View more info

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Oliver Stone: The Making of His Movies

By: Salewicz, Chris

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Thunder's Mouth Press: 1998

Book ID: SCW10186


BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated pink wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a small remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges plus there is some very, very light creasing on the back cover at the bottom left corner. A book about Oliver Stone and his films based on the author's interviews taken over a two month period. This book also includes unabridged reviews for... View more info

Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker's Life

By: Schumacher, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1999

Book ID: SCW01253


CF4 - Afirst edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in color wraps in very good- condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). A tight, clean, sound copy with significant rbbing of the front cover near the spine plus some creasing of the bottom left corner of the front cover plus some light marking of the right paper edges. The first complete picture of the flawed cinematic genius who directed the 'Godfather' trilogy, 'Apocalypse Now,' an... View more info

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Scorsese on Scorsese: The Update

By: Scorsese, Martin

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Faber and Faber, Inc.: 1996

Edition: Updated Edition

Book ID: SCW13710


BE5 - A trade paperback updated edition book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color photo illustrated black wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a very, very light bump at the back bottom right corner plus there is some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is a small, light crease on the back cover at the bottom left corner. Edited by David Thompson and Ian Christie. With a foreword by Michael Powell. A collect... View more info

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Dreams and Dead Ends: The American Gangster/crime Film

By: Shadoian, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, MIT Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13517


CC6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front fixed and free endpapers, the title page, and the back free endpaper plus there is some very slight yellowing and soiling on the top and right outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a lib... View more info