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1 Pennsylvania Air National Guard 1947-1972. 25th Anniversary.
Pennsylvania, Air National Guard 1972 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 60 pages, well illustrated, wrappers, very good. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 The New York Times Directory of the Film.
Arno Press 1971 0394474198 / 9780394474199 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Introduction by Arthur Knight. [6], 1243 pages, illustrations (portraits) , cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. From the introduction: "But where The Film Index and the six volumes of The New York Times Film Reviews were conceived as primarily for film scholarship, and to be used as library reference works, this New York Times Directory of the Film has been pointed to that rising generation of film buffs who can name all the actors who ever played Charlie Chan, and throw in their Number One Sons for good measure. Essentially, the Directory is an enlargement of the original Index to the reviews, with such 'extras' as up-datings of The Times' annual 'Ten Best' lists (from 1924) , the Academy Award winners (from 1927, and the New York Film Critics' Award selections (from 1935) - plus a reproduction of the Times' original review of each of the winning pictures. Carried over from the Index is the Portrait Gallery, with photos of around 2,000 stars, starlets and child actors, and also the Personal Name and Corporate Indexes." Oversize book weighs over eight and a half pounds. SR900OS; 1243 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The New York Times Directory of the Film.
Arno Press 1971 0394474198 / 9780394474199 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Introduction by Arthur Knight. [6], 1243 pages, illustrations (portraits) , cloth, mylar covering attached to dust jacket with tape otherwise very good. Former owner's embossed label on front blank endpaper. From the introduction: "But where The Film Index and the six volumes of The New York Times Film Reviews were conceived as primarily for film scholarship, and to be used as library reference works, this New York Times Directory of the Film has been pointed to that rising generation of film buffs who can name all the actors who ever played Charlie Chan, and throw in their Number One Sons for good measure. Essentially, the Directory is an enlargement of the original Index to the reviews, with such 'extras' as up-datings of The Times' annual 'Ten Best' lists (from 1924) , the Academy Award winners (from 1927, and the New York Film Critics' Award selections (from 1935) - plus a reproduction of the Times' original review of each of the winning pictures. Carried over from the Index is the Portrait Gallery, with photos of around 2,000 stars, starlets and child actors, and also the Personal Name and Corporate Indexes." Oversize book weighs over eight and a half pounds. ; 1243 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 AARONSON, CHARLES S. editor 1959 International Motion Picture Almanac.
New York Quigley Publications 1958 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
90 and 850 pages, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. An extensive and valuable reference work on motion pictures. There are over 300 pages of detailed biographies, all aspects of the industry are covered, studies, theater circuits, organizations, corporations, properties, etc. From the foreword: This edition of International Motion Picture Almanac is the thirtieth annual renewal of an exclusive service of facts and information concerting the motion picture industry, its people and the organizations which make it function. Important and essential industry data have been compiled and arranged for convenient reference by the experienced staff of Quigley Publications. Every section has been revised for timely accord with the changing conditions in the motion picture field, thus effectively continuing its vital role as the indispensable reference book of motion pictures and the industry.; Ex-Library 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 Abrams, Robert E. (Preface) Treasures of Disney Animation Art
Abbeville Press 1992 1558593357 / 9781558593350 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
313 pages, well illustrated, 4 by 4 inches, pictorial wrappers, very good. ; Tiny Folio; 4.50 X 4 X 1 inches 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 ADAMS, JOEY Here's to the Friars: The Heart of Show Business
New York Crown Publishers 1976 051752788X / 9780517527887 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
186 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dj, very good. From the dj: To tell the story of the Friars Club is to tell the story of comedy in America: Benny, Allen, Jessel, Berle, Gleason, Rickles, Joe E. Lewis, Martin and Lewis, Abbott and Costello, Smith and Dale - the list is endless. Joey Adams tells an anecdotal, personality-oriented history of the club, spiked to the brim with hilarious routines, one-liners, reminiscences, gossip, and just plain nostalgia. And best of all are the incidents from the famous Friars' roast - most of them X-rated and one of them ever before revealed to the public. The book includes sixty photographs of the celebrities, starting with the 1916 Friars Frolic and continuing up to the present day. Here's To the Friars is a delectable history of the American entertainment industry that is accurate, educational, bust most of all, side-splittingly funny. 
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7 Adamson, Joe Tex Avery. King of Cartoons.
Da Capo Press 1985 0306802481 / 9780306802485 Paperback Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
240 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, normal shelf wear otherwise very good. From the publisher: "With dozens of original sketches and a filmography, this book is one of the most complete and astute studies of an animation pioneer ever written." ; 10.70 X 8 X 0.50 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Albert, Marvin H The Great Race. Adapted by MARVIN H. ALBERT with Photographs from the Motion Picture BLAKE EDWARDS "THE GREAT RACE" Presented by Warner Bros. Pictures.
New York Golden Press 1965 Paperback Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
44 unnumbered pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, normal shelf wear to covers very good. Adapted by MARVIN H. ALBERT From the back cover: "Here, in all its noisy, fast-paced hilarity, is the story of a fabulous New York-to-Paris automobile race. . . Illustrated with full-color photographs from the motion picture staring Tony Curtis as the dashing hero, Jack Lemmon as wicked Professor Fate, and Natalie Wood as the plucky girl reporter, Maggie Du Bois." ; 44 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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9 ALDA, ARLENE On set. A personal story in photographs and words.
New York Simon & Schuster 1981 0671421077 / 9780671421076 Soft Cover Very Good 
128 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, oblong, 11 by 8 inches, very good. From the rear cover: "A remarkable photographic essay about The Four Seasons, a film written by, directed by, and starring Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Jack Weston. . . behind the scenes in hundreds of photographs." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Aldgate, Anthony & Jeffrey Richards Britain Can Take It: the British Cinema in the Second World War.
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1986 0631135499 / 9780631135494 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
312 pages, illustrations, cloth, dust jacket, former owner's embossed label otherwise fine. From Publishers Weekly: "Aldgate and Richards, university lecturers in history in England, have written an instructive study of how documentary filmmakers, most notably Humphrey Jennings, Paul Rotha, Pat Jackson and Harry Watt, gave British film its true identity during World War II. Though regarded as inferior by the Ministry of Information, which directly influenced wartime British film content, these filmmakers made an impact on the course of even the most commercial movies. The authors discuss 11 key films by such filmmakers as Leslie Howard, Noel Coward, David Lean and Carol Reed that most aptly captured the sentiments and meaning of the war. Not only did the MoI accept the ideas of the documentarians, but mainstream filmmakers also incorporated the realism of documentaries in their work. A scholarly book, it is an excellent narrative as well, and although incomplete given its length, this is a highly recommended study." ; 9.40 X 6.70 X 1.10 inches; 312 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 ALTMAN, DIANA Hollywood East. Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System.
New York Carol Publishing Group, 1992 1559721405 / 9781559721400 Hard Cover 
302 pages. 8 plates, cloth, dj, very good. From the dj, 'Hollywood East tells the story of how the movies evolved as a business - a business controlled from the Eastern seaboard. As Diana Altman notes, 'Hollywood was a pretty face but New York was the heart and lungs.' How did the business of movies grow? Who were themen who made it grow? Where did all the innovations - technical and business - come from? What innovative twists did mobsters Al Capone and Willie Bioff add? ..It's all here: how the stars emerged, how the public relations mills did their jobs. And the book explains how the moguls always put aside their rivalries when they were threatened by adverse publicity. Many of the photographs in the book are from the one-of-a-kind collection of the author's father.' 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Andrew, Geoff (editor) & Bernardo Bertolucci (Foreword) Film: the Critics' Choice. 150 Masterpieces of World Cinema Selected and Defined by the Experts.
New York Billboard Books 2002 0823017443 / 9780823017447 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
352 pages, well illustrated, pictorial boards, very good. Foreword by Bernardo Bertolucci. Contributors include David Bordwell, David Thomson, Philip French, Amy Taubin / Kent Jones, Gilbert Adair, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Jonathan Romney, Peter Wollen, Tony Rayns and Paul Wells. ; 11.30 X 9.10 X 1.30 inche; 352 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 ANDREWS, BART 'I love Lucy.'
New York Doubleday 1985 0385190336 / 9780385190336 Softcover 
442 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, some shelf wear otherwise very good. Revised edition of Lucy & Ricky & Fred & Ethel, published in 1976. Lucille Ball scored a spectacular success with I Love Lucy, costarring her first husband Desi Arnaz, and became the most popular female star on television. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 ANDREWS, BART Lucy & Ricky & Fred & Ethel. The story of I Love Lucy.
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. , 1976 Hard Cover 
228 pages, 12 plates, cloth, dj, very good. Lucille Ball scored a spectacular success with I Love Lucy, costarring her first husband Desi Arnaz, and became the most popular female star on television. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 ANGER, KENNETH Hollywood Babylon.
Bell Publications 1981 0517344084 / 9780517344088 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
305 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "This fascinating book is not merely another expose, rather an affectionate and bittersweet backward glance at the fabled and foibled stars in their orbits, its intermittent black humor nearly always tinged by rose-colored glasses. Hollywood Babylon is not nostalgia. Originally written in French and published in Paris in an edition long since out of print, the book was conceived years before the current nostalgia craze engulfed us in a neurotic flight from harsh realities. 
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16 ARMES, ROY Third world film making and the west.
Berkeley, University of California Press 1987 0520056906 / 9780520056909 Soft Cover 
381 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the publisher: This is the first fully comprehensive account of film production in The Third World. Although they are usually ignored or marginalized in histories of 'world cinema,' Third World countries now produce well over half of the world's films. Roy Armes sets out initially to place this huge output in a wider context, examining the forces of tradition and colonialism that have shaped the Third World - defined as those countries that have emerged from Western control but have not fully developed their economic potential or rejected the capitalists system in favor of some socialist alternative. 
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17 ARMSTRONG, RICHARD B. and, ARMSTRONG, MARY WILLEMS The movie list book. A reference guide to film themes, settings, and series.
Jefferson, NC Mcfarland & Company, Inc. 1990 0899502407 / 9780899502403 Hard Cover 
377 pages, cloth, very good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Arnold, Eve Marilyn Monroe. an Appreciation.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0394556720 / 9780394556727 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
141 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar covering, former owner's embossed label on front blank endpaper otherwise fine. Stated first edition. From the DJ: "Over a ten-year period from the early 1950's until shortly before Marilyn Monroe's death - the years in which she went from virtual anonymity to super-stardom - photographer Eve Arnold had six photo sessions with her. ... Arnold and Monroe developed a strong friendship that was based on the camera, and now, out of the countless photographs she took, Arnold has chosen those that most clearly reveal the Marilyn she came to know - a woman with imperfections and problems and a daunting public image to sustain, but who was also possessed of humor, warmth and a formidable shrewdness. The result is this stunning book, which gives us not only a remarkable portrait of Marilyn Monroe (composed of 72 photographs, most of which have never been seen before) but also an especially insightful view into what being photographed meant to Monroe, as well as what it was like to photograph her." ; 11.40 X 9.80 X 0.70 inches; 141 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 ASHLEY, ELIZABETH with ROSS FIRESTONE Actress : Postcards from the road.
New York M. Evans and Company 1978 0871312646 / 9780871312648 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
252 pages, illustrations, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. From the dj: The raw power and honest toughness of this memoir sets it apart from any other Broadway-Hollywood story ever written, Elizabeth Ashley's portrayal of the conflict between personal integrity and the success system doesn't defer to the rules of the game - any more than her life does. At 23, Ashley had already achieved what most actresses spend decades striving for. Starring on Broadway in Barefoot in the Park, a play that Neil Simon had written for her, she was a Tony Award winner, heading for a promising career in Hollywood. Ten years and two husbands later, Ashley was a has-been,, a dirty word among Hollywood power brokers, desperate to find any acting job that would support her and her child. She had talent, ambition, beauty and intelligence - what had gone wrong? 
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20 Astaire, Fred The Ninth Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award Honoring Fred Astaire. April 10, 1981.
The American Film Institute 1981 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
64 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. Includes a filmography as well as the program listings for the evening. Scarce. ; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches 
Price: 20.00 USD
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