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Ten Bad Dates with De Niro: A Book of Alternative Movie Lists

By: Kelly, Richard T.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Overlook TP:

Seller ID: 9781585679713

ISBN: 1585679712

Condition: GOOD


"It's been a long time since I've come across a set of lists quite so piquant and entertaining as Ten Bad Dates With De Niro."-Louis Bayard, "Salon" (Critic's Pick) What are the Top Ten movies for making cigarettes look cool? Do good films ever win the Oscar? What is film's most tragic farewell, greatest opening-credit sequence, grisliest murder, loosest screen adaptation, most gratuitous use of sex and violence? How do you make a great movie without a movie camera? And why do Robert De Niro's characters behave so badly to women? Born of the cinephile's well-known love of lists, "Ten Bad ... View more info

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Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America

By: Kagan, Jeremy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Scarecrow Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780810857124

ISBN: 081085712X

Condition: GOOD


Since 1992, The Directors Guild of America has hosted annual seminars featuring its nominees for outstanding feature film directing. Since its inception, film and television director Jeremy Kagan has moderated these sessions in which the finest contemporary directors weigh in on every aspect of the filmmaking process. In this book, Kagan has culled the most insightful and entertaining responses from these acclaimed directors. From script development through pre-production to production and post-production, they offer personal insights into every step of the creative process. They also reveal t... View more info

Hit The Saddle

By: "Barbour, Alan G (Ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Kew Gardens, NY", ©1969

Seller ID: 93Y009

Condition: GOOD+


"Staple-bound but staple has been removed. Clean interior (Neat dates written in pencil under a few ads), faint age soil and rubbing to exterior, light surface creasing to back cover. ""Movie ads of the past"" from the heyday of Westerns: Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, William Boyd (Hopalong Cassidy), John Wayne, Glenn Ford, Joel McRae, Guy Madison, Randolph Scott, Tom Mix, Tex Ritter, Duncan Renaldo (The Cisco Kid) and many more. 64 pages, 11x8.5""(28x21.5 cm) " View more info

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Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film

By: "Barnouw, Erik"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780195078985

ISBN: 0195078985

Condition: GOOD


Now brought completely up to date, the new edition of this classic work on documentary films and filmmaking surveys the history of the genre from 1895 to the present day. With the myriad social upheavals over the past decade, documentaries have enjoyed an international renaissance; here Barnouw considers the medium in the light of an entirely new political and social climate. He examines as well the latest filmmaking technology, and the effects that video cassettes and cable television are having on the production of documentaries. And like the previous editions, Documentary is filled with pho... View more info

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This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection

By: "Burnett, Carol"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Three Rivers Press:

Seller ID: 9780307461193

ISBN: 030746119X

Condition: GOOD


A touching and hilarious memoir by the author of "Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story," " This Time Together"is 100 percent Carol Burnett - funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. "The Carol Burnett Show" was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run. Now, in "This Time Together," Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another - reading it feels like sitting down with an old friend who h... View more info

Unseen Archives The Beatles 2010 Edition

By: "Clayton, Compiled by Tim Hill & Marie"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parragon Books:

Seller ID: 9781445422718

ISBN: 1445422719

Condition: very good


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"Public Secrets, Public Spaces: Cinema and Civility in China"

By: "Donald, Stephanie Hemelryk"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Lanham, MD", ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU: 2000

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 00H012

ISBN: 0847698777

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""Public secrets are the unstated commonsense knowledge of everyday life, extraordinary to those who are not initiated into the routines of a particular cultural place and space…Cinema produces an imaginary space where audiences can make themselves visible in public, share ideas and criticisms, and establish their identity as part of a transitory but nonetheless satisfying a cultural body..."" 201 annotated, indexed pages with Bibliography and Filmology." View more info

Cinefex 105 (April 2006) (Visual Effects Magazine)

By: "Duncan, Jody (ed.)"

Price: $12.99

Publisher: "Riverside, CA", 2006

Seller ID: 4-4X005

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Faint shelfwear and crease on back cover. Articles on special effects of: Casanova; Zathura; The Shaggy Dog; TV vs. movie special effects; TVx3 (Lost, Battlestar Galactica, Surface); and, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 122 pages with full color photos." View more info

Films and Feelings

By: "Durgnat, Raymond"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1967

Seller ID: 00H016

Condition: VERY GOOD / No DJ


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. No DJ. Gift inscription. ""a collection of different cinematic topics…offered also as a basis for re-exploring an art-form which seems to pose certain aesthetic problems more insistently than other media have done…opening chapters on cinema style...the sharpness with which the medium generates conflicts between its functions as an art form and its function as an entertainment dream factory..."" 288 indexed pages with a Citations and References list." View more info

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Selling a Screenplay: The Screenwriter's Guide to Hollywood

By: "Field, Syd"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Delta:

Seller ID: 9780440502449

ISBN: 0440502446

Condition: very good


- Breaks Down the Business of Screenwriting - Explains What the Buyer Looks For - Shows You What to Do to Get in the Door - Tackles the Pitching Process - Provides Personal Insights from Famous Screenwriters Everybody has a story to tell. Everybody wants to write the great American screenplay. But what do you do after it's written? How do you sell it? Studio honchos. Development Executives. Independent Producers. What do they want? Do you need an agent or manager to get it into production? Selling a screenplay can mean earning $250,000 or more, so competition is fierce. View more info

A Guide to Creative Filmmaking

By: "Gullier, Ann W. & William C."

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "West Haven, CT", 1984

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 93T012

ISBN: 088301128X

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright interior, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, slight curl. Slight rubbing and creasing to cover. 137 pages with index. ""presents the film as a versatile art, technically and creatively…stresses the importance of mastering technical skills wile combining them with a creative imagination to produce a unique statement...""" View more info

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Hollywood Heroines: Women in Film Noir and the Female Gothic Film

By: "Hanson, Helen"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, UK", TAURIS I B: 2007

Seller ID: 6-0H030

ISBN: 1845115619

Condition: GOOD+


"As new except for 21 folded page corners. ""reveals a diversity of female figures, representations and actions in film noir and the female gothic film, and argues that these women illustrate a negotiation of female identities, desires and roles across a long historical period..."" 252 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

"Round Up the Usual Suspects: The Making of Casablanca : Bogart, Bergman, and World War II"

By: "Harmetz, Aljean"

Price: $6.20

Publisher: Hyperion Pr:

Seller ID: 9781562827618

ISBN: 1562827618

Condition: GOOD


It is 50 years since "Casablanca" opened up in America. Little did Humphrey Bogart know when he uttered the final line - "This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship" - that he had just closed what would be one of the most enduring and popular movies ever. Aljean Harmetz believes that "every movie is a creature built from accidents and blind choices - a mechanical monster constructed of camera angles, the chemistry between actors, too little money or too much and a thousand unintended moments." Her portrait of the making of an unmatched classic reveals some of the accidents: how the ... View more info

Starlet: 54 Famous and Not So Famous Leading Ladies of the Sixties

By: "Holston, Kim"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Jefferson, NC", McFarland & Company: 2000

Seller ID: 7-0H006

ISBN: 0786409355

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 299 indexed, illustrated pages including a Bibliography and individual bibliographies for each actress. ""From the now-forgotten to superstar"" for each actress: a short essay, multiple photos, a filmography, and list of television credits." View more info

How to Sell Your Idea to Hollywood

By: "Kosberg, Robert, Eichler, Mimi"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: 9780060965693

ISBN: 006096569X

Condition: very good


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Stan and Ollie: The Roots of comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy

By: "Louvish, Simon"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Griffin: 2005

Seller ID: 7-0T006

ISBN: 0312325983

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! A thorough biography, personal and professional, of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, ""the screen's most famous and beloved comedy double act"". 520 indexed, annotated pages, including Chronology and Filmology, and illustrated with 52 black and white photos. 5.5x8.25x1.25""" View more info

"Good Morning, I'm Joan Lunden"

By: "Lunden, Joan (with Ardy Friedberg)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Berkley: 1987

Seller ID: 7-0P013

ISBN: 0425104524

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest creases on spine. Host of ""Good Morning America"", wife and mother. ""A prototype for women of the eighties who want it all without sacrificing integrity and the importance of family…""" View more info

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Dance While You Can

By: "Maclaine, Shirley"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553297867

ISBN: 0553297864

Condition: GOOD


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Hollywood vs. America: The Explosive Bestseller that Shows How-and Why-the Entertainment Industry Has Broken Faith With Its Audience

By: "Medved, Michael"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060924355

ISBN: 0060924357

Condition: GOOD


Why does our popular culture seem so consistently hostile to the values that most Americans hold dear? Why does the entertainment industry attack religion, glorify brutality, undermine the family, and deride patriotism? In this explosive book, one of the nation's best known film critics examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that exacerbate every serious social problem we face, from teenage pregnancies to violence in the streets. Michael Medved powerfully argues that the entertainment business follows its own dark obsess... View more info

The Mob in Show Business

By: "Messick, Hank"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, Pyramid: 1975

Seller ID: 7-NP003

ISBN: 0515036978

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Crisp covers. Reading crease on spine. Creased cover corner and slight rubbing to cover edges. ""As revealing as the Valachi Papers…America's top crime reporter tells all!"" 272 indexed pages." View more info