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The Jazz Cadence of American Culture (Film and Culture)

By: O'Meally, Robert G.

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Columbia University Press:

Seller ID: 9780231104494

ISBN: 0231104499

Condition: GOOD


Taking to heart Ralph Ellison's remark that much in American life is "jazz-shaped," "The Jazz Cadence of American Culture" offers a wide range of eloquent statements about the influence of this art form. Robert G. O'Meally has gathered a comprehensive collection of important essays, speeches, and interviews on the impact of jazz on other arts, on politics, and on the rhythm of everyday life. Focusing mainly on American artistic expression from 1920 to 1970, O'Meally confronts a long era of political and artistic turbulence and change in which American art forms influenced one another in une... View more info

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Issues in Feminist Film Criticism (A Midland Book)

By: Erens, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press:

Seller ID: 9780253206107

ISBN: 0253206103

Condition: GOOD


"This anthology makes it abundantly clear that feminist film criticism is flourishing and has developed dramatically since its inception in the early 1970s." --Journal of Aesthetics and Art CriticismErens brings together a wide variety of writings and methodologies by U.S. and British feminist film scholars. The twenty-seven essays represent some of the most influential work on Hollywood film, women's cinema, and documentary filmmaking to appear during the past decade and beyond.Contributors include Lucie Arbuthnot, Linda Artel, Pam Cook, Teresa de Lauretis, Mary Ann Doane, Elizabeth ... 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

The Brasher Doubloon (The High Window)

By: "Chandler, Raymond"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", 1946

Seller ID: 6-9T002

Condition: GOOD


"GOOD minus, Hardcover Tight, age tanned pages, some soil to covers, square. Owner's name on first free page. 4 pages with tiny dog ears. Dust jacket is present with unmarked photos (1 front, 6 on back) but chipped and creased on all edges. Reprint of the Philip Marlowe mystery combined with a dust jacket for: ""A 1947 film noir directed by John Brahm and based on the novel The High Window by Raymond Chandler"" by ""World Motion Picture Editions"". " View more info

"The Actor's Picture/Resume Book: An actor's guide to creating a picture/resume for theatre, film and commercials"

By: "Charles, Jill (Tom Bloom, photographer)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Dorset, VT", 1991

Edition: (3rd printing-1994)

Seller ID: 89Y010

ISBN: 0933919182

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, corner has faint curl. 64 pages, (11x8.5"") What you need to know, as an actor, before having photos taken." View more info

"ACS…Organic Coatings and Plastics Chemistry, Volume 26 …Number 1, March 1966…Papers Presented at the Pittsburgh Meeting"

By: "Cowan, J.C. (ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 1966

Seller ID: 5-2T011

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Major topics: Free Film Properties Versus Coating Performance; Kinetics, Mechanisms and Analyses of Phenolic Resins; Symposium on New Vehicles and Coating Systems. 279 pages" View more info

"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

Jock of the Bushveld

By: "Fitzpatrick, Percy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Jeppestown, South Africa", 1995

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 00P014

ISBN: 0868522090

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear. ""Special edition to accompany the film Jock."" ""Africa's gratest animal classic.""" View more info

Solvents (Federation Series on Coatings Technology - Unit Six)

By: "Fuller, Wayne R."

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1967

Seller ID: 5-3T005

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, light age tanning to pages, clean, slight curl. Date stamp and Owner's initials on front cover. 52 page staple-bound. The primary function of solvents is to dissolve film formers, providing a consistency suitable for application. The choice of solvents influences viscosity, flowing properties and drying rate, also producing several less obvious effects. Depending on the kind of solvents, a given polymer may be dispersed molecularly or much short of it. The degree of dispersion influences viscosity gloss, pigment dispersion and the fundamental dry film properties, such as flexibilit... View more info

Nightmare Alley

By: "Gresham, William Lindsay"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1986

Seller ID: 7-5P004

ISBN: 881842222

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, clean interior with lightly age tanned pages. Exterior page edges have faint age soil. Reading crease on spine, rubbed and creased cover edges. ""follows the exploits of Stanton Carlisle, a ruthless hustler who learns the tricks of the carny trade and uses them to prey on the wealthy and the weak."" ""the movie...starring Tyrone Power, has become a classic of the American film noir.""" 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

Image for Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition

By: "Hodges, Andrew"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Princeton University Press:

Seller ID: 9780691164724

ISBN: 069116472X

Condition: very good


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The Sons of the Sheik

By: "Hull, L,M."

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, 1935

Seller ID: 4-2T001

Condition: FAIR


"No dust jacket. Illustrated with 4 black and white photos from the film ""Son of the Sheik"" starring Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky. Tight but with slight wear to end paper on front hinge, pages are clean but show light age tanning, red cloth covers with gilt are faded and age soiled, slight tilt. Spine ends and cover corners are softened and rubbed. Owners name on first free page." View more info

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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

Influence of Isocyanate and Ancillary Raw Material Compositions on Polyurethane Film Performance - Journal of the Oil and Colour Chemists' Association

By: "Lowe, A"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Blackley, UK", 1963

Seller ID: 6-6T016

Condition: NEAR FINE


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