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Film and TV

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Film and TV

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Masterworks of the British Cinema - Brief Encounter, Henry V, The Lady Vanishes, ,
1 Masterworks of the British Cinema - Brief Encounter, Henry V, The Lady Vanishes
,. Faber & Faber, London, 1990. first edition, Paperback, 214mm x 134mm , 309pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is ex-lib of Shakespeare Centre with two pages of stamps and inscription. Has been read, light wear to edges and spine creased, pages clean. Transcriptions of three classic UK films of the mid-20th century. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Hitchcock, Lean, Olivier, Manvell. 15133

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Cinema Parade - Fifty years of film shows, Bird, John H.
2 Cinema Parade - Fifty years of film shows
Bird, John H.. Cornish Brothers, Birmingham, 1946. first edition, Hardback, 22cm x 14cm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xii prelims, 107+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Less than good. Gift Inscription. Exterior bumped, worn at edges, some foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages but clean overall. Epehemeral photograph of a cinema with poster outside for "The Man in the White Suit." Dustwrapper (now protected) is grubby and worn with loss at some corners, substantially to bottom front right. "The fascinating story of the (British) invention of cinematography and its progress to date." Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Shakespeare, panorama, vision, film. 15120

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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls - How the Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood, Biskind, Peter
3 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls - How the Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
Biskind, Peter. Bloomsbury, London, 1998. first edition, Paperback, 196mm x 126mm , 506+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, block edges worn from handling, spine faintly creased, else clean and tight. Excellent review of Sixties and Seventies Hollywood movies and the men who made them. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Spielberg, Scorsese, Coppola, Friedkin. 15135

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Seeing is Believing - How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties, Biskind, Peter
4 Seeing is Believing - How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties
Biskind, Peter. Bloomsbury, London, 2001. first thus, Paperback, 196mm x 128mm , xi prelims, 372pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still tight and clean save for some yellow staining to block edge around top corner, spine colour fading. UK paperback edition of classic 1983 review of Fifties Hollywood movies, with a new foreword by Michael Wood. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Brando, sci-fi, movie, code. 15132

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Crucified Heroes - The Films of Sam Peckinpah, Butler, Terence
5 Crucified Heroes - The Films of Sam Peckinpah
Butler, Terence. Gordon Fraser, London, 1979. first edition, Paperback, 205mm x 147mm , 126+32pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, a little tanned overall, some wear and grubbiness around edges, pages clean. Excellent in-depth review of the work of a director known for the violence of his films. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Western, Garrett, Straw, violence. 15116

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Crime Movies - An illustrated history of the gangster genre from D.W. Griffith to Pulp Fiction, Clarens, Carlos ;   Hirsch, Foster
6 Crime Movies - An illustrated history of the gangster genre from D.W. Griffith to Pulp Fiction
Clarens, Carlos ; Hirsch, Foster. Da Capo Press, New York, 1997. second edition, Paperback, 227mm x 147mm , 373pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling, spine colour fading. Softcover republication of classic 1980 text on the Hollywood gangster genre, latterly updated by Hirsch. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: caper, heist, Godfather, Tarantino. 15134

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Approaches to popular film, Hollows, Joanne ;   Jancovich, Mark         (eds)
7 Approaches to popular film
Hollows, Joanne ; Jancovich, Mark (eds). Manchester University Press, Manchester & New York, 2004. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 203pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, still clean with minimal wear, spine faintly creased only. "A clear and comprehensive survey of the critical approaches and issues that have defined the study of popular film from the 1950s to the present day." Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: auteur, feminism, theory, cultural. 15121

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The Exorcist - Out of the Shadows - The full story of the film, McCabe, Bob
8 The Exorcist - Out of the Shadows - The full story of the film
McCabe, Bob. Omnibus, London, 1999. Paperback, 230mm x 153mm , 190pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. An account of the production and impact of a notorious horror film of the 1970s, and of the misfortunes which subsequently affected many of those involved. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: horror, demon, nasty, devil. 15117

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Movie-Made America - A cultural history of American movies, Sklar, Robert
9 Movie-Made America - A cultural history of American movies
Sklar, Robert. Chappell, London, 1978. first thus, Hardback, 235mm x 155mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 340pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with light wear from handling. Dustwrapper is clean but a little tanned, minimal wear to edges. UK edition of excellent account of how American society and culture shaped movies, and vice versa. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: society, Hollywood, censor, popular. 15118

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The Archers - The True Story - The History of Radio's Most Famous Programme, Smedhurst, William
10 The Archers - The True Story - The History of Radio's Most Famous Programme
Smedhurst, William. Michael O'Mara, London, 1996. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 174mm decorated boards, 256pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. Well-informed account of the first forty-five years of long-running BBC radio serial, on and off air. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: radio, BBC, Ambridge, Barwick. 15725

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