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Image for Masterworks of the British Cinema - Brief Encounter, Henry V, The Lady Vanishes

Masterworks of the British Cinema - Brief Encounter, Henry V, The Lady Vanishes

By: ,

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15133

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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Cinema Parade - Fifty years of film shows

By: Bird, John H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cornish Brothers: 1946

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 15120

Condition: Good


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 fron... View more info

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Seeing is Believing - How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties

By: Biskind, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2001

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15132

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

Image for Easy Riders, Raging Bulls - How the Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls - How the Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood

By: Biskind, Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15135

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Crucified Heroes - The Films of Sam Peckinpah

By: Butler, Terence

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Gordon Fraser: 1979

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15116

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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Crime Movies - An illustrated history of the gangster genre from D.W. Griffith to Pulp Fiction

By: Clarens, Carlos ; Hirsch, Foster

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1997

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 15134

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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My Indecision is Final - The Rise and Fall of Goldcrest Films

By: Eberts, Jake ; Ilott, Terry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1992

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16012

Condition: Good


Paperback, 197mm x 125mm , xxi prelims, 678+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, spine faded and creased, block edges tanned, pages clean. Softcover edition of insider's story of the British film company which hit the heights of success before collapsing in failure over a few tumultous years in the 1980s. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Gandhi, Puttnam, Chariots, movie View more info

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Cinema - A Visual Anthropology

By: Gray, Gordon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Berg: 2010

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16543

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 234mm x 155mm , xviii prelims, 167pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean with no obvious imperfections. "A clear and concise summary of the key ideas, debates, and texts of the most important approaches to the study of fiction film from around the world." Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: film, movie, montage, theory View more info

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Approaches to popular film

By: Hollows, Joanne ; Jancovich, Mark (eds)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester & New York, Manchester University Press: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15121

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Movie-Made America - A cultural history of American movies

By: Sklar, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Chappell: 1978

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15118

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info