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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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The Royle Family - The Scripts Series 2

By: Aherne, Caroline ; Cash, Craig ; Morgan Carmel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17442

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 234mm x 154mm , xi prelims, 178+pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean with minimal wear, spine not creased. Scripts for seven episodes of the much-loved BBC family sitcom. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: sitcom, BBC, arse View more info

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The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman - My Life as INDIANA JONES, JAMES BOND, SUPERMAN and other movie heroes.

By: Armstrong, Vic ; Sellers, Robert

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Titan Books: 2011

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17140

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 352+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean with mininal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) has no obvious imperfections. Anecdote-filled memoir of Hollywood's pre-eminent stunt double. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Indiana, stunt, double, 007 View more info

Image for Cinema Parade - Fifty years of film shows

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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Permission to Laugh - My Favourite Funny Stories

By: Dunn, Clive

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17441

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 207mm x 134mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Jessica Dunn. Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and bright with no obvious imperfections. Cheery volume of jokes and amusing anecdotes from an old showbiz trooper best known for playing Corporal Jones in Dad's Army. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: joke, humour, showbusiness View more info

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

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

Image for Dick Emery in Character - A Kind of Living Scrapbook

Dick Emery in Character - A Kind of Living Scrapbook

By: Emery, Dick ; Warren, John ; Singer John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17448

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 248mm x 184mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 140pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Stanley Franklin. Good +/Good. Book has been well read, corners bumped, block edges a lityle grubby, front endpaper clipped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear from handling, spine colour faded. Illustrated volume in which a hugely popular TV comedy star reveals the secrets behind his comic creations, with the aid of his scriptwriters and... View more info

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Fighting for a Laugh - Entertaining the British and American Armed Forces 1939-1946

By: Fawkes, Richard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's: 1978

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17447

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 252mm x 188mm maroon cloth boards, red gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled, block edges dusty, corners bumped, just a little tanning overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light wear from handling, spine colour faded, front flap clipped. A comprehensive account of Allied Forces entertainment during WW2, in two-column text illustrated throughout. Catal... 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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Drop the Dead Donkey 2000

By: Hamilton, Andy ; Beaton, Alistair

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17444

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 227mm x 140mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 4th impression, , 248pp. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear, block edges a little tanned. Dustwrapper is clean but with spine colour faded, front flap also creased. Novel based on the satirical 1990s TV news sitcom with an end-of-the-century setting. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: sitcom, news, satire View more info

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Canned Laughter - The Best Stories from Radio and Television

By: Hay, Peter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, OUP: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17445

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 240mm x 157mm blue and maroon card boards over cloth spine, silver gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 262pp. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear; block edges a little dusty. Dustwrapper has light wear and creasing, also a little grubby from handling. Collection of anecdotes and funny stories from 20th century American broadcast media, featuring some of the most famous people in the world. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Welles, Hollywood, n... 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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Coming to You Live! Behind-the-screen Memories of Forties and Fifties Television

By: Norden, Denis ; Harper, Sybil ; Gilbert Norma (eds)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17450

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 216mm x 138mm , xi prelims, 259pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling. Entertaining and genuinely revealing account of British television production in the years after WW2, narrated by Denis Norden. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: BBC, Dimbleby, drama, television View more info

Image for A Stranger Here Myself - being the life story and revelations of Mister Rab C. Nesbitt of Govan

A Stranger Here Myself - being the life story and revelations of Mister Rab C. Nesbitt of Govan

By: Pattison, Ian

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17446

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 225mm x 138mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 341pp. Very Good/Very Good. Book is clean with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with no obvious imperfections. Entertaining novel featuring the drunken yet worldly-wise Glaswegian of popular TV renown. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Glasgow, Govan, Nesbitt 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

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Ricky

By: Tomlinson, Ricky

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner: 2005

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 17443

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , 448+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, light crease to spine. Memoir of larger-than-life Liverpool actor who first gained attention as a club performer and also as a trade union activist who was once jailed for his political activities, as he saw them. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: Liverpool, folk, Brookside, soclali... View more info

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Elstree - The British Hollywood

By: Warren, Patricia

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1983

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17449

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 252mm x 197mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 184pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear from handling. Excellant and generously-illustrated history of the famous B.I.P. Studios which produced some of the greatest of all British movies. Foreword by Dame Anna Neagle. Catalogue: Film and TV. Keywords: movie, Bogarde, Bergman, Neagle View more info