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Author: KALTON C. LAHUE and SAMUEL GILL - Foreword by Kent D. Eastin
Publisher: A. S. Barnes New Jersey U.S. 1970 Copyright H/c large 8vo with Dj 406 Pages & Epilogue B/W PHOTOS throughout
Condition:Black Hardcover blue gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear.
Description: This briefly tells the story of fifty men and women whose court was the Hollywood of those fabulous years from just before World War I to the close of the silent era.
Author: PAUL L. NEMCEK
Publisher: Lyle Stuart New York 1969 Copyright H/c Quarto with Dj 223 Pages B/W PHOTOS throughout
Condition:Black Hardcover 4to red gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear. EPHEMERA: Two newspaper articles about Charles Boyer's death.
Description: Cherished as a screen idol in the late 20's and depression 30's, film buffs will rejoice over this volume of 39 films, embracing the enchanting beauty, who won her niche in the motion picture hall of fame.
Author: Alvin H. Marill - Foreword by Teresa Wright
Publisher: A. S. Barnes New Jersey USA 1976 Copyright Hardcover Quarto with Dj 320 Pages 3 Parts Appendix & Index B/W PHOTOS throughout
Condition:Black Hardcover gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs & old tape marks to paste-downs in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: This is a comprehensive study of one of the giants of motion pictures and his legacy to the American cinema.
"The greatest tribute to him is that the phrase 'the Goldwyn touch' is part of the vocabulary of Hollywood." Goldwyn's Biographer Alva Johnston
Author: Christopher Finch
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlop New York 1975 Third printing H/c Quarto with Dj 255 Pages B/W PHOTOS throughout, 4 Parts & Index
Condition:Blue textured Hardcover Silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped poor dustjacket with tears, rubbing & edgewear.
Description: Finch has probed beneath the surface of the self-generated myths and discovered a story even more remarkable than the legend. The compelling text is enhanced by a collection of rare photographs and is a testimony to the triumph of her spirit.
Author: PARKER TYLER
Publisher: Citadel Press New York 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Quarto with Dj 253 Pages B/W PHOTOS throughout
Condition:Black Hardcover Quarto silver title to spine, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs, in a clipped poor dustjacket with spine in pieces, tears, holes & edgewear.
Description: In this volume one of the country's (U.S.) most original commentators on the cinema scene recreates in pictures and text some 75 films from abroad which he considers classic. A delight for the film buffs.
Author: Paul Henry Lang - Professor of Musicology Columbia University
Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons London 1963 Re-Issued 1st Pub. 1941 Hardcover large 8vo with Dj 1107 Pages 20 Parts, Bibliography & Index, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS & MAPS
Condition:Green Hardcover gilt title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, bookshop stamp to fr.paste-down, slight foxing to eprs & few o/s page edges in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET slight edgewear
Description: Here is a great history of music for the modern reader. It supplies the necessary setting for the evolution of the art of music and will enable the reader to comprehend the role and place of music in intellectual history.
Author: JOHN CARGHER - Inscribed & SIGNED by John Cargher 1988
Publisher: Macmillan Sth Melbourne in association with ABC Sydney 1988 1st Edition Hardcover Quarto with Dj 247 Pages 4 Parts Epilogue & Index
Condition:Red Hardcover Quarto gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, fading to spine, slight edgewear. Inscribed & SIGNED by author to front-endpaper
Description: John Cargher gives a state-by-state account of the individual opera companies, the saga of the famous - or infamous - and a history of all the State opera houses, as well as being a study of singers, composers, directors, designers, musicians and admin.
Author: Michael Parkinson and Clyde Jeavons
Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1972
Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear, ROBUST and intact.
Description: The films, the stars, the stalwarts, the directors, the Spaghetti Westerns, the TV Westerns, B/w and colour photos and plates, with a detailed index