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Eells, George and Stanley Musgrove
New York: William Morrow, 1982.
Textual photographs. New York: William Morrow, 1982. First edition. Intimate biography written by close friends of the actress. Before Marilyn Monroe, Mae West (1892-1980) was more
New York: HarperCollins, 1991.
Numerous textual photographs. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. First edition. In this candid autobiography, Rogers (1911-95) chronicles her rise to stardom and describes her various dramatic more
Ackerman, Forrest J.
Beverly Hills, California: Morrison, Raven-Hill Company, 1983.
Profusely illustrated. Beverly Hills, California and Pangbourne, Berkshire, England: Morrison, Raven-Hill Company, 1983. First edition. A pictorial study of the life and genius of Lon more
Russell, Jane, Georges Belmont, et al.
London: Bloomsbury, 1989.
With a Foreword by Jane Russell and an Interview with Georges Belmont. 150 photographs, including many in color. London: Bloomsbury, 1989. First edition. Marilyn posed more
Oakie, Jack and Victoria Horne Oakie
Portland, Oregon: Strawberry Hill Press, 1997.
Octavo. Original pictorial boards; issued without a dust jacket. A fine copy. more
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1985.
Third printing. Active in the field of film animation for more than 50 years, Lantz (1899-1994) is best known for having created Woody Woodpecker. This more
Geduld, Harry M. and Ronald Gottesman (Editors)
Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1970.
"This fascinating study presents for the first time the full story of Eisenstein's disastrous attempt to make a great film in Mexico - a motion more
Blake, Michael F.
Vestal, New York: The Vestal Press, Ltd, 1993.
Definitive biography of American stage and film actor Lon Chaney (1883-1930), whose roles in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the more
Santa Barbara, California: Neville, 1989.
Limited to 50 copies bound in full leather and signed by Boetticher and by Barnaby Conrad, who wrote the introduction, and Robert Stack, who penned more
Baltimore: Midnight Marquee Press, Inc, 2000.
Fascinating portrait of the Danish-American filmmaker best known for his low-budget science fiction movies, including The Angry Red Planet (1959) and Robinson Crusoe on Mars more
Scorsese, Martin and Michael Henry Wilson
New York: Miramax Books and Hyperion, 1997.
An absorbing and informative look at the evolution of American film and how the medium both shaped Scorsese's own artistic vision and influenced the whole more
Goldenson, Leonard H. with Marvin J. Wolf
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991.
Presentation copy, inscribed by Goldenson to legendary entertainer Bob Hope on the front flyleaf, with a typed letter signed (TLS) from Goldenson to Hope and more
New York: HarperCollins, 1993.
This biography of the screen legend employs thirty-five thousand formerly-sealed documents - letters, diaries, and other papers - to examine virtually every aspect of Monroe's more
Los Angeles: VION Publishing Company, Inc, 1964.
Authorized biography of the Austro-Hungarian-born American competitive swimmer and actor. Best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and '40s, Weissmuller (1904-84) won more
San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1993.
Octavo. Original paper wrappers. A fine copy. more
London: British Film Institute, 1993.
A volume in the BFI Film Classics series. Original paper wrappers. A fine copy. more
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983.
One of Hollywood's sultriest sirens of the 1940s, Veronica Lake (1922-73) steamed up movie screens with her fragile beauty and exotic hairstyle. Off camera, her more
Kapsis, Robert E. (Editor)
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
Octavo. Original paper wrappers. Remainder mark to the bottom edge; otherwise a fine, unread copy. more
Wagner, Robert J. with Scott Eyman
New York: Harper Entertainment, 2008.
24 pp. photographs, including several in color. Robert Wagner recalls the people and events that shaped him into one of Hollywood's most enduring stars. Signed more
Zukor, Adolph with Dale Kramer
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1953.
Autobiography of the American entrepreneur who built the powerful Famous-Players-Paramount motion picture studio. It was Zukor (1873-1976) who made entertainment history in 1912 when he more