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'Paradise' from the Movie "A Woman Commands"

By: Negri, Pola [1897-1987]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Nacio Herb Brown: 1932

Inscription: Signed by Pola Negri

Seller ID: 20xcg

Condition: Very Good


6 leaves, sheet music from the movie "'A Woman Commands" starring Pola Negri , Roland Young, and Basil Rathbone. Signed on the cover, beneath a still from the film, by Miss Negri. Showcased within a handsome 17"x13" black hardwood frame. An artful display of the signed Deco cover. The showcase presents an excellent display that allows for safe handling. View more info

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A Tree is a Tree

By: Vidor, King

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Harcort Brace & Company: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: b45mm

Condition: Very Good


A re-run of the famous film director's career that has a very personal touch, and the appeal of the technical side of movie-making. Bitten by the bug at an early age in Texas, King Vidor sold tickets, ran the projector and shot his own pictures, learning the hard way about cameras, lights, action -- and story. His brashness carried him first to New York, then to Hollywood where he went from directing short subjects to feature films. He elaborates on the problems presented in each of his major films, and on the incidents of production. All are discussed along with the theory and practice of f... View more info

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Arthur Penn

By: Penn, Arthur; Robin Wood

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: z25hm

Condition: Very Good


Arthur Penn -1922 -2010- was an American director and producer of film, television and theater. Penn directed critically acclaimed films throughout the 1960s such as dramas The Miracle Worker (1962), and The Chase (1966), the crime film Bonnie and Clyde (1967), comedy Alice's Restaurant (1969), western Little Big Man (1970). View more info

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Directing Films : The Director's Art from Script to Cutting Room

By: Russell, Ken

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Ken Russell

Seller ID: kr31

ISBN: 071348554X

Condition: Near Fine


In this fascinating book, acclaimed and controversial film director Ken Russell displays the creative insights, technique, know-how, and sheer determination that have enabled him to create more than fifty diverse and yet intensely personal films. Drawing on his parallel experiences of producing, screenwriting, and editing, and referring to films by his fellow directors, Russell places the director's role of author within the context of filmmaking as a collaborative enterprise. View more info

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Francois Truffaut

By: Truffaut, Francois [inscribed by]; filmography

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1978

Inscription: Inscribed By Francois Truffaut

Seller ID: mmp105

ISBN: 0805792538

Condition: Very Good


In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he was suddenly cut short by a stroke leading to his death. Today he remains an icon of the art of film. Among his films are The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player, Fahrenheit 451, The Man Who Loved Women. Inscribed by Mr. Truffaut on the half-title page. Flaking of the gold and black ink on the spine. This is a common occurrence for Twayne books published at that time. Else square, tight, clean, and solid with sharp extremities. View more info

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Funny Lady

By: Barbra Streisand

Price: $250.00

Publisher: No Place, No Pub.: 1975

Inscription: Signed By Barbra Streisand

Seller ID: 80pkj

Condition: Near Fine


Single fold movie program. Displayed within a 21x17 inch maplewood frame. EXCELLENT! View more info

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Hurricane Billy: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin

By: Segaloff, Nat [Inscribed By William Friedkin]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By William Friedkin

Seller ID: vbb13

ISBN: 0688078524

Condition: Near Fine


Hurricane Billy: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin, written by Nat Segaloff. Nice inscription from William Friedkin on the front free endpaper of this early biography of Friedkin. Contains a comprehensive filmography and bibliography. the book chronicles the career of William Friedkin from his early documentaries to his major films ( The Boys in the Band ; The French Connection ; The Exorcist ), which have made him a dominant, controversial figure. Basing much of the book on interviews with the director and his friends and associates, the author attempts to understand Friedkin's... View more info

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Legendary Lady of the Movies

By: Myrna Loy

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, No Pub.: 1973

Inscription: Signed By Myrna Loy

Seller ID: 34bg

Condition: Very Good


Framed under glass, signed program from a 1973 appearance of Myrna Loy at a special series presented by NYU and Town Hall for "Legendary Ladies of the Movies. Approx View more info

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My Side of the Road

By: Lamour, Dorothy; McInnes, Dick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Prentice-Hall: 1980

Inscription: Inscribed By Dorothy Lamour

Seller ID: mmm10

ISBN: 0132185946

Condition: Very Good


Filmdom's favorite Jungle Princess. Dorothy describes Raymond Massey as a "charming pussycat", Betty Grable "the sweetest woman in the world", and Carole Lombard a "darling idol". When Bing Crosby and Bob Hope finally try to bounce Dotile off the Road to. . . films, boy does she wax caustic . We get an occasional peek at the perils of stardom- in Hurricane, she and John Hall were battered by twelve airplane engines, dry leaves, sulphur, and two thousand gallons of water. And after a hairdresser doused her with liquid dry cleaner to expedite the next "take", R... View more info

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The Hays Office

By: Will H. Hays [Raymond Moley]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14bn

Condition: Very Good


A prominent Republic politician, Will Hays gave up his political ambitions after serving as U.S. postmaster general to become the motion picture industry's morality czar. Hays set up a strict movie production code that saved Hollywood from government censorship by imposing limits on acceptable screen behavior; it became the basis for an early industry movie rating system. The author, Raymond Moley, argues that the centralization of film standards in the Hays Office actually leads to greater freedom in film by creating federal standards rather than State and local control of content. Extensive... View more info

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The Notebooks of Captain Georges

By: Renoir, Jean

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1966

Inscription: Signed By Jean Renoir

Seller ID: xvm26

Condition: Very Good


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Things to Come: An Illustrated History of the Science Fiction Film

By: Douglas Menville, R. Reginald [ signed by both]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12gyti

ISBN: 0812962877

Condition: Very Good


Basic reference book for the student of science fiction genre film. Authors provide an index and an extensive bibliography. View more info