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James Dean: Portrait of Cool

By: Adams, Leigh

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Blake: 2004

Seller ID: 036962

ISBN: 1857825918

Condition: Near Fine


Offers a unique and subtly revealing portrait of the actor, including photographs from the sets of his films and also rare photographs taken by the actor himself. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 223 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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The Cosby Wit, His Life & Humour

By: Adler, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild: 1988

Seller ID: 011177

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy telling the story of one of America's favourite personalities. 125 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge (SIGNED COPY)

By: Allen, Paul

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 044549

ISBN: 0413731200

Condition: Good


SIGNED on the title page with the inscription "To Sheila with all good wishes Alan Ayckbourn and Paul Allen". Book has tear to jacket and indent to front board where it has been knocked. otherwise a clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 358 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Screen Greats Presents Marilyn

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Starlog Press:

Seller ID: 044851

Condition: Good


50 page magazine about Marilyn's life and films with fold-out pin-ups still present but loose to rear. Good, clean copy circa 1980 which includes a copy of the famous nude photo taken by Tom Kelly in 1949. Next post dispatch. View more info

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How I Lost 10 Pounds in 53 Years - SIGNED

By: Ballard, Kaye

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Argent Books: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 055098

ISBN: 0976292203

Condition: Good


SIGNED by the author with the inscription "Eve I Love You! Kaye B. xxx Horray for Carol M. " Memoirs of the actress who shared the spotlight with almost every star in theatre, movies, nightclubs and television. Light reading creases to corners else a good clean paperback. The name Eve Southwood is underlined in the list of acknowledgements at the rear of the book. View more info

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Lillie Langtry Her Life in Words and Pictures

By: Birkett, Jeremy and Richardson, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: St. Clements Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands, Rupert Shuff Ltd: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 025171

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright 64 page booklet containing photographs, posters and commentary of the famous actress. View more info

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Limelight and After : The Education of an Actress

By: Bloom, Claire

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016091

ISBN: 0297780514

Condition: Good


Well looked after ex-library copy with the usual markings. Plastic coating to un-clipped d/w. 187 pages. View more info

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The Best of Morecambe and Wise : A Celebration

By: Braben, Eddie

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 023758

ISBN: 1852278358

Condition: Near Fine


A celebration of Britain's most successful comedy duo by the writer who created their most memorable sketches. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Look Back in Hunger: The Autobiography

By: Brand, Jo

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Headline Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047391

ISBN: 0755355237

Condition: Very Good


Candid account of Jo's journey from nice little girl, her transition to difficult teenager, to psychiatric nurse to stand up comedian. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 311 pages. First edition, first printing. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Charles Chaplin : My Autobiograpny

By: Chaplin, Charles

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1964

Seller ID: 025197

Condition: Very Good


The rags to riches story of the London born actor whose portrayal of the tramp with baggy trousers and moustache became loved by audiences throughout the world. Illustrated wit b&w photographs. 545 pages including index. A very good, clean copy in tatty jacket which has large loss to base of spine. View more info

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Max Clifford : Read All about It

By: Clifford, Max; Levin, Angela

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043056

ISBN: 1852272376

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the media guru - a household name whose unique ability to protect and expose individuals has made him a powerful controlling force. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 248 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Olivier: The Authorised Biography

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2006

Seller ID: 025593

ISBN: 0747580804

Condition: Reading Copy


A good reading copy of this definitive biography of Olivier which draws on unlimited and uncensored access to his personal papers, love-letters and diaries. As new, unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in creasing to covers, shop-soiling to edges and a few pages creased at top corners. Text block clean. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Double Bill - 80 Years of Entertainment

By: Cotton, Bill

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2000

Seller ID: 019254

Condition: Very Good


Unread paperback - 280 pages including index. Slightest signs of storage with light sunning to page edges. The man who helped give BBC TV its golden age of fun. View more info

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Double Bill: 80 Years of Entertainment

By: Cotton, Bill

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031711

Condition: Near Fine


The autobiography of Bill Cotton who rose to become the Managing Director of BBC Television, and how he first experienced the thrill of showbusiness through is father, the much-loved band leader Billy Cotton. Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w. 280 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Sybil Thorndike: A Star Of Life - SIGNED COPY

By: Croall, Jonathan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Haus Publishing Limited: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064385

ISBN: 1905791925

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED in blue ink on the half-title with the inscription "Best wishes Jonathan Croall". Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 584 pages. Wonderful biography of the great theatrical star for whom GBS wrote Saint Joan. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hollywood in a Suitcase

By: Davis Jr., Sammy

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Frogmore, St Albans, England, Granada: 1980

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 061252

ISBN: 0246110996

Condition: Near Fine


An insider's look at Hollywood in which Sammy shares warm and witty anecdotes about the stars of tinsel town and the movies made there. Clean, tight copy in un-clipped d/w. 255 pages.s. View more info

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East and West End (SIGNED COPY)

By: Delfont, Bernard; Turner, Barry

Price: £87.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 043072

ISBN: 0333511905

Condition: Good


From the library of Lord Willis and SIGNED by the author to him with an inscription to the ffep reading, somewhat shakily, ''To Ted with best wishes and happy memories - Bernard/Berni? 26/9/90'' Good, square hardback which shows some tanning to page margins. Dustjacket is unclipped - 250 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. View more info

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Dorothy Dandridge: a Biography

By: Donald Bogle

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, Amistad Press: 1999

Seller ID: 065130

ISBN: 1567430341

Condition: Near Fine


The first definitive biography of Dorothy Dandridge the famous African-American actress and the first nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 611 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Special Years

By: Doonican, Val

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053712

ISBN: 0241104998

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. The Irish entertainer tells of his life in showbusiness. 157 pages including photographs. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Road I Travelled - SIGNED COPY

By: Edwards, Percy

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051998

ISBN: 0213166976

Condition: Good


SIGNED on the front endpaper "Percy Edwards" in blue ink. Autobiography of the man who became a household name for his animal impersonations on the BBC and was in fact a fellow of the Zoological Society of London, and a respected and published ornithologist. A good clean hardback in price-clipped protected dustwrapper. Top corner of front endpaper has been clipped. 181 pages. View more info