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Image for James Dean: Portrait of Cool

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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Marilyn : Quote, Unquote

By: Anderson, Janice

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Avonmouth, Bristol, Parragon: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061166

ISBN: 1858138310

Condition: Good


Fully illustrated with a mixture of classic images and rarely seen photographs. Good clean hardback which has some light sunning to page edges in dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 80pp. Prompt 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Oliviers - SIGNED BY LEIGH & OLIVIER

By: Barker, Felix

Price: £2,750.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Subject

Seller ID: 045006

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on the frontis photograph in blue pen by Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear, internally repaired tear and area of loss to the head of the spine and top edge of rear cover. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. 313 pages. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs. The first authorized biography of the Oliviers, drawing on their own recollections, those of their friends, as well as their private diaries and correspondence. View more info

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Robert Mitchum

By: Belton, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Publications: 1976

Seller ID: 067259

Condition: Very Good


Traces Mitchum's life and career appraising nearly 90 films. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. 159 pages. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. Prompt dispatch. 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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A Postillion Struck by Lighting

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1977

Seller ID: 066125

Condition: Good


Traces the first steps of a young actor who has since become world famous as he vividly recalls that private rural life, warm natural and sufficient. Residual tape marks to endpapers else a clean square hardback in ad/w - 268 pages including index. Prompt 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

Image for Woody Allen: His Films and Career: Films & Career

Woody Allen: His Films and Career: Films & Career

By: Brode, Douglas

Price: £22.50

Publisher: USA, Citadel Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067330

ISBN: 0806509597

Condition: Very Good


Presents his complete film career up to the date of publication from What's New Pussycat? to The Purple Rose of Cairo. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket. Illustrated with b.w photographs.256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Haywire

By: Brooke Hayward

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 067134

ISBN: 0394493257

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the American stage, film and television actress - the daughter of Leland Hayward and Margaret Sullavan whose story is intertwined with the glamour of Hollywood and the tragedy of family heartbreak. A little foxing to fore edge else a very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 325 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Marilyn : The Last Take

By: Brown, Peter Harry; Barham, Patte

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031947

ISBN: 0434046841

Condition: Good


Traces the last days of Marilyn - drawing on previously unseen documents and over 300 new eyewitness interviews and revealing a tragic collision between passion and politics. A good clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Tanning to page edges 498 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Name Above the Title: An Autobiography

By: Capra, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1972

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067222

ISBN: 0491003498

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the great director telling the story of his 40 years in Hollywood during which time he won three Oscars for best director, two for best picture and one for best documentary - with It Happened One Night winning all five major awards. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. Appears unread and of gift quality. 513 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In My Own Fashion: An Autobiography

By: Cassini, Oleg

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067323

ISBN: 0671699067

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family who came to the United States as a young man after starting as a designer in Rome, and quickly got work with Paramount Pictures. Light foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 379 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt 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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My Autobiography

By: Chaplin, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067299

Condition: Very Good


Tells the extraordinary story of his work, his play, his loves, his friendships, his philosophy, his trials and his disappointments.Very clean copy in unclipped d/w. 545 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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I Remember it Well - SIGNED COPY

By: Chevalier, Maurice

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1971

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067297

ISBN: 0491004362

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED on the half title in blue ink "Most Cordially - Maurice Chevalier 1971). Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. 221 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. 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