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Image for Harold Lloyd: King of Daredevil Comedy

Harold Lloyd: King of Daredevil Comedy

By: Adam Reilly

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Lonfon, Andre Deutsch: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067694

ISBN: 0233969950

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life and work of the American actor, comedian, and stunt performer who appeared in nearly 200 silent comedy films.Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. 240 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

Image for A Star, Is A Star, Is A Star! The Lives and Loves of Susan Hayward

A Star, Is A Star, Is A Star! The Lives and Loves of Susan Hayward

By: Andersen, Christopher P

Price: £10.00

Publisher: United States, Doubleday: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067485

ISBN: 0385155980

Condition: Very Good


Powerful biography of the Hollywood actress who was 5 times nominated for an Academy Award, finally winning with her portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in I want to Live. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 269 pages. Faint foxing to fore-edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 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

Image for The Oliviers - SIGNED BY LEIGH & OLIVIER

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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Hollywood Greats

By: Barry Norman

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067621

ISBN: 034023332X

Condition: Near Fine


Portrays the lives and personalities of 10 stars of the Hollywood heyday - Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Spencer Tracy, Gary Cooper, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Crawford, Ronald Coleman, Jean Harlow, Judy Garland and Charles Laughton. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. 272 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Barrymore, Diana & Frank, Gerold

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Shakespeare Head: 1957

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 067538

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the American film and stage actress, daughter of John Barrymore and Blanche Oelrichs, whose heritage proved too much for her to bear. .Minor foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 303 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for When the Smoke Hit the Fan : A Reminiscence of the Theater, Movies, and T.V.

When the Smoke Hit the Fan : A Reminiscence of the Theater, Movies, and T.V.

By: Bellamy, Ralph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, USA, Doubleday & Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067592

ISBN: 0385148607

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of the man who was an actor, manager and stagehand before the world knew about theatrical unions, method acting and unemployment insurance. Some odd, faint spotting to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 276 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Humphrey Bogart

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067647

ISBN: 0091249902

Condition: Near Fine


Definitive biography written by his close friend which explores and resolves many of the contradictions surrounding Bogie, gives an account of the making of his big films, and includes many previously unpublished photographs. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread. Unclipped jacket. 242 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Lillie Langtry Her Life in Words and Pictures

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

Image for The Nureyev Valentino : Portrait of a Film

The Nureyev Valentino : Portrait of a Film

By: Bland, Alexander

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067395

ISBN: 0289707951

Condition: Near Fine


Describes the five-month encounter between Rudolf Nureyev and the director Ken Russell - two personalities known for their prodigious but idiosyncratic talents. Clean, bright illustrated copy in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Limelight and After : The Education of an Actress

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

Image for Look Back in Hunger: The Autobiography

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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Lulu in Hollywood

By: Brooks, Louise

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1982

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067393

ISBN: 024110761X

Condition: Near Fine


The searing, utterly frank story of a rise to stardom and a vertiginous descent into the moral and spiritual depths, Portrays a vivid picture of Hollywood in the early days. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. Fore and lower page edges remain untrimmed - 109 pages plus filmography. 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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Mae West

By: Cashin, Fergus

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067563

ISBN: 0491029845

Condition: Near Fine


The first complete biography of American's most irreverent comedienne, drawing on interviews with those who knew and worked with her. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. Appears unread and of gift quality. 197 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info