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Image for Picture Show Annual 1958

Picture Show Annual 1958

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Pressl: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056776

Condition: Good


A little rubbing to board edges else a good clean hardback being a round-up of the films and actors of the year. Including articles on the29th Annual Academy Awards; The Longest Films and numerous features and photographs of actors and actresses. 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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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

Image for If the Other Guy Isn't Jack Nicholson, I've Got the Part : Hollywood Tales of Big Breaks, Bad Luck and Box Office Magic

If the Other Guy Isn't Jack Nicholson, I've Got the Part : Hollywood Tales of Big Breaks, Bad Luck and Box Office Magic

By: Base, Ron

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, USA, Contemporary Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050337

ISBN: 0809235285

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating insight into how major film parts were won (or lost) as the author examines the complex chemistry of movie stardom - a potent mix of greed and cunning, ego and casting, dedication and just plain dumb luck. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 319 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Thank Heaven for Little Girls : The True Story of Maurice Chevalier's Life and Times

By: Behr, Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 050595

ISBN: 0091773946

Condition: Very Good


The story of one of the greatest performers of all time in this study of a fascinating, complex and misunderstood man whose end, for all his wealth and fame, was tragic. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 368 pages including index. Next post 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

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The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door

By: Blow, Sydney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heath, Cranton Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047111

Condition: Good


With a foreword by Sir Seymour Hicks in which he argues that this is the best book of theatrical anecdotes ever published. Good clean copy in red boards showing some shelfwear with mottling to covers and sunning to spine - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Natter Natter

By: Briers, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050594

ISBN: 0460045083

Condition: Very Good


Written with all the warmth and good humour for which the author is so well known, as he draws on a fund of amusing anecdotes, explaining the rules of good conservation whilst giving advice as how to put into practice what he preaches. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing minor water marking - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Doug & Mary : a Biography of Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford

By: Carey, Gary

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067487

ISBN: 0525095128

Condition: Very Good


The story of the romance between 'The Queen of Hollywood and her Swashbuckling Hero" were mobbed the world over by devoted fans. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. 248 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Gary Cooper Story

By: Carpozi, Jr. George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1971

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067578

ISBN: 0491002882

Condition: Good


The story of one of Hollywood's greatest actors - his beginnings, his work and career, his complex private life, and his pride in his country. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing very light 'stretching' to rear flap. Minor crease to p81. 263 pages including index. 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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Vanity Will Get You Somewhere: An Autobiography

By: Cotten, Joseph

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Columbus Books Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067371

ISBN: 0862873665

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the actor famous for his roles in Citizen Kane, and The Third Man - recounting stories of the many famous personalities he encountered during his illustrious career. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 235 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Gift quality. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Maggie Smith : A Biography

By: Coveney, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064364

ISBN: 1474600239

Condition: Very Good


New biography shining the light on one of Britain's best loved actors. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 353 pages including index. Number Line : - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Terrible Liar : A Memoir

By: Cronyn, Hume

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., William Morrow & Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067177

ISBN: 0688100805

Condition: Near Fine


Tells of the life and career of the man who, for over half-a-century, has been one of the most distinguished actors in the English-speaking world, charming, entertaining and enthralling theatre, movie, and TV audiences. Here he includes many anecdotes about himself, as well as about countless legends of the stage and screen. Clean, bright, gift-quality hardback in an unclipped d/w - 431 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hollywood Costume: Glamour! Glitter! Romance!

By: Dale McConathy; Diana Vreeland

Price: £100.00

Publisher: USA, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067276

ISBN: 0810910500

Condition: Near Fine


The first major book on Hollywood costume divided into decades from the 1910's to date of publication, featuring 127 extraordinary photographs of actual costumes, 79 in full colour made specifically for this publication by Keith Trumbo, most of the pictures are of costumes featured in the Met's record-breaking show Romantic and Glamorous Hollywood Design, as well as 200 photos from the moves and TV shows. Plus intimate biographies with actors, designers, dressmakers, hairdressers etc. An extensive bibliography, descriptions of the costumes, biographies of designers and an index. Slightest t... View more info

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Who's who in Hollywood, 1900-1976

By: David Ragan

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, Arlington House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067586

ISBN: 0870003496

Condition: Near Fine


Twenty thousand entries cover every actor and actress credited in an American film from the earliest flickering nickelodeon to the box-office smashes of 1976. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. 864 pages. Prompt UK dispatch. View more info

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Spencer Tracy : Tragic Idol

By: Davidson, Bill

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067179

ISBN: 0283995068

Condition: As New


After many years in the writing the author exposes, for the first time, the more troubled side of one of Hollywood's most loved and legendary actors. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w. Appears unread - 234 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Overture and Beginners

By: Denison, Michael

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051504

ISBN: 0575014504

Condition: Very Good


The story of Dulcie Gray and Michael Denison, much loved as an established partnership. both theatrical and marital, since 1939. View more info

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Basil Rathbone : His Life and His Films

By: Druxman, Michael B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, USA, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067531

ISBN: 0498014711

Condition: Very Good


Examines the life and professional career of one of Hollywood's most respected character actors. Includes a complete listing of casts, credits, critics' reviews, and production notes for all of his feature films. Bright, square, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 359 pages. View more info

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Finch, Bloody Finch : A Biography of Peter Finch

By: Dundy, Elaine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051691

ISBN: 0718119045

Condition: Very Good


Extensively researched look at the highly successful acting career and the private life of the famous actor as the author use of full access to papers hitherto unknown and intimate contact with the closest of his friends and relations. Includes the background to his love affairs with Vivian Leigh, Shirley Bassey and others. Clean square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 346 pages plus index. Next post dispatch. View more info