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Image for Snap : Observations of Los Angeles and London

Snap : Observations of Los Angeles and London

By: Agutter, Jenny

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Quartet Books Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058158

Condition: Very Good


The much-travelled actress and accomplished photographer gives a personal view, in words and pictures, of the two cities she knows best. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 109 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051706

ISBN: 0805009590

Condition: Very Good


Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. View more info

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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

Image for Flora : Appreciation of the Life and Work of Dame Flora Robson ( SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR & SUBJECT)

Flora : Appreciation of the Life and Work of Dame Flora Robson ( SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR & SUBJECT)

By: Barrow, Kenneth

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Subject

Seller ID: 067505

ISBN: 0434047759

Condition: As New


Details a brilliant artistic career as well as giving an insight into the life and personality of a warm, generous and sensitive woman. Gift quality hardback which is SIGNED to the title page by both Kenneth Barrow and Flora Robson. Dust jacket remains unclipped - 242 pages including index. 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

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Memories : An Autobiography

By: Barrymore, Ethel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067363

Condition: Good


The moving story of America's greatest actress. Internally clean copy in a repaired, price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with dustiness and sunning to spine. A good reading copy - 224 pages including index. Previous owner's bookplate hidden by front flap. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Intermission : A True Story

By: Baxter, Anne

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067644

ISBN: 0399115773

Condition: Very Good


The Academy Award-winning actress writes with intensity and compassion about her four years in the Australian outback after she moved from Hollywood at the height of her career. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 384 pages. Fore-edges remain untrimmed. 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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Princess Grace

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067185

ISBN: 029778370X

Condition: Near Fine


Portrays the life of the famous actress-turned-princess, from her childhood in Philadelphia to her royal life in Monte Carlo as the wife of Prince Rainier. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 242 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Katharine Hepburn : Star as Feminist

By: Britton, Andrew

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1995

Seller ID: 052229

ISBN: 0304346578

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the actress who had the longest and least conventional career of any great star, conforming to none of the stereotypes of superstardom and working successfully within the studio system without becoming its creature. Clean large format paperback - 256 pages including index. 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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With a Feather on My Nose

By: Burke, Billie (with Cameron Shipp)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067580

Condition: Good


With a foreword by Ivor Novello. The story of the beautiful redheaded actress who lived and played in a glittering era now gone but fondly remembered. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 236 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Anita Loos: A Biography

By: Carey, Gary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067195

ISBN: 0747502943

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her successful novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Very good clean hardback which has minor foxing to page edges only. Binding square and tight. Text block is immaculate. Presented in very good unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 331 pages. 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

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The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 060668

Condition: Very Good


What was it that Marina Gregg, the famous film actress, saw just before a murder was committed in her house? Light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in a d/w. The Crime Club facsimile edition - 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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This for Remembrance : Autobiography

By: Clooney, Rosemary; Strait, Raymond

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067142

ISBN: 0860510328

Condition: Near Fine


Told with utter candour as the author remembers the personal and public pressures that broke a gifted, beautiful and highly successful woman, bringing her to an isolation cell in the psychiatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 257 pages including an Epilogue. 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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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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Hate Finds a Way

By: Cumberland, Marten

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061145

Condition: Very Good


Saturnin Dax detective novel involving an actress who receives letters signed "Jack The Ripper" and who subsequently disappears after her personal maid is ruthlessly strangled. Clean, square hardback lacking a dustjacket - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info