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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

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A Portrait Of Joan. The Autobiography Of Joan Crawford

By: Ardmore, Jane Kesner

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067390

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the legendary Hollywood actress, who throug hard work and persistence rose from humble beginnings as Lucille LeSueur to become one of the highest rated actresses of Hollywood's golden age. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket which has large rubbed patch to top edge of rear cover. 256 pages. Prompt UK dispatch. View more info

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Baby Doll : An Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Baker, Carroll

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Arbor House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067139

ISBN: 0877955581

Condition: Near Fine


The remarkable story of the triumphs and tragedies in the public and very private life of a luminous, talented woman who found her way past the grasp of Hollywood's image makers. Clean, square hardabck which is SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''For Brian Wood Enjoy ! Carroll Baker April 17, 1984'' Dustjacket is price clipped - 305 pages including index, Number Line - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. View more info

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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

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Classics of the Gangster Film

By: Bookbinder, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, USA, Citadel Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067115

ISBN: 080650949X

Condition: Very Good


Lists the credits and summarizes the plots of gangster movies ranging from the 1930 Little Caesar to the Scarface film of 1983. Clean, bright, large format hardback with blank endpapers adhered to inside boards - 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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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Lost Films of the Fifties

By: Brode, Douglas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, USA, Citadel Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067282

ISBN: 0806510927

Condition: Near Fine


Part of The Citadel Press Film Series, reviving the lesser known films of the 1950s and charting their casts, credits, and plot summaries. Clean, bright, large format softcover - 287 pages. Prompt dispatch from the UK. View more info

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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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Garbo on Garbo

By: Broman, Sven

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067163

ISBN: 0747510334

Condition: Very Good


Reveals intimate details about her childhood in Sweden, her first modelling jobs and early movies, her rise to stardom and her loathing of Hollywood, her shock decision to quit the film industry and the long years of silence that followed. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 266 pages including index. 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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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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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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Hollywood Costume Design

By: Chierichetti, David

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067122

ISBN: 0289707307

Condition: Very Good


The first book to explore the role of the costume designer in Hollywood and analyse the contribution of the various designers. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Arrows of Desire : The Films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

By: Christie, Ian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Waterstone & Co Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067434

ISBN: 0947752137

Condition: Very Good


With a foreword by Martin Scorsese. Looks at the work of the greatest creative partnership in the history of the British cinema. Clean, square hardback in a dustjacket - 127 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Knight Errant - a Biography of Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

By: Connell, Brian

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067431

Condition: Good


Lively account of Fairbank's career as a film and stage star, naval officer, and trusted State Department emissary and adviser written with the active collaboration of its subject. Good clean hardback though residual tape marks to endpapers and jacket where they were previously taped down. Text block very clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Night at the Movies

By: Coover, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029286

ISBN: 0434143901

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in very good unclipped jacket which has lengthways crease to front inner flap. 187 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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

Image for Hollywood Costume: Glamour! Glitter! Romance!

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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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