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Sundry Creditors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1954

Seller ID: 061855

Condition: Good


Highly rated work by the English novelist and screenwriter. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Good, square hardback in a d/w showing light sunning to spine - 285 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Portrait of Max - an Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm

By: Behrman, S.N.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Random House: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050569

Condition: Good


Profile of Max Beerbohm by his friend the celebrated American playwright and screenwriter S.N. Behrman. A little sunning to front cover and wear to titles on spine. otherwise a square, tight hardback. Text block clean. 317 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w cartoons by Beerbohm. View more info

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J. R. R. Tolkien University

By: Bischoff, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA, Wildside Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050011

ISBN: 1587151871

Condition: As New


As new, unread large format paperback. 166 pages. Novel in which a young Hollywood screenwriter goes to Wizard's College in order to make a fantasy movie in the Fantasy Dimension. Next post UK 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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Raymond Chandler in Hollywood

By: Clark, Al

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Proteus Publishing: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 056667

ISBN: 0862761093

Condition: Very Good


Entertaining and comprehensive assessment chronicling Chandler's turbulent association with Hollywood both as a screenwriter and provider of source material, with detailed analyses of all the appropriate films and interviews with many of the surviving stars and directors. Large format paperback - 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Pictures Will Talk : The Life and Films of Joseph L. Mankiewicz

By: Geist, Kenneth L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067220

ISBN: 0684155001

Condition: Near Fine


Examines the career of the screenwriter-director who in successive years won dual Academy Awards for A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 443 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Letters of Nunnally Johnson

By: Johnson, Nunnally

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067302

ISBN: 0394506723

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of more than 120 letters that the brilliant moviemaker and screenwriter wrote to his famous friends and colleagues. Foreword by Alistair Cooke. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 281 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mac (inlcudes SIGNED COMPLIMENT CARD)

By: Pinter, Harold

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Emmanuel Wax for Pendragon Pres: 1968

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065491

Condition: Good


No. 277 of a limited edition of 2000.includes his card ''From Harold Pinter - 52 Campden Hill Square London W8 7JR'' laid in with the message ''No.18 Dear Peter Cotes Thank you thank you. On we go! yours Harold P.'' Described as good only because front pastedown has a couple of blemishes were a sticker has been removed, and rear endpaper also has a couple of blemishes to the fore edge, also a small tippexed area on the copyright page (approx 1 inch) and the remains of some writing that has been erased is just perceptible. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Otherwise internally clean... View more info

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Knowing Hepburn and Other Curious Experiences

By: Prideaux, James

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Winchester, MA, USA, Faber & Faber: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032516

ISBN: 0571198929

Condition: Very Good


Sharp-tongued, witty, and clear-eyed memoir of the Hollywood legend by the playwright and screenwriter who knew her for over twenty-five years. 319 pages including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bright Day

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron Books:

Seller ID: 057547

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in 1946, in which English screenwriter, Gregory Dawson, goes to a seaside hotel in Cornwall to finish a screenplay where an accidental meeting with two people from his distant past prompts him to explore his memories of his youth in Bruddersford (a fictional Northern town) between October 1912 and June 1914.. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Blue leatherette boards with gilt lettering. B/W frontis of author. 368 pages. Silk marker. View more info

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Madcap : The Life of Preston Sturges

By: Spoto, Donald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, Little, Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067345

ISBN: 0316807265

Condition: As New


Looks at the extraordinary life and career of the American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. Clean, square hardback which appears unread. Dust jacket remains unclipped - 301 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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By a Stroke of Luck! An Autobiography

By: Stewart, Donald Ogden

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, Paddington Press, Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067331

ISBN: 0846700638

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the witty, funny, charming Hollywood screenwriter recalling his relationships with some of the most stimulating people of his time, including Scott Fitzgerald, Clark Gable, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Edmund Wilson and Charles Chaplin. A little foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which has small closed tear to head of spine. 302 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Winner Takes All - A Life of Sorts

By: Winner, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017990

ISBN: 1861057342

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the film director, screenwriter and food critic who will now be forever remembered for his catch phrase "Calm down, dear!". Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 360 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info