n.p. 1940s. Someone in the 1940s assembled this collection of photos from magazines of the big stars of the early to mid-1940s. The black and white images include Tyrone Power, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Fred MacMurray, Dana Andrews and many more. There are also pictures from movie scenes on some pages. Three interesting pages show small photos of Hollywood stars serving in the armed forces during WWII. A few photos are loose or creased but are generally in very good condition. In a commercially produced scrapbook with a full color illustration of cottage on front. Covers are worn with some tears and creasing. Unpaginated - about 70 pages. FILM/112619. Very Good.
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Australia: Circa 1950s. Paperback. SCARCE. A promotional souvenir booklet for the film "Northern Safari." 12mo. Grey, black and white illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Stamp on the inside of front cover lists the show dates and times. Else is clean and bright with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. FILM/061417. Near Fine.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. first American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ hardcover with Very Good+ illustrated purple dustjacket with yellow title to front panel and white title to faded spine. Interior is clean and bright. First US edition. Includes several photographic illustrations. 262 pages. FILM/7102. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, No Date. Hardcover. Very good. Several tears to dust jacket, though they have been expertly repaired with archival tape. Dust jacket is in a protective sleeve. Inside is clean and tight. Heavily illustrated, some in color. Explains in layman's terms how to best utilize the home movie camera. 224 pages. Film. FIL/8202. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Stein and Day, (1967). Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good white and grey illustrated dustjacket with red title to front and spine panels. Fading to spine panel. Minor foxing to dust jacket and to end pages. Else is clean and bright with many photographic illustrations. 191 pages. FILM/7112. Very Good / Very Good.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1986. Paperback. 8vo. Off-white and black illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor yellowing to wrappers. Previous owner's name to top edge of half title page. Else is clean and bright. Index, 547 pages. FILM/081618. Very Good+.
New York: Crown Publishers, . Hardcover. The complete screenplays for ten important films released in 1945. They include The Lost Weekend, Spellbound, Double Indemnity, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, None But the Lonely Heart, The Southerner, Story of G.I. Joe, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, Over Twent-One, and A Medal for Benny. Each screenplay includes a list of the cast, the source of the screenplay, and name of director. There are four black & white photos from each film. Bound in original reddish-brown cloth with title and editor names to spine. Very light bumping but near fine. Interior pages are browning as usual but very good. In grey and dark red dusjacket with title to spine and front cover. Some chipping but still very good. Bookplate of Alan Downer affixed to front pastedown. A very nice copy of this anthology. 648 pages. FILM/102716. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: A. L. Burt Company, (1921). Hardcover. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED. 8vo. Appears to have belonged to a Rudolph Valentino fan who pasted cut out periodical photos of him to the front and rear of the book Many of which are hand collored in orange. Photograph of him pasted to title page. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor bowing to front board, minor fading to spine and minor bumping to spine ends. Previous owner's name in pen to top corner of title page. Loving phrases written in french with english translations to rear paste down. Minor age toning to pages. Browning to last page due to newspaper clipping pasted on opposite page. Text is bright. 296 pages. LIT/032719. Very Good.
Grosset & Dunlap, (1973). Hardcover. 4to. Beige cloth covered boards with brown title to spine. Remnants of bookplate to front past down. Pencil signature of previous owner to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright and filled with both color and black and white photographic illustrations. Beige photographically illustrated dust jacket with back title to spine. Edge wear to jacket including chipping, creasing, browning and a few closed tears. One closed tear has been repaired with tape. Minor rubbing and browing to jacket. 270 pages. FILM/030509. Very Good / Very Good.
San Francisco: San Francisco Book Company, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ in very good green and white dust jacket. Minor rubbing and edgwear to dust jacket as well as minor fading to spine panel. 214 pages. Erudite study of fame and its manifestations, from film and television fame to political fame. Film. FIL110121. Very Good+ / Very Good.
American Film Institute, 2015. Paperback. White paper wrappers with grey title to spine and front cover. Includes complete filmography along with a still from most of Martin's acting / music endeavors. Accompanied by a seperate DVD in unopened plastic wrap, which includes the AFI presentation of the award to Mr. Martin. Size: quarto. 112 pages. FILM/060517. Fine.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. Paperback. A nice copy of the motion picture edition of Mitchell's classic novel. The film, of course, became a classic of its own, winning the academy award for best picture of the year 1939 among other honors. This yellow softcover has photos from the movie on the front and back covers and twelve color stills interspersed throughout book. Covers lightly creased. Text pages are printed in double columns and are in very good condition. Measures 7 x 9.5 inches. 391 pages. FILM/060920. Very Good.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1991. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Red paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and one very small closed nick to head of spine. Interior is clean and bright with black and white photographic illustrations for every star. In very good, price-clipped grey illustrated dust jacket with red and blue title to front and spine panels. Minor fading to spine panel and minor wear to edges of dust jacket. 495 pages. Includes Bibliography. Film. FILM/8213. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: The Dial Press, 1962. Hardcover. 4to. In black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated black price clipped dust jacket with gilt title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and chipping tedges of dust jacket. Interior is clean with many black and white photographic illustrations. Index. 287pages. FILM/021106. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1963. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed and Inscribed by Sheen: "To my dear friend Father Ed Murphy with the affectionate esteem of Yours Fraternally in Christ + Fulton Sheen" Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895 - 1979) was known for his career in radio and television as well as his lectures and philosophical writings. This book "is far more than a book for priests, or for those considering the priesthood as a vocation. In these penetrating, deeply pondered discussions of the priesthood, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen has produced a work of lasting value, a book that will perhaps change many hundreds of lives, and certainly a book that will also interest readers who have no direct concern with the priesthood as a calling" (jacket). Bound in navy blue cloth over light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. A few spots of soiling to first few pages including title page, but clean and bright otherwise. In blue dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Light sunning to spine of jacket and minor browning to edges of flaps. 276 pages. REL/070920. Very Good / Very Good.