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Playbill
Playbill Australia 1989  1989 
  Australian Premier Edition. Crease down front wrap otherwise fine condition. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5472  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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All I Need To Know I Learned From Xena : Warrior Princess
Sherman, Josepha
ISBN: 0671023896
New York Pocket 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 126pp b/w illus. very good. In a time of ancient gods,nnwarlords and kings,nna Land in turmoilnncried out for a hero. She was XENA, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle. Xena: Warrior Princess. Gabrielle: Bard of Poteidaia. Theirs was a life of adventure. A life of romance. A life of great deeds and great battles against the forces of evil. A life of good and bad gods, of deep and lasting friendships. In their travels, Gabrielle, Xena's bosom companion, learned much from the princess. When to keep your sword sharp and your wit sharper. When the size of Your staff does make a difference. In return, Gabrielle taught Xena the secrets of warmth, kindness, and joy.nnNow, in her own recently discovered words, the Bard of Poteidaia talks of what she got from Xena and what Xena gave her, lessons about life that will ease the path for those of us battling on through the modern world. 
Price: $6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37311  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Audrey An intimate portrait
Maychick Diana
  0 
  Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1993. Hardcover. 8to. 239pp. B/w plates. Near fine/near fine. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3937  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Aussiewood: Australia's Leading Actors and Directors Tell How They Conquered Hollywood
Boland, Michaela
ISBN: 1865089710
Allen & Unwin September 1, 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 320pp very good. "Uncovers the dimension and human side of a culture generally pigeonholed by many Americans as dusty, archaic and rough." Nicole Kidman, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts, Anthony LaPaglia, Phillip Noyce, Paul Hogan 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41990  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Being and Becoming: Myrna Loy
Kotsilibas-Davis, James
ISBN: 0747500843
Bloomsbury Publishing 1987  1987 
  8vo hardcover 372pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w with slightly creased top edge. 
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36316  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Clint Eastwood: Sexual Cowboy
Thompson, Douglas
ISBN: 1856850250
Smith Gryphon September 1992  1992 
  8vo softcover 240pp near fine. Illustrated with photos, and movie stills. Index. The secret life of this most private of stars is based on the author's extensive interviews with Eastwood himself, his co-stars, colleagues, friends and lovers. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52688  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Come to Dazzle - Sarah Bernhardt's Australian Tour
Fraser, Corille
ISBN: 0868195332
Currency Press Pty Ltd August 31, 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 372pp very good, ex-library with stamps. Index. Sarah Bernhardt's Australian Tour in 1891. Illustrated with intext b&w photo's. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46135  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Coop : The Life and Legend of Gary Cooper
Kaminsky, Stuart M.
ISBN: 0312169558
New York St. Martin's Press December 1979  1979 
  8vo hardcover 295pp index, b/w plates. very good, owner's inscription on fep. / very good d/w. Bibliography: p. 222-231. Filmography: p. 232-284. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25398  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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D.W. Griffith and the Birth of Film
SCHICKEL, Richard
ISBN: 0907516475
Pavilion Books 1984  1984 
  8vo Hardcover in d/w. 672pp very good. Index. Illustrated with in-text b&w photos. More than just one man's story, His life intertwined with the livs of almost every great figure in the formative years of Hollywood. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51474  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Darn Right It's Butch: Memories of Our Gang the Little Rascals
Bond, Tommy; Genini, Ron; Genini, Ronald; Bond, Tommy
ISBN: 0963097652
Morgin Press 1994  1994 
  8vo. hardcover. 192pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39496  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Directed by Vincente Minnelli
Harvey, Stephen
Museum of Modern Art New York 1989  1989 
  4to. Very Good condition in very good d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 811  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Don Juan In Hell - Theatre Program
Bernard Shaw, Paul Gregory
Popular Programs 1951  1951 
  Program in very good condition with ticket stapled in. Includes loose leaf program insert. Staring Agnes Moorehead, Cedric Hardwicke, Charles Laughton, Charles Boyer. First Drama Quartette. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5486  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dying for Action
Witterstaetter, Renee
ISBN: 0446672963
New York Time Warner International February 1998  1998 
  4to softcover 212pp b/w illus. very good. A biography of martial arts movie star Jackie Chan, including a Chan filmography, trivia quiz and details of his most outrageous stunts. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29726  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Eisentein At Work
Leyda, Jay & Voynow, Zina
ISBN: 0413534707
London, Methuen, 1985, First U.K. edition.  0 
  4to. hardcover. 161pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23651  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise
Eyman, Scott
ISBN: 0671749366
Simon & Schuster 1993  1993 
  8vo hardcover 416pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.Ernst Lubitsch (1892-1947) made elegant, warmly human comedies exuding sexual sophistication, yet in his personal life, notes Eyman, the German-born film director was vulnerable and almost naive. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49139  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Florence Desmond.
Desmond, Florence
George G. Harrap, London 1953, 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 303pp. index. + b/w plates. good, tiny tears at bottom of spine, previous owner's inscription on fep. good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5282  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Frank Sinatra
Derek Jewell
Pavilion/Michael Joseph London 1985 First Edition  0 
  Black boards in d/w with light shelf wear. D/w has no original price - therefore not clipped. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4294  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Garbo
Walker, Alexander
ISBN: 0297777998
London Weidenfeld Nicolson 1980  1980 
  4to hardcover 194pp index, b/w illus. very good / good, chipped d/w. A perceptive and skilful examination of Hollywood's most enigmatic stars by one of cinema's foremast critics. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36697  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Gene Kelly: A Celebration
Morley, Sheridan; Leon, Ruth
ISBN: 0491019114
Allen 1974. First edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 335pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's stamp on top & bottom edge, foxing to endpapers and top edge. / Good+ d/w with 4cm tear on front panel (repaired). Scarce. 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 47696  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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George Lucas: A Biography
Baxter, John
ISBN: 0002570092
London HarperCollins Entertainment 1999  1999 
  8vo hardcover 450pp index, b/w illus. very good, foxing to edges / very good d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38349  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Get a Life!
Shatner, William
ISBN: 0671021311
Pocket Books 1999  1999 
  8vo. hardcover. 321pp. colour illus. Very good. /Very good d/w. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52413  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Goldwyn Touch: A Biography of Sam Goldwyn
Freedland, Michael
ISBN: 0245542620
Harrap 1986  1986 
  8vo hardcover 264pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28598  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Goodbye Again: The Definitive Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
Cook, Peter
ISBN: 1844134008
Century 2004  2004 
  8vo hardcover 386pp. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43656  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales: The Selected Writings of Groucho Marx
Marx, Groucho - Edited by Robert S. Bader
ISBN: 0571198201
Faber & Faber October 15, 1993  1993 
  8vo Hardcover in d/w. 289pp very good. Robert S. Bader, has collected the funniest essays, columns and letters that Groucho composed during his long career. Writing with a wit and love of non-sequitur that influenced the young Woody Allen, Groucho also displays real warmth of character in these short pieces, an abiding love of family and of living. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50470  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Hercules & Xena: The Unofficial Companion
Hise, James Van
ISBN: 1580630014
Los Angeles Renaissace Books 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 270pp index, b/w illus. very good. Hercules and Xena have become the television success story of the decade. Viewers can't get enough of the bigger-than-life stars, Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless. Not since Star Trek have there been such avid fans as those who tune in each week to watch Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess. Who are Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless? Are they really overnight stars? What are they like? Why Hercules? And, where did the idea for Xena come from? Who writes and produces the shows? The ideal collectible, this two-in-one fact-filled book includes: the genesis of Hercules from mythology to film and TV action hero, the full history behind the creation and development of these two successful shows, biographies of the stars of both series, season-by-season reviews and critiques of each episode, and color section featuring photos of Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless, including pictures of them before they were stars. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37224  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Hollywood Babylon
Anger, Kenneth
ISBN: 0099451107
London Arrow 1986  1986 
  4to softcover 324pp index, b/w illus. good. A collection of photographs showing the seamier side of stars and famous people. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60771  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Howard Hughes: His Achievements and Legacy The Authorized Pictorial Biography
Maguglin, Robert
ISBN: 0866790144
Sequoia 1984  1984 
  4to. softcover. 120pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46358  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Humphrey Bogart Take It and Like It
Coe, Jonathan
ISBN: 0747506574
Trafalgar Square 1991  1991 
  Square 4to hardcover 192pp b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. An account of Humphrey Bogart's life - his three failed marriages, his improbably successful partnership with Lauren Bacall, and his late role as a family man. It also provides a reappraisal of his films such as "The Big Sleep", "In a Lonely Place" and "Black Legion". --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48139  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Arena
Heston, Charlton
HarperCollins, 1995, first edition.  0 
  8vo hardcover 592pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. In his memoirs, Charlton Heston reflects on his life, his career as an actor, the political and personal principles which have influenced him, and on his family life. It is also full of stories about Heston's great contemporaries and co-stars, which include the most famous Hollywood names of the last 40 years. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26472  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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James Dean: Behind the Scene
Adams, Leith & Burns, Keith (Editors)
ISBN: 0806513691
Carol Publishing Corporation 1990  1990 
  4to softcover 224pp b/w illus. very good. What is especially noteworthy about James Dean is that his legendary status as an actor and a cultural icon was based on his performance in only three films. This book collects rare b&w photographs from the Warner Bros. Archives of Dean on the sets of East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, capturing perfectly that charisma and sexual electricity that struck a chord, not only with the youth of his day, but with subsequent generations as well. Includes production documents and a section devoted to photos Dean took himself. 8 1/2" x 11". 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36105  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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