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Bébé The Films of Brigitte Bardot
Crawley, Tony,
ISBN: 0806505761
citadel press, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1975. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 256 pages illustrated in black-and-white featuring many stills, and much flesh. The book includes a biography, and a filmography. The only damage is on the rear panel where there is a scratch and a small puncture hole on the bottom edge as can be seen by the accompanying photograph. First softcover edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film; France; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0806505761. ISBN/EAN: 9780806505763. Inventory No: 0254284. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0254284  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Carnal Knowledge (the screenplay)
Feiffer, Jules,
Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1971. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 250 g; (8), 118 pages, in original light grey the cloth over boards, red writing to the spine, trace of foxing to the cloth, traces of foxing to the underside of the dustjacket, rubbing and small chipping to both top and bottom edges of the now protected dustjacket. Foxing to the front edge of the text block. Previous owner's name on the half title page. A scan can be provided to help assess condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Film; Inventory No: 0232831. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232831  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Charles & Elsa Chauvel; Movie Pioneers
Carlsson, Susanne Chauvel,
ISBN: 0702222518
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 850 g; XVI, 196 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photography, and 4 pages of colour photography. Covering 30 years illustrated filmmaking, their daughter has collected photographs -- including a colour selection of theatre slides -- showing their methods, the primitive conditions of earlier/filmmaking, and the publicity campaigns. The only damage to the book has a slight rub of the protective laminate at the top left of the front panel. Size: Square Quarto. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History -- Australia; Performing Arts; Film; ISBN: 0702222518. ISBN/EAN: 9780702222511. Inventory No: 0230679. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230679  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Dietrich
Spoto, Donald,
ISBN: 0593019822
Bantam Press, London, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Remainder/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 800 g.; X, 380 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements, notes and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography in 2 sections of 16 pages each. Back coloured boards with gilt title to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners and a black remainder dot to the lower text block edge. Back and white photographic dustwrapper, showing Marlene Dietrich, with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little creasing to be backstrip edges. The biography of the German/Hollywood actress Marlene Dietrich. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0593019822. ISBN/EAN: 9780593019825. Inventory No: 0110473. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Remainder
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0110473  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Dingo; The Story of Our Mob
Dingo, Sally,
ISBN: 1740511026
Random House Australia, Sydney, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. XIV, 306 pp., with pages of photography, family tree, map, glossary etc etc. Colour illustrated softcover binding. Story of the family saga of the Dingo tribe told by Sally the wife of the well known Aboriginal actor, Ernie Dingo. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Film; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; ISBN: 1740511026. ISBN/EAN: 9781740511025. Inventory No: 0262182. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $7.20 (AUD)
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Dingo; The Story of Our Mob
Dingo, Sally,
ISBN: 0091836344
Random House Australia, Sydney, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. 700 g.; XIV, 306 pp., with pages of photography, family tree, map, glossary etc etc. Colour illustrated dust-jacket. Story of the family saga of the Dingo tribe told by Sally the wife of the well known Aboriginal actor, Ernie Dingo. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Film; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; ISBN: 0091836344. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836344. Inventory No: 0228342. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228342  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Film:The Critics' Choice: 150 Masterpieces of World Cinema Selected and Defined by the Experts
Andrew, Geoff -- Editor,
ISBN: 1854107984
Aurum Press Ltd, London, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. foreword by Bernardo Bertolucci, introduction by editor, glossary, index and acknowledgements. Silver coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with copious colour, black and white and sepia toned stills from various films. Colour photographic front cover, showing James Stewart and Grace Kelly from the scene from "Rear Window", against a black background with white, pink, orange, and purple titles to the front panel and white, pink, orange and peach coloured titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Small split to the top left hand corner of the front panel. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. VI, 7-352 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; ISBN: 1854107984. ISBN/EAN: 9781854107985. Inventory No: 0108033. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108033  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Flickers of History; A Newsreel Cameramen's Story
Carty, William with Gabrielle Chan,
ISBN: 0732267382
HarperCollins Publishers, Pymble, New South Wales, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. (6] VII - XII 234 pages, last page blank, forward by Robert Eichelberger, retired Lieutenant-General, USA, Yokohama, 1949. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white stills from news reels and black-and-white photography throughout the text. Sepia toned photographic front cover, against a black background, with pale brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The author was a newsreel cameramen during World War II and this is his memories of that period of time, but there is also a memory of a love affair with film and photography. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and panels. Browning of the text block edges and of the internal text. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Film ; Military History -- World War II; Australia; ISBN: 0732267382. ISBN/EAN: 9780732267384. Inventory No: 0110602. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Garbo: Her Story
Gronowicz, Antoni,
ISBN: 0671225235
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Fair. First Edition. 1.0 kg; 476 pp., includes index. Photographic illustrated dustwrapper. Photographic two-page title page, 52 pages of black and white photographs. The top edge of the dustwrapper shows wear and has a small tear either side of the top of the spine. The book itself is neat and tidy. This unauthorised memoir of Garbo is based on a long and intimate friendship. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film; ISBN: 0671225235. ISBN/EAN: 9780671225230. Inventory No: 0201327. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good
Price: $19.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0201327  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Gentlemen to the Rescue; the Heroes of the Silent Screen
Lahue, Kalton C,
Castle Books, New York, 1974. Reissued
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reissued. 600 g; 244 pages of text and accompanying photography. Photographic illustrated dustwrapper. The dustwrapper shows light rubbing, handling marks, and a small water stain to the bosoms right-hand corner of the rear panel, without impact upon the book itself. The book has traces of foxing can cost edge of the text block. Everyone agrees that sex sells books and movies, and usually it is the beckoning bosom, the triangle clad buttocks, for the silk clad legume high heel that most books are written about. This one is about the men, the cads, womanisers, heroes, scoundrels, incorrigibles, Heartbreakers, unreformable that made the Silent movies what they were. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film; Inventory No: 0231721. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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German National Cinema Second Edition
Hake, Sabine,
ISBN: 0415420989
Routledge, England, 2008. Second Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Second Edition. German National Cinema is the first comprehensive history of German film from its origins to the present. In this new edition, Sabine Hake discusses film-making in economic, political, social, and cultural terms, and considers the contribution of Germany's most popular films to changing definitions of genre, authorship, and film form. The book traces the central role of cinema in the nation's turbulent history from the Wilhelmine Empire to the Berlin Republic, with special attention paid to the competing demands of film as art, entertainment, and propaganda. Hake also explores the centrality of genre films and the star system to the development of a filmic imaginary. -- rear panel blurb Size: Trade Paperback. 288 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film; ISBN: 0415420989. ISBN/EAN: 9780415420983. Inventory No: 0259099. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0259099  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Goddess; The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe
Summers, Anthony with Swan, Robbyn,
ISBN: 0575036419
Victor Gollancz, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XVI, 416 pages, indexed, with chapter notes. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs. Photographic illustrated dustjacket. Written nearly 25 years after her death, the book is the result of more than two years investigation drawing upon interviews with hundreds of people who have never before spoken openly. The dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to the top edge, the book's edges show signs of handling and spotting of the top edge, and the previous owner has used a pink highlighter in a modest way, to mark out some sections of the text. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0575036419. ISBN/EAN: 9780575036413. Inventory No: 0270445. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270445  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Goldwyn; A Biography of the Man Behind the Myth
Marx, Arthur,
ISBN: 0393074978
W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1976. first Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. first Edition. 780 g.; XII, 380 pages, bibliography, index. The text is illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photography between page 192 and 193. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and a little fading to the backstrip edges and bumping to the book corners. Dust marks and light browning to the text block edges. Black-and-white photographic dustwrapper, of Samuel Goldwyn, with gold and orange titles to the front panel and black and yellow titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. The biography of one of the most powerful men in Hollywood -- owner and creator of both MGM and Paramount -- Samuel Goldwyn. this is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0393074978. ISBN/EAN: 9780393074970. Inventory No: 0110031. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Hollywood 1960s
Jarvis, Douglas,
ISBN: 0831745231
Gallery Books, New York, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 785 g.; IV, 5-120 pages, and picture credits. Photographic endpapers, showing the iconic image of "Lolita". Photographic frontispiece, showing Mary Tyler Moore and Julie Andrews, the film "Thoroughly Modern Millie". The text is illustrated with numerous colour and black-and-white (some of the photographs have different colour washes applied to them) stills from 1960 films. Photographic laminated boards, showing various movie stars from the 1960s, with blue, pink and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the dustwrapper corners. Rubbing to the laminate of the dustwrapper. A look at the films, great and not so great, of the 1960s. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; ISBN: 0831745231. ISBN/EAN: 9780831745233. Inventory No: 0107411. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107411  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Hollywood 1970s
Castell, David,
ISBN: 083174524X
Gallery Books, New York, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 790 g.; V, 6-120 pages, picture credits. Photographic endpapers, showing Warren Beatty from " Heaven Can Wait". Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing Meryl Streep from the film "Kramer versus Kramer". The text is illustrated with both copious colour and black-and-white photographic stills from various films. Photographic laminated covers with red and yellow titles to the front panel and read, yellow and white titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners otherwise no damage of note. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board, with yellow and red titles to the front panel and red, yellow and white titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges. A look at the films of the 1970s. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; ISBN: 083174524X. ISBN/EAN: 9780831745240. Inventory No: 0107412. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107412  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Humphrey Bogart
Frank, Alan,
ISBN: 0600390543
Wattle Books (Hamlyn), London, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 680 g; 80 pages, includes filmography, illustrated throughout in black-and-white, with full-page colour stills, and a colour frontispiece. Colour illustrated dust jacket matches the colour illustrated laminated boards beneath. The top edge of the dust jacket is a little roughened, and has a small chip at the heel of the spine section. The bottom edge of the front board is chipped. Ownership inscription at the top of the half title page. "Cynical, hard drinking, principled, outspoken, Bogart was the tough guy with a soft heart who joked his way out of physical confrontation. -- this book celebrates both man and actor and reminds us that, in the words of director John Huston, "there will never be another like him."" Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film; ISBN: 0600390543. ISBN/EAN: 9780600390541. Inventory No: 0215559. Good
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0215559  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Imagining Reality; The Faber Book of the Documentary
Macdonald, Kevin and Cousins, Mark ,
ISBN: 0571177239
Faber & Faber, London, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations, introduction by editors, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographic stills from various documentaries. Black coloured boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip. A little bumping to the backstrip edges and browning to the text block edges. Browning to the internal text. There is a red rubber stamp, "Publication Date" to the free front end paper. Photographic dustwrapper, with a red wash, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Original price sticker, still in situ, lower right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. A book about the documentary as a film genre and its directors. "... Kevin Macdonald and Mark Cousins have compiled a wide-ranging collection of writings about and by documentary film-makers and their work. Among the directors represented Chris Marker,Dziga Vertov, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Errol Morris, Nick Broomfield, Roberts Flaherty, Marcel Ophulf, Claude Lanzmann, Humphrey Jennings, Santiago Alvarez, Shohei Imamura, Orson Wells, Richard Leacock and John Grierson. Steering clear of the academic, theoretical approach that dominates most writing about documentary, the editors have selected pieces for their clarity, originality and capacity to inspire. Underlying the entire collection is the passionate belief that documentary can be as diverse and imaginatively rich as non-fiction writing -- by turns polemic, personal, journalistic, emotive and politic." -- from the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 404 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Essays ; ISBN: 0571177239. ISBN/EAN: 9780571177233. Inventory No: 0109863. Good
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
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International Film Annual: No. 2
Whitebait, William [ Editor ],
John Calder, London, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fair/Poor. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by Anthony Asquith, list of illustrations, appendix and acknowledgements. Coloured photographic frontispiece, being of Leslie Caron in the title role of " Gigi ", taken by Cecil Beaton. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white and coloured stills from various films from various countries. Yellow coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. Photographic dust wrapper, showing three stills from three films, with black coloured titles to the front panel and spine. The second international film annual with essays written by Graeme Green, Jean Renoir, Orson Wells and Paul Rotha plus others. At the back of the book is a list of some of the films from 1957-8. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges. The cloth of the board has become rubbed and stained, particularly noticeable to the top right-hand corner of the rear panel, lower right-hand corner of the rear panel and faintly to the top edge of the front panel. Offset tanning and browning to the endpapers and also visible are faint foxing spots. Grubby marks are also present and previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Erasure mark to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper as well. Handling marks to the internal pages. The major fault with the book is that the staining noted to the panels has impinged upon the internal pages. The stains are off and on up to pages 119, but is then present on every page to the end of the book after that. Words almost fail on just how bad this dust wrapper truly is. The dustwrapper is very heavily rubbed, faded and marked. There are major tears and pieces missing. Rubbing and chipping, with loss to all dust wrapper corners. The first 0.25 " of the top spine is missing and chipping to the lower spine edge. The front top panel has a piece missing measuring 4.25 " X 1.25 ". The front fore edge has also a piece missing 3 " from the bottom edge. There is a 1 " torn piece to the spine area 3.5 " from the bottom edge. The back panel has 2 tears measuring 1.75 ", with associated creasing and there is a piece missing measuring 1.25 " X 0.75 ",. Heavy rubbing along the rear fold over crease. Verso of the dustwrapper is stained, brown and quite marked. Remains of tape can be seen on both the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. This is the first UK edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 182 pages, last blank,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Inventory No: 0104181. Fair
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Jack Nicholson, Face to Face
Crane, Robert David & Fryer, Christopher,
ISBN: 0871311755
M Evans & Co, New York, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 800 g; 192 pages, indexed, and illustrated with stills, photographs and advertisements for pictures starring Jack Nicholson. Photographic illustrated dustjacket which features the authors and the subject on the rear panel. There is a very slight rubbing to the top edge of the front panel and to the front fold over crease. The book shows no damage apart from a foxing spot near the spine on the top edge. Written nearly 35 years ago the book talks about "a man who is fast becoming a motion picture superstar . The book also has a filmography, a chronological listing of all Nicholson's films -- the last being Chinatown . Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0871311755. ISBN/EAN: 9780871311757. Inventory No: 0230516. Very Good Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
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James Mason ; Odd Man Out
Morley, Sheridan,
ISBN: 0297793233
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 600 g; XII, 204 pages, 16 pages of black-and-white photography, filmography, stage performances, indexed. In original photographic illustrated dust jacket over original boards. The book shows no damage; the dust jacket is very slightly rubbed on the top edge near the spine. Based on hundreds of interviews and first-hand research in Canada, California, Australia, Switzerland and England, Sheridan Morley has written a biography that no lover of the cinema can afford to miss. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film; ISBN: 0297793233. ISBN/EAN: 9780297793236. Inventory No: 0254155. Very Good Condition
Price: $21.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0254155  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Judi Dench; A Great Deal of Laughter, An Authorised Biography
Jacobs, Gerald,
ISBN: 0297785516
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. VIII, 168 pages, last blank, author's acknowledgements, forward by Judi Dench, appendix and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Brown coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Minor bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and scuffing to the book corners. Shelf wear to the lower book edges. Browning to the paper edges and the lower page edge has a remainder mark. Photographic dustwrapper, showing Judi Dench against theatre lights, with blue, white and red writing on the front panel and spine. Black-and-white photograph of Judi Dench as Mother Courage on the back panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and the back panel has become a little dull and worn. Some rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. An authorised biography of one of Britain's great late 20th century actresses -- Judi Dench. Not only a consummate performer on film but also as a theatre actress and as a television actress. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Biography -- Arts; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0297785516. ISBN/EAN: 9780297785514. Inventory No: 0104075. Very Good Condition
Price: $96.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0104075  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Ken Russell; Monarch Film Studies
Atkins, Thomas R. -- Editor,
Monarch Press, New York, 1976. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XII, 132 pages, acknowledgements, preface by editor, biography, filmography, selective bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and black-and-white photographic stills from the various films of Ken Russell's. Photographic front cover with white and black titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Creasing to the book corners. Rubbing to the book panels and there is browning and foxing to the text block edge and age toning of the internal text. " The films of Britain's most famous director had been praised and condemned; Russell's intentions distorted and misunderstood. With his popularity continuously growing, critical consideration of him has long been overdue. Covering all Russells's work from his early amateur efforts to his films for BBC and his features such as Women in Love, The Devils, The Music Lovers and Tommy, this anthology is a comprehensive source book on Russell's cinema, an enquiry into the personal nature of his art, and a look at his working methods." -- from the rear panel blurb. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Inventory No: 0109843. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good
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Marguerite Duras: A Life
Adler, Laure,
ISBN: 0753812819
Phoenix, London, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations, preface by author, notes, the complete works of Marguerite Duras, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated, between pages 200 and 201, with 16 pages of black-and-white photography. Photographic paperback binding with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The biography of one of France's most influential writers of the 20th century – Marguerite Duras. Combing through over two years of tape recorded conversations with Marguerite Duras, the author teases out the truth (Duras was not above hiding or reinventing the past if it did not suit), nor about her narcissism or alcoholism, but, also does not stint on Duras' courage, prolific talent, genius in the fields of writer and filmmaker. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 424 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film; France; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0753812819. ISBN/EAN: 9780753812815. Inventory No: 0121974. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Rouben Mamoulian
Milne, Tom ,
Indiana University Press, Bloomington and London, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by author, filmography and acknowledgements. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing Rouben Mamoulian on the set of Song of Songs. The text is illustrated with black-and-white stills from various Rouben Mamoulian's films. Colour photographic front cover with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A tribute to an honest, original director, who nonetheless, turned out remarkably personal films. He was cast off by Hollywood, but still his CV is littered with great films – among them Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, 1934, Song of Songs, The Mark of Zorro and Silk Stockings to name but a few. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels, book edges. Light age toning to the text block edges of the internal text. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-176 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Inventory No: 0113382. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good
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Sirk on Sirk
Halliday, Jon -- Editor ,
The Viking Press, New York, 1972. First American Paperback
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First American Paperback. (6), 7-176, biofilmography, bibliography and acknowledgements. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing Douglas Sirk in the ruins of Berlin during the shooting of the film "A Time to Love and a Time to Die". The text is illustrated with black-and-white stills from various Douglas Sirk's films. Colour photographic front cover with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels, book edges and a reading crease to the backstrip. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and light age toning of the internal text. In this book the film director Douglas Sirk was interviewed by Jon Halliday to discuss filmmaking, where he shows a ".. fascinating series of insights into several epochs of cultural history in the twentieth century, the ideas and struggles of one film-maker working in a commercial system, and the ways and means of two highly distinct production systems." -- from the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Inventory No: 0110334. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good
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Split Image; The Life of Anthony Perkins
Winecoff, Charles,
ISBN: 0525940642
A Dutton Book, New York, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XIV, 482 pages, author's note, bibliography and index. Blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photographs between pages 242 and 243. 1/4 gray coloured backstrip with silver titles. 3/4 pale gray coloured boards. Photographic dustwrapper with black, gilt and white titles to the front panel and gilt back titles to the backstrip. A biography of Anthony Perkins. Minor rubbing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Minor rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0525940642. ISBN/EAN: 9780525940647. Inventory No: 0107382. Very Good
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Stars of the Silver Screen; Extracts from The Movie
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0906223660
Bloomsbury Books, London, 1984. Reissued, 1st Thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reissued, 1st Thus. The text is illustrated with numerous colour and black-and-white photographs, colour and black-and-white illustrations and reproductions of film posters. Green coloured boards. Colour photographic dustwrapper, showing Christopher Reeve as Superman. This book was based on the monumental work "The Movie" a comprehensive history of the moving pictures industry. Predominantly looking at the movie stars but also the technical, behind-the-scenes staff and other interesting tidbits from the movie making world. a clean and tidy copy. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. IV, 260 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film ; ISBN: 0906223660. ISBN/EAN: 9780906223666. Inventory No: 0237952. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
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Thames Television's the Art of Hollywood Fifty Years of Art Direction
Hambley, John & Downing, Patrick,
ISBN: 0423005103
Thames Television, London, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 500 g; 132 pages, illustrated in black-and-white, with a central 16 page colour spread. Colour illustrated paperback binding. Slight turning of the corners, with abrasion to the inside bottom left-hand corner of the front panel. Includes a bibliography, filmography is exhibition guide, and biographies. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Film; ISBN: 0423005103. ISBN/EAN: 9780423005103. Inventory No: 0218479. Good
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The Ages of Gielgud: An Actor At Eighty
Harwood, Ronald,
ISBN: 0340348283
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations, introduction by Ronald Harwood, chronology and index. Illustrated frontispiece, being a reproduction of the David Hockney sketch " Sir John Gielgud 1974 ". On the page following the " illustrations " page is a reproduction of a lino cut by Pauline Logan -- Sir John Gielgud as " Richard II, Old Vic, 1929". The text itself is illustrated by numerous black-and-white photographs from John Gielgud's life and career. Maroon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing Sir John Gielgud at 80, another photograph graces the back panel. Gold coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A tribute to actor John Gielgud on the occasion of his eightieth birthday with pieces written by friends, colleagues, and critics. Very minor bumping to the lower spine edge and some dust marks to the top edge. Some crinkling and crumpling of the dustwrapper edges. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 182 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Film ; Essays ; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0340348283. ISBN/EAN: 9780340348284. Inventory No: 0104155. Very Good Condition
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The Australian Journal of Screen Theory; 4
Tulloch, John -- Editor ,
University of New South Wales , Kensington, New South Wales, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 76 pages. Black-and-white photographic cover against a blue background with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A journal put out by the School of Drama, University of New South Wales, this being number four, dealing with aspects of film and filmmaking. Minor creasing to the book corners and there is a faint foxing to the backstrip. Rubbing and browning to the book covers and light age toning of the internal text. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Inventory No: 0109837. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good
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