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There are 55 books in this catalogue.
Madsen, Axel::  Billy Wilder
Book Number: 2349
Indiana University Press, 1969 PB, good cond pp.167, index, photos.
Keywords: Cinema World Series Index: 8, Cinema One Series
Price: $15.00

Elsaesser, Thomas:  New German Cinema: a History
Book Number: 4839
New Brusnwick : Rutgers University Press, 1989. Soft Cover, Very Good, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0-8135-1392-8 Illustrated with b&w in-text photo's. Index.
Keywords: Motion Pictures - Germany(west) -History Thomas Elsaesser New German Cinema Film - Germany
Price: $15.00

Urban, Andrew L. (interviews by).:  Edge of the Known World. The Australian Film, Television and Radio School.Impressions of the First 25 Years.
Book Number: 20808
Australian Film Television and Radio School. Sydney. 1998 Large 4to. laminated boards hardcover. 308pp. index. b/w illus. near fine.
Keywords: Australian Film Television Radio School Sydney
Price: $16.00

Halas, John & Manville, Roger:  The Technique of Film Animation.
Book Number: 21635
New York and London: Focal. 1971 8vo. hardcover. 360pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: film animation cartoons art
Price: $12.00

Dickinson, Leo:  Filming the Impossible
Book Number: 23842
London: Jonathan Cape, 1982 8vo. hardcover. 256pp. colour photos. very good+. / very good d/w.
Keywords: filming film makers adventure extreme mountaineering eiger
Price: $18.00

Robert Weisbrot:  Hercules The Legendry Journeys The Official Companion
Book Number: 24056
Doubleday, February 1998 first published Paperback in good condition, Illustrated throughout with b&w.
Keywords: Hercules, TV series
Price: $10.00

Slide, Anthony:  Some Joe You Don't Know
Book Number: 25079
USA. Greenwood Press, 1996 8vo hardcover laminated boards, 271pp b/w illus. index. near fine. From Booknews: Provides biographical essays, complete with bibliographies, on 100 of the best known actors and actresses from Richard Greene (Robin Hood) and William Russel (Sir Lancelot) in the 1950s through stars of Masterpiece Theatre including Robin Ellis and Jean Marsh, to the new generation of British comedy performers such as Alexei Sayle and Jennifer Saunders. Includes samples of contemporary critical commentary and interviews.
Keywords: Biography Music Stage Screen Some Joe You Don't Know Slide Anthony
Price: $10.00

Lahue, Kalton C.:  Continued Next Week: A History of the Moving Picture Serial
Book Number: 25284
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964 second printing Hard Cover. Excellent copy in lightly rubbed price clipped d/w. 293 pp., B&w photograph Illustrations, Appendix: Serials from 1912 to 1930, Index of names, Index of Titles, General Index. Includes Pearl White, Arline Pretty, William Desmond, Eileen Sedgwick, Neva Gerber, Jack Perrin, Ruth Royce, Jack Mower, Eddie Polo, Marie Walcamp.
Keywords: Pearl White, Arline Pretty, William Desmond, Eileen Sedgwick, Neva Gerber, Jack Perrin, Ruth Royce, Jack Mower, Eddie Polo, Marie Walcamp
Price: $15.00

Nimoy, Leonard:  I Am Spock
Book Number: 29222
Century December 1995 8vo hardcover 342pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. Nimoy tells his own story. As the coldly logical Mister Spock in "Star Trek" - first a TV series, later a series of feature films - he created a character who is one of the 20th century's most recognizable cultural icons. He is now also a respected film director in his own right.
Keywords: Biography Music Stage Screen I Am Spock Nimoy Leonard
Price: $12.00

Ware, Derek:  Hollywood Tricks of the Trade
Book Number: 32126
Admiral Bks. 1986 4to hardcover 168pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Hollywood Tricks of the Trade Ware Derek
Price: $12.00

Norman, Barry:  100 Best Films of the Century
Book Number: 35572
Chapmans Publishers 1992 8vo hardcover 276pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Films Motion pictures reviews 100 Best Films of the Century Norman Barry
Price: $15.00

Lynch, Tony.:  The Bill : the inside story of the successful police series seen on ABC TV / Tony Lynch.
Book Number: 36910
Crows Nest, ABC 1992 4to softcover 128pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Bill (Television program) The Bill the inside story of the successful police series seen on ABC TV / Tony Lynch Lynch Tony
Price: $12.00

Tibballs, Geoff:  The Bill
Book Number: 36907
ABC Books 2003 4to hardcover 160pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good with small tear bottom of spine d/w.
Price: $12.00

Silver, Rachel:  The Bill. The Inside Story
Book Number: 36913
HarperCollins Entertainment 1999 4to softcover 128pp colour illus. very good. Since its creation in 1983, "The Bill" has consistently pulled in some of TV's biggest audiences - around eight million viewers per episode. It is the most successful police drama series on British TV ever. "The Bill: The Inside Story" is an illustrated colour companion. "The Bill" has provided some of the most hard-hitting drama on television over the last 16 years, holding the attention of the nation episode after episode.
Keywords: Entertainment Television General The Bill
Price: $12.00

Edgar, Patricia:  Bloodbath : a memoir of Australian television
Book Number: 38478
Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Publishing 2006 8vo hardcover 466pp index, b/w illus. fine / fine d/w.
Keywords: Edgar Patricia 1937 Television Australia Biography Television and children Australia Television programs for children Aust Bloodbath a memoir of Australian television Edgar Patricia
Price: $15.00

:  Starsky and Hutch Annual 1978
Book Number: 39011
BBC TV 4to. Pictorial laminated boards. 61pp. Illustrated end pages. Illustrated throughout in colour with photo's and drawings. Crossword has not been filled in.
Keywords: biography, stories, puzzles, recipes
Price: $15.00

Steven, Peter (editor):  Jump Cut: Hollywood, Politics and Counter Cinema
Book Number: 40103
Between the Lines 1985 8vo softcover 400pp index, b/w illus. very good. In the world of film, Hollywood has always been the center of power; it has supplied the dominant voice. Hollywood stars and movies with their sophisticated blend of entertainment, art, and ideology have captivated audiences everywhere. But there is another world of film, perhaps lesser known: the counter-cinema. This kind of film provides a dynamic, growing opposition -- a subservice counterpoint -- to Hollywood. It includes the work of radical Third World filmmakers, the women's movement, gays and lesbians, and the independent left. It is a practice that identifies with political movements in society and has developed a conscious critique of the dominant cinema. The essays in this collection bring together an integrated analysis of Hollywood and the counter-cinema, and call for a political criticism of the cinema.
Keywords: Jump Cut Hollywood Politics and Counter Cinema Steven Peter (Other Contributor)
Price: $10.00

Thompson, David (Editor):  Levinson on Levinson
Book Number: 40105
Faber & Faber 1992 8vo softcover 170pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Levinson on Levinson Thompson David (Editor)
Price: $12.00

MacRae, Kyle:  The Digital Video Manual : A Practical Introduction to Making Professional-Looking Home Movies
Book Number: 42121
Haynes 2004 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 168pp. index, colour illus. Fine.
Keywords: video digital making movies tips instruction
Price: $25.00

Tornatore, Giuseppe:  "Cinema Paradiso" film script
Book Number: 42867
Faber and Faber June 21, 1995 8vo softcover 95pp very good. Screenplay. English. Cinema Pardiso is one of the most honoured films in recent times. Winner of an Oscar for Best Foreign Film, A Golden Globe as well as a host of major European awards. It was voted Best Film of the Decade by the Guardian. The film tells the story of a young boy who is taken in hand by his surrogate father, the projectionist of the local cinema, and initiated into the magic relm of movies. The film is a hymn to movie romance, all the more so since in the real world love is fleeting, full of pain and regret. It is a bittersweet lament for the love that eludes us in real life, but is there to confort us in the dark embrace of the cinema.
Keywords: screenplays writing women
Price: $12.00

Ryan, Michael:  Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film
Book Number: 43651
Indiana University Press 1990 8vo softcover 328pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Politics deology Contemporary Hollywood Film movies Ryan Michael
Price: $12.00

Pollock, Dale:  Skywalking: The Life And Films Of George Lucas, Updated Edition
Book Number: 44573
Da Capo Press May 30, 1999 8vo softcover 368pp very good. Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition, the Star Wars prequels, the filming of the first installment, and the controversial ways in which Lucas's approach and success continue to alter the landscape of the film industry.
Keywords: george lucas lucas biography criticism film special effects star wars Skywalking The Life And Films Of George Lucas Updated Edition Pollock Dale
Price: $15.00

Brandreth, Gyles:  John Gielgud: An Actor's Life
Book Number: 45557
Sutton Publishing April 25, 2001 8vo Hardcover in d/w. 208pp very good. This celebration of John Gielgud tells the extraodinary story of a unique actor, film star and director who, at 78, won Oscar for his role in Arthur.
Keywords: john gielgud nonfiction silver screen classics John Gielgud An Actor's Life Brandreth Gyles
Price: $14.00

Beresford, Bruce:  Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This...True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade
Book Number: 46585
Fourth Estate January 2007 8vo Hardcover in d/w 322pp Near fine. A wickedly funny account of celebrity, Hollywood, and everything in between. What's it like to be a veteran director up against the machinations of modern-day Hollywood, with its self-absorbed stars, studio executives who think 'Singapore' is a made-up country, destitute producers posing as lords of finance - the mad, the bad and the downright notorious. Award-winning film-maker Bruce Beresford takes us through the highs and lows of the screen trade - from high-powered dinner tables to obscure backlots, from the centres of power to far-flung locations -- with a cast of characters that includes Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Jeffrey Archer, Steven Seagal, and many others. Delightfully literate and sharply observant, this is a highly entertaining insider's account of a rarely glimpsed world. Bruce Beresford has made some of Australia's best known and most interesting films, including Breaker Morant, Puberty Blues and The Adventures of Barry Mackenzie, and has had international success with Black Robe, Double Jeopardy and Driving Miss Daisy, which won an Academy Award. He lives in Sydney. This is his first book.
Keywords: bruce beresford directing film making hollywood Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Beresford Bruce
Price: $14.00

Riley, Gina; Jane Turner:  That's Unusual: Scripts from Kath & Kim, Series 2
Book Number: 46608
ABC Books 2003 8vo softcover 250pp very good. All eight episodes from Series Two. The Announcement, Inside Out, The Moon, Obsession, My Boyfriend, Another Announcement, The Shower, The Hideous Truth.
Keywords: Look at Me Scripts from Kath Kim Series 1 Riley Gina Jane Turner
Price: $20.00

Uys, Pieter-Dirk:  Between the Devil and the Deep: A Memoir of Acting and Reacting
Book Number: 46831
Zebra Press January 2005 8vo softcover 259pp near fine. In this witty memoir, Pieter takes us on a journey through his life in the theatre. We follow him from his early years as a stage manager and actor at The Space Theatre, his brushes with censorship, the political satire that made him famous. Yus explains his alter ego Evita Bezuidenhout. Illustrated with scenes from his plays and revues.
Keywords: Between the Devil and the Deep A Memoir of Acting and Reacting Uys Pieter Dirk
Price: $12.00

Oddie, Bill:  One Flew Into The Cuckoos Egg
Book Number: 48034
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 308pp. colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: bill odie biography goodies comedian birds
Price: $12.00

Renoir, Jean:  My Life and My Films
Book Number: 48919
Collins 1974 8vo hardcover 287pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. The autobiography of the director many consider the greatest in the history of cinema.
Keywords: My life and my films Renoir Jean
Price: $12.00

Cline, William:  Serials-ly Speaking
Book Number: 49689
Mcfarland Classics, USA 1994 8vo. softcover. 257pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine
Keywords: telivision serials tv
Price: $15.00

Kingsley, Hillary:  The Bill - The First 10 Years - Signed x2
Book Number: 50858
ABC Books 1994 4to. Softcover. 128pp. Signed on half-title with dedication by Colin Tarrant (Insp. Monroe) and Simon Rowse (DCI Jack Meadows). Illustrated with colour and b&w photo's. Contents includes Ten Tough Years, Sun Up on Sun Hillo, The Making of an Episode, Identity Parade, All Right on the Night, Teach Yourself Billspeak, Closed Files, Past Stars, Case Book - episode guide.
Keywords: The Bill - British Police Series
Price: $15.00

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