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CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Live Auctions
By Tom Radde
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
All about Live Auctions. Don't worry about scratching your ear at a Live Auction being a bid. How to bid, act, dress, and what to do at, a Live Auction. By knowing what you are doing, the price of this book will be saved the first time you buy something. Welcome to the world of Live Auctions.
Finding Money, over 500 places to find spare cash in your life.
By J. Godsey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
(5.00 from 1 review)
A super-compendium of money-saving and money earning tips that are often overlooked. Tips for household, office, family and personal money saving in today's depressed economy. Some are your basic 'whack on the side of the head', other suggestions are best practices for couponing, pet, home and car care. (13K word article)
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
Guide Your Reputation Online
By Harold Marsden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by CPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general
This comprehensive guide will help you to understand: 1)What is already happening. 2)The benefits and the risks. 3)Why it’s a concern for almost everyone that uses the Internet, 4)When to get professional help 5)How you can reduce most risks and 6)How you can deal with whatever lies ahead!
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Memorable Films of the Forties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.
Bargain Shopping in Southeast Florida: 250 Consignment & Thrift Shops in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami & More
By Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Bargain Shopping in Southeast Florida: 250 Consignment & Thrift Shops in Palm Beach County (including Boca Raton, Palm Beach), Broward County (including Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield) and Dade County (including Miami, Coconut Grove), and more.
Music, Thrills, Mystery, Comedy & Suspense on Video & DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Wonderful movies for every taste are now on DVD. This book examines a rich selection from As Good As It Gets through You'll Never Get Rich. Musicals include Dolly Sisters and Wonder Bar, noir thrills come Out of the Past with T-Men, mysteries include Crossfire and Song of the Thin Man, comedies explore Another Fine Mess and Fun on a Weekend, suspense takes a Special Agent on Pursuit to Algiers.
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
By John Howard Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
A Connoisseur's Guide to the Art of Wine Tasting in California's Wine Country
By Grant John Lamont
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Even though many just assume that wine tasting is sipping, swishing, and swallowing - many are amazed to find that it's actually a bit more. Wine tasting is more of an art, an art that is used to distinguish the taste of fine wines. Wine can be a tasty and refreshing drink - if the bottle was stored correctly and aged properly.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
All Reid's books are interesting and useful. This one deals with an impressive range of movie landmarks, including credits, reviews and interesting background details on films like Algiers, Anna and the King of Siam, Bells of St Mary's, Best Years of Our Lives, Blood and Sand, Blossoms in the Dust, Citizen Kane, Cover Girl, Dinner at Eight, etc. Reid's notes on the films are totally fascinating.
The Key To Your Car
By Dominic Vinci
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A simple consumer's guide to operating, maintaining & optimizing your vehicle. This book covers the information you don't know, always wondered about & wished you could ask an expert. Everything from what the warning lights mean on your dashboard to how to jump-start a car is discussed. Written in easy to understand terms, it is just the information you need to feel confident about your car.
Success in the Cinema: The Money-Making Movies, The Critics' Choices & the Audience Favorites
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Success in the Cinema" is a valuable addition to Reid's series of film books. It should be in every movie enthusiast's library. JHR reviews 110 successful movies with extensive cast, behind-the-camera and release credits plus other essential background information. There's Billy the Kid, A Place in the Sun, Sunset Boulevard, From Here to Eternity, Jane Eyre, Jolson Story, Letter to 3 Wives, etc.
How To Get Food Stamps, Welfare And Other Benefits
By Andrew Dolan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
How To Get Food Stamps, Welfare, Subsidized Cell Phones, Subsidized Housing, Heating Bills Assistance And Other Benefits When You Are Unemployed Or Underemployed
Secrets to Buying Used Cars from a High Volume Purchaser
By Santino Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Learn the secrets of buying used cars with no mechanical knowledge or automotive expertise. This is the system that was implemented by a high volume used car purchaser on a regular basis to buy vehicles with a high probability of being mechanically sound. Armed with this information you can eliminate JUNK and know what its worth before even going to physically inspect the auto.
Films Famous, Fanciful, Frolicsome & Fantastic: Classic Movies from Cinema's Golden Age
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A book that examined all my favorite films! That aim proved impossible. I have so many! But I did manage to detail Alias Nick Beal, Arabian Nights, Band Wagon, Easy Living, Elephant Walk, Fabiola, Far Country, 5th Chair, 5000 Fingers of Dr T, Foreign Affair, Green Pastures, Heartbeat, Iron Horse, Love, Narrow Margin, October Man, Quiet Man, Quo Vadis, Rope, Tall T, Tall Target, and many more.