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Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History tells America's story through the eyes of character actors during Hollywood's Golden Age including Claude Rains, Basil Rathbone, Walter Brennan, and Van Heflin.
A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.
Films Famous, Fanciful, Frolicsome & Fantastic: Classic Movies from Cinema's Golden Age
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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.
On Creative Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Full Court Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Fiction demands a working knowledge of many points of craft that can be taught and learned. In On Creative Writing the process of writing fiction is demystified and cut in palatable bites to help any writer who has the passion and mad desire to tell a story.
Movie Mystery & Suspense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This detailed book covers many legendary movies, including The Big Sleep, To Have and Have Not, Big Carnival, Angel Face, The High Wall, Johnny Allegro, House of Strangers, Union Station, O.S.S., Real Glory, Phantom Creeps, His Kind of Woman, Sherlock Holmes Faces Death and My Name Is Julia Ross. Surprises include bonus monographs on director Robert Siodmak and producer/director Otto Preminger!
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
Sing With Confidence Quick and Easy Tips to Help You Shine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Andrea's hope is that you will use the tips in "Sing With Confidence: Quick and Easy Tips To Help You Shine" to become the singer you want to be. When you work to achieve the whole package, you will sing with confidence-and you will certainly shine!
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Crammed full of facts on each selected film, including actors and their characters, synopses and reviews, plus lots of fascinating background information, "CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge" is a truly massive book, detailing over 160 movies originally released in that wide-screen process. This book is an absolute must-have for the classic movie fan who watches TCM or enjoys vintage DVDs.
The Underground Eagle Strikes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The monthly e-zine dedicated to social commentary and analysis, featuring: One Wiki-Leak Too Many / Time Travelers Are Among Us / Keep Learning Or Die / How I Helped RFK / America Is The World and more...
POPULAR PICTURES of the Hollywood 1940s
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
John Howard Reid's latest offering is every bit as idiosyncratic as his previous books in this series, and equally compulsive reading for film buffs. The present book provides a wealth of information. Reid finds much to admire in the films he writes about. He is a full-fledged movie buff, but not a drooling one. More than 130 films are featured in this surprising book. Film criticism at its best!
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Assorted Essays on Audio
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A collection of short essays on professional audio, including techniques, audio theory, sound reproduction, acoustics and the psychology of mixing audio.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
John Howard Reid's books get bigger, better and more informative. This 2011 e-book release is a must for all who are interested in movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. Many books deal with these subjects, but most are just glossy picture books. JHR delves into all of the films' actors, directors, producers, technical staff, etc., and offers extensive reviews as well.
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume One
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Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The long lost interviews of the much respected dark art magazine, Carpe Noctem, are being released for the first time since the publication ceased in 2000 and includes pieces from the never released Issue 17. George Higham, Dave McKean, GWAR, Lorelei Shannon, Bob Wilkins, Robert Rodriguez, Tim Bradstreet and for the first time ever, the complete Neil Gaiman interview.
The Underground Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The monthly e-zine dedicated to social commentary and analysis, featuring: A Scream In The Night / Murder & Death / Alternate Reality / Existence Beyond Death / A Day Off For God / Review: The Ten Commandments / Abortion / Ally Sheedy Is A Bitch / Sex VS Race / Today I Look Gay ... and much more.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
How To Succeed In Acting - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Become a Successful Actor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
If you are an aspiring actor with dreams of becoming a success like Al Pacino, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and the likes, then this is the step-by-step guide for you. Here’s what you get: - You will discover the secrets about the acting industry. - Larn acting techniques to perform better than your competitors. - Discover acting terminologies to instantly be noticed by the directors.
Steven Moffat's Doctor Who 2010, The Critical Fan's Guide to Matt Smith's First Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2011 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 75,000 words, this is the most comprehensive analysis of Doctor Who series 5 produced so far. Steven Moffat’s first series as showrunner for Doctor Who deserves such a thorough examination, as it is arguably the most intricate ever produced.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.