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CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Many colossal main features are reviewed in this book. But until recently, such movies were not enough to satisfy patrons. They also wanted a supporting film, shorts and cartoons. So here are detailed not only main attractions like High Noon, Jezebel, Merry Widow, Zorro, A Star Is Born, Rio Rita, Great Waltz, but lesser movies that audiences also demanded. Many of these are now available on DVD.
Memorable Films of the Forties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Mystery, Suspense, Film Noir and Detective Movies On DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,150. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
WINNER OF A BRONZE MEDAL in the 2011 Readers Favorite awards! Classic thriller movies are often available on two or more DVD labels. Which is the best? This book tells you. And surprise, surprise! The best is often the least expensive. Why pay $30 for a $2 DVD? Want to find titles you've never seen but would enjoy watching? This cleverly designed book helps you to swiftly examine over 1,200 DVDs.