Books tagged: hollywood

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Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hollywood, today and during the 1930's, is the setting for this intriguing tale of an unknown writer, and a world-famous film artist who died over 20 years ago. The project becomes a conflict of loyalties, as the writer finds himself torn between his drive to succeed and his desire to protect Charlie Chaplin. Enter Charlie, now confronting the man whose job it is to discredit his legacy.
The Elvis and Marilyn Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe have a secret love affair? People will kill to find out. When actress Stevie Marriner, reigning "sex queen of the soaps," becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a once-famous movie director from the Golden Age of Hollywood, she calls on her ex-husband, newsman Neil Gulliver, for help.
Fallen Star
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Series: The MacMaster Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,150. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Fallen Star, Book 3 of The MacMaster Chronicles, follows a powerful politician and an action movie star who both have dark secrets. The attempts to eliminate their blackmail problems lead to more trouble than they could have imagined. Blood and money flow on the Los Angeles pavement as the men in power need an outside contractor to take care of business and MacMaster is offered the job.
Shady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A world that is ruled by greed, betrayal and secrets!
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.
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 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.
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.
When Emmy Met Oscar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Emmy's life is a romantic comedy and she's even got the Hollywood movie poster to prove it. ~~~~ You've read dozens of Roberta Beach Jacobson's short stories in True Love, True Experience and True Romance magazines. Now her newest releases will be available exclusively as ebooks.
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!