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These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
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
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.
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
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.
Mr. Dark Side
By S. K. Hubba Lodbrokson Ragnarsson
Price: $4.94 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
Sabotage at RKO Studio
By Christopher Geoffrey McPherson
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction
Hollywood. 1933. James Murray’s first novel is a surprise success. On contract at a major film studio, he tries to figure out what’s behind a series of accidents plaguing various productions -- including "King Kong," the studio’s new film. "Sabotage at RKO Studio" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two cases in two different versions of 1930s Hollywood.