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Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
CinemaScope One: Stupendous in 'Scope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
As usual, Reid gives all the info sought by movie-lovers. He not only covers well-known wide-screen movies like Auntie Mame, Pal Joey, Star Wars, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Comanche Station, Hombre, Manhattan, Man of the West, McCabe and Mrs Miller, Pal Joey, The Swan, 3 Faces of Eve, Bad Day at Black Rock, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Tony Rome; but also details 3-D's Inferno, Gorilla at Large, etc.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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 "B" Movies: A Treasury of Spills, Chills & Thrills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
To moviegoers, the "B" was a movie of less appeal than the main feature. To a cinema manager, however, a "B" was any film at all with a running time less than 70 minutes. To the exchange, a "B" meant a feature that had to be sold to exhibitors at the cheapest price. This book extensively covers all three of these categories. Patrons did have favorites. Mysteries and series pictures were popular.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Memorable Films of the Forties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
If you're just starting a cowboy movie DVD collection or are a seasoned fan of all things Western, this book is an absolute must. More than 160 films are examined in detail. All-time greats mingle with B-movie gems starring legendary heroes like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd. In his reviews, Reid lists the entire cast plus release dates and all essential info: directors, writers, songs, etc.
Films Famous, Fanciful, Frolicsome & Fantastic: Classic Movies from Cinema's Golden Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
Whistleblowers Book of 1001 Secrets: Consumer News You Can Use (Second Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 453,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The scams, schemes, "deals," myths, cons, and inside secrets consumers want to know--but hidden from the public--collected and documented in one ready reference. Alphabetical, clear, sourced and supported. Includes cars and dealers, ads, marketing, travel, food, restaurants, health, drugs, doctors, hospitals, pets, government, law, banks, insurance, funerals, contests, TV news, charity, 100s more.
21st Century Pocket Guide to Hydropower, Microhydropower and Small Systems, Incentives and Funding, Dams, Turbine Systems, Environmental Impact and Fish Passage, History, Research Projects
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of hydropower, microhydropower, dams, and turbines, with information on everything from the basics, federal incentives and funding opportunities, environmental impact, fish passage, design concepts, practical small hydropower systems, federal research, and more.
21st Century Essential Veterans Benefits Sourcebook: Complete Coverage of Education Benefits, the GI Bill, Home Loan Programs, Life Insurance Programs, Health Care - Including Dependents and Survivors
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This ebook provides reproductions of Department of Veterans Affairs documents with coverage of every aspect of federal benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors, with information on eligibility, special groups outside of wartime service, documents, health care benefits and enrollment, priority groups, financial information required, health care, disability, vocational rehabilitation, more.
21st Century Essential Guide to Bed Bugs: Identification, Prevention, Control, and Eradication, Practical Information about Pesticides and Bedbugs, Public Health Policy and Medical Implications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Vital information about identification, prevention, control, and eradication of bed bugs, with authoritative information from the CDC, EPA, and NIH. Extensive material from EPA National Bed Bug Summit; CDC and EPA Control Statement; Top Ten Tips; practical information on getting rid of bed bugs; non-chemical control measures; biology.
21st Century Pocket Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act - Your Right to Federal Government Records, Sample Request Letters
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Law » General law
Vital information about requesting government records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act of 1974, with detailed sample request and appeal letters useful for any situation. FOIA Reference Guide, federal department and agency FOIA contacts, recent FOIA litigation, exemptions from disclosure, Your Right to Federal Records, and A Citizen's Guide on Using FOIA and Privacy Act.
Queued!: The Best and Worst of Netflix in 101 Independent Movie Reviews, Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Queued: Vol. 2" features 101 movie reviews by film critic Christopher Smith, whose 14 years as a film critic at a major Northeast daily newspaper has produced more than 4,000 movie reviews. Since Smith often is asked, "What should I add to my Netflix queue?," he has begun a series of ebooks called "Queued!," which will help readers find what to add to their queue--and what to leave queueless.
Queued!: The Best and Worst of Netflix in 101 Independent Movie Reviews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Queued" features 101 movie reviews by film critic Christopher Smith, whose 14 years as a film critic at a major Northeast daily newspaper has produced more than 4,000 movie reviews. Since Smith often is asked, "What should I add to my Netflix queue?," he has begun a series of ebooks called "Queued!," which will help readers find what to add to their queue--and what to leave queueless.
Automotive Intelligentsia Money-Saving New-Car Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The Automotive Intelligentsia Money-Saving New-Car Guide takes an engaging step-by-step approach to choosing and acquiring a new car or truck, keeping a sharp eye on the bottom line at every turn. Included among its time-tested tips are in-depth descriptions of what buyers can expect to find in each of 11 new-vehicle categories, including capsule reviews of all available models--254 in all.