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Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, 1912 - 2012 (Second Edition)
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 128,310. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Flying on Film is the history behind the films. Veterans and aviators from past and present tell the real story of one of the most fascinating genres of motion pictures in Hollywood.
The Encyclopedia of Feature Players of Hollywood, Volume 3
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 196,320. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Volume 3 of 3. Learn from the feature players of Hollywood what it was like to work on films during its Golden Era. Enjoy their often humorous and exciting stories as they lived out their lives and careers behind and in front of the camera.
The Encyclopedia of Feature Players of Hollywood, Volume 2
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 269,440. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Volume 2 of 3. Learn from the feature players of Hollywood what it was like to work on films during its Golden Era. Enjoy their often humorous and exciting stories as they lived out their lives and careers behind and in front of the camera.
The Encyclopedia of Feature Players of Hollywood, Volume 1
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 278,020. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Volume 1 of 3. Learn from the feature players of Hollywood what it was like to work on films during its Golden Era. Enjoy their often humorous and exciting stories as they lived out their lives and careers behind and in front of the camera.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
TV's M*A*S*H: The Ultimate Guide Book
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 254,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
With a foreword and all new M*A*S*H dialogue by Larry Gelbart, a "History of MASH" with commentary by William Self and even more interviews and commentary from most major players, the original producers, writers, directors, guest stars, a technical adviser for William Christopher's character and even a stunt man, we think you'll find this to be "The B*E*S*T Book Anywhere"!!
Stronger Than Spinach: The Secret Appeal of the Famous Studios Popeye Cartoons
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 130,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The Secret Appeal of the Famous Studios Popeye Cartoons is a must read for anyone who has ever enjoyed Popeye cartoons and/or is interested in the character's history. And, perhaps even more importantly, it's a lot of fun, too!
Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies, From Nickelodeons to Youtube
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Chain of Fools traces the art of slapstick comedy from its pre-cinema origins in the ancient pantomime through its silent movie heyday in the teens and twenties, then on to talkies, television, and the internet.
The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A fascinating and inspiring story of secrecy, ambition, and luck; a tale both epic and intimate, alive with the clash, the hustle, the music, and dance of American enterprise. “A richly told story of a forty-year, white-hot love triangle that fans the flames of a major worldwide conglomerate.” —Neil Shulman, Associate Producer,Doc Hollywood “Salacious! Engrossing! Destined for film!”—New York Post
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
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.
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.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!

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