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Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era by John Howard Reid
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.
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. 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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies (IS-15.b) - Concerts, Carnivals, Air Shows, Parades, Fairs, Aquatic Events, Festivals, Conventions by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix by John Howard Reid
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.
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling by Neil D. Isaacs
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling habits often become pathological, a growing epidemic problem with the escalation of gaming opportunities. This study, using dozens of case histories to support its arguments, demonstrates the varieties of the addictive behavior. It debunks commonly-accepted myths and makes recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
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. 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.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers by Stephen R. Bissette
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Mama and Me by Bette Nunn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives by Edward Hotspur
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Edward Hotspur thinks of things on the way to work. But really, he's thinking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as work, rain, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
The Fool's Best Joke Book Volume 1 by Neil Hutchison
Series: Fool in Paradise. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 138,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Welcome to the world of humour. What makes human beings laugh can be broadly defined under three headings: someone else's misfortune, someone else's misunderstanding or someone else's stupidity. The keywords here are "someone else's" because, let's face it, most silly things are much funnier when they happen to someone else.
Forward Thru The Fires of Life by Jimmie Badgett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A factual, historical, educational, and comical book about our family life, careers in the fire service, emergency management and disaster response. It includes “lessons learned” as a safety guide in many types of situations. It contains poetry and prose. It covers the importance of Wills and Living Trust. Our intent was to share the humor in our lives and encourage the reader to do the same.
The Ephemeris Omnibus 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $39.95 USD. Words: 208,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Ephemeris Omnibus 2013 features the Ephemeris core rulebook (with some rule changes), and all of the rule supplements that have been released as of the end of 2012. All of the species and class supplements have been blended into the core rulebook to create a massive (over 200,000 words) rulebook that will allow you to play the most extensive Ephemeris game you'd ever want to play.
Jokes Big Book : The Big Book Of Jokes by Sham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 206,720. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by QPUB. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The Big Jokes book comes with below famous Joke books. All these books comes in one single pack as a low price package. The joke book for all kinds of people. 121 Music Jokes 240 Nerds Jokes 161 Funny Riddles 345 Hilarious Jokes 401 Computer Jokes 501 School Jokes 92 Funny Quotes 120 Funny Professional Books 181 Funny Puns Play 301 Hilarious Sports Jokes 111 Funny Phrases 175 Hilarious Engineers
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories by Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (Or It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time!) by Jesse Wayne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children of the 20th Century.
Seinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia with Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries by Dennis Bjorklund
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Seinfeld Reference" provides a comprehensive analysis of the series, detailed cast biographies and character profiles, and thorough episode summaries with technical credits and guest stars. It is written by a television expert and the only book on the market with depth, accuracy, and insight about the show.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay by Robert Gosnell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios by John Howard Reid
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.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy by Freddie Davies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs