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British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Movie Mystery & Suspense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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!
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
Cerebus ~ Under the Aardvarkian Spell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The victorious muse that spawned an entire industry of self-published comic books now blazes a trail for independent comic book movies.
Fantastic Sixties Trivia Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a wide-ranging, fun quiz book with questions covering the social history of the 1960s, pop, rock, fashion, books, film, sport, etc. - in fact everything that shaped the most mind-blowing decade of them all! It's based on an enduring cult classic print book which has been revised and extended for distribution as an ebook.
The UK Scriptwriters Survival Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Want to get out there and start earning a living as a writer? Sure, we all have dreams of selling a script for big bucks. But what can we do while we wait for that to happen? How do we give up the day job and be a working writer? That's what this book covers.
The Idiots Guide To Lottery Wheeling Systems Explained
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 25,530. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This book is amazing. whatever your game is, in this book, there is a strategy.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Mind FX
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Magic and Mentalism Gone Mad!!! Andrew Mayne's offbeat take on mentalism. 11 mind-blowing comedy mentalism effects: + Perform the Psychic Spitball Catch + Drive a Big Wheel Blindfolded + Face the Whoopee Cushion of Death + Perform Magic with Human Organs + Demonstrate a magical drinking game And more!
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.
You're Biting My Fingers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"You're Biting My Fingers" deals with those thought -provoking details about dentistry you wanted to know about but were too afraid to ask. It takes you through unusual instances in the dental chair where I guarantee you will find yourself laughing out loud at the antics of those most amusing patients. By the end of the book you will phone your dentist and say: "I just phoned to say I love you!"
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
The 1980's Quiz Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This quiz book focuses on news from the 1980’s with 20 different categories and over 340 questions in multi-answer format. It is unusual in that it contains news stories that did not make the headlines. These are weird, wonderful and odd stories and all true; useful for quiz masters needing new and unique material and those who enjoy reading about the slightly bizarre side of real life.
Playing "Help-Me" in the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II
Price: $2.93 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Sheet music
One of the greatest blue songs ever written is "Help me" by Rice Miller (the second Sonny Boy). Playing “Help-Me” in the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II is a step by step, note for note analysis of some of Sonny Boy's Signature Riffs. Clear, easy to read tab graphics are used to show how he plays the song, along with expert descriptions.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Shock Magic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Knives, razor blades and bricks are just some of the fiendish props used in the routines in this manuscript. Besides maiming yourself, you'll get to throw bricks at your audience and even lop off a spectator's hand or two. Shock Magic is a twisted mixture of shock, gore and fun. Perform a bloody card trick with razors, shove a paperclip through your arm or hammer a nail into your head and more!
Trivia Night!: The "King" of Horror
Series: Trivia Night!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Trivia Night! Title: The "King" of Horror Category: Stephen King Trivia Hosting a trivia night? Need some great questions and not sure where to get started? The Trivia night series has you covered. Each Trivia Night! round of questions features ten original questions on one particular theme. The questions are presented in question and answer form and also in Multiple choice format.
The Cricket Beasts - The Fanatical Fanboys of the 22 Yards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
‘Hey, are you bored with your dull and monotonous life? Do you waste all your spare time reading dull books like Shakespeare and Charles Dickens? Is your life too tame and domesticated? Do you want to inject some excitement and exuberance into it? Do you want to improve your lung power and be able to yell and shriek at hundred decibels for hours and hours?