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New Light on Movie Bests
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Everyone loves Best Movies' lists. But this book is much more than just a list of 400 great movies. Many are examined in exhaustive detail: "The Third Man", "Shepherd of the Hills", "The General", "Gilda", "Tales of Manhattan", "The Big Clock", "Anna Karenina", "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", "China Seas", "Duck Soup", "Thin Man" films, "Cat People", "Old Dark House", "Trouble with Harry", etc.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
POPULAR PICTURES of the Hollywood 1940s
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
John Howard Reid's latest offering is every bit as idiosyncratic as his previous books in this series, and equally compulsive reading for film buffs. The present book provides a wealth of information. Reid finds much to admire in the films he writes about. He is a full-fledged movie buff, but not a drooling one. More than 130 films are featured in this surprising book. Film criticism at its best!
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
Success in the Cinema: The Money-Making Movies, The Critics' Choices & the Audience Favorites
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
"Success in the Cinema" is a valuable addition to Reid's series of film books. It should be in every movie enthusiast's library. JHR reviews 110 successful movies with extensive cast, behind-the-camera and release credits plus other essential background information. There's Billy the Kid, A Place in the Sun, Sunset Boulevard, From Here to Eternity, Jane Eyre, Jolson Story, Letter to 3 Wives, etc.
Sleeping in Snow with Bears
By A.H. Pellett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
A paparazzo makes a discovery about one of his favorite celebrity targets that puts every generalization he has ever had about Hollywood, celebrities, American society and governments to the test and astounds even his most jaundiced tabloid readers when he finally puts it all together for them, complete with the most gruesome photographs he's ever taken.
Worry Wort Certificate and Membership Card
By Bob Proko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
This beautiful certificate will let anyone know that they are a proud charter member of ©The Worry Wort Club of America. Along with this frameable certificate, they will also receive an official membership card. So become a charter member of ©The Worry Wort Club of America today! ** For Entertainment Only **