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Monster Kidding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Michael Legge, aka horror host Dr. Dreck, delves into the meaning of being a "monster kid". Kids born during the 50s and 60s are the original monster boomers, but it didn't stop there. In this book, Legge explores his own childhood, and the movies he became hooked on, both at the drive in and on TV. A fun, humorous read for all lovers of the weird and the wonderful.
You Won't Believe Your Eyes: A Front Row Look at the Sci-Fi/Horror Films of the 1950s
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book takes a light-hearted (and light-headed) look at those movies, as seen through the eyes of the children who saw them and the actors, directors, producers and writers who made them.
Monster Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In a falling down cabin overhanging Topanga Creek, 75 year old Jackie Boyle Blaisdell lived alone without heat, electricity, plumbing or phone guarding the memory of her late husband, Paul Blaisdell, 1950's B-movie king Roger Corman's brilliant, forgotten monster maker. Jackie and Paul's love was immense, defying Hollywood's betrayal of Paul and his death from cancer at 53. This is her story.
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.
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.
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.