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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.
Movie Mystery & Suspense
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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 Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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 Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
By John Howard Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Amrapali A Historical Saga of Love & Renunciation
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
In ancient India, during the time of Lord Buddha, Vaishali was a flourishing democracy. Amrapali of Vaishali democracy was the most beautiful woman of the world. She is the all time best. She is the only woman in the history who had been forced to prostitution by state order.
This is the Only Truth & Other Stories
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Remembering something, suddenly, she opened her shoulder bag and pulled an old letter out. It was on the verge of disintegration, almost torn to pieces at the folds. She unfolded the letter very carefully and began to read. She did not count how many times she had already read the letter in the moments of loneliness and seclusion.
Changing Perspectives & Other Stories
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
There were thousands of people in the audiences who had come to listen to the words of Guru Vikram Acharya. It was said that Vikram Acharya had forsaken his father’s property worth millions of dollars and come to this Ashram in California where a large number of Indian and other Asian communities lived in perfect harmony.
From One Hell to Another
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
An American journalist and his Pakistani-American wife are trapped in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. The present story describes how they escape from that side of the border to enter this side of Kashmir, India, and what awaits them in their own country, US.