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Au cinéma
By Françoise Sagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
Ce Carnet élaboré à partir d’articles issus de l’Égoïste, L’Express, Vogue, Senso, Elle et Le Monde, nous livre le propre point de vue de Françoise Sagan sur le cinéma et le théâtre à travers des portraits de grandes figures telles que Marguerite Duras, Fellini, Catherine Deneuve, Robert Hossein, ou à travers des critiques de films faisant l’actualité.
De très bons livres
By Françoise Sagan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction
Ce Carnet d’articles de F. Sagan regroupe un ensemble de textes ayant pour thème commun le goût de l’écriture, celui de la lecture et celui enfin des grands écrivains. Centrés sur des interrogations qui se recoupent et se complètent, ils offrent une approche limpide de sa pensée, de sa réflexion et de son style.
Lettre de Suisse
By Françoise Sagan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
Ce Carnet a été élaboré à partir d’articles de presse issus de L’Express, du Nouveau Femina, de La Parisienne et du Cahier des Saisons. Ces textes ont été publiés entre 1955 et 1961. Dans un style élégant, narquois, allègre, ces articles de Françoise Sagan sonnent justes, pétillent d’acidité et de poésie. Ils doivent tout à son intelligence et son habileté.
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. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
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.
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.