Books tagged: silent movies

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Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin
By Gerry Mandel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hollywood, today and during the 1930's, is the setting for this intriguing tale of an unknown writer, and a world-famous film artist who died over 20 years ago. The project becomes a conflict of loyalties, as the writer finds himself torn between his drive to succeed and his desire to protect Charlie Chaplin. Enter Charlie, now confronting the man whose job it is to discredit his legacy.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
The Silent Treatment
By Melanie Surani
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Katrina Jaitley doesn't expect to find a piece of forgotten movie history during a bout of retail therapy. After watching the coil of film found tucked inside her purchase, she's shocked to witness the brutal murder of a famous 1920's star by a fellow actor. 80-year-old mystery aside, someone will stop at nothing to get the film away from her and silence what she's discovered.
Tomorrow's Tide
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,910. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction
An abandoned baby leads a teenage girl to a brilliant career. In 1910 young teenager Jennifer Owen discovers an abandoned baby in a field, wrapped up with a penny for luck. Years later, with the help of society hostess Millicent Colston-Smart, she decides to track the child down. The trail (and that exact penny) leads to some startling discoveries for all concerned.