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Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
By Carl Van Vechten
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
Ramon
By Rob Del Rio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
A concert stalker forces Mexican singing sensation, Ramon, to hire a look alike gringo firearm instructor, Ricky Johnson, to protect him at the final performance of his tour in San Antonio, TX. Agreeing to switch places and appear on stage for a hefty price, unsuspecting Ricky falls victim to a devious scandal and paparazzi PR trap, hours before the concert.
Lyrics of Love
By Francine Craft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Ms Craft has used her talent to create a lush paradise as the backdrop for this romantic who-dunnit that will leave the reader in delicious anticipation from the first ripple to the last tidal wave of this literary love cruise."--Romantic Times Book Review
The Catacomb Gourmet
By K. T. Fanning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
He’s a gourmet cook. He’s a serial killer. His meals are to die for, and you’re the main dish
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
By Tom Interval
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Irresistible You by Jemma Linley
By Barbara Bothwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
Mel Sheridan, singer, and Andy Lomax, guitarist, once worked on the same cruise liner. Now after failed marriages they meet again - on Miami Beach. Andy is playing with a jazz combo and Mel is on holiday. They fall in love but, can this English couple walk off hand-in-hand into the sunset?