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Hollywood "B" Movies: A Treasury of Spills, Chills & Thrills
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
Drawings Of Vintage Cameras
By karl addison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Drawings of various classic vintage cameras. Artwork by Karl Addison.
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Treasures: The First Alana O'Neill Mystery With Vintage Recipes
By Amy Alessio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
A young mother discovers an unlikely secret after a fire in an antiques mall in this short mystery with recipes. This is the first in the Alana O'Neill mysteries and includes vintage recipes for: Congo Squares, Kolackys, Chiffon Cake, Pound Cake and Dark Chocolate Cake.
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.
Playbook for a Dame
By Vivian Davenport
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Aging, hard-scrabble Mona has dreams of being a stage star and develops a bond with three-armed pianist Lefty.
Phoetry
By Steve McKenzie
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Poems + Photography = Phoetry
Most of my Motorcycles & I
By Peter Guala
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A short biographical account of my personal motorcycle ownership and riding history from the 1950's to the present day. Includes some photos.