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Cronyn, Hume

By: Cronyn, Hume

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000649

ISBN: 0006881008005

Condition: Very Good


431 pp., with 24 photos of Cronyn and wife Jessica Tandy. Canadian actor Hume Cronyn relates his rags to riches actor career, his marriage to Jessica Tandy and his various pursuits outside acting. Pictorial dj in mylar. Free f.e.p. cut out. Otherwise clean and excellent condition for ex-library title. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Dawson's Creek: The Official Companion

By: Crosdale, Darren

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Andrews and McMeal: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009254

ISBN: 0740707256

Condition: Very Good


159 pp., 12 pp. of glossy color photos, b&w photos on nearly every page. Corners curled but lightly read. No markings. Profiles of actors and characters featured in the popular TV series created by Kevin Williamson and starring James Van der Beek as Dawson Leery. Includes episode summaries and interviews with Williamson and the production crew. Plus quotes of "self-aware teenage wisdom." (There's an oxymoron there somewhere.) A useful reference work for collector... View more info

The Ultimate Barbra

By: Cunningham, Ernest W.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Renaissance Books: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 005689

ISBN: 1580630413

Condition: Near Fine


271 pp., index, with bibliography, filmography and discography. Plus 6 pp. glossy color photos. Nearly new, no markings slight rubbing and thumbing of upper corner. A mini-encyclopedia of assorted facts about Barbra Streisand, mostly presented in articles of a few pages each. Very well researched. View more info

Peter Frampton

By: Daly, Marsha

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Tempo Books: 1978

Seller ID: 000276

ISBN: 0448148897

Condition: Fair


167 pp.. 12 pp. b&w photos. Fan-type biography of the British rock star of the '70s. Cover worn, dogeared, pages yellowed but OK. Water stain f.e.p. View more info

Details November 2013 Issue (Chris Hemsworth Cover)

By: Details Magazine

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 2013

Seller ID: 009250

Condition: Very Good


162 pp. Close to new, lightly thumbed. Subscription address label on bottom of front cover. Cover story about Chris Helmsworth, Australian star of "Rush" and "Thor:The Dark World" movies. Written y Adam Sacks. Other articles include "Picking up the Pieces" by Laura Bolt (celebrity redemption tales); "The Church of the Jedi" by Benjamin Svetheg and features on shirtless selfies and former child stars. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

May 2011 Issue -- Mark Ruffalo Cover

By: Details Magazine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 2011

Seller ID: 009748

Condition: Very Good


117 pp. Rough area near subscription corner of cover, otherwise close to new. Cover shows actor Mark Ruffalo in scruffy shadow beard, denim work shirt. Feature story by Jonathan Miles discusses how Ruffalo has returned to acting and directing after a brief retirement. Also a brief profile of model Patrick Schwarzenegger; fashion spread on casual blazers; men's spas. Size: 4to - -11 in Tall View more info

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Wrestlemania: The Official Insider's History

By: Devito, Basil V.;Layden, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books (Harper Collins): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003728

ISBN: 0060393874

Condition: Very Good +


192 pp. on glossy stock. Corners lightly bumped. Couple of small scuff marks. Rear page stuck to rear pastedown. No markings or writing. Close to new. Color photos on every page. A pictorial and text history of Wrestlemania shows from their 1985 launch through 2000. Many closeups of Hulk Hogan and other pioneers of this form of show business. View more info

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Rickles' Book: A Memoir

By: Don Rickles (with Ritz, David)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 010136

ISBN: 0743293053

Condition: Good +


239 pp. with numerous b&w photos interspersed throughout text. Former library book with stampings, but minimal wear. Text mostly clean, a few faiint pencil underlinings, binding firm, mylar protector on jacket. The late Don Rickles recounts his life and career, poking fun at himself all the way. After penning this autobiography, Rickles continued performing as a Vegas headliner for another decade. Lots of nostalgia about breaking into show business in New York. Size: 8vo... View more info

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Open Secret: Gay Hollywood--1928-1998

By: Ehrenstein, David

Price: $5.50

Publisher: N, William Morrow: 1998

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009241

ISBN: 0688153178

Condition: Good +


372 pp., bibliography, 8 pp. glossy b&w photos of actors. Index. Mylar protector on jacket. Ex-library with discard markings; text gently read. A readable narrative of how Hollywood kept its gay actors and actresses in the closet publicly, but allowed them some latitude in their private lives. The book details how the secrecy barriers are being worn down. An entire chapter is devoted to Tom Cruise's orientation. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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Cary Grant : A Biography

By: Eliot, Marc

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books (Crown Publishers): 2004

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010221

ISBN: 140005026X

Condition: Very Good +


435 pp., 32 pp. glossy b&w photos. Close to new, slight spine slant, light edgewear to jacket. No markings. Detailed and frank biography of an actor known mainly for his looks and early successes in comic roles. Over the years, he expanded into darker roles, culminating with Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and "North by Northwest." Although married five times, he maintained a long relationship with Randolph Scott, and Hollywood largely ignored his bisexual privat... View more info

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Cary Grant : A Biography

By: Eliot, Marc

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books (Crown Publishers): 2004

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 503003960

ISBN: 140005026X

Condition: Fine


435 pp., 32 pp. glossy b&w photos. Close to new, No markings. Detailed and frank biography of an actor known mainly for his looks and early successes in comic roles. Although married five times, he maintained a long relationship with Randolph Scott, and Hollywood largely ignored his bisexual private life. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In. Tall View more info

The Art of W.C. Fields

By: Everson, William K.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1967

Seller ID: 000613

Condition: Good +


232 pp. Heavily illustrated review of W.C. Fields' film career. Written by a UK film historian who taught at the New School for Social Research. L.C. no. 67-25175. Hole in spine of Dj, cover rubbed and scuffed. Pages fine. No markings. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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What Falls Away

By: Farrow, Mia

Price: $3.45

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002473

ISBN: 0385471874

Condition: Very Good +


370 pp., 28 pp. b&w photos. Appendix of her court ruling against Woody Allen in custody dispute. Memoir of Mia Farrow, including her childhood bout with polio, her marriages to Andre Previn, Frank Sinatra and her 12 year relationship with Woody Allen that ended with allegations of child sexual abuse by Allen. View more info

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The Last Days of Dead Celebrities

By: Fink, Mitchel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Miramax Book: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009862

ISBN: 1401351980

Condition: Fine


276 pp. Virtually new, no markings. A look at the final days of 15 celebrities. Subjects range from John Lennon, Ted Williams and Lee Strasberg to Orson Welles, Lucille Ball and Milton Berle. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

Eddie: My Life, My Loves

By: Fisher, Eddie

Price: $3.60

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1981

Seller ID: 002215

Condition: Very Good


360 pp. with 24 pp. b&w photos. Slightly rubbed, bumped, 2-inch tear and chipping on dust jacket. No markings, binding firm. Singer Eddie Fisher endeavors to set the record straight by detailing his view of his three failed marriages and his struggle with drugs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Good Night, Sweet Prince: The Life and Times of John Barrymore

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blakiston Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 001784

Condition: Good +


474 pp. Crack along front edge of spine, rubbed at top and bottom of sprine, corners rounded. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Decorative endpapers with pencil sketches of Barrymore in various roles, facsimile of his autograph. A reprint of a 1944 Viking edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Tap!: The greatest tap dance stars and their stories, 1900-1955

By: Frank, Rusty E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, W. Morrow: 1990

Edition: Firsrt Edition.

Seller ID: 009708

ISBN: 0688089496

Condition: Fine


331 pp. Beautiful gift-quality copy. Tiny quarter-in chip on bottom edge of dust jacket. Text clean. Colored endpapers. Comprehensive overview of the glory days of tap dancing, from vaudeville to movies and TV shows. B&W photos, mostly quarter page, on most pages. Filmography of important movies with tap routines. Glossary of tap dance terms. 11-page appendix listing greatest tap dancers in the 1900-1950 period. Introd. by Gregory Hines. Among the great dancers presented... View more info

Galina: A Russian Story

By: Galina Vishnevskaya

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1984

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 009672

ISBN: 0151342504

Condition: Very Good


517 pp. Curled corners, spine creasing. Firm binding, text clean. Front cover shows diva Galina Vishnevskaya dressed in a blue gown for an operatic performance. Poignant autobiography of Russian girl raised by her grandmother who survived poverty, brutal conditions of World War 2 and Stalinist restrictions before escaping to the West with cellist Mstistlav Rostropovich. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in View more info

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The Garner Files

By: Garner, James; and Winokur, Jon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Likely BCE.

Seller ID: 010135

ISBN: 1451642601

Condition: Fine


271 pp, Plus 24 glossy b&w photos. List of Garner film and TV credits, with his comments on each production. Virtually new, tight and crisp. Color head shot of Garner on rear of jacket. Intro by Julie Andrews. An Okie recounts his teenage escape from an abusive home, fought in the Korean War and then made his way to Hollywood to break into movies. Best known for his TV roles in "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files." Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

Houdini's Fabulous Magic

By: Gibson, Walter B. And Young, Morris N.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing (Crown Publisheers: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002959

Condition: Very Good +


214 pp., with bibliography, frontispiece photo of Houdini. Numerous diagrams and photos. A description and analysis of Houdini's greatest illusions. This is a reprint of a Chilton edition, with a letter string of a to h on the copyright page. Slight darkening of endpapers, no markings, sturdy binding. View more info