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Jimmy Stewart
Jimmy Stewart
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307352682
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Jimmy Stewart
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $11.99

Jimmy Stewart’s all-American good looks, boyish charm, and deceptively easygoing style of acting made him one of Hollywood’s greatest and most enduring stars. Despite the indelible image he projected of innocence and quiet self-assurance, Stewart’s life was more complex and sophisticated than most of the characters he played. With fresh insight... Read more >
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Dreams of a Nation
Dreams of a Nation
Edited by Hamid Dabashi, Contribution by Bashir Abu-Manneh, Nizar Hassan, Annemarie Jacir and Michel Khleifi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844670888
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Dreams of a Nation
On Palestinian Cinema
Edited by Hamid Dabashi
Contribution by Bashir Abu-Manneh, Nizar Hassan, Annemarie Jacir and Michel Khleifi


Format: Trade Paperback, 213 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2006
Price: $24.95

Over the last quarter-century, Palestinian cinema has emerged as a major artistic force on the global scene. Deeply rooted in the historic struggles for national self-determination, this cinema is the single most important artistic expression of a much-maligned people. In Dreams of a Nation, filmmakers, critics and scholars discuss the extraordinary... Read more >
The Film Snob*s Dictionary
The Film Snob*s Dictionary
Written by David Kamp and Lawrence Levi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767918763
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The Film Snob*s Dictionary
An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge
Written by David Kamp and Lawrence Levi


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $11.95

From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snob*s Dictionary, the hilarious, bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana, comes The Film Snob*s Dictionary, an informative and subversively funny A-to-Z reference guide to all that is held sacred by Film Snobs, those perverse creatures of the repertory cinema. No longer...

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The Great Movies II
The Great Movies II
Written by Roger Ebert
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ISBN: 9780767919869
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The Great Movies II

Written by Roger Ebert


Format: Trade Paperback, 546 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $19.00

Continuing the pitch-perfect critiques begun in The Great Movies, Roger Ebert's The Great Movies II collects 100 additional essays, each one of them a gem of critical appreciation and an amalgam of love, analysis, and history that will send readers back to films with a fresh set of eyes and renewed... Read more >
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The Whole Equation
The Whole Equation
Written by David Thomson
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ISBN: 9780375701542
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The Whole Equation
A History of Hollywood
Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 420 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $16.00

With the same style and insight he brought to his previous studies of American cinema, acclaimed critic David Thomson masterfully evokes the history of America’s love affair with the movies and the tangled history of Hollywood in The Whole Equation.

Thomson takes us from D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, and the first... Read more >
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams
Written by Donald Bogle
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ISBN: 9780345454195
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Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams
The Story of Black Hollywood
Written by Donald Bogle


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2006
Price: $15.95

In Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, Donald Bogle tells–for the first time–the story of a place both mythic and real: Black Hollywood. Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a place for themselves in an industry that originally had no place for them... Read more >
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The Big Picture
The Big Picture
Written by Edward Jay Epstein
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ISBN: 9780812973822
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The Big Picture
Money and Power in Hollywood
Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $15.95

In this unprecedented, all-encompassing, and thoroughly entertaining account of the movie business, acclaimed writer Edward Jay Epstein reveals the real magic behind moviemaking: how the studios make their money.

Epstein shows that in Hollywood, the only art that matters is the art of the deal: Major films turn huge profits not from... Read more >
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Conversations with John Schlesinger
Conversations with John Schlesinger
Written by Ian Buruma
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ISBN: 9780375757631
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Conversations with John Schlesinger

Written by Ian Buruma


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $14.95

“I like the surprise of the curtain going up, revealing what’s behind it.”
–John Schlesinger

The British director John Schlesinger was one of the cinema’s most dynamic and influential artists. Now, in Conversations with John Schlesinger, acclaimed writer Ian Buruma, Schlesinger’s nephew, reveals the director’s private world in a series of in-depth interviews... Read more >
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Clark Gable
Clark Gable
Written by Warren G. Harris
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ISBN: 9780307237149
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Clark Gable
A Biography
Written by Warren G. Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 424 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $17.99

Clark Gable arrived in Hollywood after a rough-and-tumble youth, and his breezy, big-boned, everyman persona quickly made him the town’s king. He was a gambler among gamblers, a heavy drinker in the days when everyone drank seemingly all the time, and a lover to legions of the most attractive women in... Read more >
Who the Hell's in It
Who the Hell's in It
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780345480026
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Who the Hell's in It
Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors
Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $16.95

Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production of Finian’s Rainbow); he watched actors work (he went to the theater every week from the... Read more >
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Cary Grant
Cary Grant
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307209832
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Cary Grant
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $16.99

Rigorously researched and elegantly written, Cary Grant: A Biography is a complete, nuanced portrait of the greatest star in cinema history. Exploring Grant’s troubled childhood, ambiguous sexuality, and lifelong insecurities, as well as the magical amalgam of characteristics that allowed him to remain Hollywood’s favorite romantic lead for more than thirty-five... Read more >
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So You Want to Be a Producer
So You Want to Be a Producer
Written by Lawrence Turman
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ISBN: 9781400051663
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So You Want to Be a Producer

Written by Lawrence Turman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $14.95

Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of more than... Read more >
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Hey! It's That Guy!
Hey! It's That Guy!
Written by Tara Ariano and Adam Sternbergh
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ISBN: 9781594740428
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Hey! It's That Guy!

Written by Tara Ariano and Adam Sternbergh


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2005
Price: $14.95

Who is that guy?
 
You know the one: the actor who always shows up in movies as the rumpled police detective, or the stern but ineffectual high school principal, or the wiseguy mobster. What is that guy’s name? And where have you seen that woman before?
 
You’ll find them... Read more >
Writing Short Films
Writing Short Films
Written by Linda J. Cowgill
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ISBN: 9781580650632
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Writing Short Films
Structure and Content for Screenwriters
Written by Linda J. Cowgill


Format: Trade Paperback, 275 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2005
Price: $19.95

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Strike the Baby and Kill the Blonde
Strike the Baby and Kill the Blonde
Written by Dave Knox
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ISBN: 9781400097593
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Strike the Baby and Kill the Blonde
An Insider's Guide to Film Slang
Written by Dave Knox


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2005
Price: $14.00

Everything You Need to Know to Become a Film-Industry Insider

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a gaffer and a grip? Or what makes the best boy so great? In Strike the Baby and Kill the Blonde,* Dave Knox, a top camera operator and longtime veteran of the film... Read more >
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Before Sunrise & Before Sunset
Before Sunrise & Before Sunset
Written by Richard Linklater
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ISBN: 9781400096046
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Before Sunrise & Before Sunset
Two Screenplays
Written by Richard Linklater


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $15.95

   In one volume, the screenplays to two contemporary classics, directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, about the immediate and life-altering attraction between two strangers.

   On a train from Budapest to Vienna, Jesse, a young American student, at the end of a romance and his European trip, meets... Read more >
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Adaptations
Adaptations
Written by Stephanie Harrison
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ISBN: 9781400053148
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Adaptations
From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films
Written by Stephanie Harrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $18.00

An Eclectic Collection of Fiction That Inspired Film

Memento, All About Eve, Rear Window, Rashomon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey are all well-known and much-loved movies, but what is perhaps a lesser-known fact is that all of them began their lives as short stories. Adaptations gathers together 35 pieces that have been... Read more >
Revenge of the Sith: Illustrated Screenplay: Star Wars: Episode III
Revenge of the Sith: Illustrated Screenplay: Star Wars: Episode III
Written by George Lucas
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ISBN: 9780345484888
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Revenge of the Sith: Illustrated Screenplay: Star Wars: Episode III

Written by George Lucas


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2005
Price: $7.99

EPISODE III–THE ONE AND ONLY OFFICIAL SCREENPLAY, available exclusively in ebook format, including scenes that did not appear in the movie itself!

This is the complete, final screenplay written by George Lucas, as brought to life before the cameras by a stellar cast of performers and an unparalleled team of special effects... Read more >
The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
Written by J. W. Rinzler
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ISBN: 9780345431394
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The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

Written by J. W. Rinzler


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2005
Price: $24.95

This is it–the climax of the greatest science fiction movie epic of all time, and Star Wars fans can venture behind the scenes for all the fascinating details. From the first story discussions to the final stages of post production, The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith is an... Read more >
San Francisco Noir
San Francisco Noir
Written by Nathaniel Rich
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ISBN: 9781892145307
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San Francisco Noir

Written by Nathaniel Rich


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2005
Price: $17.95

All cities have their secrets, but none are so dark as San Francisco's, the city that Ambrose Bierce famously described as "a point upon a map of fog." With its reputation as a shadowy land of easy vice and hard virtue, San Francisco provided the ideal setting for many of the... Read more >
Hollywood Animal
Hollywood Animal
Written by Joe Eszterhas
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ISBN: 9780375718953
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Hollywood Animal

Written by Joe Eszterhas


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2005
Price: $25.00

Joe Eszterhas had everything Hollywood could offer. A combination of insider and rebel, he saw and participated in the fights, the deals, the backstabbing, and all the sex and drugs. But here, in his candid and heartwrenching memoir, we see the rest of the story: the inspiring account of the child of Hungarian... Read more >
Cinema Nirvana
Cinema Nirvana
Written by Dean Sluyter
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ISBN: 9781400049745
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Cinema Nirvana
Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies
Written by Dean Sluyter


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2005
Price: $14.00

Movie fans and spiritual seekers, unite! In Cinema Nirvana, meditation teacher and award-winning film critic Dean Sluyter illuminates the hidden enlightenment teachings of Casablanca, Jaws, The Graduate, The Godfather, Memento, and ten other classic films, revealing spiritual wisdom in everything from 007’s secret weapons to the colors of the Seven Dwarfs’... Read more >
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The Big Picture
The Big Picture
Written by Edward Jay Epstein
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ISBN: 9781588364548
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The Big Picture
The New Logic of Money and Power in Hollywood
Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2005
Price: $13.99

During the heyday of the studio system spanning the 1930s, ‘40s, and ‘50s, virtually all the American motion picture industry’s money, power, and prestige came from a single activity: selling tickets at the box office. Today, the movie business is just a small, highly visible outpost in a media universe controlled... Read more >
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916356
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie L.A.
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $17.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in Los Angeles, on- and off-screen, including:

Film & TV locations: the Hollywood Hills house where Barbara Stanwyck seduced Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity...the funky apartment building where William Holden lived in Sunset Boulevard...the exotic Frank Lloyd Wright mansion that's housed everyone from Harrison Ford in Blade... Read more >
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
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ISBN: 9780767916349
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie New York
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $17.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in New York, on- and off-screen, including:

Classic film and TV locations: Marilyn Monroe’s infamous Seven Year Itch subway grating . . . the deli where Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm in When Harry Met Sally . . . the diner where Courteney Cox (in... Read more >
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