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  1. The Negro in Films.

    The Negro in Films.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: [1949]

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99575

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  2. The Wizard of Oz Waddle Book.

    The Wizard of Oz Waddle Book.

    First edition, first state, with publisher's imprint to the spine. A most unusual toy book; the reader was invited to take the die-cut figures and assemble them into three dimensional models which, when placed on the provided sloping runway, would move or "waddle" down on their own. A very scarce Oz title, this is one of very few known copies containing the original waddle figures: Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion, and the Wizard. Learn More
    £13,000

    Date of Publication: 1934

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 98934

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  3. Inscribed production still from the Wizard of Oz.

    Inscribed production still from the Wizard of Oz.

    Inscribed production still featuring Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. This copy inscribed "To Frankie from the Tin Man Jack Jack Haley and The Scarecrow Ray Bolger." Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: c.1939

    Published:

    Stock Code: 98716

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  4. Walt Disney: the Art of Animation.
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    Walt Disney: the Art of Animation.

    The story of the Disney Studio contribution to a new art.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Walt Disney on the verso of the front free endpaper, "To Vita Best Wishes Walt Disney." Additionally it is inscribed by Roy Disney and contains the signatures of more than 100 other people in the Walt Disney Studio, including seven of "The Nine Old Men" who were the key animators of the studio, this copy with the signatures of Eric Larson, Frank Thomas, Milt Kahl, Ollie Johnston, Marc Davis, and Woolie Reitherman. Learn More
    £8,750

    Date of Publication: 1958

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 98030

    Signed: Yes

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  5. Morocco and Shanghai Express.

    Morocco and Shanghai Express.

    Two films by Josef von Sternberg.
    First edition thus, comprising the scripts of second and fourth von Sternberg films to star Marlene Dietrich. Although "Morocco" (1930) was Dietrich's second "talkie" (and von Sternberg's third), it was the first of her films to be shot in Hollywood and, furthermore, solely in English: "The Blue Angel", also 1930 and directed by von Sternberg, was filmed in Germany and although released in both German and English, this last was considered lost for decades. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1973

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97848

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  6. From A to B:

    From A to B:

    Tales of Modern Motoring.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Martin Parr on the half-title. Published in conjunction with the TV series From A to B which was first broadcasted on BBC 2 in March 1994. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1994

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97790

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  7. Roberto Rossellini.

    Roberto Rossellini.

    Translated by Elisabeth Cameron.
    First English language edition, first printing. An introductory study of Rossellini's works from La nave bianca (1941) to Socrate (1970) by the Catalan film critic Guarner (1937-1993). Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1970

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 97383

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  8. The Blue Angel.
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    The Blue Angel.

    An authorized translation of the German continuity.
    First edition thus; the authorised translation of the film (itself an adaptation of a novel by Heinrich Mann), which was shot in Berlin during the winter of 1929 and was the first sound film shot in Germany, as well as being the film that launched the career of Marlene Dietrich. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1968

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97295

    Signed: Yes

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  9. Tommy Handley.

    Tommy Handley.

    First edition, first impression. "The life-story of Britain's beloved comedian" says the dust jacket. Tommy Handley (1892-1949) was the star if the enormously popular radio show ITMA. This is probably the first biography of him. With an autograph letter signed and an inscribed studio photo of Jack Train, fellow ITMA star and the creator of Colonel Chinstrap. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1949

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97240

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  10. The Art of Frozen.

    The Art of Frozen.

    The Making of an Animated Film.
    First edition, first printing. Picture book on the making of the animated film. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 2013

    Published: New York:

    Stock Code: 97230

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  11. On The Waterfront.
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    On The Waterfront.

    A Screenplay.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by Schulberg on the front free endpaper: "With heartiest congratulations to the most prodigious moviegoer in Drama 50 - from Apocalypse Now to Waterfront - With all good wishes, Budd Schulberg." From the 1954 film starring Marlon Brando. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1980

    Published: Carbondale

    Stock Code: 95785

    Signed: Yes

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  12. Merton of the Movies.
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    Merton of the Movies.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author, "To George R. Hyde, Striving for ‘something better and finer'—Harry Leon-Wilson." Basis for several film adaptations, the first adaptation is a "lost" film also adapted for a Broadway play by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Listed in 100 Books on Hollywood and the Movies. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1922

    Published: Garden City, NY

    Stock Code: 95746

    Signed: Yes

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  13. The Pat Hobby Stories.

    The Pat Hobby Stories.

    With an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.
    First edition, first printing. A collection of Fitzgerald's stories about Pat Hobby, a Hollywood writer "who was hot stuff when the movies were dumb", published in Esquire magazine between January 1940 and May 1941. Fitzgerald had himself worked, frustratingly, as a Hollywood screenwriter, and these experiences influenced the Pat Hobby stories as well as his unfinished masterpiece The Love of the Last Tycoon. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 93532

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  14. The Wizard of Oz.

    The Wizard of Oz.

    Line Illustrations by W. W. denslow. 8 Colour Stills from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film.
    First UK film tie-in edition, first impression ,the first film edition having been published in the US in the same year. A beautiful copy including eight colour illustrations from film stills. Learn More
    £1,150

    Date of Publication: [1939]

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 92616

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  15. Where Eagles Dare film poster.

    Where Eagles Dare film poster.

    Film advertising poster for Where Eagles Dare. Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean, starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark and Michael Horden, produced by Elliot Kastner, directed by Brian G. Hutton, screenplay by Alistair MacLean. Learn More
    £600

    Date of Publication: 1969

    Published: Los Angeles

    Stock Code: 92518

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  16. Mr Smith Goes to Washington.

    Mr Smith Goes to Washington.

    Adapted from Frank Capra’s Columbia Picture.
    First edition, first impression. Based on the 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring Jean Arthur and James Stewart, a "dramatic tale of the hick from the middle west who comes to Washington, stumbles into the toils of graft and corruption, and, aided by his sophisticated young secretary, puts his adversaries to shame" (jacket). Illustrated with stills from the film. Learn More
    £45

    Date of Publication: 1940

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 92063

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  17. Bind and Other Things.
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    Bind and Other Things.

    First edition, first printing, of the actress's first memoir of three on her life with Bing Crosby. Presentation copy inscribed by the author and signed by Bing Crosby on the front free endpaper, "To Chris, Merry Christmas 1969 and best wishes - Kathryn Crosby, Bing Crosby". Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 92018

    Signed: Yes

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  18. The Politics of Ecstasy.
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    The Politics of Ecstasy.

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Otto Preminger on the half-title, "Hope is charity... Otto is faith... Please continue... Timothy Leary" and with a loosely inserted card signed by Preminger, "Otto Preminger, New York 1945". In the late sixties Otto Preminger enlisted the help of Timothy Leary to try LSD. The result of the great Hollywood director's experiment was the 1968 comedy Skidoo, in which Groucho Marx made his last appearance as "God". Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1968

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 91858

    Signed: Yes

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  19. Elephant Dance.
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    Elephant Dance.

    With a preface by John Collier.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "From the ‘Victorian', to the Harrisons. Frances H. Flaherty". An account of time spent in the state of Mysore during the making of Elephant Boy (1937). Following the success of The Man of Aran (1934), the author's husband, Robert Flaherty, was brought in by the British producer Alexander Korda to direct an adaption of Kipling's Toomai of the Elephants. Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1937

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 91856

    Signed: Yes

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  20. Father Goose.
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    Father Goose.

    The Story of Mack Sennett.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "To Jimmy ('Four') Starr, my friend and colleague, with regards, Gene Fowler. Sept - 1934." Starr was an American screenwriter, gossip columnist, and film reviewer. Fowler's book is a biography of Mack Sennett, a director and actor active in Hollywood during the 1910s and 1920s. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: [1934]

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 90705

    Signed: Yes

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