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The Grip Book

By: Michael G. Uva; Sabrina Uva

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Focal Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 247443

ISBN: 0240803159

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Grip Book has been widely used by beginners and experienced key grips alike as both a learning tool as well as a handy reference for a number of years. It clearly details and illustrates all the equipment used by motion picture film technicians on stage as well as on location. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest models of all types of equipment and the authors have added important safety tips throughout the manual. This new book is also significantly expanded to include a special supplement detailing cranes, jibs, and arms which had previously been published ... View more info

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The Independent Film and Videomaker's Guide 2nd Edition

By: Michael Weise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Michael Weise Productions: 1998

Seller ID: 247579

ISBN: 0941188574

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Wiese has packed 25 years experience in film and video into the most comprehensive and useful book ever for filmmakers seeking both independence and success in the marketplace. Loaded with insider's tips to help filmmakers avoid the pitfalls of show business. 488 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Film::Cinema; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 0941188574. ISBN/EAN: 9780941188579. Inventory No: 247579. Paperback View more info

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The Marx Brothers Poster Book

By: No Author Credited

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Zachary Kwintner Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241685

ISBN: 1872532357

Condition: Good Condition


A Collection of classic black and white stills from their best-loved films, and an introduction to their lives and work. Posters in very good condition, cover has a few creases. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: film; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 1872532357. ISBN/EAN: 9781872532356. Inventory No: 241685. Paperback View more info

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The Marx Brothers Poster Book

By: No Author Credited

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Zachary Kwintner Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241686

ISBN: 1872532357

Condition: Very Good Condition


A Collection of classic black and white stills from their best-loved films, and an introduction to their lives and work. Posters in very good condition, cover has a few creases. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: film; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 1872532357. ISBN/EAN: 9781872532356. Inventory No: 241686. Paperback View more info

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Minder Annual 1985

By: No Author Credited

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, World International Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 241865

ISBN: 0723567271

Condition: Very Good Condition


Authorised edition as seen on Thames Television. 62 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Film::Film and TV; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 0723567271. ISBN/EAN: 9780723567271. Inventory No: 241865. Hardcover View more info

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As I Am

By: Patricia Neal

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Arrow Books: 1989

Seller ID: 242790

ISBN: 0099633108

Condition: Good Condition


Throughout her triumphant career as a Tony and Academy Award-winning actress, Patricia Neal has faced a series of devastating challenges and losses, sometimes privately, sometimes before an audience of millions. Her long-awaited autobiography casts Neal in her greatest role--as the indomitable heroine of her own incredible real-life story. 459 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Film. ISBN: 0099633108. ISBN/EAN: 9780099633105. Inventory No: 242790. Paperback View more info

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Secrets of Screen Acting

By: Patrick Tucker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Theatre Arts Book / Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 248680

ISBN: 0878300422

Condition: Very Good Condition


Secrets of Screen Acting, the first book of its kind, introduces both beginners and professionals alike to the art of on-screen acting. Patrick Tucker makes the distinction between acting for the stage and for the screen, explaining that the actor, instead of starting with what is real and trying to portray that on screen, should work with the realities of the shoot itself. Tucker has developed several screen acting courses, and this book is an extension and explanation of a lifetime of work in the field. Containing over 50 exercises, this book leads the reader step-by-step through the element... View more info

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Contemporary Cinematographers On Their Art

By: Pauline Rogers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Focal Press: 1998

Seller ID: 247446

ISBN: 0240803094

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The twelve interviews in this book cover all aspects of cinematography from pre-production planning to post-production, special effects, aerial photography, and second unit. Each interview gives a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the most popular shots in movies and television shows were lit and captured. Technically and philosophically oriented, Contemporary Cinematographers on Their Art explores the tools, trends, personalities, and professional achievements of contemporary cinematographers, highlighting the behind-the-scenes struggles of the business of making motion pictures. Each cha... View more info

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The Cinema as Art

By: Ralph Stevenson, J. R. Debrix

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 233139

Condition: Good Condition


With 54 plates. 270 pages. Tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Film::Cinema; Film, Radio & Television; Inventory No: 233139. Paperback View more info

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The Films of John Cassavetes - The Adventure of Insecurity - A Souvenir Program

By: Ray Carney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Ray Carney: 1999

Seller ID: 232159

Condition: Very Good Condition


64 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Film; Film, Radio & Television; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 232159. Paperback View more info

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Francis Coppola Close Up: The Making of His Movies

By: Ronald Bergen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Orion: 1998

Seller ID: 247584

ISBN: 0752811959

Condition: Fine Condition


A new series of biographies of contemporary directors focusing on the making of their movies and written by world class authors who have had exclusive access to their subject. Each book includes a complete unabridged collection of reviews from Variety. Gift Quality 144 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Film::Cinema. ISBN: 0752811959. ISBN/EAN: 9780752811956. Inventory No: 247584. Hardcover View more info

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Grammar of the Shot [Media Manual]

By: Roy Thompson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Focal Pres: 1998

Seller ID: 247575

ISBN: 0240513983

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Grammar of the Shot is a manual for those who are about to embark on a career in shooting pictures. It is aimed at the novice, concentrating purely on the principles of shooting - still the best way to tell a visual story. Written in simple, easy-to-follow language and illustrated with clear uncomplicated line drawings, the book sets down the fundamental knowledge needed to achieve acceptable results. The book: * is a sister volume to Grammar of the Edit * has been extensively tested in Europe, Asia and Africa * lists, examines and explains the conventions and working practices of taking pictu... View more info

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Paul Newman: A Life

By: Shawn Levy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Aurum: 2010

Seller ID: 238740

ISBN: 1845135873

Condition: Good Condition


Paul Newman, who died in 2008, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome anti-heroes in such classic films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict and The Color of Money. And for all the diverse parts he played on the silver screen, Newman occupied nearly as many roles off it. He was a loving husband and family man, a fund raiser, sold his own brand of pasta sauce to make millions for charity, drove racing cars, and much more. Shawn Levy reveals the many sides of this legendary actor in the most comprehensive ... View more info

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin: The Illustrated Film Companion

By: Steve Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, North Pomfret, Vermont, U.S.A.: Trafalgar Square: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227871

ISBN: 0747237700

Condition: Fine Condition


The island of Cephallonia is now familiar as the setting of the novel, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin". This book explores the turbulent history of the island, focusing on the World War II years of Italian occupation, as well as telling the behind-the-scenes story of how the film version was made. As most buildings on Cephallonia fell to rubble in a 1953 earthquake, the way it would have looked in World War II had to be recreated by sets built for the filming of Louis de Bernieres' now legendary "Captain Corelli's Mandolin". But do not expect the novel to be reproduced so faithful... View more info

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The Disciple and his Devil - Gabriel Pascal, Bernard Shaw

By: Valerie Pascal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1970

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 217767

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book is Valerie Pascal's biography of her husband – a candid memoir of a man whose career spanned continents, who knew and worked with virtually every important film and theatre personality of his day, who savoured brilliant triumphs yet fought with stubborn courage the misfortunes that circumstances and his own wilful nature brought upon him. It is also a fascinating portrait – highlighted by numerous lively quotations from the unpublished Sean – Pascal correspondence – of George Bernard Shaw in his vigourous old age, involved to the hilt in Pascal's films of his plays, as concer... View more info

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Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in popular Cinema

By: Yvonne Tasker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1998

Seller ID: 247807

ISBN: 0415140056

Condition: Very Good Condition


Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities. Whether analysing the rise of films centred around female friendships, or the entrance of pop stars such as Whitney Houston and Madonna into film, Working Girls is an authoritative investigation of the presence of women both as film makers and actors in contemporary mainstream cinema. 234 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped... View more info