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Film, Radio, Theater, Music

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A Passion for Performance: Sarah Siddons and Her Portraitists, Asleson, Robyn, (editor) Et Al
1 Asleson, Robyn, (editor) Et Al A Passion for Performance: Sarah Siddons and Her Portraitists
Malibu, California J Paul Getty Museum Pubns 1999 0892365560 / 9780892365562 Hardback New in New dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; New, in wrapper- A Passion for Performance features three lively essays -- by Robyn Asleson, Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, and Shearer West -that explore the life and career of the English actress Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) , who was renowned for her majestic beauty and impassioned performances. This ravish volume also illuminates her relationships with a number of artists who portrayed her, bringing together fifty-six portraits of Siddons including works by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough, George Romney, Thomas Lawrence, and Gilbert Stuart, along with a chronology of the actress' life. ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 12.60 USD
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New Voices in the American Theater, Atkinson, Brooks-; Williams, Tennessee-; Miller, Arthur-; Wouk, Herman-; Et Al
2 Atkinson, Brooks-; Williams, Tennessee-; Miller, Arthur-; Wouk, Herman-; Et Al New Voices in the American Theater
New York Modern Library 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Modern Library, 1955 - This volume includes six notable American dramas that were produced in New York from 1947 to 1954. ... Most of these plays show a serious attitude towards life and lack intellectual self-confidence. They were written in a time of emotional and political insecurity; and in a time that has been more and more interested in the secrets of the mind. From the forward written by Brooks Atkinson. 559 pp, Decorative end pages, shelf wear to ends and lightening to the spines back above title plate. Pages clean with just a hint of tanning. DJ brown and white, has a complete list of the Modern Library editions on the inside, numerous small chips and tears, light general soil, plus sticker residue, not price clipped; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Penguin Film Review, Baxter, R.K. Neilson; Editor Board
3 Baxter, R.K. Neilson; Editor Board The Penguin Film Review
London Penguin Books 1949 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Light cover scuff else a fine, unopened copy. Contributions include: Eisenstein on Stereoscopic Film; The European Cartoon; The Film 'Hamlet' ; Contemporary French Cinema; Target for Film Societies; The Jewish Theme in the Cinema. ; 127, [1]pp pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Rudolph Valentino: His Romantic Life and Death (Signed), Ben-Allah
4 Ben-Allah Rudolph Valentino: His Romantic Life and Death (Signed)
Hollywood, CA Ben-Allah Co. 1926 Signed by Author Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Author, Original burgundy colored wraps with woodcut style image of Valentino cover. Staple bound. Inscribed on the first page by Ben-Allah "To Gale: I envy you/ your cheerfulness/ -- accept this/ with the best/ wishes of/ Ben-Allah " [10],11-132 pages, the frontispiece is a portrait of Valentino by Daniel Esser. A very handsome copy. Wear to the corner tips and spine ends only. Front cover is just starting to separate at the spine end about 1/4 of an inch on the back at the spine head is a tiny edge lifted away from the spine strip and light wear on the edges. Contents: Gardener to Sheik; The World Idol; Final Triumph and Death; His Loves; Appearance and Personality; Valentino- The Actor; As Others Saw Him; Volume of Grief; Rest in Peace. Ben-Allah (1906?-) was a Hollywood screenwriter and personal friend of Valentino, an "engaging writer who lived gratis at the Marmont (Hotel) and was often in the company of many movie personalities." (Sarlot. "Life at the Marmont") ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 162.00 USD
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The Gold Rush Song Book: Comprising a Group of Twenty-Five Authentic Ballads As the Were Sung by the Men Who Dug for Gold in California During the Period of the Great Gold Rush of 1849, with Music., Black, Eleanora & Sidney Robertson
5 Black, Eleanora & Sidney Robertson The Gold Rush Song Book: Comprising a Group of Twenty-Five Authentic Ballads As the Were Sung by the Men Who Dug for Gold in California During the Period of the Great Gold Rush of 1849, with Music.
San Francisco, CA Colt Press 1940 First Edition Softcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Mallette Dean 
Introduction by the authors. The Index includes text source and tune and source. (ix) 55 pp (1) . Woodcut illustrations and page decorations by Mallette Dean, (Harold Mallette Dean 1907-1975) . Representing the era and subject in small vignettes, centered within the typed stanzas; his early years as an artist. The beautiful, bright blue, stiff paper cover with cloth spine and line design, has two white spots on the lower corner, and about 1 inch of rub. The somewhat rare DJ is bright with orange print on kraft-paper brown. The edges are slightly toned and have multiple small tears and chips. Of note is the spine which has been neatly titled in black by the former owner. New archival cover in place. ; A4 Landscape 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics, Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday
6 Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
Smithsonian Institution Press 1988 0874741726 / 9780874741728 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful copy. Some stains on the text block edges. ; 14.40 X 10.50 X 1.40 inches; 336 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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My Favorite Intermissions, Borge, Victor and Sherman, Robert
7 Borge, Victor and Sherman, Robert My Favorite Intermissions
Garden City Doubleday & Company 1971 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Winding, Thomas 
A Fine copy protected in Mylar cover. "Lives of the Musical Greats and other facts you never knew you were missing." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pp. pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures, Bradlee, Ben, Simon & Schuster
8 Bradlee, Ben, Simon & Schuster A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
Riverside, New Jersey Simon & Schuster 1995 0684808943 / 9780684808949 First Trade Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
New Jersey, Simon & Schuster, (1995) 6th printing, 512 pages Ben Bradlee's career as a journalist encompassed many of the most important events of the late 20th century: from World War II to Watergate, from the domestic revolutions of the '60s to the international revolutions of the '90s. While serving as the Washington Post's Executive Editor from 1968 to 1991, the newspaper became a world-renowned and respected model of fearless and innovative journalism. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.25 USD
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Money, Women and Guns ;  Crime Movies from Bonnie and Clyde to the Present Crime Movies from Bonnie and Clyde to the Present, Brode, Douglas
9 Brode, Douglas Money, Women and Guns ; Crime Movies from Bonnie and Clyde to the Present Crime Movies from Bonnie and Clyde to the Present
Citadel Pr 1995 0806516089 / 9780806516080 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Softcover in Near Fine condition a nice copy. ; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 245 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Brownell, L.W. (Leverett White) Natural History with a Camera
Boston American Photographic Publishing Co. 1942 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very attractive light blue cloth w/red lettering, the jacket is navy & cream w/red lettering, bright with a few smudges, both have lightly rubbed edges, archival cover. Xii, 292 pages, Illustrated with b/w photographs. Brownies was the Nature Editor of American Photography. This book starts with an admonition to never 'fake it' to the photographer/hobbyist and then moves into an overview of equipment, followed by a narration and photographs of each month of the year beginning with March, spring, and ending with February. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections, Connor, Billie M. & Helen G. Mochedlover
11 Connor, Billie M. & Helen G. Mochedlover Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections
Metuchen, N. J. & London Scarecrow Press 1988 0810820811 / 9780810820814 Seventh Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Clean tight copy. This has become the standard location tool for full-length plays published in collections and anthologies in England and the U. S. Since the beginning of the 20th century. In this new edition, the scope has been expanded to include collections published in all of the English-speaking world. Contents total 1350 different collection titles published from 1900 through 1985. Reflecting new societal concerns, there are many new ethnic, gay, and women's plays listed.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Standard book size" 
Price: 23.85 USD
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Amateur Night At the Apollo: Ralph Cooper Presents Five Decades of Great Entertainment, Cooper, Ralph; Dougherty, Steve
12 Cooper, Ralph; Dougherty, Steve Amateur Night At the Apollo: Ralph Cooper Presents Five Decades of Great Entertainment
Scranton, Pennsylvania Harpercollins 1990 0060160373 / 9780060160371 First Edition Quarter Cloth Over Back Board Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Exceptionally nice copy. Yellow board with red cloth spine. 259 pp. Illustrated with photos, and filled with the stories of soon to be stars such as Michael Jackson, Bill Crosby, Cher, and many many others. A presentation plate on ffep is from the Links Heritage collection to the African-American Historical and Cultural Museum of the San Joaquin Valley, Fresno, CA. Light rubbing with small dents on bottom edge, remainder mark and dust soil. DJ is bright and clean, NOT price clipped. From the flap: ...paints a vivid picture of fifty years of American music, set against a Harlem backdrop. From swing and bebop to R & B and rock and roll, soul, disco, funk and rap, every important trend in American popular music (and related popular culture) began as a phenomenon in the black music community. And Amateur Night has seen it all. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Body And Soul  The Making Of American Modernism: Art, Music And Letters In The Jazz Age 1919-1926, Crunden, Robert
13 Crunden, Robert Body And Soul The Making Of American Modernism: Art, Music And Letters In The Jazz Age 1919-1926
Basic Books 2000 0465014844 / 9780465014842 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in black boards w brown spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket in Protective cover " The Making Of American Modernism: Art, Music And Letters In The Jazz Age 1919-1926 " ; 9.40 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 496 pp pages 
Price: 11.70 USD
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Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161, Densmore, Frances
14 Densmore, Frances Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161
Washington Government Printing Office 1956 Hardcover Near Fine 
Brown cloth with gilt spine title and Smithsonian seal embossed on the front panel. xxviii, 223 pp. [14 plates] with 43 b&w photographs; and frontispiece. Small 1" x 1/2" name plate inked out inside the cover, no other markings. Top edge soil, ends bumped. A nice copy. Frances Densmore was an American anthropologist and ethnographer. She devoted over 50 years of study and preservation of Native American music amassing a collection of thousands of song recordings, including 2400 transcribed songs In collaboration with the Bureau of American Ethnology of the Smithsonian. Densmore "aspired to prevent the misrepresentation of Indian music in the media and the underrepresentation of true Indian music in scientific inquiry, and she suggested that the two were linked." (Smithsonian Institute.) ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ballet and Modern Dance, Dodd, Craig
15 Dodd, Craig Ballet and Modern Dance
Elsevier-Dutton 1980 0525706518 / 9780525706519 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; 192 pp. Original black cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine , light shelf wear, pages clean and bright. DJ short closed tear, some rubbing and rolling, from the flap: Using many of the beautiful photographs available of present-day productions... (and) historical material, this book traces the whole story of ballet and modern dance. Historical fact is turned into a living story as the great dancers of today recreate the roles made famous by names sometimes forgotten or which have since become legendary. Biographies... Stories of key ballets are woven into the text...; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 15.75 USD
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Shakespeare for Dummies, Doyle, John & Ray Lischner
16 Doyle, John & Ray Lischner Shakespeare for Dummies
New York For Dummies 1999 0764551353 / 9780764551352 First Edition; Second Printing Paperback Very Good 
In Very Good Condition. "The book includes plot and main character summaries of such plays as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Othello", "Julius Caesar" and "Romeo and Juliet". ; 0.87 x 9.06 x 7.32 Inches; 384 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Rockabilly ;  The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History, Dregni, Michael &  Sonny Burgess &  Greil Marcus &  Peter Guralnick &  Luc Sante &  Robert Gordon
17 Dregni, Michael & Sonny Burgess & Greil Marcus & Peter Guralnick & Luc Sante & Robert Gordon Rockabilly ; The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History
Voyageur Press 2011 0760340625 / 9780760340622 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback "Here s the story of Elvis Presley s first Sun records that inspired all." ; 10.90 X 9.60 X 1 inches; 232 pp pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Cocktail Party, Eliot, T. S.
18 Eliot, T. S. The Cocktail Party
Mariner Books 1964 0156182890 / 9780156182898 Softcover Very Good 
Shows general wear and age marks, a nice copy. "A modern verse play about the search for meaning, in which a psychiatrist is the catalyst for the action. An authentic modern masterpiece (New York Post). Eliot really does portray real-seeming characters. He cuts down his poetic effects to the minimum, and then finally rewards us with most beautiful poetry." - Stephen Spender. ; 8 X 5.25 X 0.48 inches; 204 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Mixed Nuts: America's Love Affair with Comedy Teams from Burns and Allen to Belushi and Aykroyd, Epstein, Lawrence J.
19 Epstein, Lawrence J. Mixed Nuts: America's Love Affair with Comedy Teams from Burns and Allen to Belushi and Aykroyd
New York PublicAffairs 2004 1586481908 / 9781586481902 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Very, very slight slant else a fine copy. A lively history of entertainment from early vaudeville through radio, film and television. ; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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A Peculiar Treasure, Ferber, Edna
20 Ferber, Edna A Peculiar Treasure
New York The Literary Guild 1939 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
398 pp. Illustrated with b & w photographs including frontispiece. Toned endpages. Dust Jacket is heavily edge worn. "Here is her dramatic story, told with wit and humor and compassion, intensity and pride, and always with brilliant reporting." (The New York Times). Edna Ferber (1885-1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1929; made into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), and Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie).; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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