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Halliwell's Film and Video Guide - Leslie Halliwell, 1986, Scribner's, 1150pp, hardcover.  The fifth edition of the great guide, packed with credits and info along with the author's uniquely fussy spin on his subject.  One of the last hardcovers produced of the perennial series, before it went to an annual softcover format supplemented by John Walker after Halliwell's death.  $18.00

Halliwell's Movie Quiz - Leslie Halliwell, 1977, Penguin, 208pp, regular paperback.  The noted British critic's elaborate quiz book; truly interesting and challenging for the serious buff.  Very Good condition, minor wear and spine fading, but no markings inside (the book is set up to be a filled in and scored test.)  Long out of print and hard to find.  $20.00

Hit And Run - Nancy Griffin and Kim Masters, 1996, Simon & Schuster, 478pp, hardcover.  "How Jon Peters and Peter Guber took Sony for a ride in Hollywood."  Excellent condition.  $7.00

Hollywood And The Great Stars - 1976, Crescent, 256pp, hardcover.  A nice general overview of several major stars, with several great photos in color and b/w.  $20.00

Hollywood Babylon II - Kenneth Anger, 1984, Dutton, 331pp, hardcover.  Followup to the author's bestselling look at Tinseltown turmoil, scandal and adversity.  Very Good condition, minor wear, dust jacket has a few edge tears.  $15.00

The Hollywood History Of The World - George MacDonald Fraser, 1988, Fawcett, 268pp, softcover.  An overview of historical filmmaking covering prehistoric through modern war genres, with many photos.  Excellent condition, minor wear.  $12.00

Hollywood: 60 Great Years - 1996, Barnes & Noble, 656pp, hardcover.  A very nice overview of Hollywood films through the ages, profusely illustrated, some color.  $20.00

Hollywood Trail Boss - Burt Kennedy, 1997, Boulevard, 175pp, softcover.  Very nice collection of reminisces by the veteran director, with center photo inset.  Excellent condition. $10.00

Humphrey Bogart - Alan G. Barbour, 1973, Pyramid, 160pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Good to Very Good condition, minor wear, 3 spots of paper loss on back cover.  $8.00

The Hustons - Lawrence Grobel, 1989, Avon, 812pp, softcover.  Exhaustive look at the legendary family of filmmakers, with photo inset.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $10.00

Idol: Rock Hudson, The True Story Of An American Film Hero - Jerry Oppenheimer and Jack Vitek, 1986, Villard, 273pp, hardcover.  Good bio of the superstar, with photo inset.  $8.00

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Movie Character Actors - David Quinlan, 1985, Harmony, 325pp, softcover.  A great collection of bios and filmographies on hundreds of character performers from all eras.  $25.00

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Greatest Movie Stars - Ken Wlaschin, 1979, Harmony, 233pp, softcover.  Several short bios on noted stars of all eras, with many nice color and b/w photos.  Very Good to Excellent condition.  Minor wear.  $18.00

The Illustrated Who's Who of Hollywood Directors - Michael Barson, 1995, Moonbay, 530pp, softcover.  A great collection of profiles and detailed overviews of a great many directors, with many photos and ads.  Very Good condition, spine has a small torn/pulled spot, otherwise fine.  $22.50

Jack Lemmon - Will Holtzman, 1977, Pyramid, 160pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $8.00

Jack Nicholson: The Unauthorized Biography - Barbara and Scott Siegel, 1990, Avon, 174pp, regular paperback.  Bio of the actor with photo inset.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $7.00

James Bacon's Hollywood - James Bacon, 1976, Avon, 293pp, regular paperback.  The columnist's reminisces and opinions of Hollywood eras and stars, with liberal doses of mild scandal.  Fair condition, has bending, warping and wear.  $7.50

The James Bond Storybook - Judy Alexander, 1985, Grosset & Dunlap, app. 50pp, hardcover.  Storybook based on "A View To A Kill," many color photos from the film.  $8.00

The Jaws Log - Carl Gottlieb, 1975, Dell, 217pp, regular paperback.  In depth making-of book, with many photos.  Very Good condition, minor wear, spine crease. $12.00

Joan Crawford - Bob Thomas, 1978, Bantam, 307pp, regular paperback.  Biography of the legendary star.  Large center section of photos.  Good to Very Good condition.  Has some cover wear, minor bending/warping.  $5.00

Karloff and Company: The Horror Film - Robert F. Moss, 1974, Pyramid, 158pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of film books, small overview of the genre over the years, with many photos.  Very Good to Excellent condition, minor wear.  $10.00

The Kid Stays In The Picture - Robert Evans, 1994, Hyperion, hardcover, 412pp.  The producer's autobiography.  Excellent unused condition, with photo pages inset.  $8.00

Killer Instinct - Jane Hamsher, 1997, Broadway, 275pp, hardcover.  Story from one producer's insight of the often troubled making of "Natural Born Killers."  Excellent condition.  $8.50

Kirk Douglas - Joseph McBride, 1976, Pyramid, 159pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $8.00

Kung Fu: Cinema Of Vengeance - Verina Glaessner, 1974, Bounty, 134pp, hardcover.  Very nice British book on martial arts cinema, with many photos.  Excellent condition.  Minor wear.  $25.00

Lana - Lana Turner, 1982, Pocket, 264pp, regular paperback.  Bestselling autobiography of the classic star.  Two separate photo sections.  Good condition, has some spine wear with edge tears, wear.  $6.00

Last Tango In Paris: Closeup - 1973, Evergreen, 176pp, regular paperback.  A collection of essays and analyses of the groundbreaking film.  Has several photos. Very Good condition.  Has some minor wear, warping, few small spots, bookstore stamp inside front cover.  $15.00 

Legendary Love Stories - Peter Gutmacher, 1997, Metrobooks, 128pp, hardcover.   Lavishly illustrated book about romance and love in the movies.  Excellent condition.  $12.00

The Making Of Superman - David Michael Petrou, 1978, Warner, 224pp, regular paperback.  Behind the scenes look at the making of the original blockbuster, with center photo inset.  Very Good to Excellent condition.  Has minor edge wear, small cover corner creases, slight spine crease mark from photo inset.  $10.00

Marilyn Monroe - Joan Mellen, 1973, Pyramid, 157pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $8.00

Marilyn Monroe - Donald Spoto, 1993, Harper Collins, 698pp, hardcover.  Exhaustive biography on the legendary star, with photos. Dust jacket has sticker residue/square paper loss spot on spine, inner cover has some wear, otherwise fine.  $10.00

Marlon Brando - Rene Jordan, 1973, Pyramid, 157pp, softcover.  Concise bio and overview of films, with several photos.  Excellent condition.  Minor wear.  $10.00

Marlon Brando: Larger Than Life - Nellie Bly, 1994, Pinnacle, 302pp, regular paperback.  Bio of the star, touted on front as "the story that he won't tell."  $4.50

The Meteor Scrapbook - Bernhardt J. Hurwood, 1979, Tempo, 143pp, regular paperback.  Making of the expensive American International disaster thriller, which ended up a boxoffice disappointment.  Many photos throughout.    Very Good condition.  Minor edge wear on cover, bookstore stamp and name in front cover.  $15.00

Money, Women And Guns - Douglas Brode, 1995, Citadel, 245pp, softcover.  A great chronological look at 50 crime films from Bonnie and Clyde to Pulp Fiction.  Many great photos, good 4-6 page writeups on each film.  Excellent condition, minor wear.  $20.00

Monster Madness - Zach Zito, Mel Neuhaus and Michael Lederman, 1998, Smithmark, 64pp, hardcover.  A nice tribute book to several movie monsters and series.  $10.00

The Movie Book - Steven Scheuer, 1974, Octopus, 381pp, hardcover.  A nice overview of genres, liberally illustrated with great photos.  Excellent condition, minor wear.  $30.00

The Movie Makers - 1974, Derbibooks, 544pp, hardcover.  A nice collection of brief bios of stars and supporting player; many photos.  Very Good condition, dust jacket has some wear, small tears, book has some faint edge staining.  $20.00

Movie People - Fred Baker and Ross Firestone, 1973, Lancer, 242pp, regular paperback.  Interviews with several noted artists in various phases of film creation, including Francis Ford Coppola, Quincy Jones, Aram Avakian, Rod Steiger, Andrew Sarris.   Very Good condition, minor wear and sticker residue on cover. $7.00

The Movie Quote Book - Harry Haun, 1980, Lippincott & Cromwell, 415pp, hardcover.  Nice selection of many movie quotes, organized by subject.  $20.00

The Movie Reference Library - 1983, Ventura, regular paperback box set.  3 books 250pp each: The Academy Award Winners, The Movie Superstars and The Movie Blockbusters.  Easy to read overviews, with several photos in each.  $12.00

The National Society Of Film Critics On Movie Comedy - Edited by Stuart Byron and Elizabeth Weis, 1977, Pyramid, 308pp.  Very nice compilation of several great reviews and articles by many of the era's key film critics.  Some minor aging/browning, few minor cover spots.  $15.00

The New Breed - Karen Hardy, 1988, Henry Holt, softcover, 159pp.  Sections of photos and interviews with some of the then hottest young stars at the time.  Very interesting to see which ones went the distance, and which didn't.  Featured sections: Willem Dafoe, Patrick Swayze, Sean Young, Robert Downey Jr., Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Keanu Reeves, Patrick Dempsey, Martha Plimpton, Corey Feldman, John Cusack, Jennifer Rubin, Corey Haim, Elizabeth Perkins, Esai Morales, Alfre Woodard, Rick Rossovich, Stephen Baldwin, Melanie Griffith, D.B. Sweeney, Donovan Leitch, Don Harvey, Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern, Ione Skye, Courteney Cox, Larry Fishburne, Rodney Harvey, Johnny Depp and Lisa Marie.  Used with some edge wear, small edge tears, small pencil price on top corner of front page, last few pages loose.  $15.00

The New German Cinema - John Sandford, 1980, Capo, 180pp, softcover.  A very nice overview of then recent developements in the era of German film.  Several photos.  Very Good condition, has some cornertip wear and bending, minor wear.  20.00

A New Pictorial History of the Talkies - Daniel Blue; revised and enlarged by John Kobal, 1973, Putnam, 379pp, softcover.  Thousands of photos adorn this fourth edition of a big seller of its day.  $25.00

The New York Times At The Movies - Introduction by Bosley Crowther, 1979, Arno, 216pp, hardcover.   A great collection of original reviews by the top critics of various eras, from the silent era to the recently released "The Deer Hunter."  Many photographs and some original Times movie ads.  Dustjacket has some minor wear and a few small scuff marks, book excellent.  $35.00

The Official Movie Trivia Quiz Book - Bart Andrews, 1976, Signet, 152pp, regular paperback.  A standard movie quiz book covering several eras.  $5.00

Orson Welles - Joseph McBride, 1977, Pyramid, 159pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Very Good to Excellent condition, minor wear.  $8.00

Paul Newman - Michael Kerbel, 1974, Pyramid, 158pp, softcover.  One of the publisher's series of small, concise star and genre overviews with several photos.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $8.00

People Magazine Guide to Movies On Video - Edited by Ralph Novak and Peter Travers, Collier, 1987, 461pp, softcover.  Collection of reviews from the early takeoff of the video age.  Very Good condition, minor wear.  $5.00

    

A Pictorial History of Crime Films - Ian Cameron, 1975, Hamlyn, 221pp, hardcover.  A great overview of crime cinema; text is well done and interesting, but the stars here are the plentiful photos.  Dustjacket has minor wear, book excellent.  $45.00

A Pictorial History of Horror Movies - Denis Gifford, 1973-6, Hamlyn, 276pp, hardcover.  Another of the great British series of genre overviews, with a wealth of great photos, including several in color.  Excellent condition, minor wear.  $45.00

A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films - Jeff Rovin, 1975, Citadel, 240pp, softcover.  Nice overview of sci-fi by subject and era, with many great photos.  $25.00

A Pictorial History Of The Movies - Mary Davies, Janice Anderson and Peter Arnold, 1975, Domus, 222pp, hardcover.  Great pictures, many in color, dominate this well done overview of genres and trends in international cinema.  Excellent condition, minor wear. $40.00

A Pictorial History of War Films - Clyde Jeavons, 1974, Hamlyn, 253pp, hardcover.  Another in the fine series of British film histories, with a superb selection of photos.  Excellent condition.  $40.00

The Premiere Guide To Movies On Video - Edited by Howard Karren, 1991, Harper, 319pp, softcover.  Categorically organized video guide from the popular magazine.  $4.00

Quentin Tarantino: The Man And His Movies - Jami Bernard, 1995, Harper, 245pp, softcover.  Bio and analysis of the writer/director's output up to the time, with photo inset.  $8.00