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Category: All Categories: Entertainment: Showbiz Biography
17 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Anger, Kenneth  
Hollywood Babylon

Publisher: NY, Bell [1981; c1975].
292 p., illus., index, 27 cm. Reprint; originally published San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books, 1975. A shocking look by a shocked author at the shocking goings-on in Hollywood. Stock#36818. Vg/ no dj.

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2.
Baker, Josephine and Jo Bouillon (translated by Mariana Fitzpatrick).  
Josephine.

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1977..
First U.S. Edition ISBN: 060102128 Hardback octavo in gilt stamped black cloth. 302 pages illustrated by photographs, frontis art. A biography of the African American entertainer by her French husband. Originally written in French and published in France in 1976 shortly after Baker's death, it is based on autobiographical notes left by her in anticipation of writing an autobiography. A clean, bright, soundly bound book with barely a hint of wear to covers. The jacket is complete, but it is rubbed and lightly edge worn, and there is a half inch closed edge tear to bottom rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good + DJ

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3.
Bankhead, Tallulah  
Tallulah: My Autobiography

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952..
Early printing. 22 X 15 cm. Near Fine/G+. Blue boards, red, yellow, & blue titles on black cloth spine, xv, 335, [1] pp, 12 ff b & w photo plates, index. Corners slightly rubbed, else fine. Price-clipped DJ is torn, chipped, & rubbed but without loss of text or pictures. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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4.
Bast, William.  
Surviving James Dean.

Publisher: Fort Lee, NJ: Barricade Books, 2006..
ISBN: 9781569802984 1st edition, 1st printing. 304 pp. Near Fine book (highlighting to one line on page 298) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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5.
Fry, Stephen  
Moab Is My Washpot: An Autobiography

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1999..
First US Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Fine/Fine. Grey boards, black spine with green foil titles, [ix], 366, [3] pp, 4 ff b & w photo plates. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Fry (Jeeves in "Jeeves & Wooster, " Peter in "Peter's Friends") writes about his first twenty years. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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6.
Huston, John  
An Open Book

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarter linen with blue-grey paper covered boards, 389 pp, 24 ff plates, index, colophon. Edges of boards somewhat faded, a small snag to top edge of front board, and a small (3 mm) spot on linen part of front board near bottom. DJ slightly worn along top and bottom edges, with pencil indentations on rear panel near joint; in Brodart archival cover. Autobiography. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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7.
Johnstone, Iain.  
The Man With No Name: Clint Eastwood.

Publisher: New York: Quill, [1988]..
1st revised Quill edition, 1st printing. ISBN: 0688090591 Paperback Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy.

Appr.: | AUD 25.32 CAD 24.84 EUR 17.62 GBP 12.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 222.22 

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8.
Jones, Ken D., Arthur F. McClure & Alfred E. Twomey  
The Films of James Stewart

Publisher: New York: Castle Books, 1970..
Reprint. 26 X 17 cm. VG+/VG-. Yellow boards, black titles on spine, 256 pp, many b & w stills from films in text, bibliography. Slight shelf wear. DJ has a 4 cm tear near top of front joint; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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9.
Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994  
The Merry Partners; The Age and Stage of Harrigan and Hart. By E.J. Kahn, Jr.

Publisher: New York, Random House [c1955].
xiii, 302 p. illus. 23.5 cm. At the end of the 19th century the biggest asct in vaudeville was the comedian team of Edward Harrigan,1845-1911, and Tony Hart, 1855?-1891. Stock# 36,810. Vg/ dj good+, tear along bottom front fold. Theater New York

Appr.: | AUD 31.65 CAD 31.06 EUR 22.03 GBP 16.13 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

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10.
Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003.  
A Life.

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf, 1988.
4 p.l., 848 p., over 100 photographs, 24 cm. Stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman, All My Sons, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof), director of films (East of Eden, On The Waterfront), author, Kazan was at the center of the cultural wars of the 1940's and 50's. This is a candid and seemingly honest autobiography. Vg/dj vg. 101875.

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11.
King, Tom  
The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood

Publisher: New York: Random House, 2000..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/Fine. Brown boards, black spine with gold foil titles, xiv, 670, [1] pp, 51 photos, notes, index. Top edge of front board faded, one leaf of Foreword is cockled. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Inscribed "by Don King on behalf of author Tom King" on front free endpaper. Geffen acted as business manager for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in the 1960s, Jackson Browne, the Eagles, and Bob Dylan in the 70s, produced films such as Risky Business, bankrolled the Broadway musical Cats, and cofounded the DreamWorks studio. Tom King had Geffen's cooperation in researching this biography, but also relied on interviews with many of Geffen's associates as well as published material. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

Appr.: | AUD 28.48 CAD 27.95 EUR 19.82 GBP 14.52 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: FIBI00003.
    
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12.
Marx, Arthur, 1921-  
Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime (especially himself) : the story of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / Arthur Marx

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, [1974].
4 p.l., 288 p., illus., index, 24 cm. For a period the comedy team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis exploded with zany comedy in films, TV, clubs. When the pair broke up it was a shock. This tells the story of what happened going up and coming apart. Stock# 36,821. Good/ dj poor, well used.

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13.
Riefenstahl, Leni  
Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993..
First US Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/Fine. White boards, black cloth spine with gilt titles, red endpapers, [xi], 669 pp, 20 ff b & w photo plates, index. Bump to bottom fore-edge, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 22.78 CAD 22.36 EUR 15.86 GBP 11.61 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 200.00 

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14.
Riva, Maria. [Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992]  
Marlene Dietrich. By her Daughter.

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf, 1993.
4 p.l., 790 p., 224 photographs in the text, 24 cm. Third printing. Biography of the German-born film star by her only child, a daughter who saw much and suffered greatly. Vg/vg. stock#101874.

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15.
Roberts, Doris; Morton, Danelle  
*Signed* Are You Hungry, Dear? : Life, Laughs, and Lasagna [From the Star of Everybody Loves Raymond]

Publisher: Saint Martin New York, NY, U.S.A. 2003.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good. Hard Back. ISBN: 0312312261. 1st Printing. Signed. NF/Near Fine. unread. *Signed* DJ in Plastic, (322p) *SIGNED/AUTOGRAPHED* by Doris Roberts on Title Page, Red Dust Jacket spine.

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16.
Schulberg, Budd, 1914-  
Moving Pictures Memories of a Hollywood Prince

Publisher: N.Y., Stein and Day, 1981.
xi, 501 p. illus., 23.5 cm. The memories of his first twenty years growing up in Hollywood, the son of a powerful movie producer. Stock# 31,204. Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.45 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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17.
Sinclair, Andrew.  
SPIEGEL: The Man Behind the Pictures.
 Picture
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown (1987)..
Uncorrected Proof ISBN: 0316792365 Producer of "African Queen", "Bridge on the River Kwai" and "On the Waterfront". 162p: 12p black/white photo copies. Selected Bibliography, References, Index. 24cm. 259g. Near Very Good minimal ex-library (tight and uncreased, spine tape mark, "discard" stamp first page, a few small coffee colour spatters front panel) Printed wraps (softcover). Book condition: Near Very Good.

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