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1 A Group of Seven Black & White Publicity Photographs For the Film They All Laughed Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
Los Angeles United Artists 1981 
Each photo is 8” x 10”. One photo of the entire cast is signed by the author - film director Peter Bogdanovich. All are in fine condition. This is Bogdanovich's own set with “FROM THE LIBRARY OF PETER BOGDANOVICH” stamped on the back of each photograph. The story of ten New Yorkers and their adventures and loves starring Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazarra, John Ritter, Patti Hansen, and Bogdanovich's girlfriend, Dorothy Stratten, former Playboy model who was brutally murdered, prior to the release of the film. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 “American Journal: The Duke's Gone West” By Peter Bogdanovich. New York Magazine, June 25, 1979 - Vo, 12 No. 26
New York New York Magazine Co. 1979 
One of the last published interviews with the legendary actor John Wayne by film director Peter Bogdanovich with Bogdanovich's autograph signature on the cover and on the article itself and with his ownership stamp. Near fine in wrappers. Illustrated. A fascinating piece that truly conveys both a sense of John Wayne as a man and as an irreplaceable figure in cinematic history, having worked with great directors as John Ford, Howard Hawks, and Raoul Walsh, and appearing in such classic films as Stagecoach, Fort Apache, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Walt in Wonderland: The Silent Films of Walt Disney
Pordenone, Italy Le Gionate del Cinema Muto/Edizioni Biblioteca dell' Immagine 1992 
First Edition. This copy has been specially signed by the author - actress Virginia Davis who starred in the 1920s as “Alice” in the young Walt Disney's combination live action and animated modern Alice in Wonderland series of cartoons. Dual text in English and Italian. The definitive and only book on Walt Disey's silent cartoons from his Laugh-O-Grams in Kansas City to the creation of Mickey Mouse in Hollywood (1921-1928). Folio. 235 pages. Handsomely designed and printed. Extensively illustrated in color and black & white. The superb filmography is very detailed. Fine in stiff wrappers 
Price: 85.00 USD
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4 ANOBILE, RICHARD J. (ED.) Buster Keaton's The General. Starring Buster Keaton and Marion Mack
New York Darien House 1975 
First Edition. Richard J. Anobile's own copy, signed and inscribed by the author: “Personal copy, Richard J. Anobile.” Oversized format. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A lavish recreation of the classic Keaton film using hundreds of frame enlargements and text; perhaps the first film to star a steam train. Includes an interview with Keaton's co-star, Marion Mack. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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5 BAKEWELL, WILLIAM Hollywood Be Thy Name: Random Recollections of a Movie Veteran From Silents to Talkies to TV. Filmmakers, No. 25
Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1991 
First Edition. Signed by the author. Inscribed presentation copy: “Here's to ___! William Bakewell. 5/22/91.” Bakewell appeared in such films as All Quiet on the Western Front, Zenobia, and Gone With The Wind, etc. The late actor's autobiography. Illustrated. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 BARTHELMESS, RICHARD Typed Letter Signed, 1 Page
New York March 7, 1963 
Signed by the author, “Richard Bathelmess”. Actor Richard Barthelmess was best known for his work in silent films and early talkies such as Tol'able David, D.W. Griffith's Way Down East, and Broken Blossoms, as well as The Patent Leather Kid, Noose, The Dawn Patrol, etc. “Dear Mr. Kearns: ...I am glad that you found ‘Tol'able David' to your liking. It was my favorite. Due largely to the fact that I promoted the whole film, from a meeting with Joseph Hergesheimer, after which I formed a producing company (as a very young man), put the script together, and had the happy result of having the whole voted the best picture of that year--1921!...Sincerely Richard Barthelmess”. Evidence of the letter having been removed from an album with a piece of paper taped over, some show through, very good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 BENNETT, BRUCE , HERMAN BRIX, MIKE CHAPMAN Please Don't Call Me Tarzan - The Life Story of Herman Brix - Bruce Bennett by Mike Chapman
Newton Culture House 2001 
First Edition. Signed on the title page by the noted actor Bruce Bennett as Bennett and again with his real name Herman Brix. A biography of the film star who appeared in such film as The Treasure of Sierra Madre and Mildred Pierce as well as being one of the most memorable screen Tarzans in The New Adventures of Tarzan, and Tarzan and the Green Goddess. In addition to his life in films, Brix/Bennett was an outstaning athelete of the 1920s playing in the 1926 Rose Bowl footbasll game for the University of Washington, winning six national title in the shot, and a silver medal at the 1928 Olympics. Illustrated. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. Illustrated. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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8 BERG, A. SCOTT Goldwyn: A Biography
New York Knopf 1989 
First Edition. Presentation copy signed by the author, A. Scott Berg, inscribed: “For Loretta and Mark, On a most pleasant (though slightly foggy) afternoon in Santa Barbara. With best regards, A. Scott Berg. May 6, 1989.” Illustrated. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The dynamic biography of Samuel Goldwyn, one of the founding forces behind the modern American film industry, influencing and leaving his mark through the development of such powerful film studios as Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and United Artists. With many delightful and informative references to such noted cinematic personalities as the great silent film actress Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, screenwriter Ben Hecht, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyk, David Niven, Laurence Olivier, and so many more. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 BOGDANOVICH, PETER The Killing of the Unicorn: Dorothy Stratten 1960-1980
New York Bantam Books 1985 
First Paperback Edition. One of Bogdanovich's own copies with his autograph ownership signature and stamp. Signed by the author. Illustrated. Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 BOJARSKI, RICHARD The Films of Bela Lugosi
Secaucus, NJ Citadel 1980 
First Edition. Oversized. Signed by the author. Signed presentation copy from Richard Bojarski to noted film historian and writer, Philip J. Riley (London After Midnight. A Lost Film Reconstructed and books about the films Dracula, A Blind Bargain, and The Bride of Frankenstein), inscribed: “To Phil Riley, Hope you enjoy reading my book and hope you have success with your upcoming books, Dick Bojarski. June 16, 1981.” A complete record of the life and work of distinguished film actor, Bela Lugosi, including detailed descriptions of each of his sixty-four films, illustrated with hundreds of stills and candid photographs. With an introduction by actress Carol Borland, best known for her role in Mark of the Vampire with Lugosi. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 BORGNINE, ERNEST Original Autograph Signature of Actor Ernest Borgnine

Signed by the author - actor, Ernest Borgnine in blue ink on a white 3 by 5 inch card. Fine. Excellent for framing with a picture or laying in a book. Academy Award winning actor for Marty and has appeared in other great films like The Wild Bunch. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 BURKE, BILLIE With Powder On My Nose
New York Coward-McCann 1959 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy from Billie Burke, inscribed by the author: “To Hazel MacFarlane, All good wishes. Billie Burke, 1959.” The autobiography of the stage and film actress best remembered as Glinda - the Good Witch in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and who was also Mrs. Florenz Ziegfeld. Very good lightly used copy with some dampstaining to the cloth, mostly at the rear, only slightly rippling the edges of the pages in a very good lightly dust soiled dust jacket bearing the same markings as the cloth and with some small tears and rubbing to the extremities. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 CAGNEY, JAMES Cagney By Cagney
Garden City Doubleday 1976 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy inscribed by the author, James Cagney to actor & writer, Albert Hackett, and his wife (with whom he collaborated on many screenplays), playwright & screenwriter Frances Goodrich, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her play The Diary of Anne Frank. The inscription reads: “For Frances & Albert. Love, Jim.” Near fine with a touch of wear to the top and bottom of the spine in a lightly dust soiled dust jacket with some chips and tears. Illustrated. The actor's autobiography. Rarely found inscribed by Cagney. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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14 CAGNEY, JAMES Cagney By Cagney
Garden City Doubleday 1976 
Second printing. Signed presentation copy from James Cagney, inscribed by the author: “For Phyllis & Rick, James Cagney.” Fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some light age toning and a hint of dust soiling. Illustrated. The great actor's autobiography. Rarely found inscribed by Cagney. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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15 CAREY, JR., HARRY Company of Heroes. My Life As An Actor in the John Ford Stock Company
Metuchen Scarecrow Press 1994 
First Edition, First Printing. Signed by Harry Carey Jr., simply signed not inscribed to anyone. The critically acclaimed memoir of Carey's experiences working with John Ford, John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Richard Widmark and many others in such films as She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, Three Godfathers, and The Searchers. Hardbound in full cloth. Very Fine in a very fine dust jacket. Illustrated. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 CHAMPLIN, CHARLES AND JOHN FRANKENHEIMER John Frankenheimer. A Conversation With Charles Champlin
Burbank Riverwood Press 1995 
First Edition. Signed by the author - accomplished film director John Frankenhiemer and noted film historian and critic Charles Champlin on the title page. Oversized. Illustrated. Fine in a fine dust jacket. John Frankenheimer's long and distinguished career as a director began in television in the ‘golden age' of live and taped shows in the 50s and went on to transition into motion pictures with such acclaimed credits as The Manchurian Candidate, Bird Man of Alcatraz, Seven Days in May, The French Connection II, Black Sunday, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Ronin, and most recently Reindeer Games. Includes a videography and filmography. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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17 CHANEY JR., LON Autographed Album Page Signed by Lon Chaney, Junior

A page (approximately 4 1/2 by 5 inches) from an autograph album signed by the author - actor, Lon Chaney, Junior , The star of The Wolfman, Of Mice and Men, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. An excellent bold large example perfect for framing with a photograph or for laying in a book. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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18 CHAPLIN, CHARLES & ROSE WILDER LANE Charlie Chaplin's Own Story - Being the Faithful Recitial of a Romantic Career, Beginning with Early Recollections of Boy-Hood in London and Closing with the Signing of His Latest Motion-Picture Contract
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1916 
First Edition. Laid in is a card inscribed by author - actor, Charles Chaplin with an early fountain signature: “Faithfully, Charles Chaplin.” A legendary rarity, this book was compiled from a series of interviews with Chaplin by the journalist Rose Wilder Lane (daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder) plus material that was created by Lane. Additionally, laid in is a piece of paper autographed ink by Rose Wilder Lane. Just before publication, Chaplin learned of the intended publication and had the book suppressed, and most of the copies were destroyed, only a tiny handful of copies survived. Very good tight copy bound in the original gilt-stamped cloth with dust-soiling and light general wear without dust jacket. Enclosed in a custom morocco and cloth box. 
Price: 5500.00 USD
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19 CHEVALIER, MAURICE With Love by Maurice Chevalier. As Told to Eileen and Robert Mason Pollock
Boston Little, Brown 1960 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy from the great French actor and entertainer Maurice Chevalier, inscribed by the author in his elegant hand: “To Patterson Greene, Cordially, Maurice Chevalier, 1960.” Illustrated. Fine copy in a very good or better dust jacket with a touch of darkening to the spine and top edges. The memoirs of Maurice Chevalier whose debonair style and charming smile won hearts the world over as he appeared in many French and American films, and is perhaps best remembered for his roles in Love in the Afternoon, Gigi, and Can-Can. In 1958 he won a special Oscar “for his contributions to the world of entertainment for more than half a century”. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 CONNELL, WILL In Pictures. A Hollywood Satire. Story by Nunnally Johnson, Patterson McNutt, Gene Fowler, & Grover Jones
New York Maloney 1937 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Will Connell. Large format photographic satire on Hollywood's studio age, with black & white full page photos by Connell and commentary by screenwriters Johnson, McNutt, Fowler, Jones. Spiral bound. Near fine in stiff wrappers with some small chipping at edges, enclosed in original publishers slipcase which has been expertly repaired by a paper conservationist. Listed in 100 Books on Hollywood & the Movies. Very scarce, especially so in the slipcase. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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