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1 BAKER, TOM Who On Earth Is Tom Baker
London HarperCollins 1997 
First Edition, First printing. Signed by the author, Tom Baker on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The autobiography of the actor who is best known for his acclaimed performances as Dr. Who in the British science fiction television series. Illustrated. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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2 BAKER, TOM Who On Earth Is Tom Baker
London HarperCollins 1997 
First Edition, First printing. An unusual copy signed and inscribed by Tom Baker and June Hudson. On the title page Baker has written: “To Lee, Tom Baker” in black ink. On the front flyleaf, Hudson has written: “To Lee. Happy Times, June Hudson” in silver ink. Hudson is the acclaimed British costume designer best known for her creating the Dr. Who look for Tom Baker from 1978 to 198. This is actor Baker's autobiography known for his acclaimed performances as Dr. Who in the British science fiction television series. Baker discusses June Hudson in the text of the book: “Under June Hudson's influence my costume became more and more operatic, This pleased me very much. Some people said my performances became more and more operatic, too, and they were probably right. Anyway June Hudson was very influential and she and I became friendly. We still are.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Illustrated. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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3 BAKER, TOM Who On Earth Is Tom Baker
London HarperCollins 1997 
First Edition, First printing. Signed and inscribed by the author, Tom Baker and dated 1997 on the title page - For Theodore, Tom Baker ‘97. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The autobiography of the actor who is best known for his acclaimed performances as Dr. Who in the British science fiction television series. Illustrated. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 BRADBURY, RAY & RONALD V. BORST Graven Images. The Best of Horror, Fantasy, and Science-Fiction Film Art From the Collection of Ronald V. Borst. Introduction by Stephen King (ISBN: 0802114849 / 0-8021-1484-9)
New York Grove Press 1992 
First Edition. Signed by Ray Bradbury, who contributed a personal essay to the book. An oversize volume with hundreds of wonderful full color reproductions of creepy and horrific movie posters, lobby cards, insert cards and advertisements. Follows the chronology of the posters from the teens and twenties up through the sixties. The finest book on the subject. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 BRADBURY, RAY, CLIVE BARKER, HARLAN ELLISON, & FORREST J. ACKERMAN Graven Images. The Best of Horror, Fantasy, and Science-Fiction Film Art From the Collection of Ronald V. Borst. Introduction by Stephen King (ISBN: 0802114849 / 0-8021-1484-9)
New York Grove Press 1992 
First Edition. Signed by Ray Bradbury, Clive Barker, Harlan Ellison, and Forrest J. Ackerman, all of whom have contributed personal reminiscences to the book. An oversize volume with hundreds of wonderful full color reproductions of creepy and horrific movie posters, lobby cards, insert cards and advertisements. Follows the chronology of the posters from the teens and twenties up through the sixties. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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6 FARMER, PHILIP JOSE Doc Savage His Apocalyptic Life
Garden City Doubleday 1973 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Philip Jose Farmer, to John Calley, President of Warner Pictures. Inscribed: “To John Calley, Apocalyptic Leader of the 86th Floor HQ of Warners, from Philip Jose Farmer.” The 86th floor remark in the inscription is a humorous homage reference to Doc Savage's office on the 86th floor of the most imposing skyscraper in mid-town Manhattan in New York city. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Calley greenlighted George Pal's 1975 film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze film and he and Pal hired Farmer to write a sequel. Farmer wrote a film treatment but the failure of the first Doc Savage movie at the box office doomed the second film. During Calley's tenure at Warners he was involved in the production of such films as Dirty Harry, A Clockwork Orange, McCabe And Mrs. Miller, Deliverance, Enter The Dragon, Mean Streets, The Exorcist, Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, Dog Day Afternoon, Superman, and Chariots of Fire. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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7 SAMMON, PAUL M., SEAN YOUNG Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner
London Gollancz 2007 
First Printing of the Revised & Second Hardcover Edition issued for the 25th anniversary and the release of the ‘Final Cut' of Ridley Scott's film Blade Runner. Signed by the author Paul M. Sammon and dated by him “1 - 2010” beneath his name on the title page. Also signed by the actress Sean Young who played the beautiful replicant Rachael in the film, “much love, Sean Young” with a small star drawing. Illustrated throughout with production photos and stills of the making of the great science fiction film Blade Runner, based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, and James Hong. From the jacket flap: “Paul M. Sammon has extensively revised Future Noir; bringing the story of the film's sometimes troubled history fully up to date. This expanded edition contains new insights from Ridley Scott, information on the multiple-disc Blade Runner Special Edition DVD Set, and insights into everything that went into producing Scott's preferred and final version of his masterpiece. Also newly included is an exclusive interview with star Harrison Ford, who for the first time talks extensively about his pivotal role in one of cinema's most iconic films.” 588 pages. Fine as new copy in dust jacket. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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8 WELLS, H.G The Time Machine - The War of the Worlds
New York Heritage Books 1964 
Heritage Press Edition. This copy has been specially signed by actors Rod Taylor and Alan Young in ink on the Time Machine title page. Inscribed: “Rod Taylor ‘The Time Traveler',” and “Alan Young ‘Filby'” who starred in the classic 1960 film version of The Time Machine directed by George Pal. Rod Taylor appeared in many fine motion pictures including The Birds, Giant, Raintree County, Zabriskie Point, The V.I.P.s, The Train Robbers, etc. Alan Young is best remembered for his starring role in the Mr. Ed television show and has appeared in such acclaimed motion pictures as Mr. Belvedere Goes to College, Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick, Androcles and the Lion, and provided the voice for Scrooge McDuck for Walt Disney cartoon films. Hardbound in full cloth, not issued in a dust jacket. Very good copy. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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9 YOUNG, ALAN There's No Business Like Show Business...Was
Albany, GA Bear Manor Media 2006 
First Edition. Paperback Original. Signed by the author, actor Alan Young. Illustrated. As new copy in printed wrappers. Actor Alan Young is best remembered for his role of Filby, opposite Rod Taylor as the Time Traveler' in the classic film version of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine (1960) directed by George Pal - a role he discusses at length in the book. Mr. Young also starred role in the Mr. Ed television show and has appeared in such motion pictures as Mr. Belvedere Goes to College, Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick, Androcles and the Lion, and has provided the voice for Scrooge McDuck for Walt Disney cartoon films. From the blurbs on the rear jacket cover: “The most important thing in our business and in our lives is integrity. Alan Young IS integrity. And there will never be a ‘...Was' in Alan's life. You will enjoy this book.” - Robert Wagner. And from Shirley Jones: “Alan's book is full of sweet and funny anecdotes. It's great fun to go back in time with him as he introduces us to an era filled with movie stars and characters you won't soon forget.” Some of the film stars and celebrities mentioned in the book include, Tallulah Bankhead, Zero Mostel, George Burns, Jack Benny, Jane Russell, Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Red Skelton, Bing Crosby, and more. In 1952 Alan Young received two Emmy's for ‘The Alan Young Show.' 
Price: 125.00 USD
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