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1 Bini, Alfredo with Resegotti, Elisa FUTURINSIEME
Italy Ente Fiera Milano 1986 English. Softcover Very Good 
64pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout, most of exhibits depicting early cinematography and television. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn and abraded. English edition catalogue for an exhibition held in Milan, Italy, October 20 to November 1, 1986. "Historical course of cinema and television technologies in view of a common future." Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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FRAGMENTS OF FEAR : An Illustrated History of British Horror Films, Boot, Andy
2 Boot, Andy FRAGMENTS OF FEAR : An Illustrated History of British Horror Films
London/San Francisco Creation Books 1999 1840680555 / 9781840680553 Updated and Revised. Softcover Very Good + 
287pp., b/white halftone illustrations (from the Jack Hunter Collection), throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed, minor edgewear to foot. This illustrated history of the British Horror Movie " . . . examines a wide array of British horror films, and the stories behind them, from the early melodramas of Tod Slaughter right through to Hammer and their rivals Tigon and Amicus, plus mavericks like Michael Reeves, sex/horror director Peter Walker and more recent talents such as Clive Barker, director of 'Hellraiser'. Films featured range in scope from the sadism of 'Peeping Tom' to the mutant SF of 'A Clockwork Orange' . . . " Contents include: Intro., 17 chapters, Appendix: addenda, Filmography, Index. Book weight approx. 500g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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GEORGE LUCAS : The Creative Impulse. Lucasfilm's First Twenty Years, Champlin, Charles
3 Champlin, Charles GEORGE LUCAS : The Creative Impulse. Lucasfilm's First Twenty Years
London Virgin Books (Publishing) 1992 1852274905 / 9781852274900 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
207pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white plates (candid and movie stills). Book clean and square. Metallic title and illustration over undamaged blue cloth boards and spine. A minor, closed margin tear on one leaf, else textblock unmarked. Colour, montage-style illustrated, French-fold dustjacket nominally shelfworn only. The story of mega-successful movie maker George Lucas (b. 1944, Modesto, California) and his company Lucasfilm . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Steven Spielberg and Francis Cuppola), Introduction, Early Years, The Films, Skywalker Ranch, Lucasfilms and Lucasarts, Filmography, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1.4 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA, THE FILM READER (In Focus: Routledge Film Readers), Dixon, Wheeler Winston, and Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey (Edited by)
4 Dixon, Wheeler Winston, and Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey (Edited by) EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA, THE FILM READER (In Focus: Routledge Film Readers)
London, England Routledge 2002 0415277876 / 9780415277877 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vii, + 355pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Gerard Malanga and Andy Warhol in the early 1960s) card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel. A stand-alone volume in the In Focus-Routledge Film Readers series. " . . . brings together key writings on American avant-garde cinema to explore the long tradition of underground filmmaking from its origins in the 1920s to the work of contemporary film and video artists . . . Each section features an editors' introduction setting debates in their context . . . " Contents include: Intro., 20 chapters over four 'parts', Select Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 630g. 
Price: 41.36 AUD
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THE TECHNIQUE OF FILM ANIMATION, Halas, John, and Manvell, Roger
5 Halas, John, and Manvell, Roger THE TECHNIQUE OF FILM ANIMATION
London Focal Press 1959 First U.K. Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
347pp., paginated, b/white halftone plate sections (including fold-out), plus line-drawings and tables within text. Book clean and square. Gilt titles over mildly chipped and bumped black cloth boards. A tiny, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else textblock unmarked. No dustjacket. Written primarily for all those working, or intending to work, in animation - both professionals and amateurs, and others interested in the film as art . . . not a textbook on 'how to do it', but an account of 'how it is done'. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Introduction, Part 1/ Factors Governing Animation. 2/ Uses of Animation. 3/ Cartoon Animation. 4/ Other Forms of Animation. Conclusion, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 670g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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6 Irvine, Mat DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS
London Beaver Books [Arrow] 1986 0099426307 / 9780099426301 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96pp., intext colour plates throughout, illustrating beyond doubt that the Doctor Who series monsters, creatures, giant hairy spiders, Tardis, Daleks, and indeed even K-9 are all fake! Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and scuffed. "In this book Mat Irvine, who has worked on Doctor Who for many years, takes you behind the scenes of this most famous of all science fiction series. You can find out how spectacular battles and exploding planets are filmed-and how a scriptwriter's idea for a 'mobile computer, shaped something like a dog' became K-9. In short, you can enter the extraordinary and fantastic inter-galactic world of 'Doctor Who Special Effects' . . . " Contents include: Intro., 12 chapters, Chronology, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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7 Millerson, Gerald THE TECHNIQUE OF LIGHTING FOR TELEVISION AND MOTION PICTURES
London Focal Press 1986 0240511921 / 9780240511924 2nd Edition, 4th Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
391pp., unpaginated colour-plate section, plus numerous intext, b/white examples, variously halftone plates and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper U.V. affected on spine, and nominally edgeworn. "The art of lighting is elusive. Light can direct our attention, influence our emotions . . . This book . . . offers a deep and comprehensive study both of the art and the technique of creative lighting for television and motion pictures . . . ." Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Appendices, Index. More. Book weight approx. 640g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CINEMA, O'Regan, Tom
8 O'Regan, Tom AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CINEMA
London Routledge 2001 0415057310 / 9780415057318 Reprint. Softcover Very Good + 
ix, + 405pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft crease to several pages. Illustrated card wrapper has barely discernible soft corner crease to rear panel, negligible edgewear. "Since 1970, Australian cinema has enjoyed a national and international revival with films as diverse as 'Picnic At Hanging Rock', 'Crocodile Dundee', 'Gallipoli', the 'Mad Max' cycle, 'Strictly Ballroom' and 'Muriel's Wedding' . . . Tom O'Regan offers a critique of these and other films in the course of an absorbing re-examination of the relationship between cinema, culture and society in Australia . . . and shows how Australian filmmakers have engaged with urgent social and cultural issues of class, religion, race, gender and sexual orientation." Contents include: 14 chapters, Notes, List of Films Cited, Bibliography, Subject Index, Name Index. Book weight approx. 560g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 39.48 AUD
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CHICK FLICKS : Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement, Rich, B.  Ruby
9 Rich, B. Ruby CHICK FLICKS : Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement
U.S.A. Duke University Press 1998 0822321211 / 9780822321217 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, + 439pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease. From the rear panel: "If there was a moment during the sixties, seventies, or eighties that changed the history of the women's film movement, B. Ruby Rich was there. Part journalistic chronicle, part memoir, and 100 percent pure cultural historical odyssey, 'Chick Flicks' - with its definitive, the way-it-was collection of essays - captures the birth and growth of feminist film as no other book has done . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 740g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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KING PULP : The Wild World of Quentin Tarantino, Woods, Paul A.
10 Woods, Paul A. KING PULP : The Wild World of Quentin Tarantino
London Plexus Publishing 1996 0859652351 / 9780859652353 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
160pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel. From the rear cover: "All Tarantino's projects - including the screenplays for 'Natural Born Killers' and 'True Romance' - are characterised by their brutally hard-core imagery, yet in person he is notable for his boyish enthusiasm for films, his insatiable interest in the trash aesthetic and his gangling, awkward charm. Paul A. Woods, equally fanatical film-buff, brings a mine of little-known information and anecdote to make this the ultimate portrait of the crown prince of contemporary cinema and his films." Contents include: Introduction, 7 chapters, Filmography. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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