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1 (Staff Writers) BRUCE LEE: His Eternities
Hong Kong Kung Fu Magazine Publishing Co. 1984 Softcover (Staple-bound) Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
70pp., centre-spread, 4 page, colour-plate section, plus numerous intext, b/white, candid and action halftone plate illustrations. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound magazine format, a 'Collector's Edition', containing much Bruce Lee action, including a 'Camera-Test Exclusive'. Minor edgewear, leaves clean. Staples firm. Pictorial limp cover lightly edgeworn and bumped. Bruce Lee, born in 1940, died in 1973. Magazine weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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2 Abramowitz, Rachel IS THAT A GUN IN YOUR POCKET?: The Truth About Female Power in Hollywood
U.S.A. Random House 2002 0375758690 / 9780375758690 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, + 601pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Spine firm. Several previously dog-eared pages, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper moderately edgeworn, scuffed, with reading crease, and small corner crease, to front panel. "The author interviewed the most powerful women in the movie-making business-from superstar actresses to independent directors-and together, their stories comprise a comprehensive history of women in Hollywood. Here, in their own candid words, are Jodie Foster, Penny Marshall, Dawn Steel, Sherry Lansing, Barbra Streisand, Nora Ephron, Meryl Streep, Jane Campion, and many others...An entertaining, in-depth look at women's struggles to succeed in Hollywood..." Contents include: Intro., 30 chapters, Epilogue, Notes, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 590g. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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CHANNELS OF DISCOURSE, REASSEMBLED : Television And Contemporary Criticism, Allen, Robert C. (Edited by)
3 Allen, Robert C. (Edited by) CHANNELS OF DISCOURSE, REASSEMBLED : Television And Contemporary Criticism
London, England Routledge 2003 0415080592 / 9780415080590 Second Edition, Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
420pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small, soft indentation to lower margin of last few pages. Illustrated card wrapper has small indentation to rear panel, otherwise negligible scuffing. " . . . the most comprehensive consideration of commercial television, drawing on insights provided by contemporary criticism: semiotics, narrative theory, reception theory, genre theory, ideological analysis, psychoanalysis, feminist criticism, and British cultural studies." Contents include: Intro., 9 chapters, Afterword, Television Criticism, Notes on the Contributors, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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HOLLYWOOD INSIDER EXPOSED!, Aspen, Nelson
4 Aspen, Nelson HOLLYWOOD INSIDER EXPOSED!
Australia New Holland 2008 1741106982 / 9781741106985 First Australian Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
255pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Hollywood's happiest TV personality, Nelson Aspen, shares his insights and secrets in this show-and-tell-all collection of anecdotes from behind the velvet ropes . . . " Book weight approx. 520g. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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5 Bacall, Lauren BY MYSELF AND THEN SOME
London Headline Book Publishing 2005 075531350X / 9780755313501 1st U.K., 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
506pp., unpaginated, colour and b/white, candidly illustrated sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves pristine. Monochrome, portrait-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "...on the silver anniversary of 'By Myself', Lauren bacall brings her inspiring memoir up to date, chronicling the events of the past twenty-five years, including her recent films, Broadway runs, and fond memories..." Book weight approx. 990g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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6 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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A SHORT WALK FROM HARRODS, Bogarde, Dirk
7 Bogarde, Dirk A SHORT WALK FROM HARRODS
London Viking 1993 0670851515 / 9780670851515 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(vii) + 272pp., b/white, candidly-illustrated, halftone plate frontispiece, plus an unpaginated colour-plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, and has a dulled varnish area, the result of sticker removal. This, the sixth volume of Sir Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, is in some way the most poignant of them all, with events 'beyond my control' overtaking him . . . Born in 1921, he died in 1999. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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DAWN FRENCH : The Biography, Bowyer, Alison
8 Bowyer, Alison DAWN FRENCH : The Biography
London Headline 2000 0747272654 / 9780747272656 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
246pp., plus 2 x 8 page, mostly colour, and several b/white, photographically illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, and indented. " . . . tells the full, remarkable story of her rise to fame, from childhood and her often unhappy boarding school days, through the terrible trauma of her father's death and on to her meeting with Jennifer Saunders, the early days of the 'alternative comedy' circuit, her 18-year marriage to Lenny Henry, and beyond . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 545g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY, Branston, Gill
9 Branston, Gill CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY
Buckingham, U.K. Open University Press 2000 0335200761 / 9780335200764 First English Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 207pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn. " . . . carves a path through the complex histories and issues of film and cinema studies and vividly explores these in their social and political contexts . . . " Contents include: Intro., 7 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 25.05 AUD
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NEW BRITISH POLITICAL DRAMATISTS, Bull, John
10 Bull, John NEW BRITISH POLITICAL DRAMATISTS
United Kingdom Grove Press 1984 0394623096 / 9780394623092 Softcover Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
xix, + 244pp., plus 12 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Two miniscule pen dots to last page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, tiny corner crease to rear panel. A stand-alone title in the 'Grove Press Modern Dramatists' series. "In the late 1960s a number of startling changes occurred in British theatre, heralding the beginning of the most exciting period of drama of the entire century . . . " Contents include: List of Plates, Acks., (Series) Editors' Preface, 1968-1983: A History, 7 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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EVA CASSIDY: Songbird, Burley, Rob and Maitland, Jonathon
11 Burley, Rob and Maitland, Jonathon EVA CASSIDY: Songbird
London Orion 2001 0752847791 / 9780752847795 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
159pp., illustrated throughout in colour and b/white; candid, photographic, and some poignant art. Book clean. Small rubbed area to rear panel, blue boards. Spine firm, slightly canted, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "Once in a while a voice comes along that is so extraordinary and magical it touches people's lives in a deeply personal way . . . " So it is/was with Eva Marie Cassidy (1963-1996). This songbird's story is told by her parents, family and friends. Chaptered contents. Forever walking in 'Fields of Gold'. Book weight approx. 780g. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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ON WITH THE SHOW : A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of Entertainment in Australia, Cain, John
12 Cain, John ON WITH THE SHOW : A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of Entertainment in Australia
Richmond, Vic, Australia Prowling Tiger Press 1998 0958664730 / 9780958664738 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
v, + 210pp., plus 3 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Thin remainder stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front panel only. " . . . the previously unrecorded memories of the working lives of five people: Kenn Brodziak, Ron Casey, Hector Crawford, Roc Kirby and Dick Lean. Each played a key role in the formation of Australia's entertainment industry, in theatre, radio, television, and cinema; creating venues, shows and benchmarks, shaping the way we are entertained." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 482g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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ON WITH THE SHOW : A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of Entertainment in Australia, Cain, John
13 Cain, John ON WITH THE SHOW : A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of Entertainment in Australia
Richmond, Vic, Australia Prowling Tiger Press 1998 0958664730 / 9780958664738 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
v, + 210pp., plus 3 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Thin remainder stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper very good +. " . . . the previously unrecorded memories of the working lives of five people: Kenn Brodziak, Ron Casey, Hector Crawford, Roc Kirby and Dick Lean. Each played a key role in the formation of Australia's entertainment industry, in theatre, radio, television, and cinema; creating venues, shows and benchmarks, shaping the way we are entertained." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 482g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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PRODUCTION AND DIRECTION OF RADIO PROGRAMS, Carlile, John S.
14 Carlile, John S. PRODUCTION AND DIRECTION OF RADIO PROGRAMS
New York Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1939 First Edition, Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 397pp., b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped and canted spine. Bright gilt block title over very good original blue cloth boards. A small original 'seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else minimally tanned (no foxing) textblock unmarked. Duo-tone, pictorially-illustrated dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and abraded, plus a thumb-joint size piece lost from upper spine corner of front panel. From the jacket flap: "This book covers the process of producing and directing radio programs from the inception of the 'program idea' to its presentation on the air." Contents, in four 'parts', include: Prelims., The Program and Those Who Produce It. The Production of Musical Programs. Precision and Routine. Speech, Glossary of Production Terms. Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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CARLOTTA: I'm Not That Kind of Girl, Carlotta, (as told to) Prue MacSween
15 Carlotta, (as told to) Prue MacSween CARLOTTA: I'm Not That Kind of Girl
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Macmillan (Pan Macmillan) 2003 073291194X / 9780732911942 First Edition. Softcover Good 
ix, + 246pp. 1 x 16 page b/white, plus 1 x 8 page, colour, unpaginated, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean. Minor reading crease on slightly canted spine. Subject-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, with a short, oblique crease on lower rear foredge corner. A former owner's name on bio. page, else textblock unmarked. "Carlotta - the Balmain boy who had Australia's first recognised sex-change operation - became the Legend of Les Girls and one of our most iconic entertainers." As told to Prue MacSween. Contents include: A Word from the Writer, Prologue, 15 tantalising chapters, Epilogue and Index. Book weight approx. 450g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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GEORGE LUCAS : The Creative Impulse. Lucasfilm's First Twenty Years, Champlin, Charles
16 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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17 Cheney, Sheldon STAGE DECORATION
New York Benjamin Blom 1966 1st Thus Original Cloth Hardcover + D/J Very Good Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xxii, + 138pp., plus [268] unpaginated. B/w frontispiece and intext line illustrations to pp. 138. Then follows [approximatley half the volume] 127 b/white halftone plate illustrations, sequentially numbered at rear, with illustration on recto page, related text on adjacent verso. Book clean, slightly cocked. Spine firm. Charcoal grey cloth nominally sunned on foot. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected, price-clipped dustjacket mildly edgeworn, noticeably sunned on spine. First published: New York, 1928. Reissued 1966 by arrangement with the author, Sheldon Cheney, 1886-1980. Contents include: Preface, Part 1/ Stage Decoration [i-xiv]. Part 2/ Pictorial Record Of Stage Forms and Decoration From The Beginnings to 1900. Part 3/ One Hundred Examples Of Modern Stage Decoration. Part 4/ Index. Book weight approx. 1.25KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 29.15 AUD
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A YOUNG MAN'S PASSAGE, Clary, Julian
18 Clary, Julian A YOUNG MAN'S PASSAGE
London Ebury Press 2005 0091906091 / 9780091906092 Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
312pp., plus 2 x 8 page (mostly colour, some b/white) photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. Tiny area of surface abrasion to inside rear cover. Told in his own words, the intimate story of one of Britain's most loved entertainers, Julian Clary. From a quiet suburban upbringing, to the monks of St Benedict's, and then to London, where he developed a taste for 'shameless performance'; from the highs of success to the acute pain of losing his lover, all told with "elegance, economy, integrity, charm . . . and possibly the odd cheap gag ." Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before".  A History in Pictures, Dillard, J. M. (Text by)
19 Dillard, J. M. (Text by) STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before". A History in Pictures
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pocket Books 1994 0671511491 / 9780671511494 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xii, + 207pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards nominally scuffed only. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. Introduction by William Shatner. "A unique commemorative volume . . . this ultimate, deluxe collector's edition features personal accounts, anecdotes, and full-colour photographs from the actors, fans, and back-stage professionals who helped make the show so incredibly popular. The entertaining and informative text includes essays by the master of science fiction and science fact, the late Dr. Isaac Asimov . . ." Book weight approx. 1.28 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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BETWEEN THE LINES : My Story Uncut, Donovan, Jason
20 Donovan, Jason BETWEEN THE LINES : My Story Uncut
London HarperCollins 2007 0007264410 / 9780007264414 Second Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 292pp., plus 2 x 8 page, unpaginated, b/white and colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed, soft corner crease to lower rear panel. "The no-holds-barred account of Jason's rise, and fall, and rise again . . . in technicolour . . . In this incredibly raw autobiography, Jason reveals his life-threatening drug habit, the breakdown of his relationship with Kylie Minogue and the media storm around his sexuality . . . and how, with the help of his partner Ange and children Jemma and Zac, he fought his personal demons." Contents include: Prelims., 22 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 12.41 AUD
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