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biographies, faber and faber, film theory and technique, film location guides and novel-film adaptations


Room to Dream (paperback edition)

This is the first official autobiography written by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna. David Lynch advanced to the front ranks of international cinema in 1977 with the release of his first...

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Backwards and in Heels (paperback edition)

Women have been instrumental in the success of American cinema since its very beginning. One of the first people to ever pick up a motion picture camera was a woman....

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Film Posters of the Russian Avant-garde (hardback edition)

At the intersection of the visual, graphic, and cinematic arts, film posters are a unique and thrilling record of a particular cultural Zeitgeist. This book brings together 250 posters from...

A$45.00

Film Noir (hardcover edition)

Whether it's Double Indemnity, Kiss Me Deadly, or The Big Sleep, roam a screen world of dark and brooding elegance with this essential handbook to Film Noir. From private eyes...

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X-Rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s (hardback edition)

This magnificent book is the new, expanded, complete edition of Nourmand and Marsh's cult bestseller, with text by renowned writer Peter Doggett. The 1960s and '70s were the Golden Age...

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Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier (hardback)

The crucial sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Secret History of Twin Peaks, this novel bridges the twenty-five year gap, and takes you deeper into the mysteries raised...

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Robert Frank Film Works : 8 DVDs with 4 books housed in wooden box

The significance of Robert Frank's photography is unquestionable. His The Americans is arguably the most important American photography publication of the postwar period, and his work has spawned numerous disciples,...

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David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth (hardcover edition)

Loving the Alien Behind the scenes of Nic Roeg's 1976 sci-fi masterpiece starring David Bowie First advertised as a "mind-stretching experience," Nicolas Roeg's 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth...

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The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist (hardcover edition)

Syd Mead is one of the most accomplished and widely respected artists alive today. The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist represents the most extensive collection of Mead's visionary...

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California Inferno: Anton LaVey & Jane Mansfield (hardback edition)

Satanism and the silver screen: the bizarre friendship of Anton LaVey and Jayne Mansfield. Movie star Jayne Mansfield and notorious Satanist Anton LaVey met in 1966. Both were publicity conscious and...

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Soundtrack From Twin Peaks (paperback edition)

When Twin Peaks debuted on the ABC network on the night of April 8, 1990, thirty-five million viewers tuned in to some of the most unusual television of their lives....

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The Search for Weng Weng (paperback edition)

Director Andrew Leavold’s seven-year quest to find 2-foot 9-inch Filipino action star, Weng Weng (the star of For Y’Ur Height Only, Agent 00, D’Wild Wild Weng, The Impossible Kid of...

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Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror (paperback edition)

The 2014 book from award-winning historian W. Scott Poole is a whip-smart piece of pop culture detailing the story of cult horror figure Vampira that actually tells the much wider...

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Step Right Up! I'm Gonna Scare the Pants off America (paperback edition)

Memoirs of a B-Movie mogul. Nostalgia vies with rollicking good fun in these anecdote-studded memoirs of legendary horror director William Castle. Remember the Lloyds of London life insurance policy that...

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Stanley Kubrick Archives (hardback edition)

This is the new edition published by Teschen. A complete compendium of still images taken from the works of master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick—everything from Killer’s Kiss To Eyes Wide Shut....

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Bresson on Bresson (hardback edition)

Robert Bresson, the director of such cinematic masterpieces as Pickpocket, A Man Escaped, Mouchette, and L'Argent, was one of the most influential dorectors in the history of French film, as...

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Notes on the Cinematograph (softcover edition)

Notes on the Cinematograph distills the essence of Robert Bresson's theory and pratice as a filmmaker and artist. He discusses the fundamental differences between theatre and film; parses the deep...

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Roman Polanski: A Retrospective (hardcover)

Roman Polanski: A Retrospective is the definitive tribute to one of the world's most prolific and influential film directors. Editor and film critic James Greenberg takes readers chronologically through Polanski's...

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Sharon Tate Recollection (hardcover)

This book is a 270-page word/pictorial celebration of Sharon Tate, the glamour model, and the actress. The hardcover book is beautifully put together by Sharon Tate's sister Debrah Tate, and...

A$65.00

Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design (hardback)

From the University Press of Kentucky, authored by Jan-Christopher Horak, comes a comprihensive study of graphic designer / filmmaker Saul Bass from his humble beginnings as a self-taught artist to...

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