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  • HURRICANE BILLY: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin. by [Friedkin, William] Segaloff, Nat.
    [Friedkin, William] Segaloff, Nat.
    HURRICANE BILLY: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which "chronicles the career of William Friedkin from his early documentaries to his major films ( The Boys in the Band ; The French Connection ; The Exorcist ), which have made him a dominant, controversial figure. Basing much of the book on interviews with the director and his friends and associates, the author attempts to understand Friedkin's fascination with sex, violence and murder, the sensational qualities that have made his films so shocking and so commercially successful." (PW). Photographs, filmography, bibliography, index. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-688078524.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line)

    Book ID: 75034
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  • THE GHOSTS OF MEDGAR EVERS: A Tale of Race, Murder, Mississippi, and Hollywood. by Morris, Willie.
    Morris, Willie.
    THE GHOSTS OF MEDGAR EVERS: A Tale of Race, Murder, Mississippi, and Hollywood.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the making of the movie "Ghosts of Mississippi" and an examination of the assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers in 1963 and the trial over 30 years later of his killer. Reading list, index. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-679-459561.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57948
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  • Shorris, Sylvia and Marion Abbott Bundy, editor; Foreword by Robert Altman,
    TALKING PICTURES: With the People Who Made Them.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New Press, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes almost forty interviews with those involved in films - from producers and directors to script girls, stunt woman, screenwriters and film editors and even agents - from Hollywood's golden age. They describe the machinations of such moguls like Louis B. Mayer and Darryl Zanuck, the role of nepotism, the informal working environment in those days, and the wide range of people, from craftsmen to con men, employed. Illustrated with photographs. Includes filmographies at the end of each interview. Foreword by Robert Altman. Bibliography, glossary. xxviii, 372 pp. ISBN: 1-565841751.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease on flap of dj)

    Book ID: 78864
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