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  • SWEET LIES. by Hammond, Diana.
    Hammond, Diana.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this author who has also worked as a screenwriter -it begins with a fatal helicopter crash and then goes back to the story of "tension among the flaky international cinema set - with some convincing and careful attention paid to the craft of film-making.. . the filming, stalled in southern France, is moved to a tacky ski resort in Switzerland." 266 pp. ISBN: 0-070258902.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74536
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  • RIDE A WHITE ZEBRA. by Montana, Ron.
    Montana, Ron.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Xlibris, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A satirical look at movie making, with a hack writer going from obscurity to the Oscars. INSCRIBED on the half title page. 392 pp. ISBN: 0-738807761.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76269
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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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  • HOUR OF ENCHANTMENT: A Mystery Story for Girls #13. by Snell, Roy J.
    Snell, Roy J.
    HOUR OF ENCHANTMENT: A Mystery Story for Girls #13.

    Edition: First or early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1933). Hardcover - Suspenseful story set against the backdrop of the Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair of 1933. Among the relatively few books written specifically for girls by this prolific author. 252 pp.

    Condition: Good only in lime green cloth with black lettering - some wear and soiling to the covers, significant toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 63138
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