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Warning Shadows: Home Alone with Classic Cinema (2010)

Author: Gary Giddins; Publisher: W.W Norton & Company, NY; First Edition, 416 pages; ISBN 978-0-393-33792-1 (pbk.) Beginning with a history of how we have watched movies from the time of … Continue reading

08/20/2010 · Leave a comment

Edison’s Frankenstein (2010)

Author: Frederick C. Wiebel, Jr.; Publisher: BearManor Media (1st edition, Paperback); 288 pages; ISBN-10: 1593935153 The discovery of Edison’s 1910 film adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is the basis for … Continue reading

06/01/2010 · 1 Comment

Lulu in Hollywood: Expanded Edition (2000)

Author: Louise Brooks; Kenneth Tynan (Introduction); Publisher: University of Minnesota Press; 184 pages; # ISBN-10: 0816637318 Lulu in Hollywood is a compilation of articles written by Louise Brooks, a renowned, … Continue reading

05/26/2010 · 1 Comment

The Secret Lives of Great Film Makers (2010)

Author: Robert Schnakenberg; Publisher: Quirk Books; 288 pages; # ISBN-10: 1594744343 Styled after a cheap tabloid promising the “dirt” on the secret lives of great film makers, Schnakenberg’s book is … Continue reading

05/18/2010 · Leave a comment