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Image for Romantic Movie Stories Magazine Februrary , 1937  (Grace Moore, Myrna Loy, William Powell cover)

Romantic Movie Stories Magazine Februrary , 1937 (Grace Moore, Myrna Loy, William Powell cover)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New Yok, Fawcett Publications: 1937

Edition: Volume VII; No. 34

Seller ID: 20058


One of the harder-to-find collectible movie fan magazines of the day. Almost pristine save tiny crease to lower front corner. Pages have evenly toned and there are no labels and no names or writing. Cover features Grace Moore in advance of her new movie with Cary Grant, "Interlude", accompanied by a four page feature with stills inside. Magazine focuses on movies with a look at both female and male leads -- hence oretta Young/Tyrone Power in Love Is News; William... View more info

WWVA Jamboree Family Album; Pictures of Your Favorite Radio Stars

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Wheeling, West Virginia, WWVA: 1946

Seller ID: 20934


Scarce souvenir of the Wheeling, West Virginia radio phenomenon known as the Jamboree which hit the air waves in January, 1933, broadcast rom the Hawley Building in Wheeling. The show was so popular it grew to live audience performances and a regular Sunday night spot and, ultimately, a Saturday night show. In 1946 they were still going strong. Clean book showcases the current stars which then included Lew Clawson, The Chuckwagon Gang, Big Slim "The Lone Cowboy",... View more info

Image for Panama Hattie: Playbill for the Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, 1941 Ethel Merman, Arthur Treacher, Betty Hutton)

Panama Hattie: Playbill for the Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, 1941 Ethel Merman, Arthur Treacher, Betty Hutton)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Playbill: 1941

Seller ID: 28135


Ethel Merman's huge vocals, along with the charms of Betty Hutton and Arthur Treacher made Panama Hattie a hit with 502 performances. The show opened on October 30, 1940 and closed on January 2, 1942. The Playbill is tightly bound and clean with just a few tiny spots of edge wear to spine and a gray stain to back cover (see photo). Measures 6-3/4" x 9-1.4" and has 44 pages. View more info

Image for Mexican Movies in the United States : A History of the Films, Theaters and Audiences, 1920-1960

Mexican Movies in the United States : A History of the Films, Theaters and Audiences, 1920-1960

By: Agrasanchez, Rogelio, Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MacFarland: 2006

Seller ID: 18254A


Crisp, BRAND new copy. Pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with black and white photos. A detailed look at the rise of Mexican cinema in the U.S. from 1920-1960, partiicularly in areas with a large Hispanic population. Book covers theaters, distributors, audience demographics, popular and citical reception of films, and, of course, the stars. 204 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Plymouth Theatre "What Price Glory?" (1924)

By: Anderson, Maxwell; Stallings, Laurence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, Plymouth Theatre: 1924

Seller ID: 28140


Very nice clean program wth three full color ads -- Djer-Kiss gift sets at back of front cover, Kelly Springfield Tires inside back cover, and the most beautiful, Murad Cigarettes, on the back. "What Price Glory?"was a three-act WWI drama set in a French village. The show opened September 5, 1924 and closed Setpember 12, 1925. This program comes from the week of December 8, 1924. Cast included Louis Wolheim as Captain Flagg, Leyla Georgie as Charmagne De La Cogna... View more info

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Strand Theatre The Magazine Programme; 1066 And All That

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Picadilly, The Strand Theatre: 1935

Seller ID: 23025


Very nice threatre programme from 1935 issued for the comic musical history play, 1066 And All That, which ran for 387 performances at England's historic Strand. Book and lyrics by Alfred Reynolds. Three acts with orchestra. Great ads, photos of stars, and comic art to cover. Retains original price sticker to side edge. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" . Clean and tightly bound with light foxing to front only. Staples show a bit of rust, but no staining to pages.. Photos... View more info

Image for Carnegie Hall  Program; The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York Program  (Featuring John Barbiolli)

Carnegie Hall Program; The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York Program (Featuring John Barbiolli)

By: Barbirolli, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Carnegie Hall: 1941

Seller ID: 16150B


Very nice, attractive program from the 1941-42 Centennial season of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York for the April 1 and 2 performances under the direction of John Barbirolli, noted earlier as a cellist and later as a conductor. He served as music director of the New York Philharmonic from 1937-42. This offering consists of the Carnegie Hall program with the explanatory Philharmonic one laid-in. The Carnegie Hall program features Barbiolli's portrait on the ... View more info

The Philadephia Story Starring Katherine Hepburn Theatre Guild Program

By: Barry, Philip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Theatre Guild: 1939

Seller ID: 18858


What fun to have a program from the 1939 hit stage play, The Philadelphia Story, starring the elegant Katherine Hepburn. Not only is there a long interview with the leading lady, but also lots of wonderful photos from the show, an article about its author, Philip Barry, and another about its director, Robert Sinclair. Also fun to check out are the bios of the cast members who include such noteables as Shirley Booth, who later became known for her TV role as Hazel the mai... View more info

Image for The Playbill for the St. James Theatre Without Love, 1942 Katharine Hepburn)

The Playbill for the St. James Theatre Without Love, 1942 Katharine Hepburn)

By: Barry. Philip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Playbill Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 28223


What a great cover graced by a photo of the beautiful Katharine Hepburn and Elliott Nugent who starred in the play "Without Love", a new comedy by Philip Barry. The Playbill was for the week of December 6, 1942. Lots of Christmas ads in this one, the best of which is a two page spread for Camel cigarettes and Prince Albert tobacco. Program measures 7" x 9-1/2" and has 44 pages. Only real fault is small dampstain on the lower margin of the back cover and a small closed te... View more info

Image for Performing Opposition: Modern Theater and the Scandalized Audience (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

Performing Opposition: Modern Theater and the Scandalized Audience (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Blackadder, Neil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Praeger: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27428TB


Very nice, clean atreactive book with no defect of note. No names or writing other than that of author who SIGNED and inscribed it on front free endpaper thus, "January, 2004. For --- and ----, with much love, Neil." An unusual topic chosen by the author because he shares critic (1930's) Alfred Polgar's fascination with theater scandals. A trendous amount of reseach ensued. 228 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for Mattress Factory: Installation and Performance, 1982-1989

Mattress Factory: Installation and Performance, 1982-1989

By: Blackman, Susan (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mattress Factory Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: 23713


Crisp, clean , beautiful book which appears almost as new. The only fault is tiny spots of edge wear, otherwise it has a tight binding with no creases to spine and pristine pages and page edges. There are also no names or writing. Book measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2 with 223 pages. This is a very t unusual art book, but it's also quirky, interesting, and fascinating. The title comes from a Pittsburgh building where mattresses had been made at the turn of the 20th century. In 1... View more info

Image for The American Songbook: The Singers, Songwriters & The Songs

The American Songbook: The Singers, Songwriters & The Songs

By: Bloom, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 27177


Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. NOT a remainder. Dustacket is crisp and clean with just a small bit of wear to upper back corner. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Oversized at 11"x13" with 320 boldly illustrated pages. Many color and black and white photographs throughout. Covers the singers, the big bands and the songnwriters from the 19th century through the 1960's. View more info

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French Colonial Documentary; Mythologies of Humanitarianism

By: Bloom, Peter J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Minneanoplis, University of Minnesota Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18322


Crisp, BRAND NEW book sans jacket. The author examines the link between French documentary realism and colonial humanitarianism, revealing and anaylzing how remaking the colonies in the image of France was integral to its national identity. A scholarly work on French film making. Photo illustrated in black and white. 265 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for Laurence Rivers Inc. Presents William Caxton and Kitty Carlisle in Erik Charell's White Horse Inn (Souvenir Program Center Theatre)

Laurence Rivers Inc. Presents William Caxton and Kitty Carlisle in Erik Charell's White Horse Inn (Souvenir Program Center Theatre)

By: Charell, Erik

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Select Printing Company: 1937

Seller ID: 25138


Very handsomely decorated souvenir book which accompanied the 1937 Broadway debut of Erik Charell's German operetta, the White Horse Inn. The extravaganza began in Gerrmany and from there went to England and on to Australia before coming to America where it starred William Caxton and Kitty Carlisle. Wonderful photographs throughout and much text about the play itself. Mrasures 9-3/4"x12-1/2". View more info

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The Magic Nut: A Prologue to the Nutcracker

By: Chemiakin, Mihail

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milano, Italy, Skira: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23430


This book is so charming . Every Christmas Nutcracker ballets pop up out of the snow drifts to the delight of theater and ballet buffs. But this book contains a prologue to the beloved Nutcracker and was written by Mihail Chemiakin who has worked with the Russan ballet. There is very little text, but the art is so compelling and with the sporadic introductions the story reveals itself. The book appears to be new and , as such, would make a lovely gift. It's oversized at ... View more info