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Superman III., Kotzwinkle, William. Based on Screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman.
Superman III.
Kotzwinkle, William. Based on Screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman.
12.50 USD
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The International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers: Films., Lyon, Christopher (Editor).
The International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers: Films.
Lyon, Christopher (Editor).
20.00 USD
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Women and Film: Both Side of the Camera., Kaplan, E. Ann.
Women and Film: Both Side of the Camera.
Kaplan, E. Ann.
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When the Shooting Stops...the Cutting Begins: A Film Editor's Story., Rosenblum, Ralph and Robert Karen.
When the Shooting Stops...the Cutting Begins: A Film Editor's Story.
Rosenblum, Ralph and Robert Karen.
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Women's Pictures: Feminism and Cinema., Kuhn, Annette.
Women's Pictures: Feminism and Cinema.
Kuhn, Annette.
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Clark Gable., Jordan, Rene.
Clark Gable.
Jordan, Rene.
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I Am A Camera., van Druten, John.
I Am A Camera.
van Druten, John.
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Japanese Noh Plays: How To See Them., Nogami, Prof. Toyoichiro.
Japanese Noh Plays: How To See Them.
Nogami, Prof. Toyoichiro.
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Blues for Mister Charlie., Baldwin, James.
1 Baldwin, James. Blues for Mister Charlie.
New York. Samuel French. (1964). First Edition thus. Perfect bound. A nice clean copy. No interior markings. Light shelf wear to wraps with sticker removal shadow on rear panel. Softcover. 5" x 7.25". 144 pp. Three page introductory notes by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Hostage., Behan, Brendan.
2 Behan, Brendan. The Hostage.
New York. Grove Press. 1959. 2nd printing. Perfect bound. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps. Interior clean with no darkening to pages. Binding is tight. Softcover. 5.5" x 8". 92 pp. Published after The Quare Fellow by the Great Irish Playwright. The Hostage revolves around the tenants of a Dublin lodging house and a young Cockney soldier being held hostage in reprisal for an I.R.A. man who is to be hanged in the morning. During the U.S. tour Behan usually joined the cast near the end of act 3. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Three Plays by Brieux., Brieux. [Shaw, George Bernard (preface)].
3 Brieux. [Shaw, George Bernard (preface)]. Three Plays by Brieux.
New York. Brentano's. 1912. Fourth Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Fair. Binding is tight with clean text. Small church library stamp on front free endpaper & small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Page edges soiled. Boards soiled, rubbed and edge worn. 8vo. 333 pp. Contains the following works by the member of the French Academy: Maternity (trans. by Mrs. Bernard Shaw), The Three Daughters of M. Dupont (trans. by St. John Hankin), Damaged Goods (Trans. by John Pollock), and Maternity [new version] (trans. by John Pollock). Black & white frontis portrait of Brieux. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Television, Children and the Constitutional Bicentennial: A Report by Action for Children's Television., Charren, Peggy and Carol Hulsizer (Editors).
4 Charren, Peggy and Carol Hulsizer (Editors). Television, Children and the Constitutional Bicentennial: A Report by Action for Children's Television.
Cambridge, Massachusetts. Action for Children's Television. 1986. Perfect bound. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Softcover. 9.5" x 8.5". 105 pp. Report of the two day meeting held in Washington DC in June 1984. Educators & television industry members gathered to discuss programming opportunities for the 1987 Constitutional Bicentennial. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Top Girls., Churchill, Caryl.
5 Churchill, Caryl. Top Girls.
New York. Samuel French. 1982. Staple bound. Very good in printed wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps. Price sticker on half title page. Sticker removal shadow on rear panel. Softcover. 5" x 7.25". 112 pp. Full play with property list, costume plot, and scene design. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Make-Believe: The Magic of International Theatre., Collier, Richard.
6 Collier, Richard. Make-Believe: The Magic of International Theatre.
New York. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth an paper-wrapped boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Price erasure on front free endpaper. Rubbing to white boards. 8vo. 258 pp. with bibliography & index. Black & white photos & illustrations. From Ellen Terry & Sir Henry Irving to Brando & Olivier. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
The Green Pastures: A Fable., Connelly, Marc.
7 Connelly, Marc. The Green Pastures: A Fable.
New York. Farrar & Rinehart. (1929). Hardcover in green cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Fading to spine & light dust soil to top edge. Book is clean and solid in tight binding. 8vo. 173 pp. Suggested by Roark Bradford's Southern Sketches, "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun." First performed in New York in February of 1930. Basis for the 1936 film starring Rex Ingram and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Him., Cummings, E. E.
8 Cummings, E. E. Him.
New York. Liveright Publishing Corp. 1955. Hardcover in navy cloth boards with gilt titles on spine & decorations on front panel. Near fine in near very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean text. Gift inscription on front pastedown (hidden by front jacket flap). Jacket toned on spine & rear panel. Chips at spine ends. Price ($3.50) intact on front flap. 8vo. 145 pp. Reissue of 1927 Liveright edition. The first of the author's four plays. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Un Chapeau de Paille D'Italie., E. Labiche & Marc-Michel.
9 E. Labiche & Marc-Michel. Un Chapeau de Paille D'Italie.
Paris. Calmann-Levy. n.d. Perfect bound. Good in pictorial wraps. Wrappers soiled & pages starting to tone. Binding solid. Soft cover. 4.75" x 7.25" 132 pp. 1851 play on which the 1928 French silent film comedy directed by Rene Clair was based. The title is "An Italian Straw Hat" in English. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
Types of Farce-Comedy., Edited by Robert Metcalf Smith, Ph.D. with assistance of Howard Garrett Rhoads, A.M.
10 Edited by Robert Metcalf Smith, Ph.D. with assistance of Howard Garrett Rhoads, A.M. Types of Farce-Comedy.
New York. Prentice-Hall. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards with gilt titles & rules on spine. Good. No dust jacket. Cracks to front & rear at title page & last text page. No loosening. Former owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Penciled underlines & notes to last chapter (The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife by Anatole France). Boards lightly rubbed. 12mo. v, 598 pp. From "The World Drama Series." Contains studies of works by Aristophanes, Plautus, Shakespeare, Moliere, Gay, Gilbert & Sullivan, Pinero, Wilde, and France. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Boyd's Shop: A Comedy in Fur Acts., Ervine, St. John.
11 Ervine, St. John. Boyd's Shop: A Comedy in Fur Acts.
London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Bookplate & bookshop sticker on front endpapers. Lacking dust jacket. Light wear to edges. Text is tight and clean. 12mo. 110 pp. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Drama and Theatre Illustrated By Seven Modern Plays., Fulton, A. R. Drawings by Richard Smith.
12 Fulton, A. R. Drawings by Richard Smith. Drama and Theatre Illustrated By Seven Modern Plays.
New York. Henry Holt & Co. 1947. Later printing. Hardcover in dark green cloth boards with titles & Holt device stamped in white. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is lightly shelf worn but square in solid binding with clean text. Jacket spine toned with closed tear to rear bottom corner. 8vo. ix, 556 pp. with index of terms. Seven concepts illustrated by seven plays. Realism: "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray" by Arthur Wing Pinero. The One-Act Play: " A Well-Remembered Voice" by J. M. Barrie. Tragedy: "Beyond the Horizon" by Eugene O'Neill. Expressionism: "Roger Bloomer" by John Howard Lawson. Naturalism: "Street Scene" by Elmer Rice. The Morality Play: "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder. Comedy: "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward." Richard Smith illustrations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A Thousand Clowns., Gardner, Herb.
13 Gardner, Herb. A Thousand Clowns.
New York. Samuel French. 1962. Staple bound. Two sheets of the middle signature loose. Inked scribble & check mark on the front wrapper. One line underlined. Murray: "A fool in a box telling me what's funny...and I'm the nut, right? I'm the crazy one -" Softcover. 5" x 7.25". 121 pp. The cast of the original production included Jason Robards, Jr., Barry Gordon, William Daniels, Sandy Dennis, and Gene Saks. Basis for the 1965 Oscar nominated film. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Best American Plays. Third Series - 1945-1951., Gassner, John (Edited with an Introduction by).
14 Gassner, John (Edited with an Introduction by). Best American Plays. Third Series - 1945-1951.
New York. Crown. 1952. Reprint. Hardcover in blue cloth boards with black titles & duel mask design. Very good in fair dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Sunning to board edges. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket heavily edge worn with toning to spine. 8vo. xxviii, 707 pp. with bibliography. Seventeen classic plays by hall of fame playwrights. Included are Death of A Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Iceman Cometh, The Member of the Wedding, Come Back Little Sheba, Mister Roberts, State of the Union, Anne of The Thousand Days, Bell Book and Candle, The Moon is Blue, & Summer and Smoke. All plays include listings of original casts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Screens: A Play in Seventeen Scenes., Genet, Jean.
15 Genet, Jean. The Screens: A Play in Seventeen Scenes.
New York. Evergreen / Grove Press. 1962. 5th printing. Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light soil to edges. Wrappers sunned on spine and worn on edges with no tears or chips. 8vo. Trade paperback. 201 pp. Translation by Bernard Frechtman. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
Why Do We Laugh? A One-Act Play., Gregg, Stephen.
16 Gregg, Stephen. Why Do We Laugh? A One-Act Play.
Woodstock, Illinois. Dramatic Publishing Co. 1983. Staple bound. Near fine in lightly rubbed printed wrappers. Softcover. 5" x 7.25". 30 pp. Includes stage chart & production notes. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
The Self-Conscious Stage in Modern French Drama., Grossvogel, David I.
17 Grossvogel, David I. The Self-Conscious Stage in Modern French Drama.
New York. Columbia Univ. Press. 1958. First Edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is tight & square. Partially torn bookplate. Light wear to board edges. 8vo. 378 pp. with bibliography & index. From Jarry, Apollinaire & Cocteau to Ionesco, Adamov, & Beckett. 
Price: 9.00 USD
 
 
Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded: A Record of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in Canada 1954., Guthrie, Tyrone, Robertson Davies and Grant MacDonald (Illus).
18 Guthrie, Tyrone, Robertson Davies and Grant MacDonald (Illus). Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded: A Record of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in Canada 1954.
Toronto. Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd. 1954. First Edition. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is clean and tight with slight spine slant. Jacket closed tear at top of front panel with wear at head & heel of spine and corners. 8vo. 193 pp. Review of the 2nd year of the Stratford Festival. Chapters by Mr. Davies on Taming of the Shrew, Measure for Measure and Oedipus Rex, plus a chapter on Mr. Guthrie's rehearsal methods. A chapter by Mr. Guthrie on the future of the festival. Illustrated in color and black & white throughout by Grant MacDonald. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A Map of the World., Hare, David.
19 Hare, David. A Map of the World.
London. Faber & Faber. 1984. Reprint of the 2nd revised edition. Perfect bound. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Text clean. Softcover. 4.75" x 8". 83 pp. Full text of the play. Premiered and directed by the author in Adelaide in 1982 and later staged in London in 1983. 
Price: 9.00 USD
 
 
Theatre., Hobson, Harold.
20 Hobson, Harold. Theatre.
London. Burke Publishing. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover in full cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Small inked bear paw on bottom edge and darkening at gutters of front endpapers. Jacket edge worn with small chips at head of spine. 8vo. 238 pp. with bibliography, index & acknowled The 7th volume in the Pleasures of Life Series. "Between the first dramatic hush and the dying applause lies all that inspires that most radiant of pleasures, Theatre." 
Price: 14.50 USD
 
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