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West of Eden: An American Place

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780812998405
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Published: Random House - February 9th, 2016

This oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles, looks at five different  families/individuals who lived, struggled, worked, and played there - the actress Jennifer Jones, movie mogul Jack Warner, tycoon Edward Doheny, troubled Jane Garland and Stein's own fascinating family.  Their stories are woven into an intense, illuminating and sometimes tragic tapestry.

 

Nathan

 


As You Wish

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride Cover Image
By Cary Elwes, Joe Layden, Rob Reiner (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476764023
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Touchstone Books - October 14th, 2014

Cary Elwes delivers a memoir so delightful it can only be compared to true wuv (or a nice MLT). Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles, up to and including the ROUSes... This book is an INCONCEIVABLY PERFECT holiday pick for fans of The Princess Bride. Run, don't walk.


Rebecca


George Hurrell's Hollywood

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George Hurrell's Hollywood: Glamour Portraits 1925-1992: Images from the Collections of Michael H. Epstein & Scott E. Schwimer Adn Ben S. Carbonet Cover Image
By Mark A. Vieira, Sharon Stone (Foreword by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780762450398
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Running Press Book Publishers - November 12th, 2013

An almost unbearably gorgeous book full of almost impossibly glamorous people. One of the ancillary art forms spawned by Hollywood in the studio era was the studio star portrait, and probably the master of them all was George Hurrell. Lighting, makeup and wardrobe helped, but look at what there was to work with (see freckled Joan Crawford's before-and-after portraits)!

Gary


My Lunches with Orson

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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780805097252
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Metropolitan Books - July 16th, 2013

Golden, just golden! You like serious cinema history?  You like outrageous Hollywood dish? Page after page of nuggets dispensed over languid lunches at Ma Maison by the old master with director Henry Jaglom and others, edited by film author Peter Biskind (Easy Riders, Raging Bulls).

Gary


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