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Almost the Best: 50 Movies That Just Missed Awards or Audience Applause By John Howard Reid
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Here are over 70 movie classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood, fully annotated with complete casts and credits plus other essential information, lovingly described and recalled by one of the... More > world's foremost movie critics, John Howard Reid, who has spent over 50 years in the film industry. Mind you, Reid has his quirks. For instance, he has provided provocative illustrations of "Viva Zapata!" and "Vicki" but has not covered them in his book. "I wanted to share these great posters that I've just added to my collection," Reid explains. "The book proper starts at page three, the title page. Where else? What publishers put on pages one and two is generally a lot of fluff anyway. On the other hand, I've actually covered in detail over 70 movies which most fans will really enjoy. Films like 'Tickle Me' (Elvis Presley's best movie), 'Transcontinental Limited' (a real treat for train buffs) and 'Stormy Weather' (an absolute MUST for Lena Horne fans)."< Less
Showbiz: Illustrated Times and Lives of the Greatest Names in Cinema. Goddesses, Divas, Femmes Fatales, Legends, Mega Stars and the Forgotten. 3rd Edition By Maximillien De Lafayette
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764 photos. Magnificent NOSTALGIA PICTURES ALBUM. Birth of cinema from 1867 to the present, Hollywood's golden age, the gangsters' days, German, French, Italian, British & American films &... More > legends from a to z, Europe greatest divas and stunning beauties of showbiz, U.S. greedy superstars, Hollywood worst gossip, affairs & scandals, villains & villainesses of the silver screen on the set & behind closed doors, U.S. and world's best drama & acting coaches & teachers, times/lives of the greatest stars of all time, bona fide femmes fatales from day one to the present, Hollywood's most beautiful stars and starlets, cinema terminology/dictionary, in depth study of world cinema and all genres. In brief, CINEMA, Divas & Legends from A to Z, hundreds upon hundreds of rare, hard to find & vintage photos. Written by the legendary Maximillien de Lafayette, author of 250 books, 12 encyclopedias, to his credits 11 international best sellers.< Less
Book 7 The acquisition of anything By Evan Wilkinson
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Book 7 - The Acquisition of anything This is it! The seventh and cumulative work of Evan Wilkinson. After publishing his first six books Evan Wilkinson decided to write an all inclusive final book... More > (until the next time he feels inclined to write) adding to and building on from his first six books. The humor is there, the message is there, he is there, there is there. Read all of Evan Wilkinson’s books for insight, interest and help. Evan Wilkinson wasn’t always sitting on the beach in Thailand drinking beer and eating prawns but he is now. These books will help you do the same. I Retired Early and So Can You Money, Women and The Secret Society The Man with the Golden Wife Could Be True Stories Could Be True Stories #2 I Retired Before The Age Of Forty. So Can You. The original unbastardized by my copyeditor version of my first book I Retired Early and So Can You. Book 7 The acquisition of anything< Less
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WENT TO SEE THE GYPSY is a fascinating account of rock’s golden age, told by a writer who has been fascinated by its music and musicians since the Beatles invaded America. You will find in its... More > pages memories and assessments of all of the greatest rock bands, including the Beatles, the Stones, the Who, U2, the Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan and the Band, AC/DC, Cream, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and many others. You’ll also hear the author’s favorites, including Jeff Beck, Minnie Riperton, James Jamerson, Karla Bonoff, and neglected but great groups like Nazz and Spirit. In addition to being a fan, Mark Fogarty has also played in bands, recorded and performed live, and written for music publications, and he describes these experiences as well and how they added to the excitement and joy rock music has brought him over the decades. It all adds up to an amazing journey to the heart of rock and roll!< Less
Moviebob's Idiot Box: The Television Writing of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
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They say we're living in the "Golden Age of Television," but critic and pop-culture commentator Bob Chipman isn't so sure - and in this collection of his TV reviews and articles he makes... More > his case. While other film writers binge Netflix and praise limited-run cable dramas, Chipman seeks the hidden depths in classic reruns, seeks the real appeal of episodic cop shows, mourns the end of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report, skewers the sacred cows of South Park and renews his faith in The Simpsons. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
NWO By Adam Weishaupt
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When your computer goes haywire, you reboot it. What happens when the world goes haywire? Where’s the reboot button? Isn’t it possible to return everything to its pristine condition?... More > Isn’t there a mechanism for restoring the Garden of Eden, for bringing back the Golden Age of Saturn? If a natural reboot button doesn’t exist, can’t we create one using our human reason? How would we put right all of the mistakes of the past, the myriad errors committed by those who preceded us? Even now, most people are mired in the darkness of superstition and mad beliefs. We can and must create a system that allows new generations to be released from the mistakes made by our ancestors. We can rocket-boost human evolution towards divinity if we know how to free the collective human mind of the junk and nonsense that has accumulated since the dawn of time. In this book, the Pythagorean Illuminati reveal their astonishing blueprint for a New World Order that resets everything that has gone wrong with this world of ours.< Less
Reclining Beauties - Vintage Risque Photo Album By FishesEye Publishing
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A collection of over 100 classic risqué images - genuine old photographs, & postcards - erotic photos from the golden age of erotic photography - original casting couch shots, lounging... More > ladies in stockings and negligés, or even less... supplied as a landscape mode PDF ebook (suitable for Acrobat Reader and Sony Reader), to make best use of your screen. An outrageous and entertaining ebook for your portable library! Includes rare photos from famous photographers / series such as Mandel, VP, P.C. Super, Lydia, AP, Filmart. Vintage beauty - charming pictures of pretty girls and sexy women, glamorous and soft focus portraits of Victorian, Edwardian and Flapper beauties. A sexy selection of English, French and Oriental girls. Don't tell grandpa! Includes early color, sepia, hand tinted and B&W images. Also features "mottled paper" effect to complete the antique "look-and-feel". An ideal acquisition for collectors of vintage and electronic erotica... ** Revised, extended and improved, April 2007 **< Less
Sanky Panky Pirate Part II By KuroKoneko Kamen
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Find out how the adventure continues in Part II…Machete is a Sanky Panky from the Dominican Republic who via a strange series of events turns pirate. The story takes place during the 17th... More > Century, the Golden Age of Piracy. Machete lives in Cabarete Village where he is forced to become a thief. He robs merchant ships until he gets caught nearly getting a one-way ticket to Davy Jones’ Locker. Machete becomes a Sanky Panky instead in order to seduce rich gringas into giving him money. However, Cabarete Village is attacked by one of the Seven Deadly Pirates: Captain Envy, who takes Machete’s mother Esperanza hostage. Machete goes to rescue his mother but gets his ass kicked. Captain Envy offers Machete a deal: if Machete can amass the sum of 1,000 pieces-of-eight Machete can buy back his mother and Cabarete Village’s freedom. Machete devises a plan to seduce a siren witch in order to obtain a treasure map, convinces an ex-pirate captain to lend him a ship, and starts out on his quest.< Less
Spanish Trilogy By Robin Chapman
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ROBIN CHAPMAN’s internationally acclaimed novels exploring the inner, outer and after-lives of people found in Don Quixote are now published together for the first time. The Duchess’s... More > Diary records how Marίa Isabel, Duchess of Caparroso, comes to believe that she has been misportrayed in fiction. This story shows a truer understanding of Cervantes than twenty books of criticism. E. C. Riley, The Times Literary Supplement. Sancho’s Golden Age relates how Sancho Panza, after Don Quixote’s death, tries to create an ideal pastoral existence such as they had envisaged on their final journey home. A slapstick comedy that could just render the classic academic studies of Don Quixote redundant. Alison Ribiero de Menezes, The Irish Times. Pasamonte’s Life extends a rogue’s autobiography already in progress but left in pawn when Don Quixote releases him from a chain-gang. Learned, structurally ingenious, evocative and pleasurable. Karl Miller, The London Review of Books.< Less
Tainted Souls By Dorothy Brock
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Eleanor has just come of age but struggles to leave her childhood fantasy dream world in the toy box with her other memories. Just engaged and about to leave home for the first time, she is troubled... More > by the bleak events in her world of escapism. They cause her to doubt reality and force damaging wedges into the slightest cracks that appear in her relationships. Her religious upbringing is the strongest weapon she has to strengthen her weakness. Unfortunately, the evil that has crept into the widest crack has used her beliefs and her goodness as the target for its campaign of manipulation. From the moment she discovers the golden band in her secret kingdom and places it upon her finger, Eleanor’s world is on a downward spiral to the darkest depths of a hell she knew existed but avoided, simply by being pure and chaste. Somewhere there is a long buried secret that is the only thing that can save her from the ultimate challenge to her faith.That secret holds the key to her survival.< Less

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