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Charlie Chaplin: The Complete Film Guide By chris wade
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The complete guide to the films of Charlie Chaplin, from his early silent comedies at Keystone to his seminal feature length masterpieces such as The Kid and City Lights. In this book, Chris Wade... More > explores the making and legacy of these extraordinary movies.< Less
The American Western A Complete Film Guide By Terry Rowan
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The story from out of the West! The cowboy westerns from the silent era to now! All your cowboy heroes and heroines on the big screen every Saturday matinee. The outlaws and lawmen who were part... More > of the Old West on film. Their stories and other interesting information about movie making.< Less
Rudolph Valentino The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs By Donna Hill
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Newly expanded and revised edition. One of the most alluring, enigmatic, and simply irresistible movie icons of all time, Rudolph Valentino continues to inspire generation after generation of... More > moviegoers. In Rudolph Valentino, The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs, author Donna Hill retells the story of Valentino's life using a treasure trove of rare photographs. Drawn from the author's extensive collection and those of generous fellow collectors and archives, most of the images in this volume have not been seen since the 1920's; many have never been released publicly until now. Rudolph Valentino was more than the "sheik" of one of his most famous films. He was more than the legendary star who died at a tragically young age. For long-time fans as well as curious newcomers, these remarkable images - candid snapshots at home, traveling, on film sets - reveal the glamour and charm of the man who continues to beguile and inspire movie lovers to this day.< Less
The Submarine By Periscope Film LLC
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This “Basic Enlisted Submarine Text” was originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1963. A revision of “The Fleet Type Submarine”, a basic reference book for the crews of... More > WWII-era fleet boats, this book also includes information about nuclear propulsion — with the USS Skipjack, SS(N)585 used for illustrative purposes. The book contains a brief history of the submarine, and features numerous diagrams and photographs. It offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering.< Less
Submarine Torpedo Data Computer Mark 3 Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Situated in the conning tower, the Torpedo Data Computer Mark III was the standard fire control device used by U.S. Navy submarines during the first half of WWII. An electro-mechanical, analog... More > computer, the TDC provided fire control solutions through a variety of inputs, including submarine course and speed, estimated target course,speed and range, and torpedo type in use. Originally printed by the Arma Corporation and the U.S. Navy, this Mark 3 manual provides a fascinating glimpse inside this mechanical wonder. Please note, due to quality issues with the original document, some pages may be slightly sub-standard. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the original text.< Less
Submarine Air Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Air Systems, Navpers 16164, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the submarine’s compressed air system. This vital system provides the hydraulic system with pressure, discharges torpedoes, blows tanks and maintains trim, and even provides the oxygen used to start the main diesel engines. The book explores all five air systems on a fleet boat. It offers explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams.Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations and fold-outs have been reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Electrical Installations By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Electrical Installations, Navpers 16162, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the theory, operation, and construction of the components of the electrical installations. It especially emphasizes maintenance features and methods. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Trim and Drain Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Trim and Drain Systems, Navpers 16166, examines the mechanisms that allow a submarine to be a “submersible ship” -- to dive beneath the waves and resurface. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Return to the Kingdom of Shadows: Collected Writings On Film By Matt Barry
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A collection of writings on film by Matt Barry, this book is a celebration of cinema, from the earliest experiments of Edison and the Lumiere Brothers, to the independent cinema of today. Among the... More > pieces collected in this book are selected film reviews, essays and articles he has written for various online outlets over the years, as well as his personal blog, The Art and Culture of Movies. With an eye toward both film history and the new directions in which the art of cinema is continually evolving, this book is a tribute to some of the author's favorite films -- movies that continue to inspire and entertain.< Less
Beauties of the Silent Screen Age - Vintage Photo Portraits By Ben Acton
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A digital collection of old photos, postcards & publicity portraits of some of the most famous and beautiful actresses of the early days of cinema, the age of 1920s silent movies and the early... More > talkies and musicals. Legends of the film industry, American and European screen goddesses, iconic stars including Greta Garbo, Pola Negri, Marlene Dietrich, Lilian Harvey, Norma and Constance Talmadge, Norma Shearer, Gloria Swanson, Billie Dove, Brigette Helm, Clara Bow, Ruth Taylor, Anita Page, Lee Parry, Eva May, Gladys Cooper, Dolores Del Rio, Lilly Damita, Mary Pickford, Gaby Deslys, Vilma Banky, Lillian Gish and many more timeless, photogenic Hollywood and Braodway divas... Over 100 leading ladies in all, plus tasters from some of our other recent Performing Arts titles. Album features mottled "parchment paper" background effect for an authentic vintage scrapbook look-and-feel. This ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format for Acrobat Reader.< Less

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