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Miff Garbo's Hotel Chateau Hollywood By Len Hymen
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Enter now a small hotel in the backwater of glamorous Old Hollywood. Meet the residents of Hotel Chateau Hollywood: half-forgotten Silent Movie folk, ambitious young dancers, old... More > fortune-tellers,jugglers, midgets, and other flamboyant characters of Old Hollywood's Golden Age live here—overlooked,nearly invisible in a fast-changing world. Written by a native of Hollywood Land, "Miff Garbo's Hotel Chateau Hollywood," honors the forgotten personalities who gave Hollywood's Golden Age its unforgettable glow —and a certain hotel where they dwell in turbulent obscurity...Enjoy!< Less
Life As a Tarantella: A Memoir By Jill D. Sweet
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This memoir describes the life and times of the author’s mother, Barbara Adams Stephens, a Broadway dancer and stage-manager in the 1930s. Barbara’s story is a classic feminist tale. It... More > is also a narrative of resilience. Barbara was an only child, born in Toronto, Canada in 1915. Her mother, Ethel was a want-to-be Bohemian artist and her father, Stanley was a professional singer. Neither parent concentrated on raising Barbara. It was after Ethel took her daughter with her to Paris in the 1920s that Barbara learned her parents were getting divorced. It was also in Paris that Ethel enrolled Barbara in a Catholic boarding school run by nuns. This gave Ethel freedom from parenting, but it was also the most miserable period of Barbara’s life. She was the only American student. No one spoke English. She quickly learned to speak French, but until she stressed her ties to Canada rather than America, no one befriended her.< Less
Life as a Tarantella: a memoir By Jill D. Sweet
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This memoir describes the life and times of the author’s mother, Barbara Adams Stephens, a Broadway dancer and stage-manager in the 1930s. Barbara’s story is a classic feminist tale. It... More > is also a narrative of resilience. Barbara was an only child, born in Toronto, Canada in 1915. Her mother, Ethel was a want-to-be Bohemian artist and her father, Stanley was a professional singer. Neither parent concentrated on raising Barbara. It was after Ethel took her daughter with her to Paris in the 1920s that Barbara learned her parents were getting divorced. It was also in Paris that Ethel enrolled Barbara in a Catholic boarding school run by nuns. This gave Ethel freedom from parenting, but it was also the most miserable period of Barbara’s life. She was the only American student. No one spoke English. She quickly learned to speak French, but until she stressed her ties to Canada rather than America, no one befriended her.< Less
The Lodger By Marie Belloc Lowndes
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A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders, this novel was the basis for several films, including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title... More > role.< Less
The Lodger By Marie Belloc Lowndes
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A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders, this novel was the basis for several films, including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title... More > role.< Less
Jazz Age Stars & Starlets - Vintage Photo Album By Ben Acton
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An album of vintage photos, postcards and prints from the Age of Jazz years. Over 100 stars from the stylish Deco design years - mainly cinema actresses from the Roaring Twenties and 1930s, sprinkled... More > with some of their leading men, then compiled into a collectible ebook / slideshow anthology of classic artistic, sometimes risqué images of Flapper theater stars & Hollywood's silent movie sirens, including Greta Garbo, Norma Talmadge, Lillian Gish, Josephine Baker, Ramon Novarro, Gloria Swanson & Rudoph Valentino. Compiled as a PDF format scrapbook (for Acrobat Reader) with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between each nostalgic image. For all fans of the Performing Arts, nostalgia and ephmera - also makes a great alternative to a screensaver. This unusual and highly collectible photo anthology also includes tasters from other titles in our ebook series. Formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!< Less
The Tavern Knight (Esprios Classics) By Rafael Sabatini
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The Tavern Knight is a 1904 historical adventure novel written by the British-Italian writer Rafael Sabatini. It is set during the English Civil Wars. In 1920 it was turned into a film The Tavern... More > Knight directed by Maurice Elvey, it was made by Britain's largest studio of the silent era, Stoll Pictures. A proposed silent version by Warner Brothers was to star John Barrymore in 1927 but instead the Manon Lescaut story was substituted under the title When a Man Loves.< Less
Big Screen Bible Lore By John Howard Reid
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Hollywood has had an off and on romance with the Bible -- thanks largely to Cecil B. DeMille whose ground-breaking silent picture "The King of Kings" has rarely been equalled for its... More > faithfulness and fidelity, and certainly not in its dreadful re-make by producer Sam Bronston and director Nicholas Ray. This book examines both the hits and misses in the Bible stakes, as well as many other movies in which religion plays a major role, such as "The Garden of Allah", "Samson and Delilah", "The Silence of Dean Maitland", "Stars in My Crown", "Mary of Scotland" and "The Ten Commandments".< Less
The Tragedy of the Korosko By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Tragedy of the Korosko (1898) is a novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was serialized a year earlier in The Strand Magazine between May and December 1897. It was later adapted into a play Fires... More > of Fate by Doyle. The play was in turn twice adapted into film. A 1923 silent film and a 1932 sound film.< Less
The Firm of Girdlestone By A. Conan Doyle
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The Firm of Girdlestone is a novel by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was first published in 1890 by Chatto and Windus in London, England. In 1915 a silent film adaptation The Firm of... More > Girdlestone was made.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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