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1 (Asimov, Isaac). Kazan, Nicholas BICENTENNIAL MAN
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. Final draft shooting script. Fine, xeroxed onto 8.5 x 11 inch pages, bradbound within cardstock covers with printed titles. 
Promotional copy of the shooting script for the robotic Robin Williams vehicle, based on Asimov's story; produced for Golden Globe and Oscar voters to consider, this copy has been SIGNED by screenwriter Kazan (Elia's son) to the front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Bahrenburg, Bruce THE CREATION OF DINO DE LAURENTIIS' KING KONG
New York: Pocket Books, (1976). 067180796X / 9780671807962 First edition: Paperback Original. Pocket Books #80796; cover price $1.75. Mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. With over 50 photo-illustrations. 
Backstage story of the mind-numbingly off-target remake, highlighted by Kong dipping castaway Dwan (Jessica Lange in her film debut) in a waterfall and blowing her dry!--and makeup whiz Rick Baker lumbering around in a monkey-suit. Camp-rageous. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT
New York: Ace Books, [circa 1977]. 0441659462 / 9780441659463 First edition thus: an Ace paperback. $1.75 cover price. A hint of edgewear, pages inevitably show mild uniform tanning, else a fine copy in illustrated wraps. Foreword by Lin Carter. 
Movie-tie in edition, produced in concert with the 1977 AIP film adaptation starring Patrick Wayne and Doug McClure. Illustrated with 16 b&w photos from the film. ERB's yarn first appeared in the October, 1918 issue of BLUE BOOK MAGAZINE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Eykes, Allen; Adkinson, Robert; Fry, Nicholas, editors THE HOUSE OF HORROR: The Story of Hammer Films
London: Lorrimer Publishing, (1973). 0856470201 / 9780856470202 First edition: trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Book dealer's discreet rubber-stamp to half-title, a hint of age-toning to the pages, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Early pictorial chronicle of the legendary film studio which infused new blood into the low-budget classical horror film by blending high style and low necklines. Featured: a photo-album of Hammer babes, and lovely color insert gallery of poster designs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Losfeld, Eric, director; Caen, Michel & Romer, Jean-Claude, editors-in-chief MIDI-MINUIT FANTASTIQUE Number 13, November 1965
Paris: Editions de le Terrain Vague, 1965. Number 13, November 1965: tall digest periodical. Issue of the justly celebrated cinema magazine devoted to fantastic film. In French. Very good: in slick wraps, shaken, general wear, spine chips with cello-tape reinforcements, interior clean and sharp. Loaded with striking and unusual film stills reproduced on coated stock inserts. Cover photo shows Evi Marandi in PLANET OF BLOOD. 
Along with the usual departments and reviews of current and vintage films, this issue has features on Edgar Ulmer, a retrospective of the fantasy film, a piece by Lotte Eisner, film festival coverage. Spectacular photo-illustrations. 87pp plus ads. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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6 Losfeld, Eric, director; Caen, Michel & Romer, Jean-Claude, editors-in-chief MIDI-MINUIT FANTASTIQUE Number 7, September 1963: Actualite du Fantastique
Paris: Editions de le Terrain Vague, 1963.  Number 7, September 1963: a tall digest-sized periodical. Issue of the pioneering cinema magazine devoted to fantastic film. In French. Very good plus: in slick wraps, general wear and rubbing to covers, interior clean and sharp. Scores of film stills printed on coated stock inserts. Front cover photo from William Castle's THE OLD DARK HOUSE, rear from his THIRTEEN GHOSTS. 
Previews, departments and reviews of current and vintage films, plus: William Castle feature, interview with Terence Fisher, TORTICOLA CONTRA FRANKENSBERG. International coverage, and the usual goldmine of superb photo-illustrations. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Losfeld, Eric, director; Caen, Michel & Romer, Jean-Claude, editors-in-chief MIDI-MINUIT FANTASTIQUE Number 9, July 1964: Le Tour Du Monde du Fantastique
Paris: Editions de le Terrain Vague, 1964. Number 9, July 1964: a tall digest-sized periodical. Issue of the groundbreaking cinema magazine devoted to fantastic film. In French. Very good: in slick wraps, creasing to spine, rubbing to covers, interior clean and sharp. Packed with striking and unusual film stills printed on coated stock inserts. Cover photo shows Nicole Francois in LA PRIMA-DONNA. 142pp plus ads. 
The fascinating and revealing previews and reviews of current and vintage films, plus: Peter Lorre feature and filmography, EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN, Flash Gordon, Raymond Durgnat, Vincent Price's eulogy for Peter Lorre, more! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Losfeld, Eric, director; Le Bris, Alain & Caen, Michel, editors-in-chief MIDI-MINUIT FANTASTIQUE Number 2, July 1962: VAMPS FANTASTIQUES
Paris: Editions de le Terrain Vague, 1962. Number 2, July 1962: a tall digest-sized periodical. In French. Second issue of the historic, early periodical devoted to cinema fantastique. Light wear and soiling, small grease-marked price to upper front cover, else near fine in slick, illustrated wraps with photo of Mary Morris from Michael Powell's THIEF OF BAGHAD. Illustrated with photos printed on coated stock inserts. 76pp plus ads. 
Special ish devoted to the femmes of fantasy: cat-women, mermaids, BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, women in Chas Addams, witches, harpies, female robots, vampires, more! With the magazine's customary superbly reproduced, brilliantly selected photo-illustrations. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Turner, George E. THE CINEMA OF ADVENTURE, ROMANCE & TERROR
Hollywood, California: The ASC Press, (1989). 0935578009 First edition. Quarto. 298 pages. Contributions by Turner, Rudy Behler, Paul Mandell, Scott MacQueen, George Mitchell, Michael H. Price. Hardcover. Fine in chianti cloth stamped in silver, printed on coated stock, with hundreds of sepia-toned photo-reproductions, pre-production sketches; in a fine pictorial dust jacket with illustration of Lon Chaney as Quasimodo by Turner. 
The production history of 24 classic genre movies, based upon articles published in American Cinematographer, with five pieces written specially for this volume. included: KING KONG, FRANKENSTEIN, TARZAN, GUNGA DIN, LAURA, OUT OF THE PAST, DRACULA, more! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Weisser, Thomas & Yuko Mihara JAPANESE CINEMA: THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK, Featuring Japanese Cult Cinema Since 1955
Miami, Florida: Vital Books/Asian Cult Cinema Publications, (1996). 1889288500 / 9781889288505 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. Introduction by Max Allan Collins; Appendix A: Kyuoshiro Nemuri; Appendix B: Lone Wolf With Child by Collins; illustrated with film stills. 
A-Z listing with critiques. "If there is anyone... who is a greater authority on Asian Cinema than Tom Weisser, he or she has not presented himself...a crowning achievement."--Harlan Ellison. "The ultimate reference guide."--Scott Nimerfro. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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