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Cinema Year by Year  "Cinema: Year By Year"
1894-2006 Edition by David Thomson & others
DK Publng 6-pound 11½x9¼ hardcover [8/2006] out of print/used
1894-2005 Edition by David Thomson & others
DK Publng 7-pound 11½x9½ hardcover [8/2005] out of print/used
1894-2004 edition by Robyn Karney & others
DK Publng 7-pound 11¾x9¾ hardcover [8/2004] out of print/used


Cinema  History - up to 1920

Emergence of Cinema to 1907  "The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen To 1907" [1990]
by Charles Musser
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 1)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [5/94] for $34.95
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [2/90] for $99.00
Transformation of Cinema  "The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915" [1990]
by Eileen Bowser
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 2)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [5/94] for $18.21
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [12/90] for $99.00
Cultural History of the United States - The 1900s book by Adam Woog  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1900s" [grades 6-10; 1998] by Adam Woog
Covers the booming economy, working & living conditions, social problems & cures, business vs. labor, the new conservation movement, Teddy Roosevelt, the revolutions in transportation, early motion pictures, and America's increasing role in global affairs
Lucent Books 9x7¾ hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
Cultural History of the United States - The 1910s book by Michael V. Uschan  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1910s" [grades 6-10; 1998] by Michael V. Uschan
Covers the progressive movement, worker's rights, silent films, vaudeville & other social activities, America in world affairs, The Great War, and the postwar period
Lucent Books 9¼x7½ hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
Movie-Struck Girls book by Shelley Stamp  "Movie-Struck Girls: Women and Motion Picture Culture After The Nickelodeon" [2000] by Shelley Stamp
Princeton Univ Press 9x6 pb [3/2000] for $45.00
Princeton Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [3/2000] out of print/used
American Cinema, 1890-1909 book edited by Andre Gaudreault  "American Cinema, 1890-1909: Themes & Variations" [2009]
Edited by André Gaudreault

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [1/2009] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/2009] for $70.00
American Cinema of The 1910s Themes & Variations book edited by Charlie Keil & Ben Singer  "American Cinema of The 1910s: Themes & Variations" [2009]
Edited by Charlie Keil & Ben Singer

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 [2/2009] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [2/2009] for $70.00
Flickers of Desire, Movie Stars of the 1910s book by Jennifer Bean  "Flickers of Desire: Movie Stars of The 1910s" [2011]
Edited & Introduction by Prof. Jennifer M. Bean

Chapters/topics include 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Theda Bara, George Beban, Charlie Chaplin, Grace Cunard, Douglas Fairbanks, Geraldine Farrar, Lillian Gish, Sessue Hayakawa, Mary Pickford, and Pearl White
Rutgers Univ Press pb [7/2011] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [7/2011] for $59.40


Cinema  History - 1920s

The Golden Twenties newsreel compilation from March of Time  
"The Golden Twenties" newsreel compilation [R.K.O. April 1950]
68-minute newsreel compilation "highlighting America's 'Jazz Age' by actual films seen in the period"; starts at the Armistice in 1918; the only personalities mentioned on IMDb & Amazon are Red Barber, Rudolph Valentino, Babe Ruth, Charles Lindberg, Jack Dempsey, Carrie Nation & General Pershing
Reel Enterprises b&w DVD [10/2007] for $8.85
credits at IMDb
Films of the Twenties book by Jerry Vermilye  "The Films of The Twenties" [1985] by Jerry Vermilye
Citadel Press 11x8¼ pb [7/90] out of print/used
Citadel Press pb [1985] out of print/used
An Evening's Entertainment / Age of The Silent Feature Picture book by Richard Koszarski  "An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of The Silent Feature
Picture, 1915-1928" [1990]
by Richard Koszarski
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 3)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [5/94] for $27.50
Scribner's 10½x7½ hardcover [12/90] for $99.00
The Talkies / Transition To Sound book by Donald Crafton  "The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition To Sound,
1926-1931" [1997]
by Donald Crafton
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 4)
Univ CA Press 9¾x7 pb [11/99] for $26.12
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [12/97] for $99.00
Cultural History of the United States - The 1920s book by Erica Hanson  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1920s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Erica Hanson

Covers the Roaring Twenties with its 'flapper' girls, Prohibition, and unbridled prosperity that ended in the Crash of '29 and the beginning of The Great Depression
Lucent Books 9x7¾ hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
The Golden Twenties newsreel DVD from Passport  "The Golden Twenties: A Lively Look At That Roaring Decade" [2006]
105-minute compilation of vintage newsreels and movie clips that show advances in aviation & the automobile, the start of Prohibition (and the rise of speakeasies), the sensational Scopes 'Monkey' Trial, the sexual liberation of the flappers, the advent of radio, and famous person-alities of the Roaring Twenties: Charles Lindbergh, Harry Houdini, Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino, Babe Ruth, Knute Rockne, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover
Passport color/b&w DVD [4/2006] out of print/used
Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary book by Valeria Belletti  "Adventures of A Hollywood Secretary: Her Private Letters From Inside The Studios of The 1920s" [2006] by Valeria Belletti, Edited by Cari Beauchamp, Foreword by Sam Goldwyn, Jr.
Belletti was secretary to Sam Goldwyn in Hollywood, and in spare moments wrote chatty letters to a friend Back East
Univ CA Press 8¼x5½ pb [5/2006] for $24.95
Univ CA Press hardcover [5/2006] out of print/used
Movies of the 20s  "Movies of The 20s and Early Cinema" [2007]
by Jürgen Müller

Taschen 9¾x7¾ pb [9/2007] for $30.39
American Cinema of the 1920s Themes & Variations book edited by Lucy Fischer  "American Cinema of The 1920s: Themes & Variations" [2009]
Edited by Lucy Fischer

Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [5/2009] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [5/2009] for $72.00
Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s book edited by Patrice Petro  "Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of The 1920s" [2010] Edited by Patrice Petro
Chapters/topics include: Clara Bow, Marie Dressler, Douglas Fairbanks, Greta Garbo, Emil Jannings, Noble Johnson, Al Jolson, Buster Keaton, Colleen Moore, Ernest Morrison, Lincoln Perry, Evelyn Preer, Gloria Swanson, the Talmadge Sisters, Rudolph Valentino & Anna May Wong
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6¼ pb [3/2010] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [3/2010] for $72.00
Weimar Cinema 1919-1933 book from The Museum of Modern Art, New York City  "Weimar Cinema, 1919-1933" [2010]
from The Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Companion book for MoMA's 75-film retrospective of Weimar cinema,
screened Nov 2010 to March 2011

Museum of Modern Art, NYC 10x8 pb [12/2010] for $21.99


Hollywood Photos & Portraits of the Twenties & Thirties book by Maximillien De Lafayette   "Hollywood Photos & Official Portraits of Stars &
Legends In The Twenties & Thirties" [2011]
by Maximillien de Lafayette

Volume 1: lulu.com 9x6 pb [1/2011] for $29.49
Volume 2: lulu.com 9x6 pb [1/2011] for $26.96
author's website


Cinema  History - 1930s

United States Sound Films, 1927-1939 Filmography book by Alan G. Fetrow  
"Sound Films, 1927-1939: A United States Filmography" [1992]
by Alan G. Fetrow

McFarland & Co. 9½x7 pb [8/2010] for $75.00
McFarland & Co. 9¼x6 library hardcover [8/92] for $125.00
Films of the Thirties book by Jerry Vermilye  "The Films of The Thirties" [1982] by Jerry Vermilye
Citadel Press 11x8½ pb [6/2000] out of print/many used
Citadel Press 11x8½ hardcover [10/82] out of print/many used
"More Films of The Thirties" [1989] by Jerry Vermilye
Carol Publng 11x8½ pb [11/89] out of print/used
Going Hollywood The 1930s docufilm  "Going Hollywood: The 30s - When Movies Were America's Number One Form of Entertainment" [Castle Hill TV 1984]
75-minute docufilm co-produced & directed by Julian Schlossberg; written by Charles Badaracio; hosted by Robert Preston; featuring James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, John Wayne & Mae West • credits at IMDb
Platinum Disc b&w/color DVD [6/2005] out of prodn/used
Monterey Home Video b&w/color VHS [undated] out of prodn/used
Grand Design Hollywood Business Enterprise book by Tino Balio  "Grand Design: Hollywood As A Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939"
[1993] by Tino Balio
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 5)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [1/96] for $23.70
Scribner's 10½x7½ hardcover [2/93] for $99.00
Hollywood in Crisis / Cinema & American Society book by Colin Shindler  "Hollywood In Crisis: Cinema and American Society, 1929-1939" [1996]
by Colin Shindler

Routledge 9x6 pb [7/96] for $43.95
Routledge 9¼x6¼ hardcover [7/96] for $150.00
Cultural History of the United States - The 1930s book by Petra Press  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1930s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Petra Press

Covers The Great Depression, President Roosevelt, his 'New Deal' legislation, and the lead-up to World War II
Lucent Books 9¼x7¼ library hardcover [9/98] for $28.70
The 1930s American Popular Culture book by William H. Young  
"The 1930s (American Popular Culture Through History)" [2002]
by William H. Young

Greenwood 9x6 pb [10/2008] for $25.00
Greenwood 9x6 hardcover [9/2002] for $59.95
really ugly cover for Award-Winning Films of The 1930s book by John Reid  "Award-Winning Films of The 1930s" [2004] by John Howard Reid
Lulu.com 10¾x8 pb [10/2004] for $19.95
Covering 80 prize-winning films of the 1930s, including Michael Curtiz's "The Adventures of Robin Hood" [1938] starring Errol Flynn; "Cimarron" [1931]; Cecil B. DeMille's "Cleopatra" [1934]; Rouben Mamoulian's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" [1931] starring Fredric March; Victor Fleming's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" [1941] starring Spencer Tracy; "The Garden of Allah" starring Marlene Dietrich; "Gone With The Wind" [1939]; "Grand Hotel" [1932]; John Ford's "The Hurricane" [1937]; "In Old Chicago"
[1937]; Frank Capra's "It Happened One Night" [1934] starring Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert; Frank Capra's "Lost Horizon"; "San Francisco" [1936] starring Clark Gable & Spencer Tracy; John Ford's "Stagecoach" [1939] starring John Wayne; "Sweethearts" [1938] starring Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy; F.W. Murnau's "Tabu" [1938]; "Wings" [1927 silent]; and "The Wizard of Oz" [1939]
American Cinema of The 1930s book edited by Ina Rae Hark  
"American Cinema of The 1930s: Themes & Variations" [2007]
Edited by Ina Rae Hark

Rutgers Univ Press pb [9/2007] for $22.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [9/2007] for $68.00
Behind The Scenes, Hollywood Filmmaking, 1930s book by Joel W. Finler  "Behind The Scenes: Hollywood Filmmaking, 1930s" [2009]
by Joel W. Finler

Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. hardcover [2009] info/status at Amazon is unclear
Glamour in a Golden Age book edited by Prof. Adrienne L. McLean  "Glamour In A Golden Age: Movie Stars of The 1930s" [2011]
Edited by Adrienne L. McLean

stars covered include: Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Marlene Dietrich, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Norma Shearer & Shirley Temple
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [1/2011] for $22.45
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [1/2011] for $72.00
Mystery Movie Series of 1930s Hollywood book by Ron Backer  "Mystery Movie Series of 1930s Hollywood" [2012] by Ron Backer
Author focuses on 22 series (167 films) including popular Charlie Chan, Nick & Nora Charles, Philo Vance, and Nancy Drew and lesser-known series such as Hildegarde Withers, Torchy Blane, Mr. Moto, Mr. Wong, and Brass Bancroft.
Kindle Edition from McFarland [8/2012] for $23.99
McFarland & Co. 9¾x6¾ pb [8/2012] for $44.86


Reelpolitik: Political Ideologies In '30s and '40s Films book by Beverly Merrill Kelley  "Reelpolitik: Political Ideologies In '30s and '40s Films" [1998] by Beverly Merrill Kelley, with John J. Pitney Jr., Craig R. Smith & Herbert E. Gooch III
Examines eight classic American movies: "All Quiet On The Western Front" [1930], "Gabriel Over The White House" [1933], King Vidor's "Our Daily Bread" [1934], Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" [1939], Orson Welles's "Citizen Kane" [1941], Orson Welles's "The Magnificent Amber-sons" [1942], Michael Curtiz's "Casablanca" [1943], and King Vidor's "The Fountainhead" [1949]
Praeger Publrs 9¼x6 pb [11/98] for $28.95
Praeger Publrs 9½x6½ hardcover [11/98] for $119.95


Cinema  History - 1940s

Hollywood In The Forties Critical Survey book by Charles Higham & Joel Greenberg  
"Hollywood In The Forties: A Complete Critical Survey of Hollywood Films From 1940 To 1950" [1968]
by Charles Higham & Joel Greenberg

Paperback Library mass pb [1970] out of print/used
A.S. Barnes & Co. 6½x5½? pb [6/68] out of print/used
Movie-Star Portraits of the Forties book by edited John Kobal   "Movie-Star Portraits of The Forties: 163 Glamour Photos" [1977]
Edited by John Kobal

Dover Publns 11¼x8½ pb [6/77] for $13.14
Films of The Forties book by Tony Thomas  "The Films of The Forties" [1990]
by Tony Thomas

Citadel Press 11x8¼ pb [8/90] out of print/many used
United States Feature Films, 1940-1949 Filmography book by Alan G. Fetrow  "Feature Films, 1940-1949: A United States Filmography" [1994]
by Alan G. Fetrow

McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [12/2008] for $75.00
McFarland & Co. 9½x6 library hardcover [11/94] out of print/used
Cinema In The 1940s  "Boom and Bust: American Cinema In The 1940s" [1997]
by Thomas Schatz
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 6)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [11/99] for $27.50
Scribner's 10x7 hardcover [11/97] for $99.00
Cultural History of the United States - The 1940s book by Michael V. Uschan  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1940s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Michael V. Uschan

Covers World War II and its effects at home and abroad, the beginnings of the Cold War, the growth of suburban living, the rise of television, and the development of the first electronic computers
Lucent Books 11x8½ hardcover [9/98] out of print/many used
American Cinema of The 1940s book edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon  
"American Cinema of The 1940s: Themes & Variations" [2005]
Edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [12/2005] for $21.80
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [12/2005] for $62.00
Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywood book by Ron Backer  "Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywood" [2010] by Ron Backer
Focuses on 19 series (146 films) released primarily during the 1940s, including Big Town Reporters Steve Wilson & Lorelei Kilbourne; Boston Blackie; The Crime Doctor; Dick Tracy; Ellery Queen; The Falcon; Inner Sanctum; Jack Packard & Doc Long; John J. Malone; The Lone Wolf; Philip Marlowe; Michael Shayne; Monogram's The Shadow; Mr. District Attorney; Nick Carter; Red Skelton's Wally Benton; The Saint; Sherlock Holmes; and The Whistler
Kindle Edition from McFarland [5/2010] for $16.19
McFarland & Co. 9½x6½ pb [5/2010] for $42.75
Movie Stars of The 1940s book edited by Prof. Sean Griffin  
"What Dreams Were Made Of: Movie Stars of The 1940s" [2011]
Edited by Sean Griffin

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [3/2011] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [3/2011] for $72.00


Cinema  History - 1950s

Fifties Culture Nostalgia Page at Spirit of America Bookstore
Fifties Culture Research Page (for the Rick Walker detective novels)

Films of the Fifties book by Douglas Brode  "The Films of The Fifties: Sunset Boulevard To On The Beach" [1976]
by Douglas Brode

Citadel Press 10¼x8 pb [4/90] out of print/used
Citadel Press 11x8½ hardcover [8/76] out of print/used
Movie-Star Portraits of the Fifties book by edited John Kobal  "Movie-Star Portraits of The Fifties: 163 Glamour Photos" [1980]
Edited by John Kobal

Dover Publns 11x8¼ pb [8/80] for $12.71
How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties book by Peter Biskind  "Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Taught Us To Stop Worrying and Love The Fifties" [1983] by Peter Biskind
Holt 8x5½ pb [9/2000] out of print/many used
Pantheon 9x6 pb [10/83] out of print/many used
Lost Films of the Fifties book by Douglas Brode  "Lost Films of The Fifties"[1988]
by Douglas Brode

Citadel Press 11x8¼ pb [10/88] out of print/used
Cultural History of the United States - The 1950s book by Stuart A. Kallen  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1950s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Stuart A. Kallen

Covers the stark contrasts between the black and white populations of the U.S., between the affluence of the postwar period (and innovations in science & technology) and the tensions of nuclear proliferation, and between the straitlaced, anti-Communist 'establishment' and radical new expressions in music, literature, and film
Greenhaven Press 8½x5½ pb [1/2000] out of print/used
Lucent Books 9¼x7¼ hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
United States Feature Films, 1950-1959 Filmography book by Alan G. Fetrow  
"Feature Films, 1950-1959: A United States Filmography" [1999]
by Alan G. Fetrow

McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [12/2008] for $75.00
McFarland & Co. 9x6¼ library hardcover [11/99] for $125.00
Forever '50s compilation from Universal newsreels, shorts & trailers  "Forever '50s: The Decade of Spins, Fins, and Late-Night Drive-Ins" [2003]
A compilation of the 'best of' Universal Newsreels, short subjects, and movie trailers, which magically captures the essence of the decade. See the newsmakers, sports heroes, movie stars, personalities, celebrity weddings, and 'latest' fashions – President Eisenhower, Princess Grace, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Ford's Edsel, Sputnik, Sugar Ray Robinson, hula hoops, Joe DiMaggio, Richard Nixon, Elizabeth Taylor, Smokey the Bear, tiki culture, swimsuits, Commu-nists, and the atomic bomb! • not listed on IMDb
V.C.I. Video color/b&w DVD [4/2003] 3 disks for $35.99
The Fifties: Transforming The Screen  
"The Fifties: Transforming The Screen, 1950-1959" [2003]
by Peter Lev
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 7)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [11/2006] for $18.15
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [7/2003] out of print/used
American Cinema of The 1950s  "American Cinema of The 1950s: Themes & Variations" [2005]
Edited by Murray Pomerance

Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ pb [10/2005] for $22.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [10/2005] for $62.00
American Culture in the 1950s book by Martin Halliwell  "American Culture In The 1950s" [2007]
by Martin Halliwell

Edinburgh Univ Press 9x6½ pb [8/2007] for $29.50
Edinburgh Univ Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [8/2007] for $100.00
Behind The Scenes, Hollywood Filmmaking, 1950s book by Joel W. Finler  "Behind The Scenes: Hollywood Filmmaking, 1950s" [2009]
by Joel W. Finler

Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. hardcover [2009] info/status at Amazon is unclear
Hollywood Film Stars on 1950s Television book by Christine Becker  "It's The Pictures That Got Small: Hollywood Film Stars On 1950s Television" [2009] by Christine Becker
Personalities/careers examined include Faye Emerson, Ida Lupino, Groucho Marx & Ronald Reagan
Wesleyan Univ Press pb [1/2009] for $24.95
Wesleyan Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [1/2009] for $70.00
American Science Fiction Movies of The Fifties book by Bill Warren  "Keep Watching The Skies! American Science Fiction Movies of The Fifties, 1950-62" [orig 1982-86, rev 2009]
by Bill Warren, Foreword by Howard Waldrop

McFarland & Co. 21st Century Edition 11x8¾ library hardcover [8/2009] for $79.20
McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [11/97] out of print/used
Larger Than Life: Movie Stars of the 1950s book edited by Prof. R. Barton Palmer   "Larger Than Life: Movie Stars of The 1950s" [2010]
Edited by R. Barton Palmer

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [8/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6½ hardcover [8/2010] for $72.00
It Came From The 1950s! Popular Culture book edited by Jones, McCarthy & Murphy  "It Came From The 1950s!: Popular Culture, Popular Anxieties" [2011]
Edited by Darryl Jones, Elizabeth McCarthy & Bernice M. Murphy

Palgrave Macmillan hardcover [11/2011] for $68.07
Hollywood Romantic Comedies of The Fifties book by Manuela Ruiz  "Hollywood Romantic Comedies of The Fifties: A Critical Study  
of A Film Genre" [2012?]
by Manuela Ruiz

Edwin Mellen Press hardcover [bumped to DUE June 2012] for $159.95
publisher's book page


Reelpolitik II Political Ideologies In '50s and '60s Films book by Beverly Merrill Kelley  "Reelpolitik II: Political Ideologies In '50s and '60s Films" [2004]
by Beverly Merrill Kelley

Examines eight classic American movies: Samuel Fuller's "The Steel Helmet" [1951], Elia Kazan's "A Face In The Crowd" [1957], John Ford's "The Last Hurrah" [1958], Otto Preminger's "Advise and Consent" [1962], John Frankenheimer's "The Manchurian Candidate" [1962], Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" [1964], John Frankenheimer's "Seven Days In May" [1964], and John Wayne's "The Green Berets" [1968]
Rowman & Littlefield 8¾x5¾ pb [4/2004] for $37.95
Rowman & Littlefield 9x6 hardcover [4/2004] for $106.00


Cinema  History - 1960s

Films of the Sixties book by Douglas Brode  "The Films of The Sixties: From La Dolce Vita To Easy Rider" [1990]
by Douglas Brode

Citadel Press 11x8½ pb [5/90] out of print/used
Cultural History of the United States - The 1960s book by Gini Holland   "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1960s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Gini Holland

Covers the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the building of the Berlin Wall, America's involvement in Vietnam (and the anti-war protest move-ment), the civil rights movement, and President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society
Lucent Books 9¼x7¼ library hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
The Sixties  
"The Sixties, 1960-1969" [2000]
by Paul Monaco
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 8)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [6/2003] for $20.08
Scribner's 10¼x7¼ hardcover [12/2000] for $99.00
Movies of the 60s  "Movies of The 60s" [2003]
by Jürgen Müller

Taschen 10x8 pb [5/2003] for $26.39
American Cinema of The 1960s  "American Cinema of The 1960s: Themes & Variations" [2008]
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

Rutgers Univ Press pb [3/2008] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [3/2008] for $70.00

Pictures at a Revolution book by Mark Harris  "Pictures At A Revolution: Five Movies and The Birth of The New Hollywood"
[2008 NY Times bestseller] by Mark Harris

Entertasinment journalist Harris looks at the five 1967 films nominated for Best Picture Oscars in 1968, showing how the establishment in Hollywood made way for the rising cultural tide of 'modern' cinema. The films are "Bonnie and Clyde" [Warner Bros./Seven Arts], "Doctor Dolittle" [Fox], "The Graduate" [Embassy Pictures], "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?" [Columbia Pictures], and winner "In The Heat of The Night" [Mirisch / United Artists]; also detailed interviews with Warren Beatty, Mike Nichols, Sidney Poitier, and Richard Zanuck.
Kindle Edition from Penguin Publng [2008 edition] for $13.99
Penguin 8¼x5½ pb [1/2009] for $11.56
Penguin Press 9½x6½ hardcover [2/2008] out of print/90+ used

Sixties Shockers, Horror Cinema book by Mark Clark & Bryan Senn  "Sixties Shockers: A Critical Filmography of Horror Cinema,
1960-1969" [2011] by Mark Clark & Bryan Senn

McFarland & Co. 10x7 hardcover [7/2011] for $59.95
New Constellations, Movie Stars of the 1960s book edited by Prof. Pamela Robertson Wojcik  "New Constellations: Movie Stars of The 1960s" [2011]
Edited by Pamela Robertson Wojcik

Chapters/topics include: Julie Andrews, Mia Farrow, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Edie Sedgwick, Peter Sellers & Elizabeth Taylor
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [12/2011] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [12/2011] for $72.00


Cinema  History - 1970s

Cultural History of the United States - The 1970s book by Gail B. Stewart  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1970s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Gail B. Stewart

Covers the WaterGate scandal and President Nixon's resignation, the Iran hostage crisis, bell-bottoms & punk & disco, the continuing Sexual Revolution, and the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster
Lucent Books 9x7 hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
Black Film Explosion of the '70s book by Martinez & Chavez  "What It Is... What It Was!: The Black Film Explosion of The '70s In Words & Pictures" [1998] by Gerald Martinez, Denise Chavez & Andres Chavez
Miramax Books 10¾x8½ pb [10/98] out of print/used
Lost Illusions / Watergate & Vietnam  "Lost Illusions: American Cinema In The Age of WaterGate & Vietnam, 1970-1979"
[1999] by David A. Cook
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 9)
Univ CA Press 9½x7½ pb [3/2002] for $30.88
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [11/99] for $99.00
Revolutionary American Films of the Seventies book by Ryan Gilbey  "It Don't Worry Me: The Revolutionary American Films of the Seventies" [2003]
by Ryan Gilbey

Chapters/topics include: Woody Allen, Robert Altman, Francis Coppola, Brian De Palma, Jonathan Demme, Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas, Terrence Malick, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg
Faber & Faber 7½x5 pb [6/2004] out of print/many used
Faber & Faber 8½x5¾ hardcover [6/2003] out of print/many used
Movies of the 70s  "Movies of The 70s" [2003] by Jürgen Müller
Taschen 9¾x7¾ pb [9/2003] for $26.39
"Best Movies of The 70's" [2006]
Edited by Jürgen Müller

Taschen 9x7 hardcover [8/2006] for $10.19
Last Great American Picture Show book  "The Last Great American Picture Show: New Hollywood Cinema
In The 1970s" [2004]
Edited by Thomas Elsaesser, Alexander Horwath & Noel King

Amsterdam Univ Press 9½x6½ pb [1/2004] for $34.78
Amsterdam Univ Press 10x6½ hardcover [5/2004] for $85.00
American Cinema of The 1970s  "American Cinema of The 1970s: Themes & Variations" [2007]
Edited by Lester D. Friedman

Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2007] for $22.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2007] for $68.00
Hollywood Reborn, Movie Stars of the 1970s book edited by Prof. James Morrison  "Hollywood Reborn: Movie Stars of The 1970s" [2010]
Edited by James Morrison

Chapters/topics include: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Divine, Faye Dunaway, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Robert Redford, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Roundtree, Brooke Shields, Donald Sutherland & Shelley Winters
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [4/2010] for $72.00


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http://www.amazon.com/Came-70s-Godfather-Apocalypse-Now/dp/1453791027/
http://www.amazon.com/Film-Posters-70s-Essential-Collection/dp/0879519045/
http://www.amazon.com/Films-70s-Filmography-American-1970-1979/dp/0786408820/
http://www.amazon.com/Films-Seventies-1970s-Social-History/dp/0810819554/
http://www.amazon.com/Films-Seventies-Robert-Bookbinder/dp/0806509279/
http://www.amazon.com/Hard-Hats-Rednecks-Macho-Men/dp/0195336771/
http://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Films-Seventies-Philip-Cagin/dp/B000FMOZMM/
http://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Films-Seventies-Violence-Politics/dp/0060911174/
http://www.amazon.com/Seventies-Tumultuous-Decade-Reconsidered/dp/0316815470/ by Rolling Stone
http://www.amazon.com/Ten-Years-Terror-British-Seventies/dp/0952926083/

America Lost & Found, The BBS Story on Blu-ray & DVD from Criterion  "America Lost and Found: The B.B.S. Story" DVD & Blu-ray Box Sets [2010]
Flush with money from their invention of the superstar TV pop group 'The Monkees', Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider & Steve Blauner formed B.B.S. Productions and made a string of innovative films between 1968 and 1972 that drew young audiences to movie theaters and helped start the cinema revolution of the 1970s.
Criterion Collection widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2010] 6 disks for $91.49
Criterion Collection widescreen color DVD [12/2010] 12 disks for $72.99
contains newly-restored high-definition digital transfers of 7 feature films: "Head" [1968] starring Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith & Peter Tork; "Easy Rider" [1969] with Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper & Jack Nicholson; "Five Easy Pieces" [1970] starring Jack Nicholson; "Drive, He Said" [1971] co-written & directed by Jack Nicholson; "The Last Picture Show" [1971] co-written & directed by Peter Bogdanovich, co-written by Larry McMurtry, based on his novel; "A Safe Place" [1971] written & directed by Henry Jaglom, starring Tuesday Weld, Jack Nicholson & Orson Welles; "The King of Marvin Gardens" [1972] starring Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern & Ellen Burstyn; extras include audio commentary, trailers, promo spots, interviews & excerpts, and eight documentary films


Cinema  History - 1980s

Films of the Eighties book by Douglas Brode  
"The Films of The Eighties" [1990]
by Douglas Brode

Carol Publng/Citadel Press 11x8¼ pb [10/90] out of print/used
Films of The Eighties book by William J. Palmer  "The Films of The Eighties: A Social History" [1993] by William J. Palmer
films examined include: "The Day After" [1983 TV movie], "Fatal Attraction [1987], Roland Joffé's "The Killing Fields" [1984], Hector Babenco's "Kiss of The Spiderwoman" [1985], "Little Drummer Girl" [1984], Paul Mazursky's "Moscow On The Hudson" [1984], Sydney Pollack's "Out of Africa" [1985], Oliver Stone's "Platoon" [1986], "Red Dawn" [1984], "The River"
[1984], "Silkwood" [1983], and "Troop Beverly Hills" [1989]

S.I.U. Press 9¼x6¼ pb [8/95] out of print/many used
S.I.U. Press 9¼x6 hardcover [10/93] out of print/used
The Family In 1980's Hollywood Cinema book by Sarah Harwood  
"Family Fictions: Representations of The Family In 1980's Hollywood Cinema"
[1997] by Sarah Harwood

Palgrave Macmillan 8¼x5½ pb [3/97] out of print/used
Palgrave Macmillan 9x6 hardcover [3/97] for $65.00
Cultural History of the United States - The 1980s book by Stuart A. Kallen  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1980s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Stuart A. Kallen

Covers President Reagan, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the AIDS epidemic, glasnost and the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the personal computer
Lucent Books 9¼x7¼ hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
Pot of Gold / Electric Rainbow  "New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under The Electric Rainbow, 1980-1989" [1999]
by Stephen Prince
(History of The American Cinema, Vol. 10)
Univ CA Press 10x7 pb [3/2002] for $26.12
Scribner's 10¼x7½ hardcover [11/99] for $99.00
Movies of the 80s  "Movies of The 80s" [2002] by Jürgen Müller
Taschen 10x8¼ pb [10/2002] for $29.19
"Best Movies of The 80's" [2005]
Edited by Jürgen Müller

Taschen 9x7 hardcover [11/2005] for $10.19
Films of The Eighties 2-volume set by Robert A. & Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan  "The Films of The Eighties: A Complete, Qualitative Filmography To Over 3,400 Feature-Length English-Language Films, Theatrical & Video-Only, Released Between January 1, 1980 and December 31, 1989" [2006]
by Robert A. & Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan

McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [3/2006] 2-volumes for $95.00
Volume 1: McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [3/2006] out of print/used
Volume 2: McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [3/2006] out of print/used
American Cinema of The 1980s  "American Cinema of The 1980s: Themes & Variations" [2007]
Edited by Stephen Prince

Rutgers Univ Press pb [7/2007] for $22.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [7/2007] for $68.00
Acting for America, Movie Stars of the 1980s book edited by Robert Eberwein  "Acting For America: Movie Stars of the 1980s" [2010]
Edited by Robert Eberwein

Chapters/topics include: the Brat Pack, John Candy, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Michael J. Fox, Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Jessica Lange, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sissy Spacek, Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver & Bruce Willis
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [6/2010] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [6/2010] for $72.00


Cinema  History - 1990s

Cultural History of the United States - The 1990s book by Stuart A. Kallen  "A Cultural History of The United States Through The Decades - The 1990s"
[grades 6-10; 1998] by Stuart A. Kallen

Covers the Oklahoma City bombing, the rise of Microsoft – further details not provided
Greenhaven Press 8½x5½ pb [3/2000] out of print/used
Greenhaven Press 8¾x5¾ hardcover [3/2000] out of print/used
Lucent Books 9x7¼ library hardcover [9/98] out of print/used
Movies of the 90s  
"Movies of The 90s" [2001]
by Jürgen Müller
Taschen 10x8¼ pb [11/2001] out of print/used
American Cinema of the 1990s Themes & Variations book edited by Chris Holmlund  "American Cinema of The 1990s: Themes & Variations" [2008]
Edited by Chris Holmlund

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [12/2008] for $24.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [10/2008] for $70.00
Movie Hits of The 90's on audio CD  "Movie Hits of The 90's" [1998] Performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Lane
Delta soundtrack CD [10/98] for $12.76
includes music from: "Batman", "Evita" [1996], "Forrest Gump" [1994], "Godzilla" [1998], "Jurassic Park" [1993], "The Lion King" [1994], "Pocahantas" [1995], and "Titanic" [1997]
Film Genre Critical Essays book edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon  "Film Genre 2000: New Critical Essays" [2000]
Edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon

S.U.N.Y. Press 9x5¾ pb [3/2000] for $29.95
S.U.N.Y. Press 9x6 hardcover [3/2000] out of print/used
genres discussed include: Action Movies, Black Cinema, Children's Films, Crime Movies, Horror & Science Fiction Films, Literary Adaptations, Martial Arts Films, Musicals, Noir Films, Political Films, Romance Movies, Teen Films, and The Western
Pretty People, Movie Stars of the 1990s book Edited by Anna Everett  "Pretty People: Movie Stars of The 1990s" [2012]  
Edited by Anna Everett

Chapters/topics include: Antionio Banderas, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Tom Hanks, Keanu Reaves, Julia Roberts, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Denzel Washington
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [4/2012] for $26.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [4/2012] for $72.00


Cinema  History - since 2000

Shining in Shadows, Movie Stars of the 2000s book edited by Murray Pomerance  "Shining In Shadows: Movie Stars of The 2000s" [2011]
Edited by Murray Pomerance

Chapters/topics include: Jennifer Aniston, Jack Black, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Hilary Swank, Kate Winslet & Renee Zellweger
Rutgers Univ Press pb [10/2011] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press hardcover [10/2011] for $72.00
American Cinema of The 2000s book edited by Prof. Timothy Corrigan  "American Cinema of The 2000s: Themes and Variations" [2012]  
Edited by Timothy Corrigan

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [4/2012] for $27.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [4/2012] for $72.00

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