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The Beatles: Photographs From The Set Of Help!, Emilio Lari
1 Emilio Lari The Beatles: Photographs From The Set Of Help!
Rizzoli Intl Pubns 2015 0789329468 / 9780789329462 First Edition HARDCOVER Used; Like New 
Hardcover Rizzoli 2015. Book Condition: As New. Jacket Condition: none. Small remainder mark An extraordinary collection of mostly unseen photographs of the Beatles during the making of Help!. Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the release of the Beatlesí second motion picture, Help!, this almost entirely unpublished collection of photographs marks a pivotal turning point in the bandís history, as they evolved from much-loved musicians into the most important group of all time. The Beatlesí first movie filmed in color, Help! is a madcap adventure featuring cinematography and film sequences widely considered to be hugely influential to the modern performance-style music videos of today. Specialist set photographer Emilio Lari was invited by director Richard Lester to shoot stills of the production at Twickenham Studios and document behind-the-scenes larking about as the band relaxed in their hotel between takes. With an introduction by Lester and intimate, never-before-seen images, The Beatles: Help! provides new and fascinating insights into the band that changed the history of music and the world. 
Price: 16.95 USD
Hollywood Movie Stills, Joel W. Finler
2 Joel W. Finler Hollywood Movie Stills
Titan Books 2012 1781161933 / 9781781161937 HARDCOVER New 
Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe... It is through the eye of the stills camera that we experience and recall some of the cinema's most memorable events and faces. Still images are so powerful that they can easily pass for actual scenes for the movies they represent - rather than separately posed, lighted and photographed shots that may not even find their way into the finished film. This book is the most detailed and perceptive survey ever devoted to this neglected aspect of film-making. It traces the origin of stills photography during the silent era and the early development of the star system, through to the rise of the giant studios in the 1930s and their eventual decline. Finler focuses on the photographers, on the stars they photographed, and on many key films and film-makers. Hollywood Movie Stills is illustrated with hundreds of rare and unusual stills from the author's own collection, including not only portraits and scene stills but production shots, behind-the-scenes photos, poster art, calendar art, photo collages and trick shots. There are also photos showing the stars' private lives and special events in Hollywood. This lavishly presented new edition of Finler's classic work includes many new stills and much new insight and information into this fascinating aspect of the great film studios in their heyday. 
Price: 13.95 USD
3 Van Der Zee, James James Van Der Zee
1974 0871000393 / 9780871000392 First Edition HARDCOVER Used; Good 
Morgan & Morgan, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. This is an association copy signed and dated by James Van Der Zee from the estate of Al Freeman, Jr. ( He is mostly recognized for his portrayal of police captain Ed Hall on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live, a role he played from 1972 through 1987, with recurring appearances in 1988 and 2000. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for that role in 1979, the first actor from the show as well as the first African-American actor to earn the award. A director of One Life to Live, he was one of the first African Americans to direct a soap opera). Purchased from the Al Freeman, Jr. and Sevara Freeman Estate. "The photographic documentation of American life began in the 1840s, and became all-pervasive in the 20th century. Before World War II, studio photographers, photojournalists and documentarians, photo organizations such as The Byron Co., Brown Brothers, the Farm Security Administration Historical Unit, all devoted most of their attention to majority Americans. We do not lack pictures of white celebrities, newsmakers, immigrants, laborers, the life of the middle class and 'high society.' But on the whole we do sadly lack similar records of America's minorities. However, within Black America a few photographers were steadily and sensitively recording the reality of their own people and communities. One of the most important of these is James Van Der Zee, a professional photographer since the early 1900s. For almost a half-century, the solid families of Harlem passed through Van Der Zee's GGG Studio: proud parents, winsome children, clergymen, newlyweds, lodge members, business and social leaders, glamour-struck young women, entertainers -- the entire spectrum of the community. Also, Van Der Zee frequently went outside the studio with his camera. The result was thousands of images of particularly American people and events. The more than 100 pictures shown here are representative selections from Van Der Zee's work. Far more than simple records of a largely-neglected part of America, they are sensitive, respectful, warmly understanding pictures of those who have formed the core of one of our most exciting and important communities. With a beautiful eye for light, a delicate sense of the right moment and the telling expression or pose, Van Der Zee has captured time, mood and personality in a way that lets us experience them with ease...." 
Price: 450.00 USD

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