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Summary: Chronicles the lives and careers of Harold Michelson, a storyboard artist and production designer, and his wife Lillian, a film researcher, who eloped to Hollywood in 1947 and worked for six decades, their combined filmography totaling hundreds of movies for which their contributions went mostly uncredited.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HAR

Summary: An intimate portrait of life, death, friendship and the movies, as recalled by some of Hollywood's greatest cinema artists: renowned art directors (and pals) Robert Boyle (North by Northwest, The Birds), Henry Bumstead (To Kill a Mockingbird, The Sting) and Albert Nozaki (The War of the Worlds, The Ten Commandments), storyboard artist Harold Michelson (The Graduate, Star Trek: The Motion...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SOM

Speck, Gregory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1993

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 791.43 SPE

Van Landingham, Andrea

Summary: "Features known and lesser-known stories from Hollywood such as the Black Dahlia murder, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's trial for the murder of Virginia Rappe, Johnny Stompanato's murder, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2022

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 384 VAN

Thomson, David

Summary: A history of the Hollywood film industry explores the ways in which movies, both shape and are shaped by American culture, discusses the contributions of film pioneers, and profiles Hollywood's leading citizens. A magnificent history of Hollywood from the invention of film to the present day, by the everywhere acclaimed David Thomson, who has established himself as the greatest living film...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 THO

Anastasio, Dina

Summary: "Who HQ rolls out the red carpet for Where Is Hollywood?--the film capital of the world. Developed in the 1880s by Midwesterners looking for a sunny winter getaway, Hollywood was a small housing development outside still-small Los Angeles. But everythingchanged in the early 1900s when filmmakers from New York flocked to the area, where they could make movies without having to pay Thomas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 384.8 ANA

Stevens, Dana

Summary: "As one of the most famous faces of silent cinema, Buster Keaton was and continues to be revered for his stoic expressions, clever visual gags, and acrobatic physicality in classics such as Sherlock Jr., The General, and The Cameraman. In this spirited biography, every aspect of Buster Keaton's astonishing life is explored, from his humble beginnings in vaudeville with his parents to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEA

Longworth, Karina

Summary: In recent months, the media has reported on scores of entertainment figures who used their power and money in Hollywood to sexually harass and coerce some of the most talented women in cinema and television. But as Karina Longworth reminds us, long before the Harvey Weinsteins there was Howard Hughes—the Texas millionaire, pilot, and filmmaker whose reputation as a cinematic provocateur was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 LON

Gill, Jonathan

Summary: The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, film producer and Russian double agent. Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and '40s. The head of music at Paramount, nominated for Academy Awards, he then went on to produce his own films with Laurel and Hardy, Fred Astaire, Henry Fonda, and others. But as J. Edgar Hoover would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MORROS, BORIS GIL

Maltin, Leonard

Summary: "In Hooked on Hollywood, Maltin opens up his personal archive to take readers on a fascinating journey through film history. He first interviewed greats of Hollywood as a precocious teenager in 1960s New York City. Early Maltin interviews had literally been stored in his garage for more than 40 years until GoodKnight Books brought them to light for the first time in this volume to entertain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodKnight Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 MAL

Harris, Mark

Summary: Looks at the World War II experiences of five legendary directors--John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens--to assess the transformative impact of the war and period beliefs on Hollywood.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 HAR

Harris, Mark

Summary: Looks at the World War II experiences of five legendary directors--John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens--to assess the transformative impact of the war and period beliefs on Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 HAR

Speck, Gregory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 SPE

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

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