Category Archives: Books

Hollywood at Play: The History and Use of Publicity Stills, Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

The History and Use of Publicity Stills In the early decades of the Twentieth Century before the invention of television and the internet, the Hollywood motion picture industry sold itself and its products to the general public through the use … Continue reading

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Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film Book Giveaway (Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway November)

“Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our of “Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and … Continue reading

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“Hank and Jim” Book Giveaway (Oct 30 – Dec 2)

“Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart” We have TEN Copies to Give Away! The remarkable story of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured through all … Continue reading

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Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film Book Giveaway (via Twitter in Novemer)

“Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH is happy to say that we will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film” by Alan K. Rode, courtesy of … Continue reading

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“You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet” Book Giveaway (via Twitter in October)

“You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden … Continue reading

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Hollywood at Play: Photo Favorites Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

Hollywood at Play: Photo Favorites Before the advent of television and the internet, motion picture studios relied on publicity stills published in magazines and newspapers to sell entertainment to filmgoers. The studios shot millions of photographs to fit any kind … Continue reading

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Anne Bancroft: A Life: Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (September)

“Anne Bancroft: A Life” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our “Anne Bancroft: A Life”  Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and this blog, courtesy … Continue reading

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Hollywood at Play Book Giveaway (September)

“Hollywood at Play: The Lives of the Stars Between Takes” September Book Giveaway “If you share my affection for candid shots of the stars you’ll love Hollywood at Play: The Lives of the Stars Between Takes…” -Leonard Maltin, Indiewire.com And, … Continue reading

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Anne Bancroft: A Life Book Giveaway (via Twitter in September)

“Anne Bancroft: A Life” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “Anne Bancroft: A Life” by Douglass K. Daniel, courtesy of University Press of Kentucky, from Aug 28 through Sept … Continue reading

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Men in Drag: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

Men in Drag As if it weren’t enough that men dominated silent film comedy in general there were a few male comics who specialized in drag and often played female characters. Drag was a common and sure-fire laugh getter and … Continue reading

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