Animation & Film

 
J.B. Kaufman, Kaufman, J.B., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Orcutt, CA, Hyperion Historical Alliance Press, 2019, 1st, 978-0-578-52744-4, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The behind-the-scenes story of Walt Disney's Fun and Fancy Free , a 1947 "package feature" composed of two different stories, Bongo and Mickey and the...

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Very Fine without dustjacket, as issued, Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Morrow, 1997, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 12, 8 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An advance, hardbound 12-pager sampler distributed to booksellers prior to the release of the book. Includes excerpts from "Voodoo Girl," "Brie Boy" and...

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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Fine slipcase, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is signed by both artists and inscribed "Ted! Thanks for everything!" It includes: an original 4.25" x 5.5" sketch card, a...

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The Mousetrap
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Near Fine (corners slightly rubbed, light thumbdents, otherwise flat, clean), Carl Macek & Associates, Yorba Linda, 1970, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white, softcover, spiralbound with cardstock covers, English

The Mousetrap was published in 1937 by Ward Ritchie in a limited numbered edition of 500 for the Disney Studio. It was an unofficial in-house publication...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2017, 9781785651182, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Syd Mead is one of the most accomplished and widely respected artists and industrial designers alive today. His career boasts an...

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Michel Gagne, Gagne, Michel, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Burbank, Gagne International, 1999, 1st, 0-9666404-2-X, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gagne's second book. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist. The artist has added a drawing of He on a hill on the front free endpaper....

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped with boards peeking otherwise Fine, very tight, very sound), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine, 3/8-inch tear to the back cover of the dustjacket otherwise very clean and bright), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. This copy belonged to a veteran animation background painter with forty years' worth of credits and he wrote his name on the front...

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The Official Art of 2010
  $80.00
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Syd Mead, George Jensen,, Mead, George Jensen,, Syd, Near Fine (moderate horizontal crease to the spine, light bump to the top of the spine, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Wallaby, 1984, 1st, 00671543369, 10 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps

Quite scarce design book for the 1984 film directed by Peter Hyams. A fully illustrated, behind-the-scenes look at the early stages and evolution of...

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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (bump to one lower corner, spine ends lightly pushed, otherwise Fin, New York, Abrams, 1998, 1st, 0810943697, 12.5 inches, 10.75 inches, 192 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, Boards, English

The making of coffee table book for Dreamworks' first animated feature. Full of wonderful production artwork. Scarce.

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John Peel, Peel, John, Fine, Borgo Press, Canoga Park, CA, 1986, 9780809580170, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, black & white photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

Discusses the creation, characters, episodes, and cast of the British television series about the espionage agent who attempts to retire and finds himself...


The Progidies
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Near Fine (light self wear), Viktor Antonov and Antoine Charreyron, Antonov and Antoine Charreyron, Viktor, Glenat, 2011, 1st, 9782749306575, Softcover, wraps, French

A making of art book. "The Prodigies is an animated feature film adapted from La Nuit des Enfants Rois, the cult novel by Bernard Lenteric, a story dealing...

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Eleni Roussos, Roussos, Eleni, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild bump to one corner of the otherwise Very Fine slipcase), New York, Marvel, 2018, 1st, 9781302912413, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Art by Ryan Meinerding, Adi Granov, Phil Saunders, Jackson Sze, and many others. From the publisher: The Avengers have come a long way...

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Signed by the author, Fine/Fine, Jay Ward, Chunovic, Louis, Ward, Jay, Bantam, 1996, 1st, 0553105035, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 224 pages, 100s of color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Rocky and His Friends , Jay Ward’s animated cartoon show starring a flying squirrel and an intellectual moose, debuted in 1959 and instantly won the...

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Dennis R. Shealy, Craig Kellman, Shealy, Dennis R., Kellman, Craig, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2016, 9780399554810, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Renowned character designer Craig Kellman illustrates the very characters he designed in this adaptation of the film. Based on Illumination Entertainment...

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Bill Plympton, Plympton, Bill, Very Fine, New York, Bill Plympton, 1996, 1st, 0965207501, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white with 32 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

"...here readers and fans, are my best sex toons from the 70s and 80s." Out of print. Animation cartoonist extraordinaire Bill Plympton cartoons for...

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Grant Curtis, VF/Fine, Curtis, Grant, Chronicle, 2007, 1st, boards

An excellent making of book for Spider-Man 3, written by the film's producer. Illustrated with photos, concept art, costume sketches, storyboards, and set...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Eaton Galleries, Sherman Oaks, 2015, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.8 inches, 295 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2015, this is the limited edition dust-jacketed hardcover edition catalog of the Van Eaton Galleries' first Disneyland auction. This 296 page...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Eaton Galleries, Sherman Oaks, 2015, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.8 inches, 296 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2015, this is the limited edition softcover edition catalog of the Van Eaton Galleries' first Disneyland auction. This 296 page full-color catalog...

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Luc Besson, Besson, Luc, Fine, London, Titan Books, 1997, 1st, 1852868635, 10.6 inches, 10.6 inches, 244 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Highly rare and sought after, the English language edition of the art and making of Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. Luc Besson wrote the text of this...

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Luc Besson, Besson, Luc, Near Fine (mild crease to the back cover, mild rubbing to covers, only very slight flairing to the corners, binding tight, interior pages very flat, tight, clean), London, Titan Books, 1997, 1st, 1852868635, 10.6 inches, 10.6 inches, 244 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Highly rare and sought after, the art and making of Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. Luc Besson wrote the text of this book, including a diary of the 21...

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Presentation Copy warmly inscribed by author Howard Green to animator Pres Romanillos, Very Good+ without DJ as issued (a 1/4-inch scrape to the the back cover and five mild nicks along the edges otherwise Fine), Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This copy was a gift to the beloved Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos from author Howard Green. It has been warmly inscribed: To...

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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Signed by 19 contributors, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This crew copy has been signed or inscribed by 19 crew members (the author, directors, producer and numerous Disney artists & animators) to Florida...

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Howard E Green, Green, Howard E, #1334 of 1600 copies signed by the Producer Bonnie Arnold and Directors Chris Buck & Kevin Lima, Very Fine in a Near Fine slipcase (two small bumps to the slipcase), New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0786865881, 14 inches, 10.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The signed & numbered slipcased edition only sold through the Disney Catalog. The book is in immaculate condition, the slipcase has minor flaws....

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Howard E Green, Green, Howard E, #106 of 1600 numbered copies signed by the Producer Bonnie Arnold and Directors Chris Buck & Kevin Lima, Near Fine in a Very Good+ slipcase (light bump to the upper rear corner of the book otherwise new, clear and tigh, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0786865881, 14 inches, 10.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The signed & numbered, slipcased edition, only sold through the Disney Catalog. Bump to the upper corner of the slipcase. That has caused a light...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine DVD in Very Fine DVD case in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gnomon Workshop/Design Studio Press, Hollywood/Culver City, 2005, 9781930878969, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

See Syd Mead paint! Out of print. Unopened in original cellowrap. From the publisher: The Techniques of Syd Mead DVD Collection The...

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Mary Blair, Blair, Mary, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Random House Books for Young Readers, New York, 2019, 9780375830051, 9.5 inches, 5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern board book reprinting Mary Blair's last and scarcest book from 1964. So scarce, it wasn't even mentioned in John Canemaker's Mary Blair monograph!...


The Vader Project Auction
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Very Fine, Freeman's, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

For this unique project, 100 artists customized 1:1 scale authentic prop replicas of the actual Darth Vader helmet featured in the STAR WARS films. This...

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Daniel Kothenschulte, Kothenschulte, Daniel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cologne, Taschen, 2020, 1st, 9783836580861, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 1000 color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Taschen's $200 Walt Disney Film Archives monograph reduces the page size, but keeps most of the content of the original. From the...

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Jody Duncan, Stan Winston, Duncan, Jody, Winston, Stan, Signed by Stan Winston on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Titan, London, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 336 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by Stan Winston on the title page. The complete history of special effects house Stan Winston Studio. Packed with previously unpublished sketches,...

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A Arnold Gillespie, A. Arnold Gillespie, Gillespie, A Arnold, Gillespie, A. Arnold, Very Fine, Duncan, OK, BearManor Media, 2012, 1st, 9781593932923, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 384 pages, over 400 black & white photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the collection of Steve Sherman, we offer this print-on-demand title in pristine condition. From the publisher: Every art has its stars. Buddy...

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The World Of Animation
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Raul da Silva, VG, da Silva, Raul, Kodak, 1979, 1st, wraps

A 1979 survey of animation, its history, techniques, animators, careers and how to do it yourself. Replaced in 1983 by the Kodak Animation Book.

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The Young Minotaur
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, 2008, 1st, 9.35 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Short stories told in full page illustrations with a title underneath. Our hero is a brave young sword-wielding minotaur in an epic fantasy world with...

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Didier Ghez, Albert Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren, Bianca Majolie, Ghez, Didier, Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren, Bianca Majolie, Albert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2015, 2nd, 9.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Volume 1 focuses on the 1930s (Albert Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren and Bianca Majolie). Says author Ghez, "Eighty percent of the 400+...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Signed by Didier Ghez, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2016, 9781452137445, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Featuring artists Walt Scott, Kay Nielsen, Sylvia Holland, Retta Scott, and David Hall. Signed by author Didier Ghez. From the publisher: The 1940s...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2017, 1st, 9781452151939, 9.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"This book tells the story of each of these artists - Eduardo Sola Franco, Johnny Walbridge, Jack Miller, Campbell Grant, James Bodrero and Martin...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2018, 978-1452163857, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lee Blair, Mary Blair, Tom Oreb, John Dunn, and Walt Peregoy are featured in this volume. From the publisher: The 1950s and 1960s at The Walt Disney...


Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2019, 9781452178707, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. This latest volume from renowned...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781452178707, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Award-winning Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles artists Joe Grant, Hans Bacher, Mike Gabriel, and Michael Giaimo. Explores the 1990s through 2010s...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine obi band, Japan, Shogakukan, 2003, 1st, 9784092902749, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 390 pages, black & white with 34 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A pristine copy. Out of print. This Is Animation - Visual Archive of Dora the Movie "Nobita and the Windmasters" 332 pages reproduce the entire...

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Thor: The Art of Thor the Movie
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Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Marvel, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.8 inches, 11.8 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Out of print. The art of the first Thor film, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins. Featuring...

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Three Trees Make A Forest
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Enrico Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Enrico, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gingko, Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 95 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

29 pieces by Enrico (a mixture of digital, pencil & watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media). 28 pieces by Ronnie (an equal mixture of digital, watercolor,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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Thunderbirds: The Vault
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Marcus Hearn, Hearn, Marcus, Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Virgin Books, 2016, 1st, 9780753556351, 10.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, over 750 color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: On September 30th, 1965, International Rescue successfully completed their first assignment, and the Tracy...

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John Margolies, Emily Gwathmey, Margolies, Emily Gwathmey, John, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Bulfinch / Little, Brown, 1991, 1st, 9780821218297, 10 inches, 11 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the dust jacket: Ticket to Paradise is a celebration of the glory days of the American movie theater, from big-city movie palaces to tiny gems on...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to dustjacket), New York, Hyperion, 1993, 1st, 9781562827748, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the back cover: On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. He seems too real, so alive,...

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Zep, and et al
Titeuf, Le Film - Art Book
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Zep, et al, Zep, et al, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2011, 1st, 9.4, 11.5, 160, color and B&W, Hardcover, boards

A Chronicle style animation art book for the French animated feature film written & directed by Zep and based upon his album series. Titeuf is a hugely...

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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2001, 1st, wraps

Volume 16 in the Illustrated History of Movies through Posters. A collection of posters for 125 movie serials from 1931 through 1954. Out-of-print.

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