1280 pages. A massive reference to all things cinema - with lists of 22,000 films, film credits, censuses of theaters by state, and many ads. First edition (first printing). Front hinge a bit loose (but not cracked), else very good in original gold cloth. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The 1954 Film Daily Year Book of Motion ...
Publisher: The Film Daily
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description The Film Daily, New York, 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. CIN 033520 CARP 36th Annual Edition. Solid gray cloth hard cover with raised titling. With mild wear. Tight hinges. Heavy. 1280pp. Bookseller Inventory # 033520
Book Description The Film Daily, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (As Published). 1st Edition. 8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ tall. Cover of pewter and gilt, heavily embossed with heavily embossed title, 1280 pages, about 9x6.5", random two- and three-color pages throughout, very detailed editorial and advertising indexes running about 25 pages. A 5-pound, authoritative, and extremely detailed accounting of everything that happened in the motion picture industry during the prior year. News highlights of 1953 (dominated by Cinemascope, 3-D and other new projection methods, self regulation and censorship, ( including subscription TV), and success of U.S. films overseas; New York and Los Angeles telephone numbers and addresses for theaters, sports arenas, raw stock suppliers, producers and distributors, hotels, laboratories, studios, film libraries, projection rooms, etc; extensive industry statistics (U.S. and foreign). Editorial highlights: color developments, industry stats, foreign markets, how box office TV can help the theater box office. Complete list of Academy Awards since 1927-1928; the Film Daily "10 Best Directors"; "Filmdom's Famous Fives" (the 5 best performances by male and female lead and supporting actors, 5 best performances by juvenile actors, five best directors, cinematographers, screenplays, outstanding western stars, and "finds" of the year (Audrey Hepburn, Jack Palance, Richard Burton); National Board of Review And New York Film Critics awards; Film Daily poll of the 10 best pictures (From Here to Eternity, Shane, The Robe, Stalag 17); complete list of Film Daily 10 Best Pictures since 1922. A list of feature releases for the year with distributor, running time, cast, and production credits for 1953 releases (about 35 pages with 2 columns per page); features imported; releases by company; all serials released since 1920; a list of 24,907 feature releases since 1915 with title, distributor, and release date (about 150 pages, 2 columns per page); lists of credits for players, directors, short subject directors, producers, photographers, film editors, art directors, authors, screenplay writers. A section on television, including developments, predictions, programming, and stations . And that's just highlights of the first half of the book. Throughout, extensive advertising for studios, stars, films, and other industry entities (for example, photo ads for Gary Cooper, James Stewart, Joel McCrea, Roy Rogers and Trigger, director John Sturges, and more), primary TV personnel for all U.S. stations Ex-library reference section (did not circulate) with reference number at the foot of the spine, edge stamps, front endpaper label and stack reference stamps, and a couple of internal pages with a library marks. Cover shows very light edge/corner wear. Internally clean and sound. Not a book club edition (BCE/BOMC); not a print-after-you-order digital reproduction, CD/DVD or E-book copy; no remainder mark, no former owner's signature (fos), no dedication/gift inscription, no price clip, no annotations or underlining/highlighting, no smoke odor, no etc. Domestic shipping includes delivery confirmation/tracking. At 5 pounds this volume weighs in excess of the ABE standard and may require postage above the listed amount, particularly for shipment to non-U.S. destinations. Credit cards and PayPal welcome. Bookseller Inventory # 003515
Book Description The Film Daily, 1954, 1954. hardback, large 8vo, 1280pp, owner's name-stamp on endpaper, otherwise clean and sound, inner hinges cracked, original embossed cloth-covered boards, covers browned, Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 449447
Book Description Film Daily, New York, 1954. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Various(Photography, Art, Advertising) (illustrator). First. Boards in art-stamped cloth, very good w/ handling to cloth. 1280p., rich compendium of lore and information on the film business in 1954. Advertising is interesting too, two page spread showing Jack Webb on cover of Time Magazine w/ caption, "My name's Friday, and I'm a cop." 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007025
Book Description Film Daily, 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. The Film Daily, Los Angeles, 1954. Hardcover, 1280 pp. In decorative grey leatherette boards with raised letters. Good, book is loose in its binding with tear to front pastedown at the hinge, but hinge is not (yet) cracked. See photos. Full of fascinating news, especially regarding technical advances, box office stats, and advertisments for individual films, actors, directors and other Hollywood professionals. **Heavy or oversize Item. Extra shipping charge may apply to some destinations.**. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1473992871447