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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

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HORROR, FANTASY & SCI-FI MOVIE PAPERBACK GUIDE
(Monsoon/Dawn Rider Books-2006) By Gordon Reid
Just released! (185 pages: COLOR & B&W cover images)
My latest book contains over 800 entries of genre related mass-market movie/film tie-in paperback books! Great for searching those rare titles on the internet, learning what is available (circa 1920's to 2001); price ranges for rarer or tough to find titles; includes cult faves like HALLOWEEN; FREDDY KRUEGER; JASON VORHEES; MICHAEL MYERS; or Universal classics like THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON & THE WOLF MAN. Also Hammer horrors like HANDS OF THE RIPPER; THE HAMMER HORROR FILM OMNIBUS; HORROR OF DRACULA; GODZILLA; REPTILICUS; GORGO: KONGA & KING KONG & much, much more! All the outre titles you loved to be scared by!
I will add bibliographic updates on this blog: keep watching!
My guide is available in North America by e-mailing me at: gordr@hotmail.com
Price $21.95 each (US$) I accept Paypal (gordr@hotmail.com) or International Money Orders. Shipping is $5.00 per book in North America & quantity & bookstore discounts are available upon request.

The HORROR, FANTASY & SCI-FI MOVIE PAPERBACK GUIDE was officially launched at CineFest in Syracuse, N.Y. last week (March 16-19th) & was well received by such notables as Stephen Bissette, Tom Weaver, Richard Gordon, Radley Metzger, Ron Adams (of Creepy Classics) & others. Thanks for all your kind & much appreciated hospitality!

TITLE ADDENDA: (to print & update for your copy!) (April 12/06):

Abyss, The
Pocket Books (67625) 1st Prt.
1989
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn/Dir: James Cameron.
By Orson Scott Card/Screenplay by James Cameron/Cover has raised title letters only (no artwork or photos)-film credits on back cover/363 pges./$5

Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1988 film)
Mandarin (30017) 1st Prt.
1989
John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman/Dir: Terry Gilliam.
By Charles McKeown & Terry Gilliam/Color photo cover/28 images: B&W photo insert/213 pges./$6...$12

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Rand McNally 1st Ed.
1944
Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine/Dir: Arthur Lubin.
Anonymous author; from screenplay by Edmund L. Hart/B&W photo cover/puzzle book with cut-outs/80 color & B&W photos & drawings throughout (with stickers)/Digest sized/$20...$40

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972 film)
Piccolo/Pan (23614) 1st Prt.
1973
Hywel Bennett, Rodney Bewes, Michael Crawford, Fiona Fullerton, Peter Sellers/Dir: William Sterling.
By Lewis Carroll/Color photo cover of Fullerton/Joseph Shaftel's musical film version/Color photos throughout/124 pges./$5...$8

Alien (1979 film)
Warner Books (16789) Reprint
1992
Sigouney Weaver, etc.
By Alan Dean Foster/Mentions "Alien 3" on last page/253 pges./$5

Armageddon
Hyperion (81319) 1st Prt.
Bruce Willis, etc.
By Dona Smith/Color photo cover of Willis/Juvenile novel/Color photo insert/Trade sized/96 pges./$5

Around the World in 80 Days aka 'Round the World in 80 Days
Street and Smith Picture Play Library #20. (undated)
Circa 1914
Cast: unknown
By Jules Verne/B&W photos/Digest sized/SCARCE: $100...$300

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)
Dent Dutton Everyman's Library (1779)
1963
David Niven, Michael Todd, etc.
By Jules Verne/UK book with small credit band dust-jacket/Tough To Find: $20...$40

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)
Fontana (118)
circa 1960's
David Niven, Michael Todd, etc.
By Jules Verne/Film credit on front cover/$5...$8

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)
Fontana (1871) 4th Prt.
1968
David Niven, Michael Todd, etc.
By Jules Verne/Back cover photo of Niven/250 pges./$5...$8

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)
Globe (84)
David Niven, etc.
By Jules Verne/Photos on both covers/B&W photos throughout/$10...$20

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)
Magnum/Lancer (13415)
1968
David Niven, etc.
By Jules Verne/Film credit in text/$6...$8

Atlantide, L' aka Queen of Atlantis (1932 film)
Hutchinson (359)
Circa 1930
Brigitte Helm, Jean Angelo, Pierre Blanchar, Georges Tourreil/Dir: Georg Wilhelm Pabst.
By Pierre Benoit/Painted cover/Famous Sixpenny Novels/Digest sized/$30...$60

Avengers, The
Bantam (57929) 1st Prt.
1998
Uma Thurman, Ralph Fiennes, Sean Connery/Dir: Jeremiah Chechik.
By Julie Kaewert/Screenplay by Don MacPherson/Movie poster style cast cover/227 pges./$5

Avengers, The: Original Movie Screenplay
Titan Books (86932) 1st Prt.
1998
Uma Thurman, etc.
By Don Macpherson/Color photo cover of Thurman & Fiennes/Color photo insert & storyboards/Trade sized/150 pges./$6...$12

Baby: The Secret of the Lost Legend Activity Book
Publisher: unknown
1985
William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, Julian Fellowes/Dir: Bill L. Norton.
By Frank C. Smith/Four color photos with a Brontosaurus on front cover/Color photos throughout/Juvenile book/Trade sized/32 pges./$6

Back To the Future: The Story
Berkley (08975) 1st Prt.
1985
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, etc.
By Robert Loren Fleming; from the novel by George Gipe/Fox & DeLorean painted cover/50 color photos throughout/Juvenile book/Trade sized/Pages unnumbered; has 48 pges./$6...$10

Batman: the Fearsome Foursome aka Batman (1966 film)
Four Square/New English Library (1359) 1st Prt.
1967
Adam West, Burt Ward, etc.
By Winston Lyon/Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr./Color photo cover of West & Ward on Batcycle; photo on back cover/$10...$20

Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000
Bridge Pub. (04681) 9th Prt.
2000
John Travolta, Barry Pepper, Forest Whitaker, Kim Coates/Dir: Roger Christian.
By L. Ron Hubbard/Color movie poster style cover of Travolta/1050 pges./$5


Bedford Incident, The
Pan Books (M 98) 1st Prt.
1965
Richard Widmark, Eric Portman, etc.
By Mark Rascovitch/B&W photos on covers/284 pges./$5...$10

Behind the Mask of Spiderman (The Secrets of the Movie) aka Spider-man
2002
Tobey Maguire, William Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Cliff Robertson/Dir: Sam Raimi.
By Mark Cotta Vaz/Foreward by Stan Lee/Movie poster art style cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/$10...$12

Big
Ballantine (35488) 1st Prt.
1988
Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard/Dir: Penny Marshall.
By B.B. Hiller/Movie poster art cover of Hanks/Screenplay by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg/B&W photo insert/181 pges.

Blade Runner Sketchbook
Blue Dolphin Enterprises (12802) 1st Prt.
1982
Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, etc.
Based on novel by Philip K. Dick/White sillouette cover of figure firing a gun/Featuring artwork by Syd Mead, Mentor Huebner, Charles Knode, Michael Kaplan & Ridley Scott/Oblong quarto sized/96 pges./SCARCE: $120...$400

Blood of a Poet (1930 film) aka Two Screenplays
Pelican/Penguin (21094) 1st Ed.
1969
Enrique Rivero, Elizabeth Lee Miller, Pauline Carton, Odette Talazac/Dir: Jean Cocteau.
By Jean Cocteau/B&W photo cover/Screenplay edition; also includes "The Testament of Orpheus"/B&W photos throughout/148 pges./$6...$10

Bug
Corgi Books (09721) 1st Prt.
1975
Bradford Dillman, Joanna Miles, etc.
By Thomas Page/Color photo of a critter "burning a hole" (yes a real hole!) through cover/Red & white sticker on front cover: "Don't miss the movie Bug"/217 pges./$5...$7

Candy (1968 film)
Lancer (75-043) 1st Prt.
1965
Ewa Aulin, Ringo Starr, etc.
By Maxwell Kenton (joint pseudonym for Terry Southern & Mason Hoffenburg)/Film credit on front cover: "Coming soon as a super movie"/189 pges./$5...$9

Candy (1968 film)
New English Library (2538) 1st Prt.
1969
Ewa Aulin, etc.
By Terry Souhern & Mason Hoffenburg/Photo on back cover/160 pges./$5...$10

Candy
G P Putnam (1042)
1968
Ewa Aulin, etc.
By Terry Southern & Mason Hoffenburg/Color photo on cover (variation from #1017)/"First Movie Edition"/222 pges./$5...$10

Cape Fear
Pan Books (G467) 1st Prt.
1961
Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, etc.
By John D. MacDonald/Painted front cover (by Sam "Peff" Peffer); B&W photo on back cover/Tough To Find: $12...$30

Cat Creeps, The
Jacobsen 1st Prt.
1930
Helen Twelvetrees, Raymond Hackett, Neil Hamilton, Lilyan Tashman, Jean Hersholt/Dir: Rupert Julian & John Willard.
By John Willard; based on his play "The Cat & the Canary"/Photos on covers/Digest sized/SCARCE: $60...$120

Charly aka Flowers For Algeron
Bantam (S-3339) 7th Prt.; 11th Prt.; 12th Prt.
1968
Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney/Dir: Ralph Nelson.
By Daniel Keyes/Color photo cover (movie poster style) of Robertson & Bloom/"L" is reversed on title: "Charly"/$5...$8

Charly (The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 9th Series)
Ace (5448) reprint
1968
Cliff Robertson, etc.
By Daniel Keyes/Short story format/Film credit on cover/255 pges./$5...$8

Charly aka Flowers For Algeron (1968 film)
Dramatic Publishing 1st Prt.
1966
Cliff Robertson, etc.
By David Rogers; based on novel by Daniel Keyes/Play format/B&W photo cover of Robertson/Digest sized/117 pges./$10...$15

Charly
Pan Books (M2094) 1st Prt.
1968
Cliff Robertson, etc.
By Daniel Keyes/Film credit sticker on cover/$5...$8

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968 film)
Golden Press-Golden Book Special (7901) 2nd Prt.
1969
Dick Van Dyke, etc.
By Ian Fleming/Painted cover of flying car/Color photos throughout/80 pges./$5...$10

Close Encounters of The Third Kind: Postcard Book (1977 film)
Prime Press (534924) 1st Prt.
1978
Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, etc.
By Gary Gerani (editor)/Movie poster style cover with color photo (of aliens) inset/48 color photo detachable postcards throughout/oversized-"12" x 12"/$10...$20

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Word Webs & Letter Ups (1977 film)
Cinnamon House/Grosset & Dunlap (15952) 1st Prt.
Richard Dreyfuss, etc.
1978
By Wayne Williams/Color poster style cover of spaceship over Devil's Tower/Poster art on back cover/B&W photos, puzzles, etc. throughout/64 pges./$5...$7

Crow, The: City of Angels (1994 film)
Boulevard Books (97218) 1st Prt.
1996
Brandon Lee, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott/Dir: Alex Proyas.
By Chet Williamson/Color photo cover of Lee/250 pges./$5...$8

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The
Four Square (903) 1st Prt.
1961
Janet Munro, Edward Judd, etc.
By Barry Wells/Painted cover of Munro & Judd/160 pges./$6...$12

Daredevil (2003 film)
Onyx Books (41080) 1st Prt.
2002
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan/Dir: Mark Steven Johnson.
By Greg Cox/Movie poster art cover/250 pges./$5...$6

Deep, The
Pan Books (25044) 2nd Prt.
1977
Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset, etc.
By Peter Benchley/Painted cover: blue, showing diver; red band with film credits in bottom left corner of cover/251 pges./$5...$7

Death Watch (1980 film)
Magnum Books (06580) 1st paperback prt.
1981
Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Max von Sydow, Harry Dean Stanton/Dir: Bertrand Tavernier. By D.G. Compton/Color photo cover of Schneider menaced by a staring face/aka "The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe"/256 pges./$5...$10

Dominique
Universal Books/W. H. Allen (18753) 1st Prt.
1978
Cliff Robertson, Jean Simmons, Jenny Agutter, Simon Ward, Ron Moody, Judy Geeson, Flora Robson/Dir: Michael Anderson.
By R. Chetwynd-Hayes/aka "Dominique is Dead"/Cover credit: "Now a Major Film"-no image; just noose hanging from the letter "Q"/176 pges./$5...$10

Dominique
Universal/W.H. Allen 1st Prt.
1978
Cliff Robertson, etc.
By R. Chetwynd-Hayes/Based on short story "What Beckoning Ghost" by Harold Lawlor/Color photo cover of a distressed Jean Simmons/$5...$10

Devil and Daniel Webster, The (1941 film) aka Celebrated Stories Made into Movies
Quick Reader: Royce Publishers (127) 1st Prt.
1944
Walter Huston, James Craig, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart, John Qualen, H. B. Warner, Anne Shirley/Dir: William Dieterle.
By Stephen Vincent Benet/Based on short story/Painted pulp style cover/Film credits in text/aka "All That Money Can Buy"; includes 3 other film related stories/Small sized book: 3" x 4&1/2"/Tough To Find: $25...$40

Donovan's Brain (1953 film)
Popular Library (G-560) 1st Prt.
1961
Lew Ayres, Nancy Davis, Gene Evans, Steve Brodie, Tom Powers, Lisa Howard, James Anderson/Dir: Felix E. Feist.
By Curt Siodmak/Painted cover by Mitchell Hooks/Film credit in text/160 pges./$10...$20

Down To Earth
Apex Film Book 1st Prt.
1947
Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton, Adele Jergens, William Frawley/Dir: Alexander Hall.
By Alan Tucker/Wrap-around color photo covers/B&W photos throughout (54 images)/Digest sized/$15...$30

Dune: Official Collectors Edition-A World Beyond Your Experience, Beyond Your Imagination
Paradise Press (64878) 1st Prt.
1984
Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino, Brad Dourif, Jose Ferrer, etc.
By Felden Productions (no author)/Color movie poster style cover-color cast photos on back cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/64 pges./Tough To Find: $8...$16...$35

Dune Storybook, The
Sphere Books (18844) 1st Prt.
1984
Francesca Annis, etc.
By Joan D. Vinge/Screenplay by David Lynch from the novel by Frank Herbert/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/Unpaginated/$6...$20

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (24 Page Read Along Book & Record)
Universal City Studios Inc. (456) 1st Prt.
1982
Drew Barrymore, etc.
By Gertie (Steven Spielberg & Jymn Magon)/Color photo cover of Barrymore with E.T./Color photos throughout/(seven inch) 33&1/3 RPM record included/Oversized/Tough To Find: $20...$40; (also "Read Along Book & Tape"edition)...$10...$20.

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook
Scholastic (37408) 1st Prt.
1982
Drew Barrymore, etc.
By William Kotzwinkle/Spaceship style poster cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/60 pges./$5...$6

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook (Young Reader's Edition) (1982 film)
Berkley (Special Book Club Ed.) (42486) 1st Prt.
1988
Drew Barrymore, etc.
By William Kotzwinkle/Color movie poster style cover/Color photo insert/Digest sized/44 pges.

Encino Man
Scholastic/Point(45978) 1st, 2nd Prt.
1992
Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore, Megan Ward, Robin Tunney/Dir: Les Mayfield.
By Nicholas Edwards/Screenplay by Shawn Schepps/Painted & color photo cover of ape "evolving" into a skate-boarding guy/165 pges.

Entity, The (1981 film)
Warner Books (30136) 1st Prt.
1979
Barbara Hershey, etc.
By Frank De Felitta/Painted cover art: "Is Now A Major Motion Picture"/Illustrated with diagrams of haunted rooms/480 pges./$5...$6

Firefox (1982 film)
Sphere Books (10520) 7th Prt.
1979
Clint Eastwood, etc.
By Craig Thomas/Painted white jet on a metallic red cover: "Soon To Be A Major Film" on back cover/352 pges./$5

Fisher King, The
Penguin (15623) 1st Prt.
1991
Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, etc.
By Leonore Fleischer/Color photo cover of Bridges & Williams/208 pges./$5...$8

Flash Gordon Book, The
Putnam (20782) 1st Prt.
1980
Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, etc.
By Lynn Hanley/Adapted from the novel by Arthur Byron/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/58 pges./$6...$8

Flubber: The Movie Storybook
Scholastic (39509) 1st-3rd Prt.
1997
Robin Williams, etc.
By Jamie Simons/Color photo cover/Oversized/$5...$6

Ghostbusters II
Dell/Yearling Book (40237-9) 1st Prt.
1989
Bill Murray, etc.
By B.B. Hiller/Movie poster art cover of ghost giving a peace sign; color cast photo on back cover/Juvenile version/B&W photos throughout/Digest sized/89 pges./$5...$6

Ghostbusters II
Fantail Pub./Puffin-Penguin Books (90151) 1st Prt.
1989
Bill Murray, etc.
By Jovial Bob Stine/Color cast photo cover; small photos on back cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/48 pges./$5...$6

Godsend, The
Fontana (16066)
1980
Cyd Hayman, Malcolm Stoddard, Patrick Barr, Joanne Boorman, Angela Deamer/Dir: Gabrielle Beaumont.
By Bernard Taylor/Color photo cover/$10...$15

Harvest Home aka Dark Secret of Harvest Home, The
Coronet/Hodder-Fawcett (18811) 4th Prt.
1978
Bette Davis, etc.
By Thomas Tryon/Tinted "surreal" color photo cover of girl, skeleton & flying birds/TV miniseries/415 pges./$6

Hook: The Storybook Based on the Movie
Random House (82369) 1st Prt.
1991
Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, etc.
By Justine Korman/Color photo cover of Hoffman & Williams/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/48 pges./$5...$6

Incredible Shrinking Woman, The
Jove Books (K5753) 1st Prt.
1981
Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson, Elizabeth Wilson/Dir: Joel Schumacher.
By Jody Sibert/Based on a screenplay by Jane Wagner/Color photo cover of Tomlin/Photostory edition/B&W photos throughout/Pages unnumbered/$6...$12

Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom: Official Collectors Edition
Paradise Press (64878) 1st Prt.
1984
Harrison Ford, etc.
Researched by Chris Rowley, John May & Peter Occhiogrosso/Movie poster painted cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/64 pges./$5...$6

Jaws 2
Pan (25568) 3rd Prt.
1978
Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, etc.
By Hank Searls/Film credits under shark's jaws on painted front cover. The #2. is in red./$5...$6

Johnny Mnemonic
Pocket Books (52300) 1st Prt.
1995
Keenu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Takeshi, Ice-T, Dina Meyer/Dir: Robert Longo.
By Terry Bisson/Poster style photo cover of Reeves/246 pges./$5

Johnny Mnemonic
Harper Collins/Voyager (48046) 1st Prt.
1996 & 1997
Keenu Reeves, etc.
By Terry Bisson/Color photo cover variations for Harper & Voyager/256 pges.

Krull: The Storybook Based On The Film
Marvel Books (76649) 1st Prt.
1983
Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, etc.
By David Anthony Kraft/Screenplay by Stafford Sherman/Color photos on front cover/Color photos throughout/Trade sized/Pages unpaginated-58 pges./$6...$15

Little Monsters
Scholastic/Point (42742) 1st Prt.
1989
Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton/Dir: Richard Greenberg.
By A. L. Singer/Color photo cover/152 pges./$5

Making Legend of the Werewolf
British Film Institute 1st Prt.
1976
Peter Cushing, Ron Moody, Hugh Griffith/Dir: Freddie Francis.
By Edward Buscombe/B&W werewolf photo cover-purple letters for title/$16-$25

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Signet (AE8284) 1st Prt.
1994
Kenneth Branagh, Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter etc.
By Leonore Fleischer/"Official Movie Edition!"/Color photo cover close up of Branagh & Carter embracing with inset of monster & burning building in backgrd./Color photo insert/Afterword by Kenneth Branagh/313 pges./$6...$10

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Classic Tale of Terror Reborn on Film
Newmarket Press (04208) 1st Prt.
1994
Kenneth Branagh, etc.
By Kenneth Branagh/"Framed" color photo of Branagh on cover/Script format/Color & B&W photos throughout/Drawings/Trade sized/192 pges./$8...$15

Murder By Decree
Corgi (11242) 1st Prt.
1979
Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark/Dir: Bob Clark.
By Robert Weverka/Color photo cover of Plummer & Mason/188 pges./$15...$40

Murder By Decree
Ballantine (28062) 1st Prt.
1979
Christopher Plummer, etc.
By Robert Weverka/B&W photo insert/$5...$15

Nothing But the Night
Panther (03439) 1st Prt.
1971
Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown/Dir: Peter Sasdy.
By John Blackburn/Painted cover/157 pges./$20...$30

True History of the Elephant Man, The (1980 film)
Penguin (05622) 4th Prt.
1982
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, etc.
By Michael Howell & Peter Ford/Small line drawing of Merrick on bottom of cover mentions "and now also in a magnificent film"/B&W photo insert/index/223 pges./$5...$7












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