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Looking for a gift for the Classic Movie Fan in your life, or a place Santa can go for helpful hints when shopping for you?  You've found it!  Reel Classics heartily recommends the following classic movie-related gift ideas.  And as an added bonus (at no additional cost to you), when you buy them through the links below, you're supporting Reel Classics while you shop!

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Most of the following have been newly released or re-released in paperback in 2006.  Clicking the book covers will open a new window in which you can purchase the title from Reel Classics' affiliated vendor, Amazon.

Cary Grant: A Celebration of Style by Richard Torregrossa and Giorgio Armani (2006).

The Audrey Hepburn Treasures by Ellen Erwin, Jessica Z. Diamond, and Sean Hepburn Ferrer (2006).

Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn by Donald Spoto (2006).

Monsters: A Celebration of the Classics from Universal Studios by Universal Studios (2006).

Shirley Temple: A Pictorial History of the World's Greatest Child Star by Rita Dubas (2006).

Paul Newman: A Life in Pictures by Pierre-Henri Verlhac and Yann-Brice Dherbier (2006).

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination

by Neal Gabler (2006).

Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia edited by Dave Smith (2006).

The Marx Brothers Encyclopedia by Glenn Mitchell and Leonard Maltin (2006).

Actresses of a Certain Character: Forty Familiar Hollywood Faces from the Thirties to the Fifties by Axel Nissen (2006).

The Young Duke: The Early Life of John Wayne by Chris Enss and Howard Kazanjian (2006).

At Home With Kate: Growing Up in Katharine Hepburn's Household by Eileen Considine-Meara (2006).

Forever Mame: The Life of Rosalind Russell by Bernard F. Dick (2006).

The Girl Who Walked Home Alone: Bette Davis, A Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler (2006).

Frank Borzage: The Life and Films of a Hollywood Romantic by Herve Dumont and Jonathan Kaplansky (2006).

Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life by Stephen Michael Shearer (2006).

Marjorie Main: The Life And Films of Hollywood's "Ma Kettle" by Michelle Vogel (2006).

Snakes and Ladders by Dirk Bogarde (2006).

A Woman at War: Marlene Dietrich Remembered by J. David Riva and Guy Stern (2006).

What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career by Joseph McBride (2006).

Orson Welles: Volume 2: Hello Americans by Simon Callow

Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert by Roger Ebert and David Bordwell (2006).

American Movie Critics: From the Silents Until Now edited by Phillip Lopate (2006).

Louise Brooks: Lulu Forever by Peter Cowie and Jack Garner (2006).

The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and the Making of the First Best Picture by William Wellman (2006).

Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age: At the American Film Institue by George Stevens Jr. (2006).

The American Newsreel: A Complete History, 1911-1967 by Raymond Fielding (2006).

Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer by Scott Eyman (2005).

Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood by Jill Watts (2005).

Glorious Technicolor: The Movies' Magic Rainbow by Fred E. Basten (9th Edition, 2005).

NIV: The Authorized Biography of David Niven by Graham Lord (2005).

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre by Stephen D. Youngkin (2005).


Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot by Starr Smith and Walter Cronkite (2006).

Irene Dunne: First Lady of Hollywood by Wes D. Gehring (2006).

It's Only a Movie: Alfred Hitchcock, A Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler (2006).

The Film Encyclopedia 5th edition: The Most Comprehensive Encyclopedia of World Cinema in a Single Volume by Ephraim Katz (2005).

Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of the Studio Era by Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne, and Molly Haskell (2006).

Leading Ladies: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era by Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne, and Molly Haskell (2006).

The Essential Chaplin: Perspectives on the Life and Art of the Great Comedian by Richard Schickel (2006).

To Hell and Back by Audie Murphy (1949).

Elia Kazan: A Biography by Richard Schickel (2006).

Stepin Fetchit: The Life & Times of Lincoln Perry by Mel Watkins.

Marie Dressler: A Biography by Matthew Kennedy (2006).

Joe E. Brown: Film Comedian And Baseball Buffoon by Wes D. Gehring (2006).

The Lost Films of John Wayne by Carolyn Mcgivern (2006).

John Garfield: The Illustrated Career in Films And on Stage by Patrick J. McGrath (2006).

William Powell: The Life and Films by Roger Bryant (2006).

Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star by Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller (2006).

Dean and Me: (A Love Story) by Jerry Lewis (2005).

John Huston's Filmmaking by Lesley Brill (2006).

Claude Rains: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference to His Work in Film, Stage, Radio, Television And… by John T. Soister, Joanna Wioskowski, and Jessica Rains (2006).

Live Fast, Die Young: The Wild Ride of Making 'Rebel Without a Cause' by Lawrence Frascella and Al Weisel (2006).

The Science of James Bond: From Bullets to Bowler Hats to Boat Jumps, the Real Technology Behind 007's Fabulous Films by Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg (2006).

Yul Brynner: A Biography by Michelangelo Capua (2006).

The Good, the Bad, and Me: In My Anecdotage by Eli Wallach (2006).

Olivier by Terry Coleman (2006).

The Art of Laurel And Hardy: Graceful Calamity in the Films by Kyp Harness (2006).

King of the Cowboys, Queen of the West: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans by Raymond E. White (2006).

John Ford's Westerns: A Thematic Analysis, with a Filmography by William Darby (2006).

Exiles in Hollywood by David Wallace (2006).

Dirk Bogarde: The Authorised Biography by John Coldstream (2006).

History of the Hal Roach Studios by Richard Lewis Ward (2006).

Howard Hawks: Interviews edited by Scott Breivold (2006).

Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career by Lynn Kear and John Rossman (2006).

Kay Francis: I Can't Wait to Be Forgotten by Scott O'brien (2006).

An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal Gabler (reprint 2005).

Gregory Peck: A Charmed Life by Lynn Haney (2004).

A Rose for Mrs Miniver: The Life of Greer Garson by Michael Troyan (2005).

Who the Hell's in It: Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors by Peter Bogdanovich (2005).

The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons by Samantha Barbas (2006).

I Love the Illusion: The Life And Career of Agnes Moorehead by Charles Tranberg (2005).

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