ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN - Magic Image Filmbook

ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN - Magic Image Filmbook

For the first time in history, Universal Studios has opened its vaults and is allowing us to view these rare artifacts of filmmaking. The complete original shooting script. Making of the film, many rare behind-the-scenes photos, interviews. Rare photos! By Greg Mank, Edited by Phillip Riley.

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BLACK CAT, THE (1934) - Magic Image Filmbook

BLACK CAT, THE (1934) - Magic Image Filmbook

In 1934, Universal Pictures released THE BLACK CAT, the first teaming of Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi, and the most sinister classic in the studio's legendary canon. The facts, figures, studio politics, censorship troubles, personal memories of leading ladies! Photos, music, promotional art.

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CAGLIOSTRO (Karloff Film Project) - Magic Image Book

CAGLIOSTRO (Karloff Film Project) - Magic Image Book

One of the little known Universal projects from 1932...a movie called CALIOSTRO - KING OF THE DEAD that was slated to star Boris Karloff. Poster art was done, the script, studio letters. It was abandoned and THE MUMMY was shot instead. But here...

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COUNTESS DRACULA (Carroll Borland) - Magic Image Filmbook

COUNTESS DRACULA (Carroll Borland) - Magic Image Filmbook

This special Magic Image Filmbook on MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (1935) actress Carroll Borland and her story. Her relationship ship with Bela Lugosi, the amazing deleted scenes from the 1935 film, rare photos. An amazing history from Greg Mank and Carroll herself. Plus, her novel COUNTESS DRACULA!

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DRACULA (1931) - Magic Image Filmbook

DRACULA (1931) - Magic Image Filmbook

The companion to the classic DRACULA (1931) film! The original shooting script. Production history, rare photos! Special introduction by Bela Lugosi, Preface by Carla Laemmle. Just a treasure of history. Publicity art, info on stage version, Spanish version. One of the biggest editions.

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DRACULA with LON CHANEY - Magic Image Filmbook

DRACULA with LON CHANEY - Magic Image Filmbook

From the vaults of Universal Studios by Philip J. Riley. This is the research and reproduced letters leading to the possible making of DRACULA starring Lon Chaney in 1929. Also, Universal's NOSFERATU script reproduced. A must-have for the serious Universal fans.

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FRANKENSTEIN (1931/Robert Florey-Lugosi) - Magic Image Filmbook

FRANKENSTEIN (1931/Robert Florey-Lugosi) - Magic Image Filmbook

The unmade Universal FRANKENSTEIN script starring Bela Lugosi from 1931! Proposed director Robert Florey's letter about the details of the Lugosi monster make-up. The Florey original shooting script, rare photos, publicity art. For serious Universal Monster fans, a rare packed volume!

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FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN (1943) - Magic Image Filmbook

FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN (1943) - Magic Image Filmbook

Everything you want to know about Universal's film FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN (1943). The shooting script, the advertising art, the photos, the publicity stills. Background production story by Greg Mank. Foreword by screenwriter Curt Siodmak. Click image for ore details.

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FRANKENSTEIN Stage Play Script - Magic Image Book

FRANKENSTEIN Stage Play Script - Magic Image Book

Another of the Magic Image books by Philip Reiley. This one unearths the original stage script by John Balderston and Garret Ford. The movie in 1931 used this as a template for the film, although it dramatically differs. Amazing for all students of Frankenstein!

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GORGO (1961) - Magic Image Filmbook

GORGO (1961) - Magic Image Filmbook

Released by MGM in 1961, Gorgo is that oft-told cinematic fable of the giant beast that threatens humanity. This volume contains the shooting script and the original tie-in novel by Carson Bingham and a production background by Bill Cooke. Lots of rare photos and promotional ad art.

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HOLD THAT GHOST (1941) - Magic Image Filmbook

HOLD THAT GHOST (1941) - Magic Image Filmbook

By Ron Palumbo. Extra giant script book..over 350 pages! Contains the movie's script and PACKED with background information, rare photos, pressbook reproductions, revisions, articles. Amazing history of this Abbott and Costello spooky comedy movie! Ultimate research and stories.

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HORROR OF DRACULA (1958) - Magic Image Filmbook

HORROR OF DRACULA (1958) - Magic Image Filmbook

The Magic Image Filmbook series packed book of the classic Hammer film HORROR OF DRACULA. Production history by Ron Borst. Rare photos and publicity art. The showman's manual reproduced here, the shooting script, vampire history. Amazing volume from the Magic Image Filmbook series.

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HOUSE OF DRACULA - Magic Image Filmbook

HOUSE OF DRACULA - Magic Image Filmbook

Magic Image Filmbook series issue of HOUSE OF DRACULA! The 1945 classic monster rally with Lon Chaney, John Carradine, Glenn Strange and Jane Adams! The definitive source on the film. Includes: shooting script, history by Greg Mank, Intro by John Carradine, Jane Adams interview. Rare photos!

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HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1944) - Magic Image Filmbook

HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1944) - Magic Image Filmbook

The classic Universal Monster Fest! The original shooting script from the vaults of Universal Studios. Background from historian Greg Mank. Interview with actress Elena Verdugo. Introduction by actor Peter Coe, commentary by Glenn Strange. Rare photos. Publicity art. Packed big book.

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HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (1923) - Magic Image Filmbook

HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (1923) - Magic Image Filmbook

"Philip J. Riley is setting the Industry standard for preserving the great silent film history in book form" - Kevin Brownlow Foreword by Patsy Ruth Miller (Co-star) Introduction by George Turner. Scripts, loads of background, newspaper clippings and rare photos!

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INVISIBLE MAN, THE (1932/Boris Karloff) - Magic Image Filmbook

INVISIBLE MAN, THE (1932/Boris Karloff) - Magic Image Filmbook

Fans might not know that Boris Karloff was the original planned star for THE INVISIBLE MAN. In 1932 notes from director James Whale, plus a script was drafted and included here. Direct from the Universal vaults. Plus, rare photos. Karloff eventually turned the role down. Amazing back history.

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INVISIBLE MAN, THE (1933/Claude Rains) - Magic Image Filmbook

INVISIBLE MAN, THE (1933/Claude Rains) - Magic Image Filmbook

By Gregory William Mank. The book includes the shooting script, pressbook and introduction by Jessica Rains "Anyone who cares about classic monster movies will find a treasure trove of information, rare photos, and meticulous detail." - Leonard Maltin.

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MAN WHO LAUGHS, THE (1928/Script Book) - Magic Image Filmbook

MAN WHO LAUGHS, THE (1928/Script Book) - Magic Image Filmbook

This oversize softcover features the original shooting script from THE MAN WHO LAUGHS (1928). Background information, history, rare photo stills and publicity art. Inner office letters reproduced about the film, vintage magazine article and more! Lon Chaney was slated to star!

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MUMMY'S CURSE (1944) - Magic Image Filmbook

MUMMY'S CURSE (1944) - Magic Image Filmbook

The final Mummy film! Introduction by the grandson of horror mega-star Lon Chaney, Jr. and interviews with starlet Virginia Christine. Rare photographs and complete shooting script. Advertising art, publicity stills. Kharis lives in this book!

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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Magic Image Filmbook Softcover

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Magic Image Filmbook Softcover

By Phillip Riley. The history of the 1925 Chaney classic. Info on footage cut from the film’s release that was considered too horrible for audiences in 1925? Contributions by Mary Philbin and Ray Bradbury. Script, info, rare photos! Giant, three times the size of other filmbooks.

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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Magic Image Hardback Book

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Magic Image Hardback Book

BIG Hardback edition. By Phillip Riley. The history of the 1925 Chaney classic. Info on footage cut from the film’s release that was considered too horrible for audiences in 1925. Contributions by Mary Philbin and Ray Bradbury. Script, info, rare photos! Three times the size of other filmbooks.

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POSTER ART FROM CLASSIC MONSTER FILMS - Magic Image Filmbook

POSTER ART FROM CLASSIC MONSTER FILMS - Magic Image Filmbook

From Phillip Riley's classic Magic Image series...this special volume is all full color. Over 200 posters, lobby cards of classic monster movie promotional art. From THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (1923) through THIS ISLAND EARTH (1954). Universal's classic monsters in full color! Packed!

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RETURN OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) - Magic Image Filmbook

RETURN OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) - Magic Image Filmbook

BACK IN STOCK! This oversize softcover features the original shooting script from THE RETURN OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) which later became THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN. Background information, history and interviews by Philip Riley. VERY Rare stills and publicity art.

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SPANISH POSTER ART FROM CLASSIC MONSTER FILMS - Magic Image

SPANISH POSTER ART FROM CLASSIC MONSTER FILMS - Magic Image

An amazing full color special edition in the Magic Image Filmbook series! Over 200 reproductions in full color of classic monster movie posters. These Spanish versions sported different and dynamic art from the 1920s-1960s. The Universals, Hammer Films and Sci-Fi monster classics. Power packed!

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THIS ISLAND EARTH (1955) - Magic Image Filmbook

THIS ISLAND EARTH (1955) - Magic Image Filmbook

This Magic Image Filmbook is packed! Includes the original shooting script from the vaults of Universal Studios. Introduction by actor Jeff Morrow. Filled with historical production background and rare photos. Plus, publicity art, notes on THIS ISLAND EARTH by Forrest J Ackerman. More!

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WAR EAGLES (1939) - Magic Image Filmbook

WAR EAGLES (1939) - Magic Image Filmbook

By Philip Riley. Extensive research into the great un-made WAR EAGLES film that was to be a great follow-up to Willis O'Brien's KING KONG glory. Dinosaurs and giant eagles that are ridden by humans. Production stills, frames from shot sequences, the script, Ray Harryhausen interview, MUCH more!

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WOLF MAN VS. DRACULA - Magic Image Filmbook

WOLF MAN VS. DRACULA - Magic Image Filmbook

BACK IN STOCK! From the vaults of Universal Studios. This is the first draft screenplay for the proposed 1944 film WOLF MAN VS. DRACULA by Bernard Schubert reproduced here. Photos and background about this unmade Universal project. A must-have for the serious Universal fans.

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WOLF MAN, THE (1941) - Magic Image Filmbook

WOLF MAN, THE (1941) - Magic Image Filmbook

Magic Image Filmbook series from Philip Riley! This book features the original 1941 shooting script for THE WOLF MAN direct from the Universal vaults. Forward by WOLF MAN actress Evelyn Ankers, intro by writer Curt Siodmak. Photos, publicity art, background by Greg Mank, George Turner.

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