Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy

Publisher: New American Library Year: 1968 Pages: 176 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “For Stan – The onlie begetter.” – Shakespeare (in part) There have been countless comedy teams since the days of Vaudeville brought slapstick humor to the masses. Some teams added members to become … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Moments from the films of Walt Disney

Publisher: The Rutledge Press Year: 1981 Pages: 94 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8173-3975-4 “Each minute of Disney animation requires 1,440 drawings.” This is a huge publication, which is perfect considering that it is basically a poster book. You could take it apart and frame the beautiful … Continue reading

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Book Review: AT PENCIL’S POINT by Harry Roth

Publisher: Stephen Day Press / The Murray Printing Company Year: 1946 Pages: 210 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “To overcome your fear of a piece of plain white paper.” Every image of this book, including every reprinting (the last being June of 2005), seems to indicate … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Celebrated Cases of Dick Tracy

Publisher: The Wellfleet Press Year: 1990 Pages: 291  Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-55521-620-X “Little crimes lead to big crimes.” – Dick Tracy This is an interesting collection of some of the ‘cases’, or strips, of Dick Tracy. But before you get to them, you are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. Year: 1993 Pages: 254 (288 in 7th Edition) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-56282-743-X “Disney songs (are) eminently hummable and totally unforgettable.” A book must be good when it’s available in 7 printings (as of 2018)! You can pick up a copy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kids Say the Darndest Things!

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Year: 1957 Pages: 194 Type: Hardcover ISBN: Book Club Edition “If I was an elefunk, I’d be a fireman, ’cause then I could squirt fires out with my nose.” And there’s more where that piece of logic came from! Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand

Publisher: Collins Publishers / HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Year: 1997 Pages: 194 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-00-649184-7 “I’m Dick Clark. I’ve got the job as the new host of Bandstand.” Nothing says Americana quite like American Bandstand! Teenagers dancing to the latest hit records while a friendly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Official Batman Batbook

Publisher: Contemporary Books Inc. Year: 1986 Pages: 172 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8092-5035-7 “This book is dedicated to all of the arch villains of Gotham City, without whom Batman would be out of work.” The cliques would be just too easy with a post based on … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Story Book Album

Publisher: David McKay Company Inc. Year: 1934 Pages: Unmarked (approximately 80) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-679-20801-1 Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggety dogNow we got ears, it’s time for cheers So say the lyrics to the Hot Dog song from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse children’s show. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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