Cover and production costs for a new book on early cinema.
A book about turn of the 19th century moving pictures and stage conjuring.
Update - delay due to snow and others.
Moving along slowly but still moving.
About two weeks ago I requested an inter-library loan for a book that I need to look at. I didn't get it to so... Read more
The second proof arrived.
The second book proof arrived several days ago. I am very impressed with the strong, sharp print and am excited to be getting closer to the finish line.
I had... Read more
I endeavored to finish the Photoshopping all four hundred and ten plus pages by December 31st. Well, it will be tonight that I'll be finished.
The last thing needed for... Read more
Update on the upcoming.
Starting where I left off in October it has been full steam ahead.
I will have a second proof ordered by the end of the month that will be used... Read more
Getting started on finishing.
Tonight I am gathering up all the stuff I need to finish the book. This is not a chore because most of the book was finished last winter.
My delay... Read more
I was going to start putting together the book starting this weekend but there is a delay.
The other day I plugged something into the outlet in my sun room,... Read more
The book is fourthcoming.
The campaign was not funded unfortunately but the book is still going to go into print. The number of books printed will not be as many as originally planned and a... Read more
Here is a lost film related item from the pages of the May, 1915 issue of Motion Picture Magazine.
The Dust of Egypt (1915, Vitagraph Company of America) a short... Read more
Inside the Book: "The Budget of Novelties" from the 1870s-80s.
Only a week and a half is remaining to this crowdfunder! Please spread the word at your favorite movie and magic groups and forums. Maybe this project can clear the... Read more
Inside the Book: "Side Show Tricks Exposed" pamphlet from 1919.
One of the items that you will find in this book is an extremely rare eight page pamphlet called "Side Show Tricks Exposed" copyrighted by J. H. Trudel in 1919. ... Read more
How this book and others in the "Moving Picture Reprint Series" are made.
Each volume that I publish in the Moving Picture Reprint Seriesare made up of books, catalogs, pamphlets, ephemera, and other related items scanned from the original paper on a... Read more
10% funded in two days!
Thank you all who pledged so far. 10% of the funding goal has been reached in just two days!
32 days remaining until this crowdfunder ends. Can the goal be... Read more