Favorite Movie Books

Leading Ladies: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era | TCM (review) ©2006

Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of the Studio Era | TCM ©2006

Leading Couples: The Most Unforgettable Screen Romances of the Studio Era | TCM ©2006

Lovers | Linda Sunshine ©1992

Academy Awards Illustrated: A complete history of Hollywood's ACADEMY AWARDS in words and pictures | Robert Osborne, forward by Bette Davis ©1965, 1975
Movie Star Homes: The Famous to the Forgotten | Judy Artunian & Mike Oldham © 2004
Favorite Autobiographies:
By Myself and Then Some | Lauren Bacall
Now | Lauren Bacall
My Side of the Road | Dorothy Lamour as told to Dick McInnes 
Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming | Myrna Loy & James Kotsilibas-Davis
Vanity Will Get You Somewhere | Joseph Cotten
Forever Liesl: A Memoir of "The Sound of Music" | Charmian Carr
The Garner Files | James Garner
The Many Lives of Dwayne Hickman | Dwayne Hickman
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of "The Princess Bride" | Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
I, Rhoda: A Memoir | Valerie Harper
Favorite Biographies:
The Lives of Robert Ryan | J.R. Jones
Edith Head's Hollywood | Edith Head & Paddy Calistro
Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen | Luca Dotti (Hepburn's son)
Audrey Hepburn: An Elegant Spirit | Sean Ferrer (Hepburn's son)
High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly | Donald Spoto
Favorite Books I Read After Seeing the Movie:

Portrait of Jennie | Robert Nathan
Daddy-Long-Legs | Jean Webster
Please Don't Eat the Daisies | Jean Kerr
Above Suspicion | Helen MacInnes
The Long, Long Trailer | Clinton Twiss
Lost Horizon, Random Harvest, and Goodbye Mr. Chips | James Hilton


  1. Great list of autobiographies there, James Garner and Valerie Harper's sound a good read.

  2. Hello!
    As a movies and books lover, I am glad I came across this blog. I have never read any of those texts. I really want to get the one titled “Leading Couples: The Most Unforgettable Screen Romances of the Studio Era” one though.

    1. Welcome! These books are great resources! I got the first four books pictured for under $4 each at thriftbooks.com. It’s a great site for used movie books!