In Development at Archive Editions

George Pal's Puppet Films - An Illustrated History
by Mike Hankin

Researched and written over the past 10 years, Mike Hankin (author of Ray Harryhausen - Master of the Majicks) has written the definitive history of famous sci-fi producer/director George Pal's ground-breaking stop motion short films, The Puppetoons®. From his beginnings in Hungary, then Holland, and finally in the U.S., Pal's classic characters include Jim Dandy, Jasper and the Scarecrow, Tubby the Tuba, and many more. Ray Harryhausen, Willis O'Brien, Wah Chang, and many others worked on The Puppetoons® before branching out to their own careers in feature films. Pal's puppet work further extended to his own feature films, including The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm and tom thumb.

Illustrated with hundreds of color and B&W photos, many of which have never been seen before.

When Playmates Ruled the Earth - An Illustrated Memoir
by Victoria Vetri

Victoria Vetri was Playboy's Playmate of the Year in 1968 and guest-starred on TV series such as Mission: Impossible, Batman, Hogan’s Heroes, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Perry Mason, Bonanza, McHale’s Navy, Daniel Boone, Land of the Giants, Hawaiian Eye,
and Cheyenne, as well as movies such as Rosemary's Baby, Group Marriage, and Invasion of the Bee Girls. She is most famous for fending off dinosaurs in the Hammer Films production of When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth.

A tumultuous personal life came to a head in 2010 when a domestic conflict exploded into Victoria shooting her husband (he survived). Now out of prison, Victoria tells her first person account of the ups-and-downs of Hollywood and her personal life, drawing upon her detailed diaries, letters, notes, calendars and other memorabilia.

Illustrated with hundreds of color and B&W photos from her movie and TV career, as well as personal photos from her own scrapbooks.

Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West
A Pictorial History

A comprehensive pictorial account of Sergio Leone's classic western masterpiece starring Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards.

Featuring hundreds of color and B&W photos from several private collections and archives, the photographic coverage spans the production (on-set photos), candids, and scene stills, along with a gallery of cast portraits, deleted scenes, posters from many different countries, and assorted advertising materials.

Also included will be exclusive, never before published
interviews with Sergio Leone and composer Ennio Morricone conducted in 1971.

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