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    Hey, we know you dig video, but sometimes you gotta read!  These reference books are a good starting point to learn more about the titles in The VIDEO BEAT! catalog.  
 
  *  HOLLYWOOD ROCK - A Guide to Rock n Roll in the Movies
              By Marshall Crenshaw.  HarperPerennial.  1994.


*  THE I WAS A TEENAGE JUVENILE DELINQUENT ROCK N ROLL HORROR BEACH PARTY MOVIE BOOK. 
   - A Complete Guide to the Teen Exploitation Film: 1954-1969

              By Alan Betrock.  St. Martin's Press.  1986.


*  SEX, CLASS and REALISM - British Cinema 1956-1963
              By John Hall.  British Film Institute Publishing.  1986.


*  GROOVY MOVIES: FAR-OUT FILMS OF THE PSYCHEDELIC ERA
              By Irv Slifkin.  Visible Ink Press.  2004.


*  ROCK ON FILM
              By David Ehrenstein and Bill Reed.  Delilah Books.  1982.


*  THE PSYCHOTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FILM
              By Michael Weldon.  Ballantine Books.  1983.


*  POP DREAMS - Music, Movies, and Media in the 1960s
              By Archie Loss.  Hardcourt Brace.  1999.

 

*  CELLULOID ROCK - Twenty Years of Movie Rock
              By Philip Jenkins and Alan Warner.  Lorrimer Publishing.  1974.

 

*  HOLLYWOOD FILMS OF THE SEVENTIES - Sex, Drugs, Violence, Rock 'n' Roll and Politics
              By Seth Cagin and Philip Dray.  Harper & Row.  1984.

 

*  THE PSYCHOTRONIC VIDEO GUIDE
              By Michael Weldon.  St. Martin's Griffin.  1996.


*  ROCK FILMS - Musicals, Concerts, Documentaries: 1955-1986
              By Linda J. Sandahl.  Facts On File, Inc.  1987.


*  THE ROCK AND ROLL MOVIE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE 1950s
              By Mark Thomas McGee.  McFarland & Company.  1990.


*  ROCK AND ROLL - THE MOVIES
              By Rob Burt.  Blandford Press U.K.  1983.


*  TEENAGERS AND TEENPICS - The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s
              By Thomas Doherty.  Temple University Press.  2002.


*  IT'S PARTY TIME - A Musical Appreciation of the Beach Party Film Genre
              By Stephen J. McFarland.  PTB Productions.  1994.


*  RE/SEARCH #10: INCREDIBLY STRANGE FILMS
              By Re/Search & Contributors.  Re/Search.  1986.


*  MENTAL HYGIENE - Classroom Films 1945-1970
              By Ken Smith.  Blast Books.  1999.


*  TEENAGE CONFIDENTIAL - An Illustrated History of the American Teen
              By Michael Barson and Steven Heller.  Chronicle Books.  1998.


* THE COMPLETE DIRECTORY TO PRIME TIME NETWORK AND CABLE TV SHOWS 1946—PRESENT
              By Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh.  Ballantine Books.  1999.


*  THE KINGS OF THE Bs - Working Within the Hollywood System
              By Todd McCarthy and Charles Flynn.  E.P Dutton & Co., Inc.  1975.

 

  The VIDEO BEAT! does not sell these books. We are recommending them as a reference for more information about the titles on this website. Most if not all of these books are out-of-print so you'll have to search used book stores, the web, etc. There may be newer books, so keep your eyes open.