Movie Books

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This is a listing of the various movie programs and books about movies with Pink Floyd involvement that I have in my Pink Floyd reference library. Publishing information, including title, author, publisher, date published, ISBN number, page length, and a brief summary is provided about each book in an effort to aid anyone who wants to obtain copies of these works.


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Movie Books

  1. Movie Programs

    1. The Committee

      1. The Committe 1968 U.K. movie program

    2. Emanuela 77

      1. Emanuela 77 German movie program

    3. Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii

      1. Pink Floyd movie - U.S. Press Book

    4. The Wall

      1. 35th International Cannes Film Festival program
      2. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - U. K. premiere movie program
      3. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Ziegfield Theater, New York City advance screening movie program
      4. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Culver City, California, U.S. premiere movie program
      5. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Australian movie program
      6. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - German movie program
      7. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Icelandic movie program
      8. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Japanese movie program
      9. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - U. S. movie program
      10. Pink Floyd - The Wall - U.S. Press Information

    5. The Valley

      1. The Valley - U.S. Press Folder

    6. Zabriskie Point

      1. Zabriskie Point - U.S. Press Book
      2. Zabriskie Point - U.K. Press Book
      3. Zabriskie Point - The Original Motion Picture Book (Japan)

  2. Books About Movies

    1. Michelangelo Antonioni - The Complete Films by Seymour Chatman/Paul Duncan
    2. The British Pop Music Film - The Beatles and Beyond by Stephen Glynn
    3. The Films of Alan Parker 1976-2003 by David F. Gonthier, Jr. and Timothy M. O'Brien
    4. Bob Geldof - Is That It? - the autobiography by Bob Geldof with Paul Valley
    5. Hollywood on the Riviera - The Inside Story of the Cannes Film Festival by Cari Beauchamp and Henri Behar
    6. Hollywood Rock - A Guide to Rock'n'Roll in the Movies by Marshall Crenshaw
    7. Kaleidoscope Eyes screenplay by Edward Shuttleworth
    8. Magical Musical Tour - Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks by K.J. Donnelly
    9. The Making of Pink Floyd The Wall by Gerald Scarfe
    10. The Pinewood Story - The Authorised History of the World's Most Famous Film Studio by Gareth Owen and Brian Burford
    11. Pink Floyd - The Wall
    12. Pink Floyd The Wall - Behind the Wall Retrospective Photographs by David Appleby
    13. Pink Floyd - The Wall screenplay by Roger Waters
    14. Psychedelic Celluloid - British Pop Music in Film and TV 1965-1974 by Simon Matthews
    15. Gerald Scarfe by Gerald Scarfe
    16. Scarfe by Scarfe by Gerald Scarfe
    17. Scarfe's Seven Deadly Sins by Gerald Scarfe
    18. Scarfeland - A Lost World of Fabulous Beasts and Monsters by Gerald Scarfe
    19. Scarfe on Stage by Gerald Scarfe
    20. Gerald Scarfe - Drawing Blood - Forty-Five Years of Scarfe Uncensored by Gerald Scarfe
    21. Video Hound's Golden Movie Retriever 1996

    The Committee

  1. The Committee 1968 U.K. movie program

    Publisher: Contemporary Films, U.K. movie program, 1968, 4 pages.
    Synopsis: The British movie program for The Committee, which has a soundtrack by Pink Floyd.


    Emanuela 77

  1. Emanuela 77 German movie program

    Publisher: Neues Filmprogramm, German, 1977, 12 pages.
    Synopsis: The German movie program for the movie Emanuela 77, aka La Marge. This movie features music by Pink Floyd, Elton John and Sailor.


    Pink Floyd - Live at Pompeii

  1. Pink Floyd movie - U.S. Press Book

    Publisher: April Fools Films, Inc., U.S., 1974, 4 pages.
    Synopsis: The official advertising, publicity and promotion booklet for the Pink Floyd movie, aka Live at Pompeii. Includes a variety of poster ads, the press release, and publicity information.


    The Wall

  1. 35th International Cannes Film Festival program

    Publisher: Cannes Film Festival, France, May 23, 1982.
    Synopsis: The official 35th International Cannes Film Festival program, during which the movie Pink Floyd The Wall debuted on May 23, 1982. Signed by David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Roger Waters at the festival.


  2. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Ziegfield Theater, New York City advance screening movie program

    Publisher: MGM, U.S., June 24, 1982, 6 pages fold-open.
    Synopsis: The official Pink Floyd The Wall movie program from the special advance screening of Pink Floyd-The Wall for people in the record and radio industries, held at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on June 24, 1982. Signed by Bob Geldof at the event.


  3. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - U. K. premiere movie program

    Publisher: MGM, U.K., July 14, 1982.
    Synopsis: The official Pink Floyd The Wall movie program from the British premiere of the movie at the Empire Theater, Leicester Square, London, England on July 14, 1982. Proceeds from the event went to the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Center.


  4. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Culver City, California, U.S. premiere movie program

    Publisher: MGM, U.S., July 1982, 6 pages fold-open.
    Synopsis: The official Pink Floyd The Wall movie program from the U.S. premiere of the movie at the MGM Theater, Culver City, California, July 21-28, 1982. Includes a 12-question questionnaire, which viewers were asked to answer after seeing the movie.


  5. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Australian movie program

    Publisher: MGM, Australia, 1982.
    Synopsis: The official 1982 Australian Pink Floyd The Wall movie program.


  6. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - German movie program

    Publisher: MGM, Germany, 1982.
    Synopsis: The official 1982 German Pink Floyd The Wall movie program.


  7. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Icelandic movie program

    Publisher: MGM, Iceland, February 7, 1983, 4 pages.
    Synopsis: The official 1983 Icelandic Pink Floyd The Wall movie program.


  8. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - Japanese movie program

    Publisher: MGM, Japan, 1982, 24 pages.
    Synopsis: The official 1982 Japanese Pink Floyd The Wall movie program. With movie ticket.


  9. Pink Floyd The Wall movie - U. S. movie program

    Publisher: MGM, U.S., 1982, 4 pages.
    Synopsis: The official 1982 United States Pink Floyd The Wall movie program.


  10. Pink Floyd - The Wall - U.S. Press Information

    Publisher: 1982, MGM, 53 pages.
    Synopsis: A collection of promotional materials for the Pink Floyd movie The Wall. Includes The Making of the Film, Brick by Brick, From My View by Alan Parker, complete credits, the story, Pink Floyd discography, biographies, and 13 promo photos.


    The Valley

  1. The Valley - U.S. Press Folder

    Publisher: Circle Associates, Ltd, U.S., 1979
    Synopsis: The official press folder for the U.S. release of the movie, The Valley. Includes a large 4-page glossy marketing campaign booklet, a September 19th theater ad, a 9-page marketing guide, a movie review from the Los Angeles Times, a personal letter from Lagoon explaining the marketing campain, a 12-page movie booklet (including a page about Pink Floyd), two 8 X 10 glossy promo pictures from the movie, a Reader review of the movie, an article about Barbet Schroeder from the Los Angeles Times, and an article about Bulle Ogier from the New York Times.


    Zabriskie Point

  1. Zabriskie Point - U.S. Press Book

    Publisher: MGM, U.S., 1970, 20 pages.
    Synopsis: The official U.S. press book for the movie, Zabriskie Point. Includes publicity with biographies of the director and actors, background information on the making of the movie, production features, soundtrack information (including Pink Floyd), and numerous print ads.


  2. Zabriskie Point - U.K. Press Book

    Publisher: National Screen Service, Ltd., U.K., 1970, 8 pages.
    Synopsis: The official press book for the movie, Zabriskie Point. Includes biographies of the actors, background information on the making of the movie, production features, soundtrack information (including Pink Floyd), and numerous print ads.


  3. Zabriskie Point - The Original Motion Picture Book (Japan)

    Publisher: N.S.W. Japan, 1990s, 28 pages.
    Synopsis: The Japanese Zabriskie Point book. Housed in an album sized jacket.


    Books About Movies

  1. Michelangelo Antonioni - The Complete Films

    Authors: Seymour Chatman/Paul Duncan
    Publisher: Taschen, 2008, softcover, ISBN 978-3-8228-3030-7, 96 pages.
    Synopsis: A history of movies done by Michelangelo Antonioni. Includes the story of Zabriskie Point, his film that featured a soundtrack by Pink Floyd.


  2. The British Pop Music Film - The Beatles and Beyond

    Author: Stephen Glynn
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, hardcover, ISBN 978-0-230-39222-9, 258 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about British pop music films. Includes an examination of the movie, Pink Floyd-The Wall. Also looks at The Young Ones, A Hard Days Night, Help!, Privilege, Performance, Tommy, The Great Rock `n` Roll Swindle, Spice World, and more.


  3. The Films of Alan Parker 1976-2003

    Authors: David F. Gonthier, Jr. and Timothy M. O'Brien
    Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2015, softcover, ISBN: 9 780786 497256, 313 pages
    Synopsis: A look at the movies of British director Alan Parker. Features a chapter on the film, Pink Floyd-The Wall.


  4. Bob Geldof - Is That It? - the autobiography

    Authors: Bob Geldof with Paul Valley
    Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, U.S., 1987, hardcover, ISBN 1-55584-115-5, 360 pages.
    Synopsis: Bob Geldof's autobiography. Includes Geldof writing about his experiences acting in The Wall movie.


  5. Hollywood on the Riviera - The Inside Story of the Cannes Film Festival

    Authors: Cari Beauchamp and Henri Behar
    Publisher: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1992, hardback, ISBN 0-688-11007X, 491 pages.
    Synopsis: The history and inside stories of the Cannes Film Festival with the rules and regulations of the festival, the Cannes jury members, and a complete listing of the Cannes award winners throughout the years. Includes information about The Wall movie at Cannes including how it was screened, Alan Parker talking about a trip to Russia for a Wall screening, and how The Wall needed a change in the sound system.


  6. Hollywood Rock - A Guide to Rock'n'Roll in the Movies

    Author: Marshall Crenshaw
    Publisher: HarperPerennial, 1994, ISBN 0-06-273242-0, 351 pages.
    Synopsis: An excellent book with numerous reviews of rock movies, concert films, rockumentaries, and a rock actors filmography. Features entries about The Wall, Stamping Ground, Tonite Let's All Make Love in London, Christmas On Earth Continued, European Music Revolution, and the Pink Floyd movie.


  7. Kaleidoscope Eyes screenplay

    Author: Edward Shuttleworth
    Publisher: Revision January 28, 1999, 114 pages.
    Synopsis: The original screenplay for a proposed movie about life and music in the psychedelic 1960s. Some references are loosely based on the early Pink Floyd.


  8. Magical Musical Tour - Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

    Author: K.J. Donnelly
    Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2015, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-62892-128-1, 207 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about rock music in films. Featues a chapter about Pink Floyd movie soundtracks. Very analytical.


  9. The Making of Pink Floyd The Wall

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2010, U.K., hardcover, ISBN 978-0-297-86335-9, 256 pages.
    Synopsis: A beautiful full-color book by Gerald Scarfe on his story of the making of The Wall. Numerous illustrations and background information by the co-creator and designer of the images in The Wall.


  10. The Pinewood Story - The Authorised History of the World's Most Famous Film Studio

    Author: Gareth Owen and Brian Burford
    Publisher: Reynolds and Hearn, Ltd., London, 2000, hardcover, ISBN 1-902111-09-9, 208 pages.
    Synopsis: This book looks at the history of Pinewood Studios, the place where the movie Pink Floyd-The Wall was made. Covers the history of the studio from 1936 through present day.


  11. Pink Floyd - The Wall

    Publisher: Avon Books, 1982, ISBN 0-380-81521-4
    Synopsis: A U.K. book with the complete lyrics and action stills from the movie The Wall.


  12. Pink Floyd The Wall - Behind the Wall Retrospective

    Photographer: Photographs by David Appleby
    Publisher: Mind Head Publishing, England, 2012, softcover, 56 pages.
    Synopsis: A collection of 47 photographs taken by on-site photographer, David Appleby, during the making of the movie, Pink Floyd The Wall.


  13. Pink Floyd - The Wall screenplay

    Author: Roger Waters
    Publisher: Draft - May 8, 1981, 117 pages
    Synopsis: The original screenplay for The Wall movie by Roger Waters. Includes explanations of scenes, lyrics, and rough sketches of ideas.


  14. Psychedelic Celluloid - British Pop Music in Film and TV 1965-1974

    Author: Simon Matthews
    Publisher: Oldcastle Books, 2016, softcover, ISBN 978-1-84344-457-2, 224 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about 1965-1974 British movies with connections to rock music. Includes chapters on Tonite Let's All Make Love in London, The Committee, More, Amougies, The Body, Love and Music, A Clockwork Orange, La Vallee, and Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii.


  15. Gerald Scarfe

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Thames and Hudson, 1982, U.S., ISBN 0-500-27268-9, 168 pages.
    Synopsis: A book by Gerald Scarfe documenting his art. Includes chapters on Private Eye, sculpture, gossip column, British Prime Ministers, the political scene, the U.S.A., world politics, and animation and film design. Features numerous art from The Wall movie, including watercolors, sketches, and pre-production drawings.


  16. Scarfe by Scarfe

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Hamish Hamilton-London, 1986, hardcover, ISBN 0-241-11959-6
    Synopsis: A self portrait of the life of Gerald Scarfe. Includes numerous designs and drawings from the Wall and photos of some of the puppets.


  17. Scarfe's Seven Deadly Sins

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1987, hardcover, ISBN 0-241-12394-1
    Synopsis: The seven deadly sins as seen through the eyes of Gerald Scarfe. Lust, envy, greed, glutony, pride, anger, and sloth in a pictoral by Pink Floyd collaborator Scarfe.


  18. Scarfeland - A Lost World of Fabulous Beasts and Monsters

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1989, hardcover, ISBN 0-241-12859-5
    Synopsis: A book of detailed anthropological pen portraits by Pink Floyd-The Wall illustrator, Gerald Scarfe. Includes 43 different portraits of everyone from Michael Jackson to Pavarotti.


  19. Scarfe on Stage

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1992, hardcover, ISBN 0-241-131871
    Synopsis: A look at Gerald Scarfe's designs for theater, television, film, and stage. Features costume and set designs, caricatures, sketches, paintings, and photographs. Includes ten pages on The Wall movie, a page of sketches for Roger Waters' The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking tour, and two pages on The Wall-Live in Berlin, with some pre-production sketches.


  20. Gerald Scarfe - Drawing Blood - Forty-Five Years of Scarfe Uncensored

    Author: Gerald Scarfe
    Publisher: Little, Brown / Time Warner Books, U.K., 2005, first edition hardcover, ISBN 0 316 72952 3, 352 pages.
    Synopsis: An in-depth look at the history of the art of Gerald Scarfe. Includes numerous drawings he did for Pink Floyd, such as the 1974 tour folder sketch, Animals tour animation art, early developmental drawings for The Wall, The Wall animation art, The Wall movie drawings, Roger Waters-The Pros & Cons of Hitch Hiking designs, and Roger Waters-The Wall Live in Berlin. A wonderful book.


  21. Video Hound's Golden Movie Retriever 1996

    Publisher: Visible Ink Books, 1996, paperback, ISBN 0-7876-0626-X, 1608 pages.
    Synopsis: An extensive video reference guide that lists every video and laserdisc release, plus reviews, directors, ratings, list prices, etc. Includes reviews of The Wall, The Valley, More and others.