What They Are Saying

Awesome…a reading opportunity no film enthusiast should let fly by. There is not another [book] coming this or any year that I would recommend higher.”

            John McElwee Greenbriar Picture Shows    Review


What They Are Saying

It’s significant, and it’s massive… a work that can rightly be described as the most thoroughly researched, detailed, and richly illustrated book ever published on any director.  

Thomas Gladysz  The Huffington Post Review

Nothing Sacred: The Cinema Of William Wellman

More than three decades in the making, it's here at last.The most thorough, deeply researched, highly detailed and richly illustrated book ever published on one of America’s greatest film directors. William Wellman’s classics include “Wings,” “The Public Enemy,” “A Star is Born,” “Beau Geste,” “Roxie Hart,” “The Ox-Bow Incident,” “The Story of G. I. Joe,” “Battleground,” “The High and the Mighty” and many others. This volume weighs in at a whopping 310,000 words and features hundreds of stills, posters, lobby cards, movie ads and other images.

This Deluxe Limited Edition Printed In Full Color

The number of books printed depends on the number sold. It will be sent to the printer only after all the orders have been placed. This is not just the First Edition but the Only Edition. Each copy is $150, postage paid in the U.S. For shipping to other countries, please email us first for the cost of additional postage: Contact Us Here
Buyers will receive their books approximately three months after that. We will keep you updated on its progress through emails, Facebook and Twitter.
Each volume will be numbered and signed by both authors

This Deluxe Limited Edition Will Never Be Reprinted. Ever!

William Wellman At The Set
William Wellman Director Of The Public Enemy
Nothing Sacred William Wellman Great Book

 About The Authors 

John Gallagher is an award-winning filmmaker whose credits include The Networker, Blue MoonThe Deli, Sam, The Insurgents, Men Lie, and street Hunter. He is the author of Film Directors on Directing and the forthcoming Hollywood's Forgotten Master: The Life and Times of Tay Garnett.

Frank Thompson is the author of more than 40 books including "Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas." He has written and directed several documentaries and worked as a writer and producer in television for 20 years.