Great Kisses: ...and Famous Lines Right Out of the Movies

Great Kisses: ...and Famous Lines Right Out of the Movies

by Timothy Knight
     
 

Of all the grand visions conjured by the movies, few captivate us like that moment when the lovers on the big screen finally come together in a passionate kiss—one that pulls at our heartstrings and burns its way into our memories. In these larger-than-life images of romantic abandon, all the cinematic elements align, creating a magical moment full of promise

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Of all the grand visions conjured by the movies, few captivate us like that moment when the lovers on the big screen finally come together in a passionate kiss—one that pulls at our heartstrings and burns its way into our memories. In these larger-than-life images of romantic abandon, all the cinematic elements align, creating a magical moment full of promise, delicious anticipation, and heartfelt bliss.

A truly great movie kiss lingers with us long after the screen fades to black. There is the one that helped us nurse a broken heart. The one that set our pulses racing. And the kiss that inspired us to follow our dreams. Who can forget the way Humphrey Bogart sacrificed his own happiness for his true love Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca? The romantic fireworks generated by Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind? Or the swoon-worthy first kiss of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Titanic?

Great Kisses compiles fifty beloved movie kisses—both classic and contemporary—with the famous lines that accompany them, and is a perfect keepsake for movie buffs and hopeless romantics alike. For in the movies and in Great Kisses, true love conquers all....

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061438899
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/08/2008
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,384,818
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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