Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide: From the Silent Era Through 1965

Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide: From the Silent Era Through 1965

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by Leonard Maltin
     
 

From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide comes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. The Classic Movie Guide covers thousands of films, from the silent era to the 1960s, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon (all three versions: 1931, 1936, and 1941),

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Overview

From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide comes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. The Classic Movie Guide covers thousands of films, from the silent era to the 1960s, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon (all three versions: 1931, 1936, and 1941), Singin' in the Rain, and Godzilla, King of the Monsters! With entries spanning across the decades, this comprehensive guide has expanded star and director indexes, and capsule reviews of obscure and forgotten-the sort that turn up on Turner Classic Movies in the wee hours of the morning. This is the perfect companion for anyone who loves the thrill of discovering vintage movies on DVD or cable.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Indispensable." —Los Angeles Times

"Head and shoulders above the rest." —The New York Times

"Maltin's Film Guide...belongs next to every TV and VCR in every home." - -USA Today

"The single most important reference book in every American home." — Esquire

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452295773
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
832
Sales rank:
99,080
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Recognised as one of America's leading film historians and critics, Leonard Maltin has become a household name and media personality due to his regular appearances on the highly successful syndicated TV program Entertainment Tonight and the Encore cable-TV service, his syndicated radio program, Leonard Maltin's Video View, his monthly reviews in Playboy magazine, and the featuring of Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide on the World Wide Web, via the popular Amazon.com website. He lives in Toluca Lake, California.

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