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Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia: Career Profiles of More than 2,000 Actors & Filmmakers, Past and Present
     

Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia: Career Profiles of More than 2,000 Actors & Filmmakers, Past and Present

by Leonard Maltin
 
Whether you're interested in cinema history or determined to win a friendly bet, this book, compiled by one of America's foremost film experts, is a veritable Who's Who of Hollywood history. Maltin presents capsulized biographies of filmmakers from D.W. Griffith to John Sayles, actors from Rudolph Valentino to Julia Roberts, and a whole host of luminaries, including

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Whether you're interested in cinema history or determined to win a friendly bet, this book, compiled by one of America's foremost film experts, is a veritable Who's Who of Hollywood history. Maltin presents capsulized biographies of filmmakers from D.W. Griffith to John Sayles, actors from Rudolph Valentino to Julia Roberts, and a whole host of luminaries, including writers, composers, cinematographers, and other movie mucky-mucks, from the silent era to the present. Entries range from paragraph-length cameos to full-scale profiles, complete with Maltin's own highly subjective assessments of significant films. 976 pp.

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Summarizes the careers of some 2,000 moviemakers, including actors, directors, writers, cinematographers, composers, and other behind- the-scenes talents. Alphabetically arranged listings include birth, death, and marriage information, film appearances, nominations and awards, and trivia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780525936350
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
9.35(w) x 6.31(h) x 2.12(d)

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