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

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

Paperback Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide

By (author) Leonard Maltin

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  • Publisher: PLUME
  • Format: Paperback | 704 pages
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 202mm x 44mm | 646g
  • Publication date: 6 February 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0452295777
  • ISBN 13: 9780452295773
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd edition
  • Sales rank: 62,764

Product description

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.

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Author information

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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`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`