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    DescriptionFrom 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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    Title
    Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide
    Subtitle
    From the Silent Era Through 1965
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leonard Maltin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 646 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780452295773
    ISBN 10: 0452295777
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    B&T General Subject: 221
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15880
    BISAC V2.8: PER004040
    BIC subject category V2: APFG
    BISAC V2.8: PER004020
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 56
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 016.79143/75
    B&T Approval Code: C07592000
    DC22: 016.7914375
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN1998 .L359 2010
    DC23: 016.7914375
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    PLUME
    Publication date
    06 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    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.
    Review quote
    `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`