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The definitive guide to classic films from one of America's most trusted film critics
Thanks to Netflix and cable television, classic films are more accessible than ever. Now co-branded with Turner Classic Movies, Leonard Maltins Classic Movie Guide covers films from Hollywood and around the world, from the silent era through 1965, and from The Maltese Falcon to Singin in the Rain and Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Thoroughly revised and updated, and featuring expanded indexes, a list of Maltins personal recommendations, and more than two hundred new entriesincluding many offbeat and obscure filmsthis new edition is a must-have companion for every movie lover.
This one-of-a-kind guide to classic movies is from the leading authority on film: Leonard Maltin, author of the bestselling annual "Movie Guide."
From one of the country's leading film critics and historians comes a dynamic, authoritative guide to classic movies. Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide includes more than 7,000 capsule reviews of such classic movies as The Birth of a Nation, Gone with the Wind, and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
From Leonard Maltin, author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide
, comes this guide to classic movies. Leonard Maltins Classic Movie Guide
includes more than 7,000 capsule reviews of classic movies, including: The Birth of a Nation
(1915), Gone With the Wind
(1939), The Philadelphia Story
(1940), High Noon
(1952), and Guess Whos Coming to Dinner
In addition, this unique volume also offers a star and director index, a full listing of classic movies on DVD, and Leonard Maltins unique Top Ten lists. The result is an authoritative, dynamic guide to the classics no film aficionado should be without.
About the Author
Leonard Maltin is one of the countrys leading film critics and historians. He has written a number of books (including Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons), appeared on televisions Entertainment Tonight for more than twenty years, and teaches at the University of Southern California.