1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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Barron's Educational Publishing
This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Is it any wonder this intensely readable book has sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide?

Chronicling the complete history of filmmaking, this important survey dates back to silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation and the immortal Little Tramp movies of Charlie Chaplin. It then covers blockbusters of the more recent past like Gone with the Wind, A Clockwork Orange, Avatar, and The Black Swan. Also described are Hollywood's most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental "New Wave" films from 1950s and '60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries.
This all-new edition has been updated with:
  • New films that span the globe
  • Detailed, full-color images
  • Key quotations from the movies
  • More movie posters than ever
  • Up-to-date facts and movie trivia

    For students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 6th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.
    This brand-new edition of this best-selling book covers more than a century of movie history. Thoroughly updated with new films that span the globe, full-color images, key quotations from the movies, more movie posters than ever, up-to-date facts and movie trivia, and much more.

    Simon and Schuster
    This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film&;s history.

    This must-have guide chronicles the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith&;s controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Birdman, Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel. Also described are Hollywood&;s most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental &;New Wave&; films from 1950s and &;60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries.

    This all-new edition has been updated with:
    • New films that span the globe
    • Detailed, full-color images
    • Key quotations from the movies
    • More movie posters than ever
    • Up-to-date facts and movie trivia

    For students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 6th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, 2015
    Edition: Updated edition
    ISBN: 9780764167904
    0764167901
    Branch Call Number: 791.4375 ON
    Characteristics: 960 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
    Additional Contributors: Schneider, Steven Jay 1974-- Editor

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