The 101 Greatest Mystery Films

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ibooks, Incorporated, 2000 - Fiction - 304 pages
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From America's leading mystery authority, this informative guide is packed with plot twists, cast lists, delectable bits of fun, and often scandalous trivia. The finest Hitchcockian suspense movies, the toughest gangster flicks, the wittiest Thin Man titles, the bleakest noir films, and the best of the 80's and 90's. This survey is enhanced by the extensive knowledge and sharp style of Otto Penzler, who Booklist calls 'a mystery superbuff.'
In reviews both savvy and engaging, Penzler presents a slew of interesting facts for each and every film, encouraging you to see these classic films for the first, or maybe the hundredth, time. In the entries, you'll find answers to questions that test your knowledge of mystery and suspense movies.

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Otto Penzler owns the Mysterious Bookshop in New York & founded the Mysterious Press & Otto Penzler Books. He has written & edited several books, including the Edgar-winning "Encyclopedia of Mystery & Detection".

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