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

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Plume, Jan 27, 2010 - Performing Arts - 810 pages
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An updated guide to classic movies from the leading authority on film
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.
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."

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It's hard to find a movie guide just on Classic Movies. A great find for me since we are old movie lovers. There are more old film's found in this book than his other movie guide books. I wasn't able to find this guide until I checked Overstock.com. Thanks. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

This is an absolute TREASURE TROVE for fans of classic movies, or should we say quality films from earlier times. Maltin's authoritative guide provides concise descriptions of over 10,000 movies from ... Read full review

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Leonard Maltin is one of today's most respected film historians and critics. He appears regularly on Entertainment Tonight, and hosts Secret's Out on Reelz Channel. He teaches at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

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