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The movie book / Louis Baxter, John Farndon, Kieran Grant, Damon Wise, contributors ; Danny Leigh, consultant editor.

Leigh, Danny, 1972- (editor.). Baxter, Louis, (author.). Farndon, John, (author.). Grant, Kieran, (author.). Wise, Damon, (author.). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 791.43 DOR (Text) 37521530729948 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main 791.43 MOV (Text) 840191002406714 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 791.4309 MOV (Text) 39391100254018 Non-Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 791.43 MOV (Text) 36825000845626 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 791.4309 MOV (Text) 78551000525196 Non-Fiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library 791.4309 MOVIE (Text) 71561000131740 Nonfiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 791.4309 MOV (Text) 30419101498810 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 791.4309 Movie (Text) 31208911608752 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 791.4309 MOVIE (Text) 33946003105181 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465437990
  • ISBN: 1465437991
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Visionaries, 1902-1931 -- A Golden Age in black and white, 1931-1949 -- Fear and wonder, 1950-1959 -- Rebel rebel, 1960-1974 -- Angels and monsters, 1975-1991 -- Small world, 1992-present.
Summary, etc.: More than a century after the Lumière brothers made their first movie, the magic of the silver screen refuses to fade. Even silent era classics, such as the futuristic Metropolis, still retain the power to astonish. The talkies introduced new genres-- among them the special-effects blockbuster, first seen in King Kong and reinvented in the 1980s with Steven Spielberg's Jaws-- that continue to inspire and enthrall. In more recent years, technological progress has led to such groundbreaking achievements as Toy Story and Gravity. Including more than 100 of the best movies made, from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Boyhood, the book contains highlights taken from every genre and every part of the world-- from neorealism to the New Wave, and from crime thriller to romantic comedy, fantasy, and sci-fi. The Movie Book is the perfect introduction to this fascinating subject, bound to delight and entertain film buffs and new movie audiences alike.
Subject: Motion pictures > History.

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