The Most Comprehensive, Authoritative, Omnibus Volume on Motion Pictures and the Cinema Works.
This is an enormous, comprehensive, authoritative decade-by-decade, genre-by-genre, must-have, can't-do-without pictorial survey of motion pictures and the cinematic world.
Its substantial text deals with the evolution of seven fundamental categories of film...Drama, Comedy, Western, Musical, Cops and Robbers, Fantasy and War...and with such phenomena as Superstars, Black Films, Sex and the Censors, How Movies are Made, Bigotry in Film, Directors and Movies and TV.
More the 400 superb pictures - scene stills, portraits and on the set shots of moviemaking in progress. Many are historically Rare and nearly hard to find. They provide fantastic illustration for every period and every aspect of THE MOVIE BOOK.
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Playboy Press; 1st edition (1974)
Package Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.2 x 1.4 inches
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