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Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide

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From Leonard Maltin, author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide, comes this guide to classic movies. Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide includes more than 7,000 capsule reviews of classic movies, including: The Birth of a Nation (1915), Gone With the Wind (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940), High Noon (1952), and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967).

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Paperback, 704 pages
Published February 22nd 2005 by Plume
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As a classic movie lover (especially Film Noir and Old Westerns), I have fallen in love with this book. I keep it by my bedside and constantly refer to it to look up films that have caught my attention or a lot of times I just open the book up to a random page and discover new films I haven't heard of or old favorites I had long forgotten. I have found that it is not perfect and often times find films are missing. Still there is nothing quite like available.
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 the silent era through 1965. Each blurb includes details like year, running time, director, actors, a synopsis, and a BOMB thru 4-star rating. If you enjoy great movies, you will appreciate this indispensable reference book. Love it!
Even better than the original one. Updated and has movies up to 1965 instead of 1960.
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Leonard Maltin, is an American film and animated-film critic and historian.

Maltin began his writing career at age fifteen, writing for Classic Images and editing and publishing his own fanzine, Film Fan Monthly, dedicated to films from the golden age of Hollywood. After receiving a journalism degree at New York University, Maltin went on to publish articles in a variety of film journals, national
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