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Movies: A Crash Course (Crash Course (Watson-Guptill))
Each title in this compact series takes a lighthearted look at its subjects and gives readers an entertaining and informative overview.With facts, gossip, pithy text, and a glossary of silver-screen jargon, this compact course can turn readers into scintillating cinematic experts in no time.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Watson-Guptill Publications
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This wasn't a bad read, had some interesting tidbits, but for the most part it didn't provide much insight into the world of cinema if one is already a fairly hardcore fan like me.
I would recommend the book to preteens that are beginning to show an interest in films and film history.
On the technical side, the grammar is a little sloppy and a couple of the pictures are incorrectly attributed to other films (e.g. - they have a still from INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE, but incorrectly label it ...more