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MGM Style: Cedric Gibbons and the Art of the Golden Age of Hollywood

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MGM Style is an overview of the career and achievements of Hollywood’s most famous art director. Cedric Gibbons was the supervisor in charge of the art department at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studios from its inception in 1924 until Gibbons chose to retire in 1956. Lavishly illustrated with over 175 pristine duotone photographs, the vast majority of which have never before ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 17th 2019 by Lyons Press
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Sarah Andreotti
Jun 05, 2020 rated it liked it
The cover and the photos of this book were gorgeous! I actually thought the book was a little... boring. Was Gibbons not that exciting of a guy? I had a hard time getting started with this book and put it down a few times wondering if I should abandon it and start something else. I ended up powering through, and it got more interesting once it got to the part where he joined MGM. As I mentioned, I enjoyed the photos very much- they are wonderful. I might try another book on Gibbons to see if I f ...more
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Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
overall, an enjoyable and intriguing exploration of a Hollywood legend. Any fan of old movies will want to read this book and then binge watch Ted Turner’s collection. Those elaborate sets, the historical scenery, all from a very creative mind. How it all came to be will keep a reader turning the pages
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