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Why To kill a mockingbird matters : what Harper Lee's book and the iconic American film mean to us today. —Santopietro, Tom.

"With forty million copies sold, To Kill a Mockingbird's poignant but clear-eyed examination of human nature has cemented its status as a global classic. Tom Santopietro's new book ... takes a 360-degree look at the Mock...

Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli : The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather. —Seal, Mark.

'Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli' is the incredible true story of the making of 'The Godfather' - one of Americas most popular cinematic masterpieces - featuring interviews with the director, producer, cast, and crew, ju...

Music in the Shadows : Noir Musical Films —Biesen, Sheri Chinen, 1962- author.
EBook
2014

"An analysis of Hollywood films that blend elements of musicals and film noir, from the author of Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir. Welcome to the world of "noir musical" films, where tormented antihe...

Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World
EBook
2020

"Focusing on films from Chile since 2000 and bringing together scholars from South and North America, Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World is the first English-language book since the 1970s to explore this sm...

Stuntwomen : The Untold Hollywood Story —Gregory, Mollie, author.
EBook
2015

"Gives voice to the women who have risked their lives for a few (perilous) moments on the big screen. A fascinating look at a risky profession." -- The Washington Post They've traded punches in knockdown brawls, crashed ...

Hollywood's White House : The American Presidency in Film and History.
EBook
2005

Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood's White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their in...

The Big Goodbye Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood. —Wasson, Sam.
Sound Recording
2020
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece. Chinatown is the Holy Grail of 1970s cinema. Its twist ending i...

We'll Always Have the Movies : American Cinema During World War II —McLaughlin, Robert L., author.
EBook
2006

During the highly charged years of World War II, movies perhaps best communicated to Americans who they were and why they were fighting. These films were more than just an explanation of historical events: they asked aud...

The Wes Anderson Collection : The Grand Budapest Hotel —Seitz, Matt Zoller, author.
EBook
2015

This companion to the New York Times bestselling book The Wes Anderson Collection takes readers behind the scenes of the Oscar®-winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel with a series of interviews between writer/director We...

LIFE Walt Disney : From Mickey to the Magic Kingdom.
EBook
2016

Disney World is often referred to as the happiest place on earth" and the character Mickey Mouse is long ingrained in our collective memory. The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest and most valuable companies in th...

A History of Movie Ratings —Hicks, Chris, author.
EBook
2013

The wire-thin line that separates movies rated PG and R has been crossed over so many times in both directions that industry observers are questioning whether the rating system carries any validity at all. Just where did...

African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness.
EBook
2019

African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness uses critical race theory to discuss American films that embrace contemporary issues of race, sexuality, class, and gender. Its linear history chronicles black-or...

Claude Rains : An Actor's Voice —Skal, David J., author.
EBook
2008

Late in Claude Rains's distinguished career, a reverent film journalist wrote that Rains was as much a cinematic institution as the medium itself." In Claude Rains: An Actor's Voice, noted Hollywood historian David J. Sk...

The Great Movies IV —Ebert, Roger, author.
EBook
2016

Essays from the influential and beloved film critic: No one has done as much as Ebert to connect the creators of movies with their consumers.Richard Corliss, Time Over more than four decades, Roger Ebert built a reputati...

LIFE Mickey Mouse at 90 : LIFE Celebrates an American Icon
EBook
2018

LIFE celebrates Walt Disney's most iconic creation with this special commemorative edition, Mickey Mouse at 90.

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