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Classic Movie Guide

From the Silent Era Through 1965

Classic Movie Guide( )
Author: Maltin, Leonard
ISBN:978-0-14-751682-4
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Plume
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

Leonard Maltin's ultimate guide to classic films - now revised and updated with more than 300 new entries. From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guidecomes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guidecovers thousands of films, from the silent era through 1965, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon(all three...
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Book Details
Pages:864
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / Reference
Performing Arts / Film / Guides & Reviews
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.304 x 7.878 x 1.794 Inches
Book Weight:1.346 Pounds
Author Biography
Maltin, Leonard (Author)
Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin was born in New York City on December 18, 1950. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and began writing as a teen. Maltin received a degree in journalism from New York University and has published articles in numerous film journals, newspapers, and magazines. He is well-known for his bestselling annual, Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, the first edition of which he created at the age of 18.

Maltin has written or edited many other film-related books and television specials, and he has hosted, produced and/or written video documentaries. His title Leonard Maltin's 2012 Movie Guide made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. He has hosted radio and cable programs, was a film critic for Playboy magazine, and has been the movie reviewer for Entertainment Tonight since 1982. Maltin has also appeared in several animated television series including South Park. He lectures on film and taught for nine years at New York City's New School for Social Research. Maltin currently teaches in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.

He has been a guest curator for the film department of New York's Museum of Modern Art, president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and a member of the National Film Preservation Board and the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum. Maltin has been the recipient of awards and citations from the American Society of Cinematographers, Anthology Film Archives, The Society of Cinephiles, and the Telluride Film Festival.

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