From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to tragedy, epic to musical, western to new wave, all genres are represented in this wide-ranging compendium. Chronological entries each include a synopsis, cast/crew listings, technical information, actor/director bios, trivia, and lists of awards, as well as film stills, production photos, and the original poster for each film. The chapter for each decade begins with an introduction exploring the historical and social context of films made in that era.
By Jurgen Muller.
Paperback, 800 pages.
10in / 25.5cm x 8in / 20cm x 2.5in / 6.5cm
Benedikt Taschen founded his namesake publishing house in Cologne in 1980. Taschen books are renowned for their lavish presentation and their equal celebration of high and low culture. Taking on subjects as varied as modernist architecture, Golden Age comics, and William Blake has secured its status as one of the world’s foremost purveyors of art books. All Taschen books are impeccably designed, and are prized for their value to both the novice and the expert.
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