Matinee Idylls

Matinee Idylls

Reflections on the Movies

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Offers a collection of writings on movies with subjects ranging from Greta Garbo, to Frank Capra, and explores such matters as censorship and celebrity power

Some of the movies greatest figures, some of the most important issues raised by the medium, come under close, highly personal, and deeply informed reflection in this new book by one of our most prominent and influential critics.

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A collection of essays relating to figures from Greta Garbo to Frank Capra and many others, written by Richard Schickel, author and long-time film critic for Time . Articles are drawn from a variety of periodicals and books and first appeared between 1977 and 1998. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 1999
ISBN: 9781566632607
Characteristics: x, 303 p. ; 24 cm


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