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163 pages

Picture Show, Classic Movie Posters from the TCM Archives

Creator: Dianna Edwards | Antiques & Collectibles - 2003-08-01

A collection of 150 movie posters taken throughout seventy years of movie making includes pieces from the archives of RKO, MGM, and Warner Bros., and features informative text on their graphic design techniques, historical relevance, and ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books

About this book
Turner Classic Movies may be best known for running the timeless films we never tire of watching, but behind the scenes is another treasure few get to see: a vast archive of posters from more than seven decades of movie making, including the remarkable collections of the great studios RKO, MGM, and Warner Bros. Picture Show gathers more than 150 of the most compelling and memorable examples for a scenic tour of Hollywood history and a dazzling compendium of graphic design excellence. From the great dramas such as Casablanca to one of the most distinguished monster movies, King Kong, to the legendary comedy of the Thin Man series, these emblems of another era speak volumes about the evolution of film, design, and popular culture. Throughout, author Dianna Edwards elucidates the historical relevance and touches on the stunning tropes of the posters, peppered with juicy bits of star-powered gossip. Including a number of seldom-seen examples, Picture Show is an introduction to great movies through their treasured posters.



231 pages

Leading Ladies, The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era

Creator: Andrea Sarvady, Frank Miller, Turner Classic Movies, Molly Haskell | Performing Arts - 2006-03-30

Each profile in this stylish book is engaging and thoroughly researched.

Publisher: Chronicle Books

About this book
Sexy, stylish, and powerfulfrom Lillian Gish to Katharine Hepburn, Myrna Loy to Lauren Bacall, Jean Harlow to Grace Kelly, each of the legendary actresses featured in this book left an indelible mark in film history and define roles for women on and off the screen. Produced by Turner Classic Movies, this playful and definitive guide to fifty unforgettable actresses mirrors the focus of a month-long film festival on the channel. The life and accomplishments of each actress is celebrated in an insightful career overview, accompanied by an annotated list of essential films, filmographies, behind the scenes facts and style notes, Academy Award wins and nominations. Full of delightful trivia, film stills, posters, and glamorous photos, Leading Ladies pays tribute to the most charismatic, enduring, and elegant actresses of the silver screen.



576 pages

TCM Classic Movie Trivia: Featuring More Than 4,000 Questions to Test Your Trivia Smarts

Games - 2011-09-21

This is the definitive movie trivia book, from the authority on classic film. Rediscover your favorite films and put your movie knowledge to the test with more than 4,000 questions that draw on a century of landmark cinema.

Publisher: Chronicle Books

About this book
This is the definitive movie trivia book, from the authority on classic film. Rediscover your favorite films and put your movie knowledge to the test with more than 4,000 questions that draw on a century of landmark cinema. Questions range from early Hollywood to the 1960s and beyond, including key genres, stars, directors, behind-the-scenes facts, famous quotes, and more all highlighted by spotlight trivia features and hundreds of images and film stills. A foreword by TCM host Robert Osborne and a challenging Experts Only section round out this ultimate volume for classic film aficionados.


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Robert Osborne, Turner Classic Movies Host, Dies at 84 ...
Robert Osborne, a onetime actor who turned his lifelong love of old films into a starring role as the marquee host of Turner Classic Movies, died on Monday ...

Robert Osborne Dead: Turner Classic Movies Host Was 84 ...
The onetime actor, mentored by Lucille Ball, wrote The Hollywood Reporter’s Rambling Reporter column for more than 25 years. Robert Osborne, the former columnist ...

Robert Osborne, Turner Classic Movies host, dies at 84
Robert Osborne, the film historian and former actor who became beloved as the affable host of Turner Classic Movies, has died, the network announced Monday ...

Robert Osborne dies at 84; genial student of films hosted ...
Robert Osborne, who displayed an encyclopedic knowledge — and love — of films and film history as the primary host of Turner Classic Movies, has died in New York ...

Robert Osborne - Turner Classic Movies
Robert Osborne, who served as the primetime host and anchor of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) since its launch in 1994, passed away in New York City.


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