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Roger Ebert's Book of Film From Tolstoy to Tarantino - the Finest Writing from a Century of Film

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ISBN-10: 0393040003

ISBN-13: 9780393040005

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roger Ebert

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Thumbs up for this lavish and entertaining anthology of writing on film, assembled by one of America's best-loved movie critics. For this delicious, instructive, and vastly enjoyable anthology, Roger Ebert has selected and introduced an international treasury of more than 100 films that touch on every aspect of filmmaking and filmgoing.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Roger Joseph Ebert was born on June 18, 1942 in Urbana, Illinois. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - where he was editor of the Daily Illini. He is best known for his film review column in the Chicago Sun Times since 1967 and for the television programs Sneak Previews, At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert and Siskel and Ebert and The Movies. After Gene Siskel's death in 1999, Roger Ebert teamed up with Ruchard Roeper for the television series Ebert and Roeper and The Movies which began airing in 2000. Ebert's movie reviews are in more than 200 newspapers in the U.S. and worldwide by Universal Press Syndicate. He has written…    

From A Death in the Family
"In Dreams Begin Responsibilities"
From The Bachelor of Arts
"The Wizard of Oz"
From Another Day of Life
From The Moviegoer
From Moving Places
From The Last Picture Show
From The Phantom Empire
Rudolph Valentino
Greta Garbo
"They Can't Take That Away from Me"
From W. C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes
From The Road to Hollywood
From By Myself
"Bogie in Excelsis"
From Suspects
James Dean
From The Films of My Life
"Ava: Life in the Afternoon"
From Selected Letters
"John Wayne: A Love Song"
"Loverboy of the Bourgeoisie"
"Setsuko Hara"
"Suzie Creamcheese Speaks"
"A Beautiful Child"
From Notes
"Lee Marvin"
From Kinski Uncut
John Belushi
"The Wahoo Boy"
"The Island of Hollywood"
From Flying through Hollywood by the Seat of My Pants
From Step Right Up
From Picture
From Get Shorty
From The Player
From Wannabe
"Mae West"
From Hollywood Babylon
"The Awful Fate of the Sex Goddess"
"Blue Notes"
"Last Tango in Paris"
"Tango, Last Tango"
From The Godfather
"Edison's Vitascope Cheered"
"The Great Train Robbery"
A Conversation on Film with Leo Tolstoy
"The Nickelodeons"
"The Photoplay of Action"
From My Autobiography
John Bunny
"Pabst and Lulu"
Mary Pickford
Gloria Swanson
"Keaton at Venice"
"I'm Sorry I Made Me Cry"
"Minnie and Mickey"
"The Western: or the American Film par Excellence"
"The Gangster as Tragic Hero"
"Underground Films"
"The Imagination of Disaster"
"Libby 'Noir'"
From My Last Sigh
From The Magic Lantern
"My Own Methods"
From A Life in Movies
From Run-through
From Preston Sturges on Preston Sturges
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
From An Open Book
From My Life and My Films
From Something Like an Autobiography
Stanley Kubrick
"A Long Time on the Little Road"
From Fellini on Fellini
From One Man Tango
Mel Brooks
From POPism
From Sculpting in Time
From Scorsese on Scorsese
From Do the Right Thing
"Frequently Asked Questions about Quentin Tarantino"
From A Child of the Century
"Who Makes the Movies?"
From Prater Violet
From Selected Letters
From Hollywood
"Memories of a Film Critic"
From On Movies
From Confessions of a Cultist
"Why I'm Not Bored"
From How to Go to the Movies
"Matters of Photogenics"
"Movie Boners"
From The Strongman
From Behind the Scenes of "Psycho"
"The Laws of Cartoon Motion"
From Something Like an Autobiography
From On Directing Film
"Crazy Sunday"
"The Movie People"
"If You Want to Make Movies ..."
From Hollywood
From What Makes Sammy Run?
From As Time Goes By
From The Day of the Locust
From The Memoirs of an Amnesiac
From The Groucho Letters
From You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again
From Children of Light
"Tour of L.A."
"The Greatest Films of All Time" (Sight and Sound)