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Listen to Movies The Film Lovers' Guide to Film Music

ISBN-10: 0534263690

ISBN-13: 9780534263690

Edition: 1994

Authors: Fred Karlin, Leonard Maltin

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Book details

List price: $168.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332

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.

Foreward
Preface
Acknowledgments
How It's Done
Planning the Score
Composing the Music
Recording and Mixing
The Music
What to Listen For
Evaluating a Score
A Closer Look at Eight Films
Reviews
The Silents and Other Special Films
Hollywood
The Studio System
Freelancing
Show Business
The Oscars
Songs and Soundtrack Records
A Short Chronology
Decade by Decade
Personal Profiles
How They Get Started
The Composers and Their Credits
Academy Award Original Score Nominees and Winners
Soundtrack Shops and Vendors
Filmography
A Selective Annotated Bibliography
End Notes
Index