The Movie Book

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The Movie Book (Phaidon, 1999) is an A-Z guide to 500 celebrated individuals who have made a landmark contribution to the medium of film. Packed with absorbing details and rich with history, all genres of cinema are included - from Hollywood blockbusters to French New Wave, from groundbreaking science-fiction films to animation classics, and from screwball comedies to film-noir thrillers.

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    Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

    1948 — a.k.a. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, in 6 top lists Check
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    La reine Margot

    1994 — a.k.a. Queen Margot, in 2 top lists Check
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    Madam Satan

    1930, in 0 top lists Check
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    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    1962, in 12 top lists Check
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    Sleeper

    1973, in 7 top lists Check
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    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 19 top lists Check
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    ¡Átame!

    1989 — a.k.a. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, in 2 top lists Check
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    MASH

    1970, in 21 top lists Check
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    T-Men

    1947, in 4 top lists Check
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    If....

    1968, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Sound of Music

    1965, in 21 top lists Check
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    Mia aioniotita kai mia mera

    1998 — a.k.a. Eternity and a Day, in 1 top list Check
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    Scorpio Rising

    1963, in 8 top lists Check
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    Blowup

    1966 — a.k.a. Blow-Up, in 18 top lists Check
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    Life of the Party

    1920, in 0 top lists Check
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    Hôtel du Nord

    1938 — a.k.a. Hotel du Nord, in 2 top lists Check
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    My Brilliant Career

    1979, in 7 top lists Check
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    Silk Stockings

    1957, in 4 top lists Check
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    Brighton Rock

    1948, in 8 top lists Check
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    Jean de Florette

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
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    Half-Pint Pygmy

    1948, in 0 top lists Check
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    To Have and Have Not

    1944, in 15 top lists Check
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    Dead of Night

    1945, in 8 top lists Check
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    Shanghai Express

    1932, in 9 top lists Check
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    Et Dieu... créa la femme

    1956 — a.k.a. ...And God Created Woman, in 5 top lists Check
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    Midnight Cowboy

    1969, in 23 top lists Check
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    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Man with the Golden Arm

    1955, in 6 top lists Check
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    Un coeur en hiver

    1992 — a.k.a. A Heart in Winter, in 1 top list Check
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    Dick Tracy

    1990, in 1 top list Check
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    37°2 le matin

    1986 — a.k.a. Betty Blue, in 7 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
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    La vita è bella

    1997 — a.k.a. Life Is Beautiful, in 18 top lists Check
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    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 24 top lists Check
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    Notorious

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
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    Gold Diggers of 1933

    1933, in 11 top lists Check
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    White Christmas

    1954, in 1 top list Check
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    Ultimo tango a Parigi

    1972 — a.k.a. Last Tango in Paris, in 16 top lists Check
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    Nikita

    1990 — a.k.a. La Femme Nikita, in 5 top lists Check
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    Point Break

    1991, in 4 top lists Check
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    Trois couleurs: Bleu

    1993 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Blue, in 16 top lists Check
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    Morte a Venezia

    1971 — a.k.a. Death in Venice, in 13 top lists Check
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    In a Lonely Place

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
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    The Last Picture Show

    1971, in 18 top lists Check
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    Deliverance

    1972, in 14 top lists Check
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    It

    1927, in 5 top lists Check
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    Henry V

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
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    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 28 top lists Check
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    Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent...

    1956 — a.k.a. A Man Escaped, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check