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You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story

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ISBN: 9780762434183    Publisher: Running Press Year of publishing: 2008     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 480        
From Casablanca to Harry Potter, eighty-five years of screen icons, legendary films, and history-making achievements come to life in this treasure trove of cinema magic.The Warner Bros. story is the history...Read more
From Casablanca to Harry Potter, eighty-five years of screen icons, legendary films, and history-making achievements come to life in this treasure trove of cinema magic.The Warner Bros. story is the history of Hollywood. No other studio has had more legendary films, more stars, or more influence on the course of Hollywood. Among the superstars the studio could claim as its own over the years are Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Joan Crawford, Marlon Brando, James Dean, and John Wayne. Filmmakers like Martin Scorcese and Stanley Kubrick made history on the lot. The studio has also been home to blockbuster franchises like Superman, Batman, Lethal Weapon, and Harry Potter. This all-inclusive book gives the complete story, lavishly illustrated with rare color and black-and-white photos. Fully authorized by Warner Bros., this is the ultimate guide to the greatest movie studio in history.2008 is the 85th anniversary of Warner Bros. To mark the occasion, author Robert Schickel is producing a documentary also titled "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story". The five-part mini series will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in Spring 2008.
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About the author: Richard Schickel
Richard Schickel has been the film critic for Time magazine since 1972. He is also a prolific documentary filmmaker, movie historian, and author of more... Read more
Richard Schickel has been the film critic for Time magazine since 1972. He is also a prolific documentary filmmaker, movie historian, and author of more than 30 books. He was recently given the National Board of Review award for contributions to film history. He lives in Los Angeles. George Perry is a former Sunday Times film critic, journalist, and broadcaster who has interviewed an array of film greats in his distinguished career. He is also a documentary film consultant and author of many books on film history and the stars who lived it. He lives in London
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Review:
Variety," September 8, 2008"This handsome coffee table book is a tie-in to the five-hour PBS documentary that Richard Schickel wrote and produced to celebrate the studio's 85th anniversary. Here,...Read more
Variety," September 8, 2008"This handsome coffee table book is a tie-in to the five-hour PBS documentary that Richard Schickel wrote and produced to celebrate the studio's 85th anniversary. Here, he shares the writing honors with George Perry, providing essays on the studio's history from its 1923 beginnings through various changes in corporate ownership. His prose is accompanied by arresting images culled from lobby cards, local photography and publicity stills.
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