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Picture Show: Classic Movie Posters from the TCM Archives
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, LLC, 2003
PN1995.9 .P5 E37 2003
You don't have to be just a film buff to relish this stunning collection of more than 150 vintage movie posters from the Golden Age of Hollywood. All you need is a taste for the timeless allure of movies and pop culture.
With no less authority than Turner Classic Movies as your guide, Picture Show treats you to a ten-course visual feast of little-seen Hollywood advertising from legendary studios such as Warner Bros., MGM, and RKO.
TCM host and respected film authority Robert Osborne starts you on the Yellow Brick Road. Author Dianna Edwards then takes you on a tour of the posters themselves, selected and presented in TCM's unmistakably witty and wise style. In chapters including "Bad Girls," "Men in Tights," and "Fancy Footwork," playful film descriptions provide context for the classic-film novice and tongue-in-cheek insight for the afficionado.
Picture Show is a joyful testament to the enduring vitality of classic movies - America's cultural heritage.
Quoted from dust jacket.