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Author Schickel, Richard, author.

Title Keepers : the greatest films-and personal favorites-of a moviegoing lifetime / Richard Schickel.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
©2015.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  791.430973 SCH    AVAILABLE
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Description vii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary From a legendary film critic and movie fan extraordinaire, the highlights reel of a life spent at the movies.
Contents Notes Toward the Definition of an Obsession -- Speaking of Silence -- Exceptions -- Ironies -- The System -- Men with Movie Cameras -- A Studio's Way -- "The Son of a Gun Is Nothing but a Tailor" -- A Touch of Lubitsch -- Two Cheers for Mr. Muckle -- Shrieks, Freaks, Geeks -- What's Funny About That? -- Greatness -- Ornaments of the Age -- "Up This Hero Goes" -- Getting Serious -- Masterpieces -- Don't You Know There's a War On? -- Children of Paradise -- Crime Waves -- Why We Fight -- Muse of Fire -- Here's Looking at You, Kid -- The Best Years -- Fasten Your Seat Belts -- Don't Unfasten Those Seat Belts Yet -- Mixed Baggage -- To Live -- Bergman--At Last -- The Criminal Life -- Clint -- Belle de Jour -- The Apu Trilogy -- Fellini -- Strange Loves -- Getting Started, or, I Thought You'd Never Ask -- The Wrath of God--Or Is It His Silence? -- Marty -- Earning It, or, Spielberg's Way -- Clint Again -- Tarnished Gold -- Kubrick Again -- The Force Is with Us -- Losing It -- "No Animals Were Harmed..." -- We've Got to End Somewhere -- That Wonderful Year--1987 -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Evaluation.
ISBN 9780375424595 (hardcover)
0375424598 (hardcover)
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