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  • Writer's pictureCarrie Specht

Classic Cinema and Print

When was the classic age of cinema? What makes a classic a classic, and how do classic films affect the movies of today? Watching a movie can be very entertaining, but what about knowing more about the films you love and how they came to be? You can get as much enjoyment from knowing the backstory of a film as from viewing the film itself.

Arguably, there are as many books on classic cinema as there are classic movies. The books listed here are a few of ClassicFilmFan’s favorites and represent only a sampling of the many books available covering the studios, the history, acclaimed filmmakers, and the most honored films of all time. The books endorsed here will contribute significantly to a greater knowledge and understanding of classic cinema, and nurture your growing appreciation.

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