The Hollywood book of love : an irreverent guide to the films that raised our romantic expectations

by Parish, James Robert.

Format: Print Book 2003
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Summary
Hollywood Love and Romance is an entertaining survey of love, romance, and marriage as depicted in the movies. Featuring films from film's silent era through the hits of today, it's an exhaustive, entertaining tome sure to satisfy any film buff interested in love and romance and film. Written in the same dry tone that's made Parish's previous film books, like The Hollywood Book of Death and Hollywood Bad Boys, so successful, Hollywood Love and Romance includes movies grouped in chapters on: Love at First Sight (Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, Titanic); First Love (Dirty Dancing, Splendor in the Grass); Doomed to Failure (Blond Venus, Mystic Pizza, The Apartment); Surviving the Family (Guess Who's Coming to Dinne?, My Big Fat Greek Wedding); True Love (Breakfast at Tiffany's, Ghost, The Philadelphia Story); Love and Death (Camille, Dark Victory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Love Story); Bad Marriage (War of the Roses, Ruthless People); The Affair (An Affair to Remember, Anna Karenina); Femme Fatale/Bad Man (Of Human Bondage, Basic Instinct); Historical Romance (Elizabeth, Dr. Zhivago, Gone with the Wind); Rebound (40 Days and 40 Nights, Moonstuck, An Unmarried Woman); Codependency (Who's Af
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Subjects Love in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Publisher Chicago :Contemporary Books,2003
Language English
Description xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (p, 265-268) and index.
ISBN 0071402802 (acid-free paper)
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