101 war movies you must see before you die

Format: Print Book 2009
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 791.43658 ON2 2009
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Summary
The horror and the heroism of war has long been a staple of cinema and the background for many different story genres, from anti-war comedies such as M*A*S*H to the heroic feats of combat troops and fighter pilots played by the likes of John Wayne and other screen favorites. Here are the 101 most memorable war films ever produced, including:

Apocalypse Now * The Bridge on the River Kwai * Catch-22 * Das Boot * Full Metal Jacket * Letters from Iwo Jima * Paths of Glory * Patton * Red Badge of Courage * Schindler's List * The Thin Red Line . . . and many more

Each entry includes cast and credits, a summary of the story, interesting highlights, little-known facts about the film, and memorable ad posters and movie stills. Written by an expert team of film historians, scholars, and critics, 100 War Movies You Must See Before You Die is a vivid summary of one of the film industry's most enduring genres. More than 200 illustrations.
Additional Information
Subjects War films -- History and criticism.
War films -- Stories, plots, etc.
Publisher Hauppauge, NY :Barron's Educational Series,2009
Edition 1st. ed. for the U.S. and Canada.
Other Titles One hundred one war movies you must see before you die
One hundred and one war movies you must see before you die
Contributors Schneider, Steven Jay, 1974- editor.
Language English
Notes "A Quintessence book."-- t.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description 416 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 16 cm
ISBN 9780764162756 :
0764162756 :
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