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George Lucas's blockbusting : a decade-by-decade survey of timeless movies, including untold secrets of their financial and cultural success

Author: Alex Ben Block; Lucy Autrey Wilson
Publisher: New York : ItBooks, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive look at 300 of the most financially and/or critically successful motion pictures of all time-- many made despite seemingly insurmountable economic, cultural, and political challenges-- set against the prevailing production, distribution, exhibition, marketing and technology trends of each decade in movie business history.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Ben Block; Lucy Autrey Wilson
ISBN: 9780061778896 0061778893
OCLC Number: 310398975
Notes: "George Lucas books."
Top 300 films of all time -- The beginning to 1909 -- The 1910s (decade and featured films) -- The 1920s (decade and featured films) -- The 1930s (decade and featured films) -- The 1940s (decade and featured films) -- The 1950s (decade and featured films) -- Film industry at a glance, from inception to 2005 -- The 1960s (decade and featured films) -- The 1970s (decade and featured films) -- The 1980s (decade and featured films) -- The 1990s (decade and featured films) -- The 2000 (decade and featured films).
Description: xxix, 944 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Top 300 films of all time --
The beginning to 1909 --
The 1910s (decade and featured films) --
The 1920s (decade and featured films) --
The 1930s (decade and featured films) --
The 1940s (decade and featured films) --
The 1950s (decade and featured films) --
Film industry at a glance, from inception to 2005 --
The 1960s (decade and featured films) --
The 1970s (decade and featured films) --
The 1980s (decade and featured films) --
The 1990s (decade and featured films) --
The 2000 (decade and featured films).
Other Titles: Blockbusting
Responsibility: edited by Alex Ben Block & Lucy Autrey Wilson ; with a preface by George Lucas ; introduction by Francis Ford Coppola.
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