Epic Films: Casts, Credits and Commentary on More Than 350 Historical Spectacle Movies, 2d ed.

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"Epic" films, those concerned with monumental events and larger-than-life characters, cover the period from the Creation to the A.D. 1200s and have been churned out by Hollywood and overseas studios since the dawn of filmmaking. Cecil B. DeMille, a master of the genre, hit upon the perfect mixture of sex, splendor, and the sacred to lure audiences to his epic productions. The 355 film entries include casts and credits, plot synopsis, and narratives on the making of the films. There are 190 photographs in this editon.

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Gary Allen Smith, a contributing writer for Little Shoppe of Horrors since 1980, has also written for Films in Review, Filmfax, Superstar Cine, and Cult Movies. He is also the author of Uneasy Dreams: The Golden Age of British Horror Films, 1956-1976 (2000) and lives in Los Angeles.

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Gary Allen Smith, a contributing writer for Little Shoppe of Horrors since 1980, has also written for Films in Review, Filmfax, Superstar Cine, and Cult Movies. He is also the author of Uneasy Dreams: The Golden Age of British Horror Films, 1956-1976 (2000) and lives in Los Angeles. --Classic Images

"This volume provides a good introduction to the mainstream genre...a pleasant addition" --Booklist/RBB

"A faithful record of an important film genre" --Communication Booknotes Quarterly

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