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Title:
Frank's 500 : the thriller film guide
Author:
Frank, Alan, 1937-
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Publication Information:
London : Batsford, 1997.
Physical Description:
286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780713427288
Format :
Book

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Summary

Since the coming of the talkies, the thriller has been the film-goer's favourite genre - world-wide. This guide to 500 best English language thrillers contains a brief plot summary of each film, and contemporary and later reviews. A star-rating system to assess each movie at a glance is provided. Movies by Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola, and performances by James Cagney, Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Uma Thurman, Brad Pitt and John Travolta are included. The author adds his often controversial views.