From the Silent Screen to the Hollywood Blockbuster

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 13 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849537209

About the book

Have you ever wondered…

  • What year Alfred Hitchcock released his first film?
  • Which film made the biggest box office loss of all time?
  • Who were the first actors to receive separate Oscars for playing the same role?

This fascinating miscellany contains the answers to all this and more!
Packed with profiles of the heroes and villains of film, explorations of genre, statistics and infographics, Cinema is perfect for any movie buff who loves the storytelling magic of the silver screen.


About the author

Graham Tarrant is a former publisher and the author of more than 30 books, on subjects ranging from cinema to cricket. He is also the editor of several anthologies. He lives in a Wiltshire village, near Bath.