"Keating gives a positive account of Christie's literary aims, draws attention to her creative interest in Freud and Shakespeare, and offers some challenging new interpretations of individual novels. Miss Marple herself emerges with a revitalized image and, as a bonus, a few mysteries about her personality and her famous home village of St. Mary Mead are unexpectedly solved"--Page  of cover.
The definitive guide to classic films from one of America's most trusted film critics Thanks to Netflix and cable television, classic films are more accessible than ever. Now co-branded with Turner Classic Movies, Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide covers films from Hollywood and around the world, from the silent era through 1965, and from The Maltese Falcon to Singin’ in the Rain and Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Thoroughly revised and updated, and featuring expanded indexes, a list of Maltin’s personal recommendations, and three hundred new entries—including many offbeat and obscure films—this new edition is a must-have companion for every movie lover. From the Trade Paperback edition.
On a blustery February day Sarah Keate arrives at a gloomy mansion to nurse old Adolph Federie, bedbound after a stroke. Meeting the patient sets off an alarm inside her, but fleeing the house is impossible. The redoubtable red-haired nurse is stuck there with a strange coterie and a black cat named Genevieve. Originally published in 1930, a year after her debut mystery novel The Patient in Room 18, While the Patient Slept strengthened Mignon G. Eberhart's hold on fame.
Featuring: More than 20,000 listings * 300 new entries * More than 14,000 video, 8,000 laser, and 1,000 DVD listings * Updated mail order listing for video sales and rentals * Updated index of actor/actress credits * Ratings and running times * List of the best family films of all time * And more...
Widely acclaimed as the biggest, best, most authoritative book in its field, this guide has been updated for 1993 and now includes a new feature--a symbol to designate movies available on increasingly popular laser discs. Features 300 new movie summaries, plus expanded coverage of films available on video for home viewing.
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Also available in Paperback With more than 300 new entries, 1,000 more videocassette and laser-disc listings, an enlarged index of leading performers and directors, and an up-dated list of mail-order sources for obtaining videocassettes, the 1998 edition of this perennial bestseller continues to be a ?must? for every movie buff's bookshelf.Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide has long been acclaimed as the best book in its field because of its critical reliability, factual authority, and sheer depth of information. Key features include: ? Updated and expanded indexes of leading performers and directors; ? More than 19,000 capsule film reviews, including 300 new entries; ? More than 14,000 videocassette listings; ? Over 5,000 listings of films available on laser discs; ? Coverage on every film series, from Charlie Chan to Tarzan; ? Updated mail-order sources for purchasing or renting videocassettes and laser discs; ? Notes on widescreen films that are best seen in letter-box format.
With more than eighteen thousand capsule film reviews and three hundred new entries, this updated version of this classic movie and video guide offers readers a comprehensive reference to the world of film, including more than six thousand DVD titles, along with valuable information on performers, ratings, running times, and helpful features. Original.