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Author Arnold, Jeremy, author.

Title Christmas in the movies : 30 classics to celebrate the season / Jeremy Arnold.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Running Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, 2018.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  791.43634 ARN    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  791.43634 ARN    In Transit
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Linda Vista Branch On Order.
Edition First edition.
Description 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Turner Classic Movies presents a bucket list of the best and most beloved holiday films of all time, complete with spirited commentary, behind-the-scenes stories, and photos spanning eight decades of Christmastime favorites. Nothing brings the spirit of the season into our hearts quite like a great holiday movie. "Christmas films" come in many shapes and sizes and exist across many genres. Some, like It's a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story, are perennials, while others, such as Die Hard, have only gradually become yuletide favorites. But they all have one thing in common: they use themes evoked by the holiday period - nostalgia, joy, togetherness, dysfunction, commercialism, or cynicism - as a force in their storytelling. Turner Classic Movies: Christmas in the Movies showcases the very best among this uniquely spirited strain of cinema. Each film is profiled on what makes it a "Christmas movie," along with behind-the-scenes stories of its production, reception, and legacy. Complemented by a trove of color and black-and-white photos, Turner Classic Movies: Christmas in the Movies is a glorious salute to a collection of the most treasured films of all time. Among the 30 films included: The Shop Around the Corner, Holiday Inn, Meet Me in St. Louis, It's a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas, A Christmas Story, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, Little Women, and The Nightmare Before Christmas."--provided by publisher.
Subject Christmas films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Christmas in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Art.
Christmas films.
Added Author Turner Classic Movies (Firm), presenter.
Added Title Christmas in the movies : thirty classics to celebrate the season
Note At head of title: TCM, Turner Classic Movies
ISBN 9780762492480 (hardcover) $22.00
0762492481 (hardcover) $22.00
9780762492497 (ePub ebook)

 
    
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