The Great Movies Author:William Bayer "The Great Movies" are the world's all-time great films. There are 60 of them. Those 60 were slected because they were the best, one way or the other--from box-office smash to artistic breakthrough--of the thousands made since the first crank of the camera. — If you can stop looking for a moment at the 377 marvellous photographs--many from priv... more »ate collections and rarely, if ever, published before--check the text. See what Bayer says about 2001, about Blow-Up, about Stagecoach, about Metropolis. Learn why Garbo is out, why Janet Leigh is in. Read about the greatest B picture ever made. Consider several masterpieces of trash. And learn a few things about Citizen Kane, the picture about which there is nothing more to be said.
William Bayer is a young filmmaker who has produced, directed, and written for the screen. He remembers everything he's seen, and he know's what he's talking about.« less