"HOLLYWOOD'S MIRACLES OF ENTERTAINMENT" IS AN IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION.
In 248 pages, 132 films are reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style. There are also two special articles -- one about the films of director Charles Vidor, the other detailing Universal's "Wolf Man" series, starring Lon Chaney, Jr.
Those who can recall the 1930s and 1940s will delight in the movies covered in this book.
John Howard Reid's skill as a researcher is well-known in the movie world. His books are essential reference avenues for both the serious and the not-so-serious cineaste.
This book contains a most varied selection of movies from Anne of Green Gables (1934) to Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965). John also covers serial and series films like Flash Gordon, Charlie Chan, Ma and Pa Kettle, and the Wolf Man.
The attractive glossy cover features the French poster for Miracle on 34th Street. On the rear cover, a full color photo of Rita Hayworth is beautifully reproduced.
For a retail price of just over $13 for this large-format book, "Hollywood's Miracles of Entertainment" represents marvelous value.