Movie Box
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2012
  • Price: $29.95
  • Trim Size: 6 58 x 8 58
  • ISBN: 1-4197-0506-7
  • EAN: 9781419705069
  • Page Count: 480
  • Illustrations: 350 color and black-and-white photographs
  • Format: Hardcover (Other)
  • Rights: North America

Since the dawn of the movie industry, the world’s greatest photographers have been drawn to record the colorful characters and the process of filming, capturing rare behind-the-scenes views, moving portraits, and candid stills of the stars living their everyday lives. A photographic journey that spans the history of cinema, Movie Box is a collection of more than 350 images of the most iconic movies and film stars, as immortalized by renowned photographers. The book features unforgettable images of the icons of Hollywood’s past—Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Hitchcock—and the hottest stars of today—Bradley Cooper, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Christian Bale, and many more. From the most popular shooting locations, to preproduction, to casting, to the set, to the awards and the movie theaters, Movie Box offers a sweeping portrait of the movies, showcasing a stunning collection of photographs that are now part of our collective memory.

About the author

Paolo Mereghetti is a film critic and journalist. He is the author of the Dizionario dei film (Film Dictionary), the bestselling cinema dictionary published in Italy, which he has been editing since 1993.