The Big Goodbye

The Big Goodbye

Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood

Book - 2020 | First edition
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"Chinatown is the Holy Grail of 1970s cinema. Its twist ending is the most notorious in American film and its closing line of dialogue the most haunting. Here for the first time is the incredible true story of its making. In Sam Wasson's telling, it becomes the defining story of the most colorful characters in the most colorful period of Hollywood history."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2020
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 791.4372 C539wa
Characteristics: 397 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781250301826


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I love a good “making of” book, especially when we’re talking about Hollywood, and this deep-dive into the classic 70s noir, "Chinatown," is impressively researched, providing beautiful mini-biographies of the film’s director, writer, stars, and players behind one of the greatest films ... Read More »

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