My Five Most Influential Film Books

When I first became interested in film, seriously interested, there were not many books on the subject, at least not in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Arthur Knight’s The Liveliest Art, published in the late 1950’s, was one of the first books on the subject I read. I discovered  names like Griffith, DeMille, and others. I did find a copy of Rudolph Arnheim’s Film as Art at a local library around the same time or not soon after. Other than that, you were pretty much limited to film star biographies. Continue reading

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My Favorite Brunette (1947)

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Some time back I wrote a post about Celluloid Comfort Food and one of the five films I mentioned was My Favorite Brunette. It’s always been a go-to film whether I was in some sort of funk or did not feel like watching anything new; I pretty much know the film by heart. Continue reading

My Film e-Books Now Available to Borrow

If you are a Kindle Unlimited member my film e-books Lessons In the Dark and Film Noir at Twenty Four Frames a Second are now available to borrow. Check it out below.                     Book Covers66 Continue reading

Win a Free Copy of my New Book “Devious Tales”

I am giving away twelve copies of Devious Tales, my new collection of short stories. For details click on John Greco Blog.

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My New e-Book, Devious Tales, now on Amazon

This is off topic but I just want to announce that my new e-book,  Devious Tales: 12 Short Stories is now available on Amazon. You can read a preview and purchase by clicking on the link below.

 

 

Author Jacqueline T. Lynch Reviews My E-Book “Lessons in the Dark”

Lessons in the Dark Cover-Small-003Jacqueline Lynch, author Ann Blyth: Actress, Singer, Star and many other books, as well an ace blogger at Another Old Movie Blog reviewed my book, Lessons in the Dark. There is also an interview. Check it out at the link below.

http://anotheroldmovieblog.blogspot.com/2016/06/lessons-in-dark-by-john-greco.html

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Film Noir at Twenty Four Frames Per Second

A small bit of self promotion here. My first e-book Film Noir at Twenty Four Frames Per Second is now available in the Kindle version on Amazon. Twenty essays and reviews from classics like “Ace in the Hole” and “Detour” to lesser known works like “Cause for Alarm” and “Roadblock” are looked at. Within the next few weeks or less I hope to put out a Nook version over at the Barnes and Noble site. Here is the link…http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JZCDPEW
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