An informal history of the movies told through some of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the present day.
George Tiffin is a writer and film-maker who has travelled from Siberia to the Seychelles shooting and directing music videos and commercials. He is the author of the thriller Mercy Alexander.
'A brilliant book' Mail on Sunday.
'Pithy put-downs, sparkling one-liners, moving monologues and hilarious quips ... fascinating' Mirror.
'A lavish compilation of one-liners, poster quotes and opening scenes' Daily Mail.
'A treasury of great screen lines ... this is high-end QI material for the movies' The Times.
'Stylish and substantial, this collection of the finest lines in film dialogue is also a brief history of cinema itself' Daily Telegraph.
'Sublime ... lavish ... a book of inspiring trivia' Total Film.
'Celebrating the silver screen in all of its glory Tiffin's book offers a history of the medium as seen through the lens of its most sparkling lines and memorable scenes ... A treasure trove of cinematic gems ... Alfred Hitchcock famously said, 'to make a great film you need three things: the script, the script and the script.' And Tiffin's book amply demonstrates the truth of the assertion' The Good Book Guide.
'Interspersed with brilliant anecdotes and enlightening mini-essays on particular films. It is the kind of book that any cinephile will want to return to time and again' Choice.