Danger on the Silver Screen: 50 Films Celebrating Cinema's Greatest Stunts

Danger on the Silver Screen: 50 Films Celebrating Cinema's Greatest Stunts

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Turner Classic Movies presents a heart-racing look into the world of stunt work featuring films that capture the exhilaration of a car chase, the comedy of a well timed prat fall, or the adrenaline rush from a fight scene complete with reviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and hundreds of photographs.

Buckle in and join TCM on a action-packed journey through the history of cinema stunt work in Danger on the Silver Screen. This action-packed guide profiles 50 foundational films with insightful commentary on the history, importance, and evolution of an often overlooked element of film: stunt work. With insightful commentary and additional recommendations to expand your repertoire based on your favorites, Danger on the Silver Screen is a one-of-a-kind guide, perfect for film lovers to learn more about or just brush up on their knowledge of stunt work and includes films such as Ben-Hur (1925 & 1959), The Great K&A Train Robbery (1926), Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928), The Thing from Another World (1951), Bullitt (1968), Live and Let Die (1973), The Blues Brothers (1980), Romancing the Stone (1984), The Matrix (1999), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), John Wick (2014), Mission: Impossible--Rogue Nation (2015), Atomic Blonde (2017), and many more.

Author: Scott McGee
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Published: 04/05/2022
Pages: 288
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 2.25lbs
Size: 9.06h x 7.32w x 1.18d
ISBN: 9780762474844