This book covers each film, complete with a commentary from the author and other film buffs. Films with relatively simple plots include a basic synopsis, while films with more complicated narratives, receive a more detailed treatment. An appendix provides a filmographic guide to the 112 films covered in the work, including lists of primary actors, release dates, directorial credits, and running times.
Scott Allen Nollen was educated in film and history at the University of Iowa. He has written and edited more than 40 books on the history of film, literature and music.