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Photos: "Hollywood Movie Stills" Shows Moments From the Silver Screen's Golden Age
When it comes to old movies, sure, you may have seen them a dozen times over, but sometimes what's captured on set with a still camera can give you a new way of looking at a time gone by. A newly revised book, due out June 5, Hollywood Movie Stills, uses those images to retrace the steps of cinema's golden age.
The book contains hundreds of rare still photos from the author Joel W. Finler's own collection. Familiar faces, like Greta Garbo, Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and many more are seen in moments that may not have even made the film's final cut. Finler also has images taken on set, behind-the-scenes, and during production--all part of what became known as the "studio system" of movie--and star--making.
The updated edition includes more photos and information and insight into the art of movie making and the early days of Hollywood.
We've got a small sample of just some of the many images contained in the book.