Moving Places is the brilliant account of a life steeped in and shaped by the movies--part autobiography, part film analysis, part social history. Jonathan Rosenbaum, one of America's most gifted film critics, began his moviegoing in the 1950s in small-town Alabama, where his family owned and managed a chain of theaters.
Starting in the Deep South of his boyhood, Rosenbaum leads us through a series of "screen memories," making us aware of movies as markers of the past--when and where we saw them, with whom, and what we did afterward. The mood swings easily from sensual and poignant regret to screwball exuberance, punctuated along the way by a tribute to the glamorous Grace Kelly of Rear Window, a meditation on The Rocky Horror Picture Show and its improbable audience-community, and an extended riff on Rosenbaum's encounters with On Moonlight Bay.
Originally published in 1980, Moving Places is reissued now both as a companion volume to the author's latest book and as a means of introducing a new generation of film buffs to this unique, often humorous exploration of one man's life at the movies.
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Book Description Harpercollins Publisher, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060908238
Book Description Harpercollins Publisher. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060908238 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1021485
Book Description Harpercollins Publisher, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060908238