All the Best Lines

Author(s): George Tiffin

Biography / Memoir

Pithy put-downs, hard-boiled snarlings, words of love and regret...ALL THE BEST LINES presents 500 memorable movie quotes, embracing both one-liners ('My name is Pussy Galore') and slices of snappy dialogue from pictures as diverse as When Harry Met Sally and Pulp Fiction. Arranged under such timeless themes as Dreams, Friends, Libido and Memories, the quotes juxtapose films and stars from every era and every genre. Dotted throughout the text are feature capsules focusing on themes and stories in the movies from Goldwynisms to Mae West, plus a generous scattering of cinema anecdotes, making the book both a joy to browse and an authoritative reference. Lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs, ALL THE BEST LINES will delight and entertain you in equal measure, reacquainting you with your favourite movies and introducing you to some forgotten classics. Anyone who loves the movies will be delighted to find it in their Christmas stocking.

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'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.

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781781853061
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : October 2014
  • : 246mm X 189mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 448
  • : 791.43
  • : Paperback
  • : George Tiffin
  • : 100 col illus