The book, Scenes from the City: Filmmaking in New York, is not only a sumptuous and evocative photo history of New York filmmaking, it’s a sharp and compelling look at city’s cultural and social history through cinema. Its editor, James Sanders, (co-writer or the Emmy Award-winning PBS series New York: A Documentary Film and its companion volume, New York: An Illustrated History, as well as Celluloid Skyline: New York and the Movies), connects the dots, from Marlon Brando to Woody Allen.
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