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Movies and TV: The New York Public Library Book of Answers

by Melinda Corey, Diane Corey & George Ochoa

If you're a movie or television fan - how many of these questions can you answer?

  • What was the last picture show in The Last Picture Show?
  • Where was the stagecoach headed in Stagecoach?
  • What was the name...

  • Antiques Roadshow Behind the Scenes

    by Marsha Bemko & Mark L. Walberg

    An all-access pass to America's first (and favorite) reality television program -- boasting over ten million viewers each week -- Antiques Roadshow!

    If you're a fan of PBS's top-rated Antiques Roadshow, you've...

    The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time

    by Martin Gitlin

    Since the advent of network television, situation comedies have been a staple of prime-time programming. In this book, Martin Gitlin has assembled the top 70 sitcoms in television history. The rankings were...

    Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949

    by Vincent Terrace

    Since the beginning of network television, many shows have been preceded by an opening announcement or a theme song that served various purposes. In Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings, Vincent...

    A Research Guide to Film and Television Music in the United States

    by H. Stephen Wright, Jeannie Gayle Pool & Leonard Maltin

    This volume addresses the difficulties scholars encounter when conducting research on film and television music, providing a detailed taxonomy of film music primary sources and explaining how to find and interpret...

    Monty Python's Flying Circus: An Utterly Complete, Thoroughly Unillustrated, Absolutely Unauthorized Guide to Possibly All the References

    by Darl Larsen

    Known for its outrageous humor, occasionally controversial content, and often silly spirit, Monty Python's Flying Circus poked fun at nearly everything. Indeed, many of the allusions and references in the program...

    A Dream Given Form

    by Ensley F. Guffey & K. Dale Koontz

    The only comprehensive critical guide to the beloved sci-fi phenomenon

    A Dream Given Form provides an accessible, comprehensive, and critical look at Babylon 5, one of the most groundbreaking series of all time....

    The Twilight Zone

    by Kenneth Reynolds

    From 1959 to 1964, a chilling new anthology series held audiences captive with tales of horror, delight, and mystery. Rod Serling changed the face of television with The Twilight Zone, a groundbreaking series...

    Mayberry 101

    by Neal Brower

    On October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show began its eight-year reign as one of the top-ten television shows in the country. Now, almost 50 years later, the original 249 episodes still remain among the most...

    Victoria & Albert: A Royal Love Affair

    by Daisy Goodwin & Sara Sheridan

    The official companion to the second season of the PBS/Masterpiece drama Victoria by award-winning creator and screenwriter Daisy Goodwin.

    Airing in the Downton Abbey slot on PBS/Masterpiece last January, Victoria...

    How to Do Accents

    by Jan Haydn Rowles & Edda Sharpe

    This unique book offers a complete course in how to do any accent and also gives you the tools to navigate your way through a specific accent. Using solid technical know-how, clear practical steps, real-life...

    Star Trek: The Book of Lists

    by Chip Carter

    Spanning the epic science fiction franchise’s fifty-one-year history, a breathtaking collection of the most compelling Star Trek facts and trivia, including events from both on and off-screen, available in...

    Television Series of the 1980s

    by Vincent Terrace

    Television screens in the 1980s reflected some of the most memorable programs of all time. In that decade, such critically acclaimed shows as Cheers, The Golden Girls, Hill Street Blues, Newhart, and St. Elsewhere...

    The Making of the Potterverse: A Month-By-Month Look at Harry's First 10 Years

    by Edward Gross

    The media phenomenon that is Harry Potter—from the 1997 U.K. publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to the upcoming theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix—is expertly...

    Television Series of the 1970s

    by Vincent Terrace

    Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to represent social changes across the country. Edgier programs like All in the Family and M*A*S*H pushed the boundaries...

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia

    by Nancy Holder & Lisa Clancy

    A comprehensive, authorized compendium of all things Buffy the Vampire Slayer, published in celebration of the revered show’s twentieth anniversary.

    From its debut in 1997, Buffy the Vampire Slayer became a...

    Monk: The Official Episode Guide

    by Terry J. Erdmann & Paula M. Block

    This is the official episode guide to the USA Network hit television series Monk, starring two-time Emmy Award winner Tony Shalhoub.

    Monk is one of the most popular series currently on television. Fans have come...

    African Research & Development (R&D) Africa

    by Verdiana Grace Masanja

    Results of all Research Projects in 2007 to 2010 under NUR-SIDA Collaboration University of Rwanda (UR) through its Research Directorate has been funding its staff to carry out research projects in many areas....

    Doctor Who: The Whoniverse

    by Justin Richards & George Mann

    Complete with full-color illustrations, maps, charts, and artifacts, the definitive, essential companion to the Doctor’s world—and many more.

    Doctor Who: The Whoniverse is a never-before-seen history of the...

    The World of Poldark

    by Emma Marriott

    The World of Poldark explores the characters, the compelling stories and the era that Winston Graham's Poldark novels- and the television series - set out to recreate, the England that Ross Poldark returned...