Ten important essays on films from Potemkin to Some Like It Hot.
"That Stanley Kauffmann is a first-rate movie critic is the least of it. He is unique. He is a writer of stature, and a valued presence in our culture. He has such a memory and such a mind."—Eric Bentley
Stanley Kauffmann has been film critic for The New Republic for forty years. He has published ten books of criticism and seven novels, he has also written essays and reviews on the theatre. Sheep Meadow Press has previously published Kauffmann's memoir, Albums of a Life, and his book About the Theater.