Books by Mick LaSalle

Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Trenchant film-by-film analysis from an author clearly in love with his subject. A compelling introduction to one of Hollywood's golden eras."
Companion volume to LaSalle's Complicated Ladies (2000), about female stars of Hollywood's aesthetically rich pre-Code era. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"By no means a social or cultural history of the period, LaSalle nevertheless offers an engaging and often-affectionate account of the strong women who dominated the films of this pre-Code Hollywood."
An overdue tribute to the myriad of strong and independent women film stars of pre-Code Hollywood (1929-34). Read full book review >