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Cocktails of the Movies: An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology Hardcover – 7 Nov 2016

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel; 01 edition (7 Nov. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791383485
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791383484
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 1.8 x 18.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 23,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Without too much effort it is possible to map out a cocktail trail that wends its way from the earliest silent films to the 21st century with nary a break, not even for Prohibition. This is precisely what the British writers Will Francis and Stacey Marsh have done in Cocktails of the Movies a fond survey ... from Caught in a Cabaret , a 1914 Mack Sennett film, to last year s Grand Budapest Hotel . -The New York Times

Everything about this is pretty awesome. - NPR

- Total Film Magazine

In addition to being a work of art, Cocktails of the Movies explores Hollywood s love affair with cocktails throughout the history of film, shedding light on the creation of cocktail culture as we know it today. - Frontiers Magazine

No home should be without Cocktails of the Movies, a visual and delicious journey through Hollywood s famous films and their legendary drinks. - Don t Panic

perfect for film clubs - a drink-and-watch delight - Library Journal

This book will teach you how to make a French 75, ordered by Yvonne and her German admirer in Casablanca , as well as the White Russian favored by The Dude in The Big Lebowski .' - The Wall Street Journal

'Without too much effort it is possible to map out a cocktail trail that wends its way from the earliest silent films to the 21st century with nary a break, not even for Prohibition. This is precisely what the British writers Will Francis and Stacey Marsh have done in Cocktails of the Movies a fond survey ... from Caught in a Cabaret , a 1914 Mack Sennett film, to last year s Grand Budapest Hotel .'' - The New York Times

An awesome coffee table book, guaranteed an appreciated gift for all who like film and cocktails. - Mosto

This could be the coolest recipe book circulating now ... this book will become the envy of, well, everyone ... this is a fantastic idea - The Guilty Code

'Whether you fancy quaffing a White Russian with The Dude or an Aqua Velva with Jake Gyllenhaal, it s all laid out nice and clearly for you to do so' - WOW247

'handy guide that breaks down the ingredients of the defining cocktails of 64 iconic movies ... never watch another flick empty-handed' - HypeBeast

'nicely illustrated by Stacey Marsh ... a great gift idea' - KlonBlog

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Everything about this is pretty awesome. --NPR



This book will teach you how to make a French 75, ordered by Yvonne and her German admirer in Casablanca , as well as the White Russian favored by The Dude in The Big Lebowski .' --The Wall Street Journal

About the Author

Will Francis is a writer and commentator on technology and culture. He regularly appears in the media to share his expertise and opinions on how digital and social media are changing the world in which we live, often in unexpected ways.

Stacey Marsh is an illustrator and designer who has worked with many popular household and luxury brands. Her unique patterns and illustrations are now available as a range of textiles and homewares.


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What's great about the book is that its a practical guide to making cocktails at home - and as the book says, you can pick up everything you quite easily and cheaply..its all to do with imagination and fun. Ideal for the party season coming up, perfect for dinner parties...and the book is beautifully illustrated - love the way the cocktails are all from your favourite movies so you can pretend to be Marilyn for the night! :)
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This gem of a book is a beautiful introduction to the art of cocktail making.....its full of amazing facts about alcohol through
the ages and the illustrations are truly exceptional!!! "Mine's a Cosmopolitan please!!"
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Loved the feel and look of this when I saw it in a bookshop so bought it as a secret santa gift. Movie-loving recipient loves it!
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Bought as a gift for a movie loving friend and it has been very well received.
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Great looking book
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