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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 155)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Atkinson, Brooks; Scudder, Townsend

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273286

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's jacket. Minor pencil underlining and marginalia (introduction and first chapter only), jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot. 1950 Hard Cover. xxiv, 732 pp. 8vo. The first comprehensive, single-volume edition of the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Edited, and with a biographical introduction, by Brooks Atkinson. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Bradnick, Jean A.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company [Westvaco]: 1966

Seller ID: 2275883

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase toned. 1966 Hard Cover. 207, [9] pp. 8vo. A special edition of Thoreau's famous work, issued as part of Westvaco's Christmas series, with a foreword by Jean A. Bradnick written specially for this edition, and illustrations reproduced from period engravings. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is a book by Henry David Thoreau, first published in 1849. The book is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire and back Thoreau had taken with his brother John in 1839. As John had died from tetanus in 184... View more info

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Walden (Books That Have Changed Man's Thinking)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Hepburn, Edeward

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Heron Books: 1970

Seller ID: 2291546

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp on second blank. 1970 Hard Cover. xvi, 331 pp. Introduction and appreciation by Edward Hepburn, illustrations by Robert C. Bates. In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life, Thoreau sustained his retreat for just over two years. More popular than ever, “Walden” is a paean to the virtues of simplicity and self-sufficiency. View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2195578

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2294862

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs, edges of endpapers a bit faded, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Arguably some of Thoreau’s most beautiful writings on American history and natural scenery, this collection is dedicated to the poet’s ruminations on the beaches of Cape Cod. Exploring the variety of natu... View more info

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The Maine Woods

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Lunt, Dudley C.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291250

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket rubbed and toned. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. A reissue of Thoreau's works recounting his travels in the wilderness of 19th century Maine, with illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane and notes by Dudley C. Lunt. Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Taking notes constantly, Thoreau was just as likely to turn his observant eye to the habits and languages... View more info

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The Concord and the Merrimack: Excerpts from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Lunt, Dudley C.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1963

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291251

Condition: Good


Front hinge beginning to weaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket rubbed and toned with 1/2 inch closed tear. 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 268 pp. 8vo. Excerpts from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, with illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane and notes by Dudley C. Lunt. Based on a trip with his brother in 1839, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is an excellent example of Thoreau’s talent for naturalistic writing. In exquisite detail Thoreau depicts the nature that surrounds him over the course of his trip. One of only two books... View more info

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The River: Selected from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Lunt, Dudley C.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1963

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291252

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and toned. 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. 8vo. Selections from Thoreau's Journal, with illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane and notes by Dudley C. Lunt. Thoreau is best known for Walden, a collection of his reflections written during his time in a cabin in the woods by Walden Pond, and for his essay Civil Disobedience. He was part of the Transcendentalist movement, along with friends Ralph Waldo Emerson and Louisa May Alcott. View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Theroux, Paul

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269465

ISBN: 0140170022

Condition: Very Good


Wrapper edges very faintly rubbed, pages very faintly toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. xvi, 319 pp. Cape Cod chronicles Henry David Thoreau’s journey of discovery along this evocative stretch of Massachusetts coastline, during which time he came to understand the complex relationship between the sea and the shore. He spent his nights in lighthouses, in fishing huts, and on isolated farms. He passed his days wandering the beaches, where he observed the wide variety of life and death offered up by the ocean. Through these observations, Thoreau discovered that the only way to truly know the sea—i... View more info

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Walden or Life in the Woods (The World's Classics, LXVIII)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Watts-Dunton, Theodore

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press: 1924

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299195

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. No jacket. Coloring pencil marks on some pages. 1924 Small Hard Cover. xvi, 299 pp. Walden (/?w??ld?n/; first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and—to some degree—a manual for self-reliance.[2] First published in 1854, Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near ... View more info

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Thoreau's Cape Cod with the Early Photographs of Herbert W. Gleason

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Wheelwright, Thea

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Barre Publishers: 1973

Seller ID: 2301958

ISBN: 0827172648

Condition: Good


Edge wear. 1973 Soft Cover. Portions of Thoreau's text are paired with period photographs depicting the exact scene described. View more info

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Poe's Helen

By: Ticknor, Caroline

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296935

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket. 1916 Hard Cover. ix, 292 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. A study of Sarah Helen Whitman, a poetess from Rhode Island who was engaged to Edgar Allan Poe but broke it off before he died. Their love letters are highlighted. View more info

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Milton

By: Tillyard, E.M.W.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267860

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. viii, 396 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Early Poems; The Period of the Prose; Milton's Beliefs; The Later Poems; Milton To-day; Appendices; Index. View more info

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James Joyce: His Way of Interpreting The Modern World

By: Tindall, W.Y.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1950

Seller ID: 2196795

ISBN: 0684719118

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1950 Trade Paperback. An unusually intelligible interpretation concentrating on Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. The author examines Joyce in terms of Stephen Daedalus..., Humanity, The family cycle, and Myth and symbol, explaining Freudian implications, multi-lingual puns, symbols and characters. View more info

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The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.; Beagle, Peter S.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1975

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2294402

Condition: Good


4th printing. Spine and wrappers creased, wrappers toned, ink name inside. 1975 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 447, [1] pp. Introduction by Peter S. Beagle. The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by philologist J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II. Although generally known to readers as a trilogy, Tolkien initially intended it as ... View more info

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The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.; Beagle, Peter S.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1975

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2294403

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, wrappers toned, ink name inside. 1975 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 544 pp. Introduction by Peter S. Beagle, index follows text. The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by philologist J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II. Although generally known to readers as a trilogy, Tolkien initially intended it as... View more info

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Anna Karenina (German Text)

By: Tolstoi, Leo

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf.: 1950

Seller ID: 2268330

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date, circa mid-1900s). Spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1950 Hard Cover. 391 pp. German text. Anna Karenina (Russian: is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's negative views of Russian volunteers going to fight in Serbia); therefore, the novel's first complete appearance was in book form in 1878. Anna Karenina is the tragic story of Countess Anna Karenin... View more info

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Ivan the Fool or The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils, also A Lost Opportunity and Polikushka

By: Tolstoi, Leo [Tolstoy, Leo]; Norraikow, Adolphus

Price: $425.00  $340.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster and Company: 1891

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2180844

Condition: Very Good


First thus - these stories were originally published separately. A bit musty, spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper and corresponding owner stamp on front flyleaf. 1891 Hard Cover. 172 pp. Three short stories by the author of Anna Karenina, War and Peace, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, originally published in 1886. Includes a preface by translator Count Norraikow, Ivan the Fool, A Lost Opportunity, and Polikushka. Engraved illustrations by Valerian Gribayedoff (who was a journalist most famous for introducing illustrated drawings into newspapers) precede each story. Scarce in trade, an... View more info

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The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Tales

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1940

Seller ID: 2196511

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to jacket. 1940 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains a sampling of Tolstoy's novellas and short stories. View more info

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Anna Karenina (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296320

ISBN: 1566190282

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 736 pp. Described by William Faulkner as the best novel ever written and by Fyodor Dostoevsky as “flawless,” Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and thereby exposes herself to the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the c... View more info

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War and Peace (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296321

ISBN: 1566190274

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 696 pp. War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family behind to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men. A s Napoleon’s army invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows c... View more info

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Philipok

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Beneduce, Ann Keay; Spirin, Gennady

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Philomel Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205348

ISBN: 0399234829

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine-head lightly bumped. Near fine. Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 2000 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. All Philipok wants is to go to school--like his big brother, Peter! No, his mother says, he must stay home with Grandma. But little Philipok is determined. He slips out of the house, braving wintry winds and a fierce dog to surprise Peter, the other children, and the teacher as well. In this retelling of Tolstoy's charming children's tale, Ann Beneduce's simple, lyrical prose and Gennady Spirin's finely-detailed illustrations bring to light a class... View more info

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Anna Karenina (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books) (Giants, ML G23)

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Garnett, Constance

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1930

Seller ID: 2294606

Condition: Very Good


Includes jacket (329 titles listed on reverse). Owner bookplate on front endpaper, boards lightly soiled, jacket price clipped, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners. 1930 Hard Cover. 950 pp. Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. Tolstoy seamlessly weaves toget... View more info

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Anna Karenina, in Two Volumes

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Garnett, Constance; Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1939

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262801

Condition: Very Good


Lacks publisher's slipcase. Fore edge of volume 1 lightly smudged. 1939 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes. xxv, 968 pp. (paginated continuously) Includes color plates by Philip Reisman and an introductory essay by Thomas Mann. Tolstoy's classic tale of forbidden love. View more info

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Anna Karenina, in Two Volumes

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Garnett, Constance; Mann, Thomas

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Random House: 1939

Seller ID: 2290428

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines toned, slipcase edges rubbed, front hinge of first volume just beginning to weaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1939 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes. xxv, 968 pp. (paginated continuously) Includes color plates by Philip Reisman and an introductory essay by Thomas Mann. Tolstoy's classic tale of forbidden love, first serialized in 1873, and first released in book form in the original Russian in 1878. View more info

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War and Peace

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Kropotkin, Alexandra; Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1949

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2265287

Condition: Good


First thus. Lacks jacket. Front hinge weakening, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xxvi, 741, [1] pp. 8vo. Translation revised by Alexandra Kropotkin and edited by W. Somerset Maugham. Illustrations by J. Franklin Whitman. Tolstoy's epic masterpiece captures with unprecedented immediacy the broad sweep of life during the Napoleonic wars and the brutal invasion of Russia. Balls and soirees, the burning of Moscow, the intrigues of statesmen and generals, scenes of violent battles, the quiet moments of everyday life--all in a work whose extraordinary imaginative power has never be... View more info

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War and Peace: Inner Sanctum Edition

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer; Fadiman, Clifton; Schuster, M. Lincoln

Price: $115.00  $92.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1942

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2195106

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Publisher's insert laid in. Spine faded, hinges just starting. 1942 Hard Cover. lxi, 1370 pp. 8 1/2 x 6. 8vo. Color maps on endpapers, two tone illustration on title page. Includes publisher's note by M. Lincoln Schuster, foreword by Clifton Fadiman. 'Reader's Guide and Bookmark for the Inner Sanctum Edition of War and Peace' contains: A list of characters arranged in family groups; A chronological table of principal historical events, 1805 to 1812, the period covered by War and Peace; A map of the Campaign of 1805; A map showing the Napoleonic Invasion of Russia and a Plan of Mo... View more info

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War and Peace: Inner Sanctum Edition

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer; Fadiman, Clifton; Schuster, M. Lincoln

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265795

Condition: Good


Includes original jacket and publisher's insert. Jacket spine and edges taped, affixing flaps to endpapers. 1942 Hard Cover. lxi, 1370 pp. 8 1/2 x 6. 8vo. Color maps on endpapers, two tone illustration on title page. Includes publisher's note by M. Lincoln Schuster, foreword by Clifton Fadiman. 'Reader's Guide and Bookmark for the Inner Sanctum Edition of War and Peace' contains: A list of characters arranged in family groups; A chronological table of principal historical events, 1805 to 1812, the period covered by War and Peace; A map of the Campaign of 1805; A map showing the Napoleonic Inva... View more info

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War and Peace: Inner Sanctum Edition

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer; Fadiman, Clifton; Schuster, M. Lincoln

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2302837

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Includes publisher's insert. Jacket edges rubbed with a couple small tears to corners. 1942 Hard Cover. lxi, 1370 pp. 8 1/2 x 6. 8vo. Color maps on endpapers, two tone illustration on title page. Includes publisher's note by M. Lincoln Schuster, foreword by Clifton Fadiman. 'Reader's Guide and Bookmark for the Inner Sanctum Edition of War and Peace' contains: A list of characters arranged in family groups; A chronological table of principal historical events, 1805 to 1812, the period covered by War and Peace; A map of the Campaign of 1805; A map showing the Napoleonic... View more info

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Anna Karenina

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Pevear, Richard & Volokhonsky, Larissa

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202946

ISBN: 0143035002

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Corners lightly bumped, ink name inside. 2002 Trade Paperback. xxi, 837 pp. While previous versions have softened the robust, and sometimes shocking, quality of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation true to his powerful voice. This authoritative edition, which received the PEN Translation Prize and was an Oprah Book Club selection, also includes an illuminating introduction and explanatory notes. Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina will be the definitive text for fans of the film and generations to come. View more info