Author and Film Critic Charles Champlin's
Choices for the 100 Best American Sound Films
Mr. Champlin's top 100 films are available (on DVD or VHS video)
for viewing and study in the Music & Media Center.
Charles Champlin was a
writer-correspondent for Time and Life magazines from
1948-1965, Arts Editor for the Los Angeles Times from 1965-1991, and
the principal film critic for the Los Angeles Times from 1967-1980.
He is the author of Back There Where the Past Was: A Memoir (Syracuse
University Press), George Lucas: The Creative Impulse (Abrams),
Hollywood's Revolutionary Decade (John Daniel & Co.) and My
Friend, You Are Legally Blind: A Writer's Struggle with Macular Degeneration (John Daniel & Co.) He lives and
writes in Los Angeles, California.
Last edited (SB) 11/18/04