Thank you to everyone for your insights. Your knowledge has been
exceptional, specific, and answered my research questions.
Quoting Robert Keser <[log in to unmask]>:
> This book, I believe is "Reel Facts: The Movie Book of Records" by
> Steinberg (Vintage paper, 1982). Among much other useful historical
> information, it lists the annual top moneymaking films (without dollar
> earnings), as determined by Motion Picture Herald, Motion Picture Daily
> and Film Daily for the years 1930 to 1946, followed by the top twenty
> earners (with dollar amounts) for 1947 to 1980 as reported by Variety.
> This volume is the handiest resource I've run across for such
> --Robert Keser
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> Somewhere I have a book called something like Movie Facts (dark blue
> cover, trade paper, circa 1980s) that had a listing of the top ten for
> each year along with the dollar rentals.
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