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The new biographical dictionary of film

Title
The new biographical dictionary of film / David Thomson.
Edition
4th ed.
Published
New York : Knopf, 2002.
Description
963 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary
"David Thomson's Biographical Dictionary of Film returns, with its old entries updated and 300 new ones - from Luc Besson to Reese Witherspoon - making more than 1300 in all, some of them just a pungent paragraph, some of them several thousand words long. In addition to the new "musts," Thomson has added key figures from film history - lively anatomies of Graham Greene, Eddie Cantor, Pauline Kael, Abbott and Costello, Noel Coward, Hoagy Carmichael, Dorothy Gish, Rin Tin Tin, and more.".
"Here is a rare book, one that encompasses the chaos of art, entertainment, money, vulgarity, and nonsense that we call the movies. Personal, opinionated, funny, daring, provocative, and passionate, it is the one book that every filmmaker and film buff must own."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes
Rev. ed. of: Biographical dictionary of film. 1994. 3rd ed.
Language
English
LCCN
2002019368
ISBN
0375411283 : $35.00
Format
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