Directors and Their Films: A Comprehensive Reference, 1895-1990

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This is the most comprehensive reference work available anywhere, ever, to (1) films and their directors, and (2) directors and their films. Part one is by director. Each entry lists films, years of release, alternate titles, and, when appropriate, the director's pseudonym. Part two is a listing of over 108,000 films (from A, directed by Jan Lenica, to Zyte, from Rene Leprince), giving a director for each.

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About the Book This is the most comprehensive reference work available anywhere, ever, to (1) films and their directors, and (2) directors and their films. Part I (in one volume) ... is by director. Each entry lists films, years of release, alternate titles, and, when appropriate, the director’s pseudonym. Part II (in two volumes) is a listing of more than 108,000 films (from A, directed by Jan Lenica, to Zyte, from Rene Leprince), giving a director for each. Read more Show Less

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This is the most comprehensive reference work available anywhere, ever, to (1) films and their directors, and (2) directors and their films. Part one is by director. Each entry lists films, years of release, alternate titles, and, when appropriate, the director's pseudonym. Part two is a listing of over 108,000 films (from A, directed by Jan Lenica, to Zyte, from Rene Leprince), giving a director for each.

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If there is ever a chance that you would need to know that the only film Tom Aitken directed was Trotter on the Trot in 1920; or that Georges Melies made almost 500 films between 1896 and 1910 and all their names; or which films were directed by the George Miller of Mad Max fame vs. the George Miller of Man from Snowy River fame; or that six films named Bright Lights were made between 1916 and 1935 by directors as varied as Disney and Busby Berkley; or that two different films called Inside Out were made in 1964--then this book is for you. With its two exhaustive indexes, this guide covers over 108,000 titles made from from 1895 to 1990. First is an alphabetical listing of directors with their films, followed by the list of films with their director. Although specialized in scope, this is a reference work of unequaled comprehensiveness. Essential for any serious film collection.-- Sherle Abramson, Williamsburg Regional Lib., Va.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780786467037
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/31/2012
  • Pages: 160

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Brooks Bushnell lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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