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This illustrated Encyclopedia includes biographies of the best American directors and actors, reviews of the best American movies, and lists of awards.


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Table of Contents

  • I. Cinema of the United States
  • II. Famous American Directors
  • III. Famous American Actors
  • IV. Awards
  • V. 100 Best American Movies of All Times

    I. Cinema of the United States: About | History | Notable figures in U.S. film

    II. Famous American Directors: A-Z List | Woody Allen | Robert Altman | Hal Ashby | Busby Berkeley | Peter Bogdanovich | Frank Borzage | James L. Brooks | Mel Brooks | Tod Browning | Tim Burton | John Cassavetes | William Castle | Joel and Ethan Coen | Francis Ford Coppola | Roger Corman | Cameron Crowe | George Cukor | Cecil B. DeMille | Brian De Palma | Clint Eastwood | Victor Fleming | John Ford | Bob Fosse | Samuel Fuller | D.W. Griffith | Alice Guy-Blaché | Howard Hawks | George Roy Hill | Alfred Hitchcock | John Huston | Jim Jarmusch | Spike Jonze | Stanley Kubrick | Fritz Lang | Spike Lee | Ernst Lubitsch | George Lucas | Sidney Lumet | David Lynch | Terrence Malick | Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Michael Mann | Russ Meyer | Vincente Minnelli | Leo McCarey | Alan J. Pakula | Alexander Payne | Sam Peckinpah | Arthur Penn | Sydney Pollack | Bob Rafelson | Sam Raimi | Nicholas Ray | Jean Renoir | Kevin Smith | Martin Scorsese | Steven Soderbergh | Todd Solondz | Steven Spielberg | Oliver Stone | Quentin Tarantino | Gus Van Sant | King Vidor | Raoul Walsh | John Waters | Robert Wise

    III. Famous American Actors: A-Z List |Fred Astaire | Lauren Bacall | John Barrymore | Humphrey Bogart | Charles Boyer | Marlon Brando | Louise Brooks | James Cagney | Montgomery Clift | Ronald Colman | Gary Cooper | Joseph Cotten | Joan Crawford | Tom Cruise | Bette Davis | James Dean | Robert De Niro | Johnny Depp | Leonardo DiCaprio | Marlene Dietrich | Kirk Douglas | Melvyn Douglas | Michael Douglas | Irene Dunne | Henry Fonda | Jane Fonda | Harrison Ford | Clark Gable | Ava Gardner | Judy Garland | Richard Gere | Mel Gibson | Tom Hanks | Oliver Hardy | Jean Harlow | Rita Hayworth | Katharine Hepburn | Charlton Heston | Dustin Hoffman | William Holden | Rock Hudson | Angelina Jolie | Buster Keaton | Gene Kelly | Grace Kelly | Nicole Kidman | Alan Ladd | Veronica Lake | Burt Lancaster | Carole Lombard | Fredric March | Joel McCrea | Steve McQueen | Robert Mitchum | Marilyn Monroe | Paul Newman | Jack Nicholson | Al Pacino | Gregory Peck | Brad Pitt | Sidney Poitier | William Powell | Tyrone Power | Robert Redford | Ginger Rogers | Rosalind Russell | Will Smith | Barbara Stanwyck | James Stewart | Meryl Streep | Barbra Streisand | Gloria Swanson | Shirley Temple | Spencer Tracy | Lana Turner | Rudolph Valentino | Denzel Washington | John Wayne | Orson Welles | Mae West

    IV. Academy Awards: Academy Award | Current Awards | Retired Awards | Special Awards | Lists of Academy Awards
    Emmy Award: About | List of Daytime Emmy winners | List of Primetime Emmy Award winners | List of International Emmy winners
    Golden Globe Award: About | List of Award Categories | List of Golden Globe Awards

    V. 100 Best American Movies of All Times: By Alphabet Order | By Year

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605011455
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,119,146
  • File size: 8 MB

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