Encyclopedia of British Film

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With well over 6,300 articles, including over 500 new entries, this fourth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is a fully updated invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to the present day, with detailed listings of the producers, directors, actors and studios behind a century or so of great British cinema.

Brian McFarlane's meticulously researched guide is the ...

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Overview

With well over 6,300 articles, including over 500 new entries, this fourth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is a fully updated invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to the present day, with detailed listings of the producers, directors, actors and studios behind a century or so of great British cinema.

Brian McFarlane's meticulously researched guide is the definitive companion for anyone interested in the world of film. Previous editions have sold many thousands of copies and this fourth edition will be an essential work of reference for enthusiasts interested in the history of British cinema, and for universities and libraries.

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Editorial Reviews

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"A massive achievement.'" — The Observer

Superbly done - comprehensive, eclectic and compulsively readable ... a delight to browse as well as an indispensable tool.' — Sight & Sound

"A fantastic achievement." — Professor Charles Barr

"The Encyclopedia is astonishing - I learn things from it every time I open it." — Kevin Brownlow

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780719091391
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1000
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian McFarlane is Associate Professor in the English Department at Monash University, Australia

Anthony Slide is an independent film scholar. He is the author of 75 books and the editor of 150 more

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Introduction to the Third Edition

Introduction to the Second Edition

Introduction to the First Edition

Entries A-Z

Awards

Some Title Changes

Select Bibliography

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