New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry / Edition 2

New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry / Edition 2

by Anthony Slide
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578860156

ISBN-13: 9781578860159

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a unique reference work, a "what's what" of the history of filmmaking not only in Hollywood but throughout the United States. More than 750 entries document the history of studios, production companies and distributors, and provide complete information on technical innovations, genres, industry terms, and…  See more details below

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The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a unique reference work, a "what's what" of the history of filmmaking not only in Hollywood but throughout the United States. More than 750 entries document the history of studios, production companies and distributors, and provide complete information on technical innovations, genres, industry terms, and organizations. Included are entries on more than 100 film companies active in the 'teens, as well as all major Hollywood studios, and major technical innovations such as CinemaScope and Dolby Sound. General entries range from "The Cold War" to "Westerns" and include film series such as "Andy Hardy" and "The Thin Man." Extensive cross referencing and an index help the reader locate information throughout the text. A completely revised and updated edition of "The American Film Industry", this new edition furnishes an informed, experienced look behind the scenes of filmmaking and an invaluable reference source.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578860159
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Entries1
Resource Libraries and Institutions243
Index245
About the Author267

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