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Synopsis: Now in Paperback! 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. Paperback edition available 2001.
About the Author: Anthony Slide has published over fifty pioneering works on film history. In 1990 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters by Bowling Green University.
Title: The New Historical Dictionary of the ...
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication Date: 1998
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