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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ty Crowell Co
Publication date November 1, 1979
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780690012040
ISBN-10 0690012047
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $35.00
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Summary
More than seven thousand entries cover all aspects of world cinema: biographies and film credits for directors, producers, writers, and actors, awards, technical terms, major studios, and schools of film
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Ever since its first publication in 1979, The Film Encyclopedia has been considered the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film in English. Now in its completely revised and updated 3rd edition, this invaluable A-to-Z guide contains more than 7,000 entries on:

  • Directors, producers, stars, screenwriters and cinematographers
  • Styles, genres and schools of filmmaking
  • Film-related organizations and events
  • Industry jargon and technical terms
  • Inventions, inventors and equipment
  • And more!

    Long used by Hollywood insiders as the bible of the film industry, The Film Encyclopedia  is the indispensable film book for moviegoers, students, critics and everyone associated with the art and craft of motion pictures.

  • Editions
    Hardcover
    Book cover for 9780690012040
     
    2 edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 1993); titled "Film Encyclopedia"
    9780062700803 | details & prices | List price $60.00
    About: Ever since its first publication in 1979, The Film Encyclopedia has been considered the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film in English.
    The price comparison is for this edition
    from Ty Crowell Co (November 1, 1979)
    9780690012040 | details & prices | List price $35.00
    About: More than seven thousand entries cover all aspects of world cinema: biographies and film credits for directors, producers, writers, and actors, awards, technical terms, major studios, and schools of film
    Paperback
    Book cover for 9780060742140 Book cover for 9780062730893 Book cover for 9780062734921
     
    With Ronald Dean Nolen, Fred Klein | 5th edition from Harper Resource (November 1, 2005)
    9780060742140 | details & prices | 1542 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 2.75 in. | 4.20 lbs | List price $30.00
    About: Features more than seven thousand alphabetically organized entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of movies, including style, genres, actors and actresses, directors, producers, and motion picture studios.
    With John Gray, Ronald Dean Nolan, Ronald Dean Nolen, Fred Klein | 3rd rev edition from Perennial (March 1, 1998)
    9780062734921 | details & prices | 1506 pages | 6.75 × 9.00 × 2.50 in. | 3.70 lbs | List price $30.00
    This edition also contains False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism
    About: Features more than seven thousand entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of movies, including style, genres, actors and actresses, directors, and motion picture studios
    With Gene A. Getz, Jim Moore (other contributor) | 2nd edition from Harpercollins (April 1, 1994)
    9780062730893 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.25 × 2.50 in. | 3.85 lbs | List price $27.50
    This edition also contains Paul: Living for the Call of Christ
    About: Encompassing more than seven thousand entries, this comprehensive reference on all aspects of the film industry provides information on people in the movie industry, studios, film processes and techniques, industry terminology, and other topics
    from J P Tarcher (April 1, 1982); titled "Film Encyclopedia"
    9780399506017 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.25 × 2.25 in. | 3.15 lbs | List price $16.95
    About: More than seven thousand entries cover all aspects of world cinema: biographies and film credits for directors, producers, writers, and actors, awards, technical terms, major studios, and schools of film

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