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The Encyclopedia of British Film By Brian McFarlane

The Encyclopedia of British Film
by Brian McFarlane

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A comprehensive history of the British film industry since its inception, with listings of the producers, directors, actors and studios behind a century or so of great British cinema.
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The Encyclopedia of British Film by Brian McFarlane

This is an updated edition of a comprehensive history of the British film industry from its inception to the present day, with minute 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 most authoritative book yet produced on the people involved in British film. This unparalleled volume is fully illustrated with numerous rare black and white photos of film stars and film-makers from the 1920s to the present day. The end result is an invaluable addition to the reference shelf of anyone with an interest in British cinema. The definitive companion to British film, updated with new entries, it is an essential reference book for enthusiasts, universities and libraries. It includes an Introduction by Philip French, chief film reviewer for the "Observer".

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The Encyclopedia of British Film Reviews


"'A brilliantly useful book for student, specialist and ordinary filmgoer alike... breathtakingly comprehensive, authoritative and entertaining' The Times * 'A fascinating and accomplished history' Empire * 'A massive achievement' Observer * 'From the silent era to the present, the coverage is truly astonishing. Destined to become a standard reference work, movie buffs will spend hours happily browsing through it' Film Review * 'An essential accessory for every self-respecting movie buff' Hot Dog * 'Must surely become one of the standard English-language reference works... Academics, critics, film historians and anyone who loves British film owes McFarlane, Slide and their collaborators a huge vote of thanks' Times Higher Education Supplement"

About Brian McFarlane


Brian McFarlane is Professor of film history at Monash University in Australia. He has written extensively on film, including books for the BFI and is the co-editor of the Oxford Companion to Australian Film.

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GOR004711956
The Encyclopedia of British Film by Brian McFarlane
Brian McFarlane
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Methuen Publishing Ltd
2008-02-28
816
0413776603
9780413776600
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