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Author Burton, Alan, 1962-

Title Historical dictionary of British cinema / Alan Burton and Steve Chibnall
Published Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xlii, 542 pages)
Series Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts
Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts.
Contents Editor's Foreword; Preface; Reader's Notes; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; THE DICTIONARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Bibliography; About the Authors
Summary The Historical Dictionary of British Cinema has a lot of ground to cover. This it does with over 300 dictionary entries informing us about significant actors, producers and directors, outstanding films and serials, organizations and studios, different films genres from comedy to horror, and memorable films, among other things. Two appendixes provide lists of award-winners. Meanwhile, the chronology covers over a century of history. These parts provide the details, countless details, while the introduction offers the big s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 487-540)
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Subject Motion pictures -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Chibnall, Steve.
ISBN 0810880261 (electronic bk.)
9780810880269 (electronic bk.)