The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth Edition

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With well over 6,300 articles, including over 500 new entries, this fourth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is a fully updated invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to the present day, with detailed 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 definitive companion for anyone interested in the world of film. Previous editions have sold many thousands of copies and this fourth edition will be an essential work of reference for enthusiasts interested in the history of British cinema, and for universities and libraries. -- .

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"A massive achievement.'" -- The Observer


Superbly done - comprehensive, eclectic and compulsively readable ... a delight to browse as well as an indispensable tool.' -- Sight & Sound


"A fantastic achievement." -- Professor Charles Barr


"The Encyclopedia is astonishing - I learn things from it every time I open it." -- Kevin Brownlow


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Brian McFarlane is Assistant Professor in the English Department at Monash University, Australia Anthony Slide is an independent film scholar. He is the author of 75 books and the editor of 150 more -- .

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ISBN 10:  071909139X ISBN 13:  9780719091391
Publisher: Manchester University Press, 2014
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