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    DescriptionRegarded as the undisputed Bible of the movie industry, Ephraim Katz's "The Film Encyclopedia" is the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film available. This all new seventh edition includes up-to-date additions, and features more than 8,000 A-Z entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of moviemaking, including: directors, producers, stars, screenwriters, and cinematographers, styles, genres, and schools of filmmaking, motion picture studios and film centers; film-related organizations and events; industry jargon and technical terms; inventions, inventors, and equipment; and, an index of Academy Award winning films and artists, top grossing films, and much, much more. The editors have updated every single page, giving more thorough coverage to independent films, and adding new entries for all the latest stars and trends, from Sofia Coppola (director, "Lost in Translation" and "The Virgin Suicides") to Johnny Depp (Oscar nomination for "Pirates of the Caribbean") to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy ("Return of the King" won a record-tying eleven Oscars). With the abundance of movies available through standard and electronic channels, this is the essential sourcebook every film buff, student, aspiring artist, and armchair movie lover needs.

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    The Film Encyclopedia
    The Complete Guide to Film and the Film Industry
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ephraim Katz, By (author) Ronald Dean Nolen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1616
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 62 mm
    Weight: 1,778 g
    ISBN 13: 9780062026156
    ISBN 10: 0062026151

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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    DC22: 791.4303
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    BISAC V2.8: PER004040, PER004020
    B&T Approval Code: C07150000, C07010000
    DC22: 791.43/03
    DC23: 791.4303
    LC classification: PN1993.45 .K34 2012
    Thema V1.0: GBC, KNT, ATF
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Collins Reference
    Publication date
    20 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Ephraim Katz was a writer, journalist, and filmmaker who devoted his life to gathering the information in The Film Encyclopedia. He was working on the second edition at the time of his death in 1992. Ronald Dean Nolen is the former editor of the trade publication Centerstage. Also an accomplished actor, he has appeared in leading roles on Broadway and Off-Broadway as well as in television and film. His most recent project as a producer is the documentary film None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story. He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama and a BA from Hardin-Simmons University, where he serves on the faculty.
    Review quote
    "Wow! What a book!" -- Katharine Hepburn "Recommended for any reference collection in need of a world view of film." -- Booklist "The best movie reference book, hands down." -- Newsweek