Historical Dictionary of British Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

Historical Dictionary of British Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

Alan Burton


British cinema has been round from the very delivery of films, from black-and-white to paint, from talkies to sound, and now 3D, it's been creating a significant contribution to global cinema. a lot of its actors and administrators have stayed at domestic yet others ventured out of the country, like Charlie Chaplin and Alfred Hitchcock. this day it's nonetheless going powerful, the sole festival to Hollywood, turning out motion pictures which attraction not just to Brits, simply reflect on Bridget Jones, whereas busily including to franchises like James Bond and Harry Potter.

So this Historical Dictionary of British Cinema has loads of flooring to hide. This it does with over three hundred dictionary entries informing us approximately major actors, manufacturers and administrators, extraordinary movies and serials, agencies and studios, diverse movies genres from comedy to horror, and remarkable motion pictures, between different issues. appendixes offer lists of award-winners. in the meantime, the chronology covers over a century of historical past. those elements give you the information, numerous information, whereas the advent deals the massive tale. And the large bibliography issues towards different resources of information.

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