Cinema: a Critical Dictionary-the Major Film-Makers, Two Volumes

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Cinema: A Critical Dictionary - the Major Film-Makers, Two Volumes
Richard Roud, ed.
Viking / 1980 / out of print / first edition / hardcover / 7 x 10 / 1121 total pp / b+w / eng / ISBN: 9780670222575 / 2.8 lb
Condition: Volume 1 - good, 2.5 inch tear on lower right cover (see photo above), fading on spine, yellowing on fore-edge due to aging, price clipped on inside front flap, interior clean and unmarked. Volume 2 - very good, minor fading on spine,yellowing on fore-edge due to aging, price clipped on inside front flap, interior clean and unmarked.

Description:
Every bit as indispensable as it was on publication, this two-volume critical dictionary of the major filmmakers in world cinema up to 1980 split into two parts. Part 1 spans from Robert Aldrich to Henry King. Part 2 spans from Teinosuke Kinugasa to Krzysztof Zanussi. Legends from the golden age of film criticism—Andrew Sarris, Molly Haskell, Donald Richie, Robin Wood—contribute lengthy profiles of each filmmaker along with thematic and visual analysis of their key works. Also included are critical essays on the major film movements. An essential reference work on film.

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