The Film Encyclopedia

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1994 - Motion pictures - 1496 pages
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The 'Film Encyclopedia' is the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film in English, with more than 7,000 entries on; directors, producers, stars, screenwriters and cinematographers; motion picture studios and film centers; styles, genres and schools of filmmaking; film-related organizations and events; industry jargon and technical terms.

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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.

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