World Film Directors: 1945-1985

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John Wakeman
H.W. Wilson, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 1205 pages
A two-volume biographical/critical dictionary of major, filmmakers from all countries, covering the entire history of the medium from 1890 to the present. Each director is treated in a separate essay that includes a detailed, chronological account of the subject's life and work and a summary of critical opinion. Includes filmography and a selective bibliography of books and articles.

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The first volume of World Film Directors covers 202 directors with a detailed, often film-by-film biography, filmography, and bibliography. It is less opinionated than Richard Roud's Cinema: a ... Read full review


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