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The new biographical dictionary of film

Thomson, David

The new biographical dictionary of film

by Thomson, David

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBiographical dictionary of film, Dictionary of film
    StatementDavid Thomson
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 1154 p.
    Number of Pages1154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27161282M
    ISBN 100375711848
    ISBN 109780375711848
    OCLC/WorldCa878554273

    In the sixth edition of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, British cinema critic/ historian/ enthusiast David Thomson answers both questions. Regarding Kinski, Thomson’s knowledge is based on time spent with Kinski as well as familiarity with the actor’s long and sometimes absurd body of work. Editions for The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Expanded and Updated: (Paperback published in ), (), (Hardcove.

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A treasury of film trivia The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by critic David Thomson has provided the final word in movie trivia for the past 25 years. International in scope, organized alphabetically and freshly updated with new listings (for a total of 1, entries overall), this weighty reference volume contains brief biographies.

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