Now in its 13th edition, this classic encyclopedia of the people in the movies, formerly known as the Filmgoer's Companion, has informed and delighted movie fans for over 30 years. Full of opinion and wit, Halliwell's Who's Who In The Movies is not only the most comprehensive book of its kind, with over 11,000 entries, but it's also a lively and addictive read that will provide endless hours of browsing pleasure.
This completely updated and expanded edition covers the "who's who" and "what's what" in the world of film--everything you'd ever want to know, including:
People Biographies and filmographies of actors, directors, producers, writers and other key players
History Hundreds if entries on film genres and studios; and a complete chronology of cinema from its beginnings to today
Technical Terms From "A-picture" to "zoom," an easy-to-understand guide to the technical language of film
Foreign Cinema A complete country-by-country breakdown of national film industries
Prizes Full year-by-year listings of Oscar winners and the world's leading festivals and critics' awards; plus the top money makers and critics' picks
Plus Listings of the best film books and magazines and a guide to entertainment information on the Internet...Continua