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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 742-744.

    Other titlesFilmgoer"s companion.
    StatementLeslie Halliwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.45 .H3 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 745 p. :
    Number of Pages745
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4117456M
    ISBN 100684166607
    LC Control Number80050651

    Published by Thriftbooks. In addition, unlike its competitors, this remarkable resource also contains special features such as: entertaining quotes from actors, directors and Halliwells Filmgoers companion book from around the world; entries on fictional characters and popular film themes; the Halliwell "rosette," which recognizes the outstanding achievers of the industry; a brief chronological history of the cinema; and a specially selected list of recommended books on film history. He grew up during the Golden Age of Hollywoodthe period when the big studios churned out movies and wide-eyed cinemagoers packed the dream palaces. Review: A standard directory of actors, directors, and film technicians, this book has since been superseded by more detailed one-volume guides such as Ephraim Katz's The Film Encyclopedia.

    The Filmgoer's Companion. I would say this is impressive and is recommended to any serious film buffs out there. It is a must for movie fans, students, teachers, critics and anyone else who loves the magic of the silver screen. A valid payment source is required to place a bid on any auction item. Delivery Options Available delivery methods select when bidding Price.

    The Halliwells Filmgoers companion book minor quibble I have is that, as the BBC's film expert for decades, Halliwell naturally places a lot of emphasis on the British film industry -- at times to the point Halliwells Filmgoers companion book making it seem as if it were as significant as Hollywood's contribution Popular Categories. Warning -- you may dip into it to check one actor's credits, but will find yourself cross-referencing and just leafing through for hours. Most notable are its citations of quips by famous actors and directors Errol Flynn: "My difficulty is trying to reconcile my gross habits with my net income"; Alfred Hitchcock: "The cinema is not a slice of life, it's a piece of cake" ; its discussion of characters, events, and motifs as they play out in film history e. About this title This latest edition of Halliwell's Filmgoers Companion continues to provide an unmatched wealth of information on thousands of American, British, and European actors, directors, writers and producers, from the earliest pioneers of cinema to today's hottest box office stars. Long-time Observer film critic Philip French wrote that Halliwell 'isn't a scholar, critic or cineaste, but rather a movie buff, a man who knows the credits of everything but the value of very little. Now in its 12th edition, Halliwell's Filmgoers Companion has been in continuous publication for more than 30 years, and its reputation as the most comprehensive and authoritative reference on the film industry is well deserved.


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The volume's appendices, which include guides to further reading, a brief history of the cinema, Halliwells Filmgoers companion book "best films" lists, complete notations of film festival prizes, and every Academy Award given through make it a terrific source of information.

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He grew up during the Golden Age of Hollywoodthe period when the big studios churned out movies and wide-eyed cinemagoers packed the dream palaces.

Filmgoer's Companion

In its pages, movie buffs will find biographies, filmographies and a complete listing of Academy and European film award winners. The best compliation of movie facts and trivia ever Published by Thriftbooks. Halliwells Filmgoers companion book Cambridge Evening News reported, 'students felt their periods at Cambridge were incomplete without the weekly visit to the Rex.

They subsequently granted him a special licence and the Rex became the only cinema in Britain to show the film. It is a must for movie fans, students, teachers, critics and anyone else who loves the magic of the silver screen.

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As far as knowlage about films goes. Halliwell edited nine editions Halliwells Filmgoers companion book the Companion. Payment and Sales Tax Payment Auction winners are responsible for paying the winning bid amount plus shipping and handling. Cinema fans and critics Halliwells Filmgoers companion book greatly appreciated Halliwell's efforts, with Jeremy Isaacs saying he had made an 'unsurpassed contribution' to the channel's success.

Note: This item will ship separately and cannot be combined with other orders. Disappointed with the first edition, Halliwell joined with Sunday Telegraph critic Philip Purser to produce Halliwell's Television Companion, which ran for a further two editions in and As a young man he was a cheerful, often ebullient individual who ran film societies, performed in amateur theatre productions and inspired those around him with his seemingly boundless enthusiasm for the cinema.

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Halliwell and his mother Lily went almost nightly to the cinema, which offered them an escape from the grim reality of life in a soot-covered mill town.

Still, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion--now in its 12th edition--continues to be updated and contains a number of special features the competition doesn't have.

Published by Thriftbooks. By the time of Halliwell's death inthe Film Guide had doubled in size. In its pages, movie buffs will find biographies, filmographies and a complete listing of Academy and European film award winners.

Long-time Observer film critic Philip French wrote that Halliwell 'isn't a scholar, critic or cineaste, but rather a movie buff, a man who knows the credits of everything but the value of very little. In keeping with the channel's intention to appeal to specialist audiences, Halliwell focused primarily on the s and '40s.

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