By Scott Siegel

The one publication that mixes stars, motion pictures, genres, and background into one encyclopedic reference, The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment version presents an authoritative, particular perception into America's renowned movie undefined. in view that writing the 1st variation of this e-book greater than a decade in the past, the authors became recognized movie critics, and so they deliver their adventure, insider wisdom, and specific knowing of Hollywood to every access. completely up-to-date and revised, the second one variation makes the main of the authors' services and gives complete and present assurance of Hollywood. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment version is a must have connection with the historical past of yankee filmmaking, from its emergence to the current. The entries are pleasing and may attract an individual who has ever visible a Hollywood movie and desired to recognize extra approximately it. insurance comprises the legends of the silent reveal, the nice stars of the Golden Age of films, the main robust and demanding studios, key manufacturers and administrators, baby stars and animal megastar favorites, composers, the Academy Awards, movie genres, topical matters equivalent to "screenwriter," and easy Hollywood phrases.

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