International reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first. Includes article by 50 international scholars.
Film Encyclopedia by Ephraim Katz; Ronald Dean Nolen
Call Number: PN1993.45 .K34 2008
Most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film and is considered the undisputed Bible of the movie industry.
This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.