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The new biographical dictionary of film

Author: David Thomson
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Thomson has demonstrated wit and originality beyond a reasonable doubt [in] the latest edition of his deservedly treasured reference work...He proves anew that he is irreplaceable...His monologue has blossomed into an unlikely, searching dialogue about what to value in the movies -- how to love what's come befoe without nostalgia, and how to find the courage to demand more from the stuff being made right now...One  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, David, 1941-
New biographical dictionary of film.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2002
(OCoLC)607144895
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomson
ISBN: 0375411283 9780375411281
OCLC Number: 49247183
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Biographical dictionary of film. 1994. 3rd ed.
Description: 963 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Thomson.
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"Thomson has demonstrated wit and originality beyond a reasonable doubt [in] the latest edition of his deservedly treasured reference work...He proves anew that he is irreplaceable...His monologue has blossomed into an unlikely, searching dialogue about what to value in the movies -- how to love what's come befoe without nostalgia, and how to find the courage to demand more from the stuff being made right now...One of the most probing accounts ever written of a human being's engagement with the movies." Sarah Kerr, New York Times Book Review.

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