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Twentieth Century Fox : a century of entertainment

Author: Michael Troyan; Stephen X Sylvester; Jeffrey Paul Thompson
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here it is: the first-time look at the remarkable American multinational mass media empire and its century of entertainment--the story of Twentieth Century Fox (1915-2015). The controversies and scandals are here, as are the extraordinary achievements. Among other firsts, the book offers fun tours of its historic production and ranch facilities including never-before-told stories about its stars and creative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Troyan, Michael, 1968-
Twentieth Century Fox.
Lanham : Lyons Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017004493
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Troyan; Stephen X Sylvester; Jeffrey Paul Thompson
ISBN: 9781630761424 1630761427
OCLC Number: 971019735
Description: 735 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: The studio tour --
The corporate history part one : the fantastic Mr. Fox (1879-1935) --
The Western Avenue studio (1916-1971) --
The century ranch --
The backlot tour --
The studio tour, continued --
The corporate history part two : the Zanuck years (1935-1971) --The corporate history part three : a new hope (1971-2015) --
Fox by the numbers part one : the awards --
Fox by the numbers part two : where the movies were made --
Fox by the numbers part three : the studio filmography.
Other Titles: 20th Century Fox
Responsibility: Michael Troyan, Jeffrey Paul Thompson, Stephen X. Sylvester.

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"Here it is: the first-time look at the remarkable American multinational mass media empire and its century of entertainment--the story of Twentieth Century Fox (1915-2015). The controversies and scandals are here, as are the extraordinary achievements. Among other firsts, the book offers fun tours of its historic production and ranch facilities including never-before-told stories about its stars and creative personalities. The authors primarily tell a celebratory tale, but most importantly, an accurate one"--

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Through magical, never-before-seen archival photographs, you will be taken on a fabulous journey exploring the history of Twentieth Century Fox Studios. This book triggers so many fond personal Read more...

 
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