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The Movie Book - Mini Edition
Following the same formula as Phaidon's miniature Art Book and Photography Book, the mini version of The Movie Book brings together 500 people from around the world who have made a landmark contribution to the medium of film. From the earliest pioneers to the stars of today, the entries cover the entire industry, including actors and directors, costume designers and make-u ...more
Paperback, 520 pages
Published June 24th 2002 by Phaidon Press
(first published October 12th 1999)
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The Movie Book is not a comprehensive guide to everyone ever associated with the movie industry. What it is, however, is a selection of people associated with the cinema. Each page has a small amount of information about the person, but prominently features a large photo from a movie. The pictures from the movies are what makes the book interesting and fun. If you are looking for an encyclopedic index, this isn't for you. If I was going to be picky, there are some names that should have been inc ...more