The American Film Institute desk reference

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DK, Oct 22, 2002 - Performing Arts - 608 pages
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The only source of movie history any fan will want to read. Presented by the American Film Institute, the nation's preeminent organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the art of the moving image, the American Film Institute Desk Reference is the most comprehensive reference book on filmmaking ever published. Providing detailed information on the world of film, its history and its personalities, this single volume is loaded with enough facts and trivia to satisfy any movie buff. Highlighting filmmakers and costume designers, financiers and actors, this complete guide is packed with more than 500 photographs and illustrations, a year by year chronology of film, and many special annotated lists, including the AFI's celebrated list of the 100 Best Films of the Past 100 Years.

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Preface by Jean Picker Firstenberg 9
jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed
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Studios 140
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The American Film Institute is a non-profit organization committed to advancing, preserving and redefining the art of the moving image. The only national arts organization devoted to film, television and video, AFI serves as a point of national focus to those concerned with film as art. George Ochoa and Melinda Corey have written more than 30 books on film and other subjects, including The Dictionary of Film Quotations, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, Facts About the 20th Century, and The Wilson Chronology of the Arts.

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