The encyclopedia of British film
A comprehensive history of the British film industry from its inception to the present day, with minute listings of the producers, directors, actors, and studios behind a century of great British cinema. Brian McFarlane's meticulously researched guide is the most authoritative book yet produced on the people involved in British Film. Published in association with the British Film Institute, this unparalleled volume is fully illustrated with numerous rare black and white photos of film stars and filmmakers from the 1920s to the present day. The end result is an invaluable addition to the reference shelf of anyone with an interest in British cinema. Brian McFarlane is professor of film history at Monash University in Australia.
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