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New biographical dictionary

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Published by D. McKay in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the editors of the Cassell"s standard reference books, dictionaries, &c.
    GenreDictionaries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination741 p. ;
    Number of Pages741
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23321458M

    May The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (Alfred A. Knopf, pages, $35) By David Thomson "In the Introduction to this fourth edition of his Biographical Dictionary of Film, David Thomson admits that "the reckless kid who once knew the dates of many films by heart, and their trivia, now needs to look such things up — and to remember not to use his own book for that . With more than new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, —is the latest edition of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, which topped Sight & Sound’s poll of international critics and writers as THE BEST FILM BOOK EVER WRITTEN.

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