Award Winning Films: A Viewer's Reference to 2700 Acclaimed Motion Pictures
REF PN1993.9 .M68 1994
Cinema: A Critical Dictionary
REF PN1993.45 .C5 1980t
The two volume set includes signed articles by noted critics on major directors, some individual actors and a few topics. "This highly recommended work covers 80 years of international film history".
An in-depth glossary that gives historical overviews of key genres, film theory and film movements.
Encyclopedia of Television
REF PN1992.18 .E53 2004
L'encyclopédie du cinéma
REF PN1993.45 .B6 1989
This three volume set is international in scope and gives information on "film personalities, important films, terms, genres, film companies, organizations, and the history of film...in individual countries".
The Film Encyclopedia
REF PN1993.45 .K34 2012
For each entry there is biographical information and a filmography for actors, directors, screenwriters, composers, producers, cinematographers, film editors, dance directors and heads of studios. It also has definitions for film terms and descriptions of film styles and genres.
Handbook of International Film, Television and Video Acronyms
PN1993.45 .H36 1993t
Lists over 3,400 acronyms and abbreviations for organizations, associations, societies, companies and technical terms.
A History of Early Film
REF PN1993.5 .A1 H547 2000
Three volume set which comprises reprints of important and interesting writings on the subject from 1894 to 1917 from British journals.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers
REF PN1997.8 .I58
A five volume comprehensive work. Volumes cover films, directors/filmmakers, actors and actresses, writers and production artists.
The International Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary
REF PN1993.45 .S57 1989t
Provides information on international production companies, studios, distributors, technical innovations, organizations, as well as brief historical essays on the cinema in various countries.
Mass Media: A Chronological Encyclopedia of Television, Radio, Motion Pictures, Magazines, Newspapers, and Books in the United States
P92 .U5 H77 1987t
Provides a single, comprehensive, detailed quick-reference source for historical facts about mass media in the United States from 1638 to 1985. Presented in a chronological format, each "period is divided into sections by medium, beginning with the earliest mass media (Books, Broadsides, Pamphlets) and ending with the latest mass media (Radio, Television, Film)".
The Movie List Book: A Reference Guide to Film Themes, Settings and Series
PN1997.8 .A76 1990
Brings together in one volume, similar films that deal with various themes, settings and series. "Each category's entry is briefly explained and differentiated". With no index, "a table of contents attemps to serve as a guide to the categorization".