An A-Z of Actors, Directors, Producers, Writers and All the Key Personnel Behind the Scenes of Movie-Making.
The new edition of Halliwell's unique and bestselling encyclopedia of the people in the movies. More than just a guide, it's an essential, addictive and hugely enjoyable companion for anyone who enjoys films.
This is the unique and bestselling encyclopedia of the people in the movies. The new edition is an essential and comprehensive guide to the who, why, what and how of cinema, which reveals the people in the movies are revealed here with wit and conciseness.
While 'Halliwell's Film Guide' is a directory of films, the 'Who's Who' is concerned with the players in them. This A-Z of the people in cinema is packed with comprehensive biographical profiles of actors and actresses, directors, producers, editors and other key personnel. It also contains notes on the major studios, foreign cinema, cinematic themes and definitions of technical terms.
There are over 1,000 new entries added to this year's guide as well as a history of the cinema from 1894 to the present day, year-by-year Oscar listings, and details of all the major film festival awards.