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By Barry Keith Grant

This reference offers a finished and obtainable creation to movie and movie experiences, overlaying such elements as construction, nationwide traditions, studios, genres, severe concept and movie historical past. nearly two hundred entries disguise particular issues, together with performing, censorship, modifying, lights and others. additionally incorporated are greater than 230 occupation profiles, putting person achievements within the context of particular themes (for instance, Robert Altman is featured within the article on "Sound"). extra gains comprise a complete index; an inventory of extra examining resources; 350 black-and-white and a hundred and fifty complete colour pictures; and extra.

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The Irish Filmography: Fiction Films, 1986– 1996. Dublin: Red Mountain, 1996. Rockett, Kevin, and John Hill, eds. National Cinema and Beyond. Dublin: Four Courts, 2004. Martin McLoone SCHIRMER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FILM ISRAEL Filmmaking in Israel can be traced to the early twentieth century with the documentation of the land by solitary pioneers, such as Murray Rosenberg’s The First Film of Palestine (1911) and Ya’acov Ben-Dov’s The Awakening Land of Israel (1923). Commissioned by Zionist organizations, these films were screened in front of Jewish communities worldwide.

Naficy, Hamid. ’’ In The Oxford History of World Cinema, edited by Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, 672–678. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1996. ———. ’’ In Iran: Political Culture in the Islamic Republic, edited by Samih K. Farsoun and Mehrdad Mashayekhi, 173–208. Routledge: London, 1992. FURTHER READING Dabashi, Hamid. Close Up: Iranian Cinema Past, Present, and Future. London and New York: Verso Books, 2001. 32 Mita Lad SCHIRMER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FILM IRELAND The indigenous film industry in Ireland tentatively emerged in the 1970s, but it was not consolidated until two decades later, when government funding arrangements were implemented to support production on a long-term basis.

1932), Richard Harris (1930–2002), Liam Neeson (b. 1952), Pierce Brosnan (b. 1953), and Colin Farrell (b. 1976), or had an Irish ancestry upon which to draw when necessary: James Cagney (1899–1986), Victor McLaglen (1883–1959), Spencer Tracy (1900– 1967), Anthony Quinn (1915–2001), and Errol Flynn (1909–1959). The Irish diaspora also provided some influential pioneers of American film. In the formative years of Hollywood, for example, Irish-born director Rex Ingram (1892–1950) was a particularly noted stylist who made Rudolph Valentino a star with The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921).

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