Download The Encyclopedia Of Hollywood by Scott Siegel PDF

By Scott Siegel

The one e-book that mixes stars, motion pictures, genres, and heritage into one encyclopedic reference, The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment variation presents an authoritative, certain perception into Americas renowned movie undefined. because writing the 1st version of this booklet greater than a decade in the past, the authors became recognized movie critics, and so they convey their adventure, insider wisdom, and precise figuring out of Hollywood to every access. completely up-to-date and revised, the second one version makes the main of the authors services and offers finished and present insurance of Hollywood.The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment version is a must have connection with the background of yankee filmmaking, from its emergence to the current. The entries are enjoyable and should attract someone who has ever visible a Hollywood movie and desired to recognize extra approximately it.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Encyclopedia Of Hollywood PDF

Similar encyclopedias books

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films

The Routledge Encyclopedia of movies contains two hundred essays through major movie students analysing an important, influential, leading edge and fascinating motion pictures of all time. prepared alphabetically, every one access explores why each one movie is critical in the event you research movie and explores the social, ancient and political contexts within which the movie was once produced.

Earth Science: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Designed to satisfy the wishes of scholars in Earth technological know-how on the highschool and undergraduate degrees, those 8 volumes symbolize a revised and seriously up to date version of Salem Press's five-volume Earth technological know-how of 2001. Now greater than ten years later, the up-to-date variation will offer scholars with sincerely defined info at the most crucial and largely mentioned matters in terms of Earth technology.

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 24: Race

There is not any denying that race is a serious factor in realizing the South. notwithstanding, this concluding quantity of the hot Encyclopedia of Southern tradition demanding situations past understandings, revealing the region's wealthy, ever-expanding range and delivering new explorations of race kin. In 36 thematic and 29 topical essays, individuals study such topics because the Tuskegee Syphilis examine, jap American incarceration within the South, kinfolk among African americans and local american citizens, chinese language males adopting Mexican identities, Latino spiritual practices, and Vietnamese existence within the quarter.

Extra info for The Encyclopedia Of Hollywood

Example text

He followed Disraeli with Alexander Hamilton (1931) and Voltaire (1933), establishing Warners’ first cycle of movie biographies. Eventually, Arliss gave way to PAUL MUNI, who continued the BIOPIC cycle in the mid- to late 1930s. Both his early biographical films and other movies were consistent moneymakers, which accounted for Arliss’s whopping salary of $10,000 per week, making him one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. But Arliss, who was a balding, Arthur, Jean (1905–1991) She was a husky-voiced actress who came into her own as a comedienne, playing tough, yet vulnerable, middle-class working girls.

In the early 1940s, Astaire left RKO and made a series of musicals, the best of which were You’ll Never Get Rich (1941) and You Were Never Lovelier (1942), both with RITA HAYWORTH. He also made Holiday Inn (1942) with BING CROSBY. All of these films were critically and commercially successful. But after The Sky’s the Limit (1943) bombed, Astaire suddenly found himself without any offers of work. There were whispers that Astaire, 44 years old, was getting a bit long in the tooth for a dancer. ARTHUR FREED, the great movie musical impresario at MGM, believed in Astaire and showcased him in VINCENTE MINNELLI’s Ziegfeld Follies (1944), in which Astaire per- formed four magnificent numbers, including a comic dance with GENE KELLY.

Bilko (1996) is he likely to be cast in leading roles, shared in the latter case with Steve Martin. California Angels baseball team. He was Hollywood’s quintessential singing cowboy. Aykroyd, Dan (1954– ) A writer and chameleon-like comic actor, Aykroyd has been proven to be among the most versatile and talented of all the many Saturday Night Live TV alumni who have ventured into the movies. He has not, however, been the most popular of his fellow comic actors, in part because he has not developed a specific comic persona.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 10 votes