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1.
The Star Wars Encyclopedia
by Stephen J. Sansweet, Timothy Zahn (Introduction)


Ballantine Books (T)
Hardcover - 354 pages
Lst Ed. edition (June 30, 1998)

$34.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Since 1977, the Star Wars universe, conceived by George Lucas, has been explored by authors and artists eager to build on the foundation laid by the blockbuster movies. The Star Wars Encyclopedia is the essential guide to every detail of the history, planets, vehicles, politics, aliens, and weapons... Read more

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The Film Encyclopedia (3rd Ed)
by Ephraim Katz, et al


Harperperennial Library
Paperback - 1504 pages
3rd Rev edition (March 1998)




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4.5 out of 5 stars
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This is the basic reference guide to the international cinema. Put it next to your TV and VCR and you'll be able to answer the questions that inevitably arise when you watch a movie: "What other films has she been in?"; "Haven't I heard that director's name before?"; and "What in tarnation is a... Read more

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The Star Trek Encyclopedia
by Michael Okuda, et al


Pocket Books
Paperback - 745 pages
Exp&update edition (October 1999)

$22.36
$5.59

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5 out of 5 stars
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With a delightfully obsessive hand, Michael and Denise Okuda present the minutiae of every moment from the four Star Trek series and eight films. Every planet ever visited, every food ingested, every outfit worn, and every featured character appears in The Star Trek Encyclopedia, on glossy pages... Read more

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The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia
by Steven Jay Rubin


NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Paperback
Revised edition




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4.5 out of 5 stars
jason davis, May 18, 2000 1 out of 5 stars
this is ovverated and not very good
The idea of this book is a great one. There is allot of good information. The problem is that the author puts his own personal opinions in it. It ruins it. After reading it, it sounded like the author had a personal vendatta against roger moore. The author comes across very bitter and ruins the... Read more

 


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The Star Trek Encyclopedia : A Reference Guide to the Future
by Michael Okuda, et al


Pocket Books
Hardcover - 640 pages
Updated edition (December 1997)

$24.50
$10.50

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5 out of 5 stars
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Although the title might seem to indicate that this book targets die-hard Trekkers, just about anyone who's watched Star Trek over the years will enjoy it. This is the second version of the Star Trek Encyclopedia, and it's been revised to include details from all four Star Trek television series as... Read more

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Disney A to Z : The Updated Official Encyclopedia (Disney A to Z, 1998)
by Dave Smith


Hyperion
Hardcover - 608 pages
Updated ed edition (August 1998)

$23.06
$9.89

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5 out of 5 stars
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You may well know that Mickey Mouse's first appearance was in the 1928 cartoon Steamboat Willie, but do you know where Donald Duck made his debut? With the help of Disney A to Z: The Updated Official Encyclopedia, you'll know that Donald made his first appearance in 1934's Wise Little Hen--and that... Read more

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Encyclopedia of Animation Techniques (Encyclopedia of Art Series)
by Richard Taylor, Dick Taylor


Running Pr
Hardcover
(September 1996)

$17.46
$7.49

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
From traditional cel animation to the most up-to-date computer animation, this volume covers a wide variety of animation techniques. Readers learn about lighing, characterization, mixed media, and even uppet-making. Readers understand the steps involved in going professional--from how animation... Read more

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The Official Three Stooges Encyclopedia : The Ultimate Knucklehead's Guide to Stoogedom--From Amalgamated Association of Morons to Ziller, Zeller, and
by Robert Kurson


NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Hardcover - 365 pages
(June 1998)

$20.96


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4 out of 5 stars
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A treasure trove of the timeless humor and slapstick comedy that has made theThree Stooges comic legends. 200 photos. --This text refers to the paperback edition of this title Read more

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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters
by John Grant


Hyperion
Hardcover - 480 pages
3rd edition (April 1998)




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5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
From Mickey Mouse to Timon, Roger Rabbit to Hades, and Aladdin to Sebastian--the famous, the infamous, and the obscure--every character of the Disney honor roll is present and accounted for in this comprehensive volume that every true Disney fan and animation enthusiast will treasure. Read more

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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy
by John Clute(Editor), John Grant (Editor)


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Paperback - 1088 pages
Updated edition (February 1999)

$23.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Unafraid to be opinionated, yet objective and inclusive, this book is a mandatory possession for every serious fantasy reader or collector. It is a comprehensive survey of fantasy in every form it has taken through human history. Movies, opera, art, and literature, writers ancient and modern,... Read more

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The Official Three Stooges Encyclopedia : The Ultimate Knuckleheads Guide to Stoogedom-From Amalgamated Association of Morons to Ziller, Zeller, and z
by Robert Kurson


Contemporary Books
Paperback - 416 pages
(May 1999)

$15.16
$3.79

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4 out of 5 stars
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A treasure trove of the timeless humor and slapstick comedy that has made theThree Stooges comic legends. 200 photos. Read more

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A Guide to the Star Wars Universe
by Bill Slavicsek, William Slavicsek


Del Rey
Paperback - 495 pages
2nd Rv&exp edition (March 1994)




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4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Looking for facts abut the characters, armament, starships, planets, alien species, or battles in the most exciting adventure of them all? You'll find the whole universe of Star Wars covered in this fully revised and expanded second edition, including: the original Star Wars movies, National Public... Read more

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The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons
by Jeff Lenburg, et al


Checkmark Books
Paperback - 512 pages
2nd edition (July 1999)

$19.96


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3.5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , April 1, 1992
A completely revised and updated edition of The encyclopedia of animated cartoon series (1981), this comprehensive guide describes every production from 1909 to the present, documenting nearly 1,000 cartoon productions and 50,000 episodic entries, including silent cartoons, theatrical sound... Read more

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The Psychotronic Encyclopedia of Film
by Michael Weldon


Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback
Reissue edition (January 1983)




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5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
The Complete Viewers' Guide to the Weirdest Movies of All Time!

From the slightly offbeat to the outlandishly bizarre...from the no-budget quickie to the multimillion-dollar box-office smash...

Psychotronic films range from Attack of the Killer Tomatoes to E.T....from Angel's Wild Women and Hellcats... Read more

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The Book of Bond, James Bond
by Hoyt L. Barber, Harry L. Barber


Cyclone Books
Paperback - 176 pages
(October 15, 1999)

$15.96


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Avg. Customer Review:
2.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Agent 007 stars in his greatest adventure in this all-inclusive reference guide to all things Bond. The Book of Bond catalogues facts even the most die-hard fans don't know, with every aspect of the Bond phenomenon detailed from A to Z. From Academy Award nominations and wins, beauty queen heroines... Read more

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The Actor's Encyclopedia of Casting Directors: Conversations with Over 100 Casting Directors on How to Get the Job
by Karen Kondazian, et al


Lone Eagle Publishing Company
Paperback - 475 pages
(December 15, 1999)

$15.96


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Karen Kondazian has compiled inside information from talking to the premier casting directors in film, television, and commercials from New York to Los Angeles. Read more

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Japanese Cinema Encyclopedia : The Sex Films
by Thomas Weisser, et al


Vital Books
Paperback - 600 pages
Vol 2 1 Ed edition (November 1998)
$28.00
$22.40
$5.60

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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 8, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
STUNNING ACHIEVMENT!
This book, by Thomas and Yuko Mihara Weisser of Asian Cult Cinema fame, takes on the "Pink Film" era with an unprecedented scope. The era of the "Pink Films," one of cultural and artistic daring and experimentation in Japan, has hardly been chronicled in the English language, but... Read more

 


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Horror (The Overlook Film Encyclopedia Series)
by Phil Hardy(Editor), et al


Penguin USA (paper)
Paperback
Reprint edition (December 1995)

$32.00


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Every horror fan needs a comprehensive encyclopedia of horror movies. For my money, this one is the best. It's a coffee-table-sized, beautifully printed volume covering some 1300 films on 500 double-columned pages, with at least one crisp, dramatic, black-and-white still per page. The individual... Read more

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Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia : Career Profiles of More Than 2,000 Actors and Filmmakers, Past and Present
by Leonard Maltin, et al


Plume
Paperback
Reprint edition (November 1995)

$17.56
$4.39

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Avg. Customer Review:
2.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An entertaining companion to the author's best-selling Movie & Video Guide presents short reviews of the careers and movies of more than two thousand actors, directors, writers, composers, cinematographers, and others, including information on awards. Read more

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Vampire Gallery : A Who's Who of the Undead
by J. Gordon Melton


Visible Ink Pr
Paperback - 600 pages
(August 1998)

$15.96


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3.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
In addition to 200 sketches of fictional vampire characters of the 19th and 20th century, this book also contains essays about vampires, from literature, graphic novels, music, and other areas. Read more

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Forgotten Horrors: The Definitive Edition
by George E. Turner, Michael H. Price


Midnight Marquee Pr Inc
Paperback - 320 pages
(June 7, 1999)


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Film historians George E. Turner and Michael H. Price examine obscure horrors films from 1929 through 1937. Films covered include Horror, Adventure, Westerns, Murder Mysteries, Serials and much more as they delve into these Forgotten Horrors. Read more

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The Virgin Encyclopedia of Stage and Film Musicals
by Colin Larkin(Editor)


Virgin Publishing
Paperback - 416 pages
(June 1999)

$23.96


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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, September 27, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
An essential resource
No single volume could truly be "fighteningly complete," but this is a badly needed up-to-date resource on musical theatre and film. The Stanley Green 2 volume work dates back more than a decade -- this one fills in the gaps. Read more

 


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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy : The Definitive Illustrated Guide
by David Pringle(Editor), Terry Pratchett (Introduction)


Overlook Press
Hardcover - 256 pages
(May 1999)

$24.50
$10.50

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3 out of 5 stars
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From Tolkien to Terry Pratchett, this lavishly illustrated reference to the fantasy field has been compiled by the award-winning editor of "Interzone". 158 color photos/illustrations. 31 b&w photos. Read more

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Novels into Film : The Encyclopedia of Movies Adapted from Books [ABRIDGED]
by John C. Tibbetts, et al


Checkmark Books
Paperback - 320 pages
(October 1999)

$13.56
$3.39

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The Oakland Press, November 17, 1999
"Serves up a satisfying plateful of thought-provoking material for filmgoers as well as readers of fiction. . . . a welcome addition to any film lover's library." --Nicole Robertson Read more

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Key Concepts in Cinema
by Susan Hayward


Routledge
Paperback
(August 1996)


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4 out of 5 stars
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"...covers genres, movements, theories and key film production terms with in-depth essays. Read more

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