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This illustrated Encyclopedia includes biographies of the best American directors and actors, reviews of the best American movies, and lists of awards.FEATURES:-Fully illustrated. -Search for words or phrases. -Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page. -Add Bookmarks. -Text annotation and mark-up. -Access the guide anytime, anywhere--at home, on the train, in the subway. -Use your down time to prepare for an exam. -Always have the guide available for a quick reference. TABLE OF CONTENTS: I. Cinema of the United States II. Famous American Directors III. Famous American Actors IV. Awards V. 100 Best American Movies of All TimesI. Cinema of the United States: About History Notable figures in U.S. filmII. Famous American Directors: A-Z List Woody Allen Robert Altman Hal Ashby Busby Berkeley Peter Bogdanovich Frank Borzage James L. Brooks Mel Brooks Tod Browning Tim Burton John Cassavetes William Castle Joel and Ethan Coen Francis Ford Coppola Roger Corman Cameron Crowe George Cukor Cecil B. DeMille Brian De Palma Clint Eastwood Victor Fleming John Ford Bob Fosse Samuel Fuller D.W. Griffith Alice Guy-Blaché Howard Hawks George Roy Hill Alfred Hitchcock John Huston Jim Jarmusch Spike Jonze Stanley Kubrick Fritz Lang Spike Lee Ernst Lubitsch George Lucas Sidney Lumet David Lynch Terrence Malick Joseph L. Mankiewicz Michael Mann Russ Meyer Vincente Minnelli Leo McCarey Alan J. Pakula Alexander Payne Sam Peckinpah Arthur Penn Sydney Pollack Bob Rafelson Sam Raimi Nicholas Ray Jean Renoir Kevin Smith Martin Scorsese Steven Soderbergh Todd Solondz Steven Spielberg Oliver Stone Quentin Tarantino Gus Van Sant King Vidor Raoul Walsh John Waters Robert WiseIII. Famous American Actors: A-Z List Fred Astaire Lauren Bacall John Barrymore Humphrey Bogart Charles Boyer Marlon Brando Louise Brooks James Cagney Montgomery Clift Ronald Colman Gary Cooper Joseph Cotten Joan Crawford Tom Cruise Bette Davis James Dean Robert De Niro Johnny Depp Leonardo DiCaprio Marlene Dietrich Kirk Douglas Melvyn Douglas Michael Douglas Irene Dunne Henry Fonda Jane Fonda Harrison Ford Clark Gable Ava Gardner Judy Garland Richard Gere Mel Gibson Tom Hanks Oliver Hardy Jean Harlow Rita Hayworth Katharine Hepburn Charlton Heston Dustin Hoffman William Holden Rock Hudson Angelina Jolie Buster Keaton Gene Kelly Grace Kelly Nicole Kidman Alan Ladd Veronica Lake Burt Lancaster Carole Lombard Fredric March Joel McCrea Steve McQueen Robert Mitchum Marilyn Monroe Paul Newman Jack Nicholson Al Pacino Gregory Peck Brad Pitt Sidney Poitier William Powell Tyrone Power Robert Redford Ginger Rogers Rosalind Russell Will Smith Barbara Stanwyck James Stewart Meryl Streep Barbra Streisand Gloria Swanson Shirley Temple Spencer Tracy Lana Turner Rudolph Valentino Denzel Washington John Wayne Orson Welles Mae WestIV. Academy Awards: Academy Award Current Awards Retired Awards Special Awards Lists of Academy AwardsEmmy Award: About List of Daytime Emmy winners List of Primetime Emmy Award winners List of International Emmy winnersGolden Globe Award: About List of Award Categories List of Golden Globe AwardsV. 100 Best American Movies of All Times: By Alphabet Order By Year

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