Filmen Dens Navne og Historie
by Brusendorff, Ove.
Brusendorff, Ove. Filmen Dens Navne og Historie. Copenhagen: Universal Forlaget, [ca. 1940]. Three volumes. Large 8vo. Three quarter brown morocco & marbled boards. This massive dictionary of film provides a biographical dictionary of films, film actors, directors, companies and associated people. American, European, Scandinavian and Russian films are listed with reference to their date, director, production company, and actors. Hundreds of wonderful photos illustrate the text. Many films pictured and listed were not popular in America. Volume III is devoted to the technology of film with photos of many different types of cameras and equipment, including a film truck. It also has a section on gangster films, Swedish films and a 300 page illustrated history of film. (Inventory #: 1007)