a richly rewarding, impressively wide-ranging trawl through the medium's first 100 years (Time Out
an essential guide for all serious cinema enthusiasts (Flicks
If any new book deserves the gloss of informed and sacred text, it is The Oxford History of World Cinema
... a sound and thorough job in creating something that at least tries to be genuinely definitive. (Independent
a model of clear editorial organization in which the essays of more than 80 contributors are marshalled into an illuminating mosaic. (The Economist
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About the Author
About the Editor: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith is Project Director for European Filmography, and Fellow of the European Humanities Research Centre at Oxford University.