This compendium contains over 3,400 quotations from filmmakers and critics discussing their craft. About 1,850 film people are included - Bunuel, Capra, Chaplin, Disney, Fellini, Fitzgerald, Griffith, Kael, Kurasawa, Pathe, Sarris, Schwarzenegger, Spielberg, Waters and Welles among them. The quotes are arranged under such topics as acting, audience, budget, directing, locations, reviews, screenwriting and special effects. Indexing by filmmaker (or critic), film titles and narrow subjects provides a rich array of points of access for both film fans and scholars.'Quite impressive' - "Classic Images". 'Recommended' - "Reference & User Services Quarterly". 'Smart and well-produced' - "Reference Reviews". 'The best book of its kind ever published' - "Images". 'Concentrates more on the art of the film rather than Hollywood glamour' - "Booklist/RBB".