The Academy Awards Index: The Complete Categorical And Chronological Record

Hardcover | November 1, 1993

byRichard Shale

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This detailed reference provides a complete record of Academy Award winners and nominees through 1991. All nominees in all categories are listed, and the volume includes recipients of special awards as well. Each award category begins with a short headnote that traces the development of the award and discusses significant facts about it. The award categories are divided into sections for each year. Within the listing for a particular year are the nominees for the award, related credits, and the winner of the award. Shale begins with a short historical overview of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Part I lists Academy Award winners and nominees by award categories, with sections devoted to annual awards, other awards, and discontinued categories. Part II is a chronological index of Academy Awards. Thus full information for an award can be located through either the type of award or the year. Shale concludes with appendices of academy founders, presidents, and directors of best pictures; a selected, annotated bibliography; and an index. The result is the most comprehensive record of the Academy Awards available.

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This detailed reference provides a complete record of Academy Award winners and nominees through 1991. All nominees in all categories are listed, and the volume includes recipients of special awards as well. Each award category begins with a short headnote that traces the development of the award and discusses significant facts about i...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 9.07 × 6.37 × 1.89 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313277389

ISBN - 13:9780313277382

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?...Shale's work is complete. To begin with, his Index covers all nominees, not just the winners, of Academy Awards through 1992. Every award category is covered, including technical, special, and discontinued awards. The material is arranged both chronologically and by award catagory. With a full index to persons and films cited, essays on the Academy and on the history of each award category, and several useful appendixes, The Academy Awards Index is a truly comprehensive reference source. Highly recommended for all collections.??Choice