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Bergan, Ronald

Overview
Works: 54 works in 334 publications in 12 languages and 9,564 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Chronologies  Reviews  Catalogs  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1993.5.A1, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ronald Bergan
The great theatres of London : an illustrated companion by Ronald Bergan( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coen brothers by Ronald Bergan( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this first-ever biography of the sibling filmmakers, Ronald Bergan traces the rise of these celluloid mavericks: their roots and beginnings as film geeks; their battles to get their first feature made and released; their unique working methods; and their enigmatic, quirky personalities."--BOOK JACKET
Film by Ronald Bergan( Book )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Hollywood to Bollywood, this book explores every aspect of film, covering the story of cinema, how movies are made, movie genres, world cinema, A-Z of directors, and top 100 movies
Jean Renoir : projections of paradise by Ronald Bergan( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Renoir's career almost spans the history of cinema-from the early silent movies, to the naturalism of the talkies, committed cinema, film noir, Hollywood studio productions, the Technicolor-period comedies and fast television techniques. His film The Grand Illusion remains one of the greatest movies about the effects of war. Decades after its release, Renoir's The Rules of the Game (1939) is the only film to have been included on every top ten list in Sight & Sound's respected decennial poll since 1952, cementing Renoir's influence. Gives detailed accounts of Renoir's working methods and captivating appraisals of his films, and his long and fascinating life from his blissful childhood as the son of the great Impressionist painter August Renoir
The Holt foreign film guide by Ronald Bergan( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over 2,000 non-English language films, original title, full credits, plot summary, critical assessment, awards won"--Jacket
Eisenstein : a life in conflict by Ronald Bergan( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Russische cineast (1898-1948)
Katharine Hepburn : an independent woman by Ronald Bergan( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts Hepburn's career which spanned seven decades and her relationships with many of her leading men
Cinema : year by year, 1894-2004( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy award winners by Ronald Bergan( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Truffaut : interviews by François Truffaut( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected interviews with the pioneer French New Wave film director who was the first to conceptualize the auteur theory
The film book : a complete guide to the world of film by Ronald Bergan( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate guide to movies, directors, and genres; Charts the history of cinema from its origins as a carnival sideshow to the latest CGI technology; Profiles 100 of the world's most important directors, with a critical appraisal of their films; Examines 100 of the most influential movies ever made; Includes movie trivia, and 'Top 10' and 'What to watch' recommendations"--Page 4 of cover
Cinema year by year, 1894-2002( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year-by-year history of the movies, from the birth of the film industry to 2002, combines materials from films, promotional posters, and other sources to chronicle the major developments in the field
Cinema : year by year, 1894-2003( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year-by-year history of the movies, from the birth of the film industry to 2003, combines materials from films, promotional posters, and other sources to chronicle the major developments in the field
Francis Coppola by Ronald Bergan( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the making of Coppola's films and includes unabridged reviews and full credit lists for each film
Cinema year by year : the complete illustrated history of film( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous musicals : fifty years of Hollywood's ultimate fantasy by Ronald Bergan( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema : year by year, 1894-2005( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fully revised and updated-including the 2004 Academy Awards - this bestselling annual is the definitive chronology of the movies. Key events and facts from the history of film are brought to life in newspaper style, illustrated with thousands of movie stills and portraits, behind-the-scenes candids, and classic posters. Cinema Year by Year traces the development of cinema from the first experiments of Edison to the global film industry of the 21st century and is an informative and fascinating reference for movie lovers
Movie mastermind : over 1000 questions to addle an addict and baffle a buff by Ronald Bergan( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated quiz book contains questions for trivia freaks on Hollywood movies, the stars, scandals, scores, settings, studios, and other aspects of movies
The life and times of the Marx brothers by Ronald Bergan( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergei Eisenstein : a life in conflict by Ronald Bergan( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reassesses a titan of early cinema based on new material released after the fall of the Soviet Union. Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict tells the dramatic story of one of world cinema's towering geniuses and principal theorists. Ronald Bergan details Eisenstein's life from his precocious childhood to his explosion onto the avant-garde scene in revolutionary Russia, through his groundbreaking film career, his relationships with authors and artists such as James Joyce and Walt Disney, and his untimely death at age fifty. Eisenstein's landmark films, including The Battleship Potemkin and Ivan the Terrible, are still watched, admired, and taught throughout the world. Drawing upon material recently released from the Soviet archives after the breakup of the USSR and from Eisenstein's personal letters, diaries, and sketches, Bergan shines a new light on the influence of Eisenstein's early life on his work, his homosexuality, and his keen interest in the West. This book is the definitive biography of an influential director who saw film as the synthesis of all the arts and whose work displayed a passionate and profound grasp of art, science, philosophy, and religion
 
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The Coen brothersFilmJean Renoir : projections of paradiseEisenstein : a life in conflictKatharine Hepburn : an independent womanCinema : year by year, 1894-2004François Truffaut : interviewsThe film book : a complete guide to the world of film