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Roman Polanski

Film Director (born 18-Aug-1933)


F. X. Feeney; Paul Duncan. Roman Polanski. Taschen. 2006. 192pp.

Thomas Kiernan. The Roman Polanski Story. Delilah/Grove Press. 1980. 262pp.

Ewa Mazierska. Roman Polanski: The Cinema of a Cultural Traveller. I. B. Tauris. 2007. 230pp.

Denis Meikle. Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out. Reynolds & Hearn. 2007. 366pp.

James Morrison. Roman Polanski. University of Illinois Press. 2007. 191pp.

John Orr, Elzbieta Ostrowska. The Cinema of Roman Polanski: Dark Spaces of the World. Wallflower Press. 2006. 175pp.

Roman Polanski. Roman. Morrow. 1984. 461pp.

Virginia Wright Wexman. Roman Polanski. Twayne Publishers. 1985. 149pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.270)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1175)

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1123)

  8. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.436)

  9. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.347-49)

  10. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.266)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.428)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.399)

  13. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.434)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.318)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.687)

  16. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.668-73)

  17. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.387-90)

  18. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.1232)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.401)

  20. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.99)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.342)

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