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John Carpenter

Film Director (born 16-Jan-1948)


Ian Conrich; David Woods (editors). The Cinema of John Carpenter: The Technique of Horror. London: Wallflower Press. 2004. 224pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.232)

  5. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.95)

  6. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.98)

  7. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.84)

  8. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.84)

  9. Contemporary North American Directors (pp.71-73)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.73)

  11. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.138)

  12. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.138-44)

  13. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.261)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.91)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.42)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.336)

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