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Polish Film: A Twentieth Century History
by Charles Ford, Robert Hammond, and Grazyna Krudy
McFarland and Co., September 2009

Now in Paperback.

Here is a history of the Polish cinema through the end of the twentieth century, with a special focus on political and economic contexts. Each chapter includes discussions of important directors and films in a given period. Fully indexed, the book also includes a filmography providing cast and crew information for more than 500 Polish films. An indispensable source for the film scholar or serious Polish movie buff.


Charles Ford (1908-1989) grew up in Poland and later moved to France, where he became a renowned French film historian, author or co-author of numerous books, including the 5-volume Histoire encyclopedique du cinema (1947-1962).