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Douglas Sirk

Film Director (26-Apr-1897 — 14-Jan-1987)


Jon Halliday (editor). Sirk on Sirk: Interviews with Jon Halliday. Viking Press. 1972. 176pp.

Barbara Klinger. Melodrama and Meaning: History, Culture, and the Films of Douglas Sirk. Indiana University Press. 1994. 200pp.

Michael Stern. Douglas Sirk. Twayne Publishers. 1979. 226pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1299)

  5. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.515)

  6. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.309)

  7. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.501)

  8. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.814-16)

  9. The Guide to Film Directors (p.790)

  10. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.468-70)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.456)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.416)

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