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Francis Ford Coppola

Film Director (born 7-Apr-1939)


Jeffrey Chown. Hollywood Auteur: Francis Coppola. New York: Praeger. 1988.

Peter Cowie. Coppola: A Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1989.

Diane Jacobs. Hollywood Renaissance: Altman, Cassavetes, Coppola, Mazursky, Scorsese and Others. New York: A. S. Barnes & Co.. 1977. 192pp.

Gene D. Phillips. Godfather: The Intimate Francis Ford Coppola. University Press of Kentucky. 2004. 380pp.

Michael Schumacher. Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker's Life. New York: Crown. 1999.

Kenneth Von Gunden. Postmodern Auteurs: Coppola, Lucas, De Palma, Spielberg, and Scorsese. McFarland. 1991. 200pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.231)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.301)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.345)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.128)

  11. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.67)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.127-29)

  13. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.116)

  14. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.111)

  15. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.107)

  16. Contemporary North American Directors (pp.93-96)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.99)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.176-78)

  19. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.177-85)

  20. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.109-11)

  21. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.153)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.123)

  23. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.63)

  24. Legends in Their Own Time (p.55)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.337)

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