This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Film Industry


Tino Balio. Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939. University of California Press. 1996. 483pp.

Peter Bart. The Gross: The Hits, the Flops: The Summer That Ate Hollywood. Macmillan. 2000. 360pp.

A. William Bluem; Jason E. Squire (editors). The Movie Business: American Film Industry Practice. Hastings House. 1972. 368pp.

John W. Cones. The Feature Film Distribution Deal: A Critical Analysis of the Single Most Important Film Industry Agreement. Southern Illinois University Press. 1997. 304pp.

Angus Finney. The Egos Have Landed: The Rise and Fall of Palace Pictures. Heinemann. 1996. 321pp.

Dade Hayes; Jonathan Bing. Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession. Miramax Books/Hyperion. 2004. 432pp.

John Izod. Hollywood and the Box Office, 1895-1986. New York: Macmillan. 1988. 240pp.

David Mamet. Bambi vs. Godzilla: On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business. Pantheon Books. 2007. 250pp.

Tom Shone. Blockbuster: How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer. Simon and Schuster. 2004. 339pp.

Arthur S. De Vany. Hollywood Economics: How Extreme Uncertainty Shapes the Film Industry. Routledge. 2004. 308pp.

David Waterman. Hollywood's Road to Riches. Harvard University Press. 2005. 393pp.

Norman J. Zierold. The Moguls. Coward-McCann. 1969. 354pp.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2013 Soylent Communications


The Beatles

Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.