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).