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Britannica Hollywood Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica Hollywood Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica Hollywood Pocket PC Edition Publisher's Description

Take a new look at the history of movies...

Britannica Hollywood Handheld Edition is a lively tour through the glamour of the movie business, from the silent screen idols to the stars of today.

Chronicling the powerful and the beautiful along with the latest trends of the international motion picture industry, Hollywood & the World of Movies answers the following questions and more:

  • Who was named the top male film star of the 20th century by the American Film Institute?
  • Was it Julie Andrews or Grace Kelly who lost the part of Eliza to Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady?
  • Mike Nichols, director of The Graduate, also founded what famous improv group?
  • When was Mickey Mouse created?
The Database contains:
  • Academy Awards, listed chronologically from 1928-2002, each with winners & nominees for:
    • Best Actor
    • Best Actress
    • Best Director
    • Best Foreign-Language Film
    • Best Picture
    • Best Supporting Actor
    • Best Supporting Actress
    • Other Winners

  • Hollywood Biographies, including Actors, Actresses, Directors, Producers, and Miscellaneous Biographies

  • Motion Picture History, including Film As Art, Film History, and Film Technology
Key Features include:
  • Full-color Cover Page
  • Storage Card Compatibility
  • Keyword Search - allows for multiple entry searches
  • Adjustable font sizes and styles
  • ClearType (Pocket PC & Smartphone only) - uses Microsoft's® ClearType® technology for easier reading
  • Cross Reference Links - tap on a link to see related entries without leaving the entry you are viewing
The Town Compass® DataViewer software is organized in a subject hierarchy and in an index, so navigation on your handheld is fast and easy.

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Copyright © 2005 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. All rights reserved.

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