Encyclopedia Britannica Profiles: Hollywood and the World of Movies
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A new look at the people and history behind the movies


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Encyclopedia Britannica Presents Hollywood and the World of Movies 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, this CD-ROM will entertain and educate both the curious fan and the serious film buff.

Find answers to questions like:

  • 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?


Product Highlights

  • Brimming with facts about Hollywood today and the history that surrounds it!
  • Entertaining information at your fingertips – anything from Toto to Popeye.
  • Oscar winners gallery: Full line-up of Oscar winners from the inception of the award ceremony.
  • Colorful images that bring Hollywood glamour to life.
  • Exceptional depth of information on Academy Award winners…in every category!
  • Browse articles A-Z or by subject such as actors, directors or film festivals.
  • Thousands of online magazine articles and videos.
  • More than 350 photos, 500 biographies, 220,000 Web links and much, much more!


Product Features

Compelling Biographies
Read about the genius of Steven Spielberg, the simple glamour of Katharine Hepburn, the quiet versatility of Tom Hanks, and much more.

The History of the Motion Picture
Trace the history of the medium from the 19th century to the present, including the silent years, the introduction of color, and more.

Complete Database of Oscar Winners and Nominees
Enjoy quick look-up of past award winners and nominees.

Plus Web links, magazine articles, and additional videos online.






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  • Pentium 350 MHz or faster processor
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • 75 MB free hard-disk space
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 800x600 resolution, 16-bit color
  • Mouse or pointing device
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  • Printer recommended
  • Internet access recommended

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  • Macintosh OS 10.2.2 or higher
  • iMac or G3 350 MHz or faster processor
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 75 MB free hard-disk space
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  • 800x600 resolution, millions of colors
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  • Sound card and speakers recommended
  • Printer recommended
  • Internet access recommended
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