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>Adrian Miles requested information on where to get certain CD-Rom's.
>He also felt others might want the information.
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I'll add one that I have yet to see but have high hopes for. It was
supposed to ship yesterday, after a three month delay...
 
The Motion Picture Guide CD-ROM 1994
$99
Cinebooks
c/o Whitehurst and Clark Inc
100 Newfield Ave
Edison, NJ 09937
1-800-CINE-PRO
 
"The eqiuvalent of 20 volumes of text, this 1994 edition spans the birth
of sound film through the end of 1993 - from _The Jazz Singer_ to
_Schindler's List_.
 
Over 36,000 titles; every entry contains:
 
-original title and alternate or foreign titles
 
-extensive cast and production credits
 
-plot synopsis and critical assessment
 
-genre and running time
 
-Academy Awards
 
-color/B&W
 
-country of origin
 
-producing and distribution companies
 
-MPAA rating
 
-critical star rating
 
-CineBooks Parental recommendation
 
Major searching, 500,000 names of cast and crew, not just director!"
 
Sounds really good, if it would only arrive. These are the same poeple who
put out the Motion Picture Guide, if you've seen it in some of the
better libraries.
 
This is why CD-ROM was invented!
 
James