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Guinness Film & TV Books

The world of films and TV provides a huge source that authors can tap for material. Guinness Publishing produced a number of editions of a reference nature, featuring film history, classic British TV series, sitcoms and TV stars. This section of our site details some of these editions; others can be found in other parts of our website. We believe that these books are a great read and make a good reference set for collectors.

Title

The Guinness Book of Almost Everything You Didn't Need to Know About The Movies

Author

Patrick Robertson

Editor

Honor Head

Date

September 1986 ISBN 0-85112-481-X

Format

Hardback 216x122mm

Pages 144 Price New 4.95

Publisher

Guinness Superlatives Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

R. J. Acford, Chichester, Sussex

Notes

Reprinted in 1987

Title

The Guinness Book of Almost Everything You Didn't Need to Know About The Movies (Scotch Videocassettes)

Author

Patrick Robertson

Date

1988 ISBN N/A

Format

Paperback 162x90mm

Pages 96 Price New Free

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

Richard Clay Ltd, Bungay, Suffolk

Notes

With the Compliments of Scotch Videocassettes

Title

Movie Clips (2nd Edition)

Author

Patrick Robertson

Editor

Honor Head

Date

May 1989 ISBN 0-85112-329-5

Format

Hardback 216x122mm

Pages 144 Price New 4.95

Publisher

Guinness Superlatives Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

Printer Portuguesa

Notes

Denoted the 2nd edition, the first edition being "The Guinness Book of Almost Everything You Didn't Need to Know About The Movies" above.

Title

The Who's Who of Soap Operas

Author

Anthony Hayward

Editor

Honor Head

Date

September 1991 ISBN 0-85112-966-8

Format

Paperback 233x147mm

Pages 192 Price New 8.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

BPCC Hazell Books, Aylesbury, Bucks, England

Title

TV Unforgettables

Authors

Anthony & Deborah Hayward

Editor

Paola Simoneschi

Date

August 1993 ISBN 0-85112-594-8

Format

Paperback 233x147mm

Pages 255 Price New 10.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

The Bath Press, Bath

Title

The Guinness Book of Classic British TV

Authors

Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping

Editor

Paola Simoneschi

Date

September 1993 ISBN 0-85112-543-3

Format

Paperback 233x147mm

Pages 444 Price New 14.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

The Bath Press, Bath

Title

The Guinness Book of Sitcoms

Author

Rod Taylor

Date

October 1994 ISBN 0-85112-638-3

Format

Paperback 230x153mm

Pages 288 Price New 12.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, UK

Printer

The Bath Press, Bath, Avon

Title

The Who's Who of Soap Operas (2nd Edition)

Author

Anthony Hayward

Editor

Tina Persaud

Date

September 1995 ISBN 0-85112-676-6

Format

Paperback 233x153mm

Pages 192 Price New 9.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex

Printer

The Bath Press, Bath

Title

The Guinness Book of Box Office Hits

Author

Phil Swern

Date

October 1995 ISBN 0-85112-670-7

Format

Paperback 234x154mm

Pages 447 Price New 12.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6DJ

Printer

The Bath Press, Bath
Notes
  1. Produced in association with Screen International.

  2. "A CD and cassette is available from Sony Music in association with Guinness Publishing, containing a selection of hit soundtracks from the movies featured in this book."

Title

The Guinness Book of Classic British TV 2nd Edition

Authors

Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping

Editor

Anne Marshall

Date

September 1996 ISBN 0-85112-628-6

Format

Paperback 233x153mm

Pages 448 Price New 12.99

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 33 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6DJ

Printer

The Bath Press

Title

The Guinness Book of Film

Editor

Karen O'Brien

Date

October 1998 ISBN 0-85112-073-3

Format

Hardback 304x230mm

Pages 360 Price New 25.00

Publisher

Guinness Publishing Ltd, 338 Euston Road, London NW1 3BD

Printer

Printer Industria Grafica, Barcelona