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Ed Sikov (b 1957 Pennsylvania-) is an openly gay American film scholar and author. His books include Mr. Strangelove: A Biography of Peter Sellers (published in 2002), On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder (published in 1998), and Laughing Hysterically: American Screen Comedies of the 1950s (published in 1994).

Sikov was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania and has a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has lived in New York City since 1979, and currently lives with his partner, Bruce Schackman.

Sikov's most recent book is a textbook - Film Studies: An Introduction; before that was Dark Victory: The Life of Bette Davis (Henry Holt, 2007). He recorded a commentary track for the Special Collector's Edition DVD of Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, and is often called upon as a film expert for articles and documentaries, such as the 10-part American Cinema series produced by the New York Center for Visual History in association with the BBC and PBS. He has also written for the British and US editions of Premiere magazine as well as for Out, The Advocate, Connoisseur, Spy, Village Voice and Film Quarterly.

Sikov has taught film studies at several colleges and universities, including Colorado College, Columbia University, and his alma mater, Haverford College, where his course "Sex and Gender on Film" was one of the most popular on campus.

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Total Books: 20
Film Studies An Introduction
2009 - Film Studies an Introduction [Film and Culture Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780231142922
ISBN-10: 0231142927
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Film Studies An Introduction
2009 - Film Studies an Introduction [Film and Culture Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780231142939
ISBN-10: 0231142935
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Dark Victory The Life of Bette Davis
2008 - Dark VIctory the Life of Bette Davis (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805088632
ISBN-10: 0805088636
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Dark Victory The Life of Bette Davis
2007 - Dark VIctory the Life of Bette Davis (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805075489
ISBN-10: 0805075488
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
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Dark Victory The Life of Bette Davis
2007 - Dark VIctory the Life of Bette Davis (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781845132873
ISBN-10: 1845132874
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Mr Strangelove  A Biography of Peter Sellers
2003 - Mr Strangelove a Biography of Peter Sellers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786885817
ISBN-10: 0786885815
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Mr Strangelove  A Biography of Peter Sellers
2002 - Mr Strangelove a Biography of Peter Sellers (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780786866649
ISBN-10: 0786866640
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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On Sunset Boulevard  The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
1999 - On Sunset Boulevard the Life and Times of Billy Wilder (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786885039
ISBN-10: 0786885033
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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On Sunset Boulevard  The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
1998 - On Sunset Boulevard the Life and Times of Billy Wilder (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780786861941
ISBN-10: 0786861940
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Laughing Hysterically
1996 - Laughing Hysterically (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780231079839
ISBN-10: 0231079834
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Laughing Hysterically American Screen Comedy of the 1950s
1994 - Laughing Hysterically American Screen Comedy of the 1950s [Film and Culture] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780231079822
ISBN-10: 0231079826
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Screwball  Hollywood's Madcap Romantic Comedies
1991 - Screwball Hollywood's Madcap Romantic Comedies (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517064481
ISBN-10: 0517064480
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Screwball  HOLLYWOOD'S MADCAP ROAMANTIC COMEDIES
1989 - Screwball Hollywood's Madcap Roamantic Comedies (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517573020
ISBN-10: 0517573024
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Faculty guide for American cinema
Faculty Guide for American Cinema (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780070576063
ISBN-10: 0070576068
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Mr Strangelove A Biography of Peter Sellers
Mr Strangelove a Biography of Peter Sellers (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780283072970
ISBN-10: 0283072970
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Mr Strangelove A Biography of Peter Sellers
Mr Strangelove a Biography of Peter Sellers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330482608
ISBN-10: 0330482602
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Bette Davis
Bette Davis [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782258077355
ISBN-10: 2258077354
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Billy Wilder vida y una poca de un cineasta
Billy Wilder VIda Y Una Poca De Un Cineasta (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788483107034
ISBN-10: 8483107031
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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Bette Davis Amarga Victoria/ Bitter Victory
Bette Davis Amarga VIctoria/ Bitter VIctory [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496576650
ISBN-10: 8496576655
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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