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FILM INDEX
aka "John Reid's FILM INDEX/Reid's Movie Data"
Magazine from Sydney ,Australia
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1970-2004
- "Eccentric Australian magazine of the 1970s in leaflet form, which seemed to want to review every English-language film ever made in alphabetical order, as well as printing overviews of the careers of actors and actresses, also alphabetically." (P.G.)
- Editor: John Reid.
- Started as Australian Film Guide.
- 54 issues were published from 1970 to 1979.
- After an interruption of 8 years, a new series started in 1987.
- 63 volumes/"reference books" of the 2nd series were published in Australia.
- Volumes 1 to 12 were in hardback with dust jackets; Volumes 13-63 had perfect-bound/soft covers.
- Every volume/issue covers a theme with synopsis, reviews, cast lists, info and notes for every film.
- In 2004, Lulu Books in the USA started publishing new volumes (now called "Reid's Movie Data").
- A5 format (A4 since issue #64); around 200 pages.

Last updated:
19 April 2019

Recent updates


Special thanks for this page goes to:
Pierre Greenfield
Scott Matheson
Garry Malvern

COVERS FOUND & MISSING
Info from the Database
Listing is not complete, so it is not known what is missing.
There are 118 issues listed in the database

Info from the Cover Gallery
Covers found: 27
Covers missing: Not known
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CONTENTS: 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004 GALLERIES: 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004 All

Issue 69
2004


Issue 68
2004


Issue 67
2004


Issue 65
2004
Studendous In 'Scope


Issue 64
2004
Tom Howard'S Risky Business


Issue 63
2002
Britain'S Best


Issue 62
2002
Movie Milestones


Issue 61
2002
Britain Rules The Screen


Issue 60
2001
1952: My Favourite Year In The Cinema


Issue 59
2001
Crooked Trails


Issue 58
2001
Australia Picturegoing 3


Issue 57
2000
Thrills Unlimited


Issue 56
2000
Australian Picturegoing 2


Issue 55
2000
Australian Picturegoing 1


Issue 54
2000
When The Director Was King 4


Issue 53
2000
Mostly 'B'


Issue 52
2000
When The Director Was King 3


Issue 51
1999
Movies Most Wanted


Issue 50
1999
Cinemascope 7


Issue 49
1999
When The Director Was King 2


Issue 48
1999
More 'B' Movies


Issue 47
1999
When The Director Was King 1


Issue 46
1999
Paramount: The Best Show In Town


Issue 45
1999
Queensland'S Love Affair With The Movies


Issue 44
1999
Tasmania And The Flickers


Issue 43
1999
Tom Howard'S Big Book Of B Movies


Issue 42
1999
Adelaide At The Pictures


Issue 41
1999
Melbourne Goes To The Movies


Issue 40
1999
Perth: The Pictures Perth Picturegoers Loved


Issue 39
1999
Hollywood Heroes


Issue 38
1998
Brisbane At The Cinema


Issue 37
1998
Matinee Every Saturday


Issue 36
1998
Wide-Screen Wonders: Cinemascope 6


Issue 35
1998
Western Money-Makers


Issue 34
1997
The Money-Making Stars


Issue 33
1997
Big Box-Office: Australia


Issue 32
1997
Top-Grossing Pictures At The British Box-Office


Issue 31
1997
U.S. Box-Office Champions 1921-1970


Issue 30
1997
1001 Nights At The Cinema: Sydney


Issue 29
1997
Friday Flicks

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