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The British cinema book
The British cinema book
Murphy, Robert, 1947-
Publication Information:
London : British Film Institute, 1997.
Physical Description:
xiii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Before Blackmail: silent British cinema / Charles Barr -- British film and the national interest, 1927-1939 / Sarah Street -- A British studio system: the Associated British Picture Corporation and the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation in the 1930s / Tom Ryall -- A despicable tradition? quota quickies in the 1930s / Lawrence Napper -- Low-budget British films in the 1930s / Linda Wood -- The British documentary film movement / Ian Aitken -- The heart of Britain / Robert Murphy -- Melodrama and femininity in World War Two British cinema / Marcia Landy -- Some lines of inquiry into Post-war British crimes / Raymond Durgnat -- Exiles and British cinema / Kevin Gough-Yeats -- A song and dance at the local: thoughts on Ealing / Tim Pulleine -- Methodism versus the market-place: the Rank Organisation and British cinema / Vincent Porter -- Bonnie Prince Charlie revisited: British costume film in the 1950s / Sue Harper -- Male stars, masculinity and British cinema, 1945-1960 / Andrew Spicer -- Women and Sixties British cinema: the development of the 'Darling' girl / Christine Geraghty -- British film censorship / Jeffrey Richards -- Lindsay Anderson and the development of British art cinema / Erik Hedling -- Paradise found and lost: the course of British realism / Geoff Brown -- Traditions of British comedy / Richard Dacre -- British cinema and black representation / Jim Pines -- Exhibition and the cinemagoing experience / Allen Eyles -- Traditions of the British horror film / Ian Conrich -- The British cinema: the known cinema? / Alan Lovell -- British cinema as national cinema: production, audience and representation / John Hill -- Conclusion: a short history of British cinema / Robert Murphy.
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