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The British Cinema Book / Edition 2
     

The British Cinema Book / Edition 2

by Robert Murphy
 

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ISBN-10: 0851708528

ISBN-13: 9780851708522

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: BFI Publishing

Essays range from silent cinema to the future of British films in the 90s; the documentary movement to quota quickies; the flamboyant melodramas of the '40s to the portrayal of women in the '60s; the role of European exiles to the cozy pleasures of Ealing. The British Cinema Book, provides a comprehensive and definitive account of the history and characteristics of

Overview

Essays range from silent cinema to the future of British films in the 90s; the documentary movement to quota quickies; the flamboyant melodramas of the '40s to the portrayal of women in the '60s; the role of European exiles to the cozy pleasures of Ealing. The British Cinema Book, provides a comprehensive and definitive account of the history and characteristics of British cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851708522
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Part One:Early British Cinema:Assessments
Part Two:Early British Cinema:Genres and Traditions
Part Three:British Cinema from the Second World War to the 60s:Assessments
Part Four:British Cinema from the Second World War to the 60s:Genres and
Traditions
Part Five:What is British Cinema?: Identities and Contexts
Part Six:What is British Cinema? From Popular Cinema to the Avant-Garde
Part Seven:Contemporary British Cinema
Conclusion, Robert Murphy

Author Biography:Robert Murphy teaches at De Montfort University. He is author of Realism and Tinsel (Routledge, 1989), Sixties British Cinema (BFI, 1992) and Smash and Grab (Faber and Faber, 1993).

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