British Consumer Co-Operative Movement and Film,1890s-1960s

British Consumer Co-Operative Movement and Film,1890s-1960s

by Alan G. Burton
     
 

This is a major new study on the Co-operative Movement's engagement with film for educational, cultural and publicity purposes. It provides original and enlightening insights into the political and commercial use of cinema in the twentieth century and significantly extends our understanding of the achievements of workers' cinema in Britain. It will be of particular

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Overview

This is a major new study on the Co-operative Movement's engagement with film for educational, cultural and publicity purposes. It provides original and enlightening insights into the political and commercial use of cinema in the twentieth century and significantly extends our understanding of the achievements of workers' cinema in Britain. It will be of particular interest to students of social and labor history, and film studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719064166
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
09/03/2005
Series:
Studies in Popular Culture
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author

Alan Burton is Senior Lecturer in Film at De Montfort University, Leicester.

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