Dam Busters: A British Film Guide

Dam Busters: A British Film Guide

by John Ramsden



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781860646362
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 11/23/2002
Series: British Film Guides
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Ramsden is Professor of Modern History, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.

Table of Contents

The Raid and its Significance
• The Raid in Memory, 1943-1955
• Strategic Bombing’s Uncomfortable Reputation
• Preparing to Film "The Dam Busters"
• Filming History
• The Film, Part I (The Intervention)
• The Film, Part 2 (The Training)
• The Film, Part 3 (The Raid)
• The Film, Part 4 (The Return)
• Completing the Film
• Promotion, Release and Reception
• After-life of a Film

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