Best of British
Cinema and Society from 1930 to the Present 2nd Revised edition
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Best of British by Jeffrey Richards
Book DescriptionThis is a revised and expanded edition of the classic book on film history. The authors examine how aspects of British society are reflected in and shaped by cinema. Films studied include, among others, "Sanders of the River, A Canterbury Tale, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The Guinea Pig, The Blue Lamp, The Ladykillers, I'm All Right Jack, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, If . . .," and "Scandal."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781860642883
(234mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Leisure and Cultural Conflict in Twentieth-Century Britain, Paperback (April 2016)
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The book charts the evolving relationship between cinema and radio during the heyday of the two media and compares and contrasts their development in Britain and America
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Author Biography - Jeffrey Richards
Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University and General Editor of the Cinema and Society series. Anthony Aldgate is Reader in Film and History at the Open University.
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