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Unknown 1930s
By Jeffrey Richards

The Unknown 1930s

An Alternative History of the British Cinema 1929-1939 New edition

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Unknown 1930s by Jeffrey Richards

Book Description

A group of film historians chart a map of 1930s British cinema. They reassess the films, stars, genres, and directors omitted from accounts of the decade, and they evaluate its forgotten and recently discovered films. The book includes assessments of the British shocker and the British musical, popular 1930s genres, and views of cinema and national identity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860646287
ISBN-10: 186064628X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 146mm x 25mm)
Pages: 287
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeffrey Richards

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University. He is General Editor of the Cinema and Society series.

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