The Unknown 1930s
An Alternative History of the British Cinema 1929-1939 New edition
Edited by Jeffrey Richards
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Unknown 1930s by Jeffrey Richards
Book DescriptionA 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 DetailsISBN: 9781860646287
(229mm x 146mm x 25mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Cinemas and Cinemagoing in Wartime Britain, 1939-45, Hardback (June 2016)
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Leisure and Cultural Conflict in Twentieth-Century Britain, Paperback (April 2016)» View all books by Jeffrey Richards
A collection of articles addressing research trends in the history of British leisure while also presenting a wide range of articles on cultural conflict and leisure in the twentieth century. It includes innovative research on a number of topics, including television, cinema, the circus, women's leisure, dance, football and drug culture.
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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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