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Description - Launder and Gilliat by Bruce Babington

This text analyzes one of the central partnerships in British film history, that of Frank Lauder and Sidney Gilliat, the screenwriters of films by Hitchcock and Carol Reed, who became the producer-writer-directors of a succession of well-loved and famous films including "Millions Like Us", "2000 Women", "Waterloo Road", "The Rake's Progress", "I See a Dark Stranger", "The Blue Lagoon" and "The Happiest Days of my Life". This study contextualises the pair within British culture over four decades and for its close reading of films that have been critically neglected, despite their popularity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780719056680
ISBN-10: 0719056683
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bruce Babington

Bruce Babington is Emeritus Professor of Film at Newcastle University -- .

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