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Description - The British Cinema Book by Robert Murphy

British cinema in the late-1990s is recognized by many as an important window on the past and during the late 1980s and early 1990s has been seen to have become a dynamic and rapidly growing area of study. This volume represents current progress made in exploring the history of British cinema. The essay topics range from: the silent cinema to the future of British films in the 1990s; from the documentary movement to quota quickies; from the flamboyant melodramas of the 1940s to the portrayal of women in the 1960s; and from the role of European exiles to the cosy pleasures of Ealing - the book offers a comprehensive account of the history and characteristics of the British cinema.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780851706405
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: BFI Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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