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  • Spaghetti Westerns

    Spaghetti Westerns
    av Christopher Frayling

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845112073

    “Christopher Frayling’s Spaghetti Westerns is a particularly entertaining and enjoyably readable book. Frayling is obviously both a film buff and film critic, so he is able to appreciate Spaghetti Westerns as popular entertainments, to c…

  • Beyond a Joke

    Beyond a Joke
    av Neil Archer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350242449

    At the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, a global audience of nearly one billion viewers were treated to the unprecedented sight of James Bond meeting Queen Elizabeth II. Shortly after, the ‘Queen’ hurled herself out of a he…

  • Beyond a Joke

    Beyond a Joke
    av Neil Archer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784536633

    At the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, a global audience of nearly one billion viewers were treated to the unprecedented sight of James Bond meeting Queen Elizabeth II. Shortly after, the ‘Queen’ hurled herself out of a he…

  • Hollywood Genres and Postwar America

    Hollywood Genres and Postwar America
    av Mike Chopra-Gant

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438151

    This is a clear and engrossing account of how popular films in America just after the close of the Second World War played out America's mood at that crucial time. It is also a revisionist challenge to received scholarly understanding of this mood,…

  • Hollywood Genres and Postwar America

    Hollywood Genres and Postwar America
    av Mike Chopra-Gant

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438380

    This is a clear and engrossing account of how popular films in America just after the close of the Second World War played out America's mood at that crucial time. It is also a revisionist challenge to received scholarly understanding of this mood,…

  • Hollywood's New Radicalism

    Hollywood's New Radicalism
    av Ben Dickenson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845111038

    Provides an insightful take on modern American cinema's relations with, and influence on Reagan, Clinton, and Bush administrations. The author tells the story of the corporate take-over of the movies in the 1970s, and the subsequent transformation o…

  • Hollywood's New Radicalism

    Hollywood's New Radicalism
    av Ben Dickenson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110253

    Up-to-date, insightful take on modern American cinema's relations with and influence on Reagan's, Clinton's and both Bushs' administrations. In this book, George W.Bush, Clinton and Ronald Reagan's relations are revealed with radical celebrities lik…

  • From Moscow to Madrid

    From Moscow to Madrid
    av Ewa Mazierska

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860648502

    Travelling from Warsaw to Blackpool, Marseilles to Madrid, this lively and accessible book investigates the postmodern nature of contemporary Europe's urban life and cinema and shows how European films represent the cities across old and new Europe.…

  • From Moscow to Madrid

    From Moscow to Madrid
    av Ewa Mazierska

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860648519

    Travelling from Warsaw to Blackpool, Marseilles to Madrid, this lively and accessible book investigates the postmodern nature of contemporary Europe's urban life and cinema and shows how European films represent the cities across old and new Europe.…

  • The Unknown 1930s

    The Unknown 1930s

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860646287

    The 1930s was a seminal period in British cinema, when stars were born world-class, directors emerged and films became serious business. In this work, film historians chart a map of 1930s British cinema. They reassess the films, stars, genres and di…

  • Family Films in Global Cinema

    Family Films in Global Cinema

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784530082

    With the huge global success of Hollywood 'family film' franchises, such as Harry Potter, it is unsurprising that there have been many attempts to emulate this success. In recent years, there has been an explosion in international production of film…

  • The Hidden Cinema

    The Hidden Cinema
    av James C Robertson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138162389

    How does film censorship work in Britain? Jim Robertson's new paperback edition of The Hidden Cinema argues that censorship has had a far greater influence on British film history than is often apparent, creating the `hidden cinema' of the title. Ro…

  • The Hidden Cinema

    The Hidden Cinema
    av James C Robertson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415090346

    How does film censorship work in Britain? Jim Robertson's new paperback edition of The Hidden Cinema argues that censorship has had a far greater influence on British film history than is often apparent, creating the `hidden cinema' of the title. Ro…

  • Film and Community in Britain and France

    Film and Community in Britain and France
    av Margaret Butler

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860649554

    Relations between France and Britain have always been uneasy and ambivelant. But in cinema, WWII changed all that for a time. Although the two countries' wartime fortunes differed, post-war both were busy reintegrating returning servicemen and priso…

  • Film and Community in Britain and France

    Film and Community in Britain and France
    av Margaret Butler

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860649547

    Relations between France and Britain have always been uneasy and ambivalent. But in cinema the WWII changed all that for a time. Although the two countries' wartime fortunes differed, post-war both were busy reintegrating returning servicemen and pr…

  • Hollywood in Crisis

    Hollywood in Crisis
    av Colin Schindler

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415103145

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Hollywood in Crisis

    Hollywood in Crisis
    av Colin Schindler

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415103138

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Powell and Pressburger

    Powell and Pressburger
    av Andrew Moor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763774

    The film-making partnership of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger was one of the most remarkable and visionary in cinema. They made an extraordinary range of films, from The Spy in Black and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp to A Canterbury Tal…

  • British Children's Cinema

    British Children's Cinema
    av Noel Brown

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784534004

    British children's films have played a part in the childhoods of generations of young people around the world for over a century. Until now, however, their cherished status has remained largely unexplored. In this book, Noel Brown relates the histor…

  • British Children's Cinema

    British Children's Cinema
    av Noel Brown

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350242876

    British children's films have played a part in the childhoods of generations of young people around the world for over a century. Until now, however, their cherished status has remained largely unexplored. In this book, Noel Brown relates the histor…

  • The Hollywood Family Film

    The Hollywood Family Film
    av Noel Brown

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780762708

    The Hollywood family film is one of the most popular, commercially-successful and culturally significant forms of mass entertainment. This book is the first in-depth history of the Hollywood family film, tracing its development from its beginnings i…

  • J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry

    J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry
    av Macnab

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415117111

    Presiding over the "golden era" of the British Film Industry from the mid to late 1940s, J. Arthur Rank financed movies such as Oliver Twist, The Red Shoes, Brief Encounter, Caesar and Cleopatra and Black Narcissus. Never before, and never since, ha…

  • J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry

    J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry
    av Macnab

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415072724

    Presiding over the "golden era" of the British Film Industry from the mid to late 1940s, J. Arthur Rank financed movies such as Oliver Twist, The Red Shoes, Brief Encounter, Caesar and Cleopatra and Black Narcissus. Never before, and never since, ha…

  • Licence to Thrill

    Licence to Thrill
    av James Chapman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845115159

    "Licence to Thrill" follows Bond from the 1962 'Dr No', through all the subsequent Bond films, exploring them within the culture and politics of the times, as well as within film culture itself. When James Chapman's rip-roaring journey through the a…

  • Believing in Film

    Believing in Film
    av Mark Le Fanu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788311441

    We live in a secular world and cinema is part of that secular edifice. There is no expectation, in modern times, that filmmakers should be believers – any more than we would expect that to be the case of novelists, poets and painters. Yet for…

  • Believing in Film

    Believing in Film
    av Mark Le Fanu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350160491

    We live in a secular world and cinema is part of that secular edifice. There is no expectation, in modern times, that filmmakers should be believers – any more than we would expect that to be the case of novelists, poets and painters. Yet for…

  • Hollywood and the Americanization of Britain

    Hollywood and the Americanization of Britain
    av Mark Glancy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848854079

    For 100 years, Hollywood has provided both the majority and the most popular of films shown on British screens. For many Britons, Hollywood films are not foreign films. Whether seen in the cinema, on television or the internet, they are regarded as…

  • Typical Men

    Typical Men
    av Professor Andrew Spicer

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860645631

    Typical Men is the first history of masculinity in film from the Second World War to the 1990s. It explores in detail the changing nature of the dominant male cultural types: the debonair gentleman, the Byronic hero, the Angry Young Man, the delinqu…

  • Typical Men

    Typical Men
    av Professor Andrew Spicer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860649318

    "Typical Men" provides a history of masculinity in British films from World War II onwards. It explores in detail the changing nature of the dominant male cultural types: the debonair gentleman; the Byronic hero; the Angry Young Man; the delinquent;…

  • Realism and Tinsel

    Realism and Tinsel
    av Robert Murphy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138152151

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Realism and Tinsel

    Realism and Tinsel
    av Robert Murphy

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415076845

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Banned in the U.S.A.

    Banned in the U.S.A.
    av Anthony Slide

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860642548

    Making use of the recently-opened files of the US Production Code Administration, this is a study of the way in which British films were censored in the USA between 1933 and 1960. Film by film, it tells the story of the continuing dialogue between t…

  • British Cinema and the Cold War

    British Cinema and the Cold War
    av Tony Shaw

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845112110

    Cinema was one of the Cold War's most powerful instruments of propaganda. Movies blended with literary, theatrical, musical and broadcast representations of the conflict to produce a richly textured Cold War culture. Now in paperback, this timely bo…

  • The Crowded Prairie

    The Crowded Prairie
    av Michael D. Coyne

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860640407

    This text employs the Western as a vital medium for examining the many tensions - political, racial, sexual, social and religious - which have beset modern America from "Stagecoach" and the Depression's last years to the decline of the genre in the…

  • The Crowded Prairie

    The Crowded Prairie
    av Michael D. Coyne

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860642593

    This text employs the Western as a vital medium for examining the many tensions - political, racial, sexual, social and religious - which have beset modern America from "Stagecoach" and the Depression's last years to the decline of the genre in the…

  • Film Propaganda

    Film Propaganda
    av Professor Richard Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860641671

    Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky, Hitler and Goebbels all regarded cinema as their most important weapon for mass political propaganda. This revised and expanded edition of "Film Propaganda" examines the ways in which cinema was used for political purposes by…

  • China and the Chinese in Popular Film

    China and the Chinese in Popular Film
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350212138

    There's a folk memory of China in which numberless yellow hordes pour out of the 'mysterious East' to overwhelm the vulnerable West, accompanied by a stereotype of the Chinese as cruel, cunning and depraved. Hollywood films played their part in perp…

  • China and the Chinese in Popular Film

    China and the Chinese in Popular Film
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537203

    There's a folk memory of China in which numberless yellow hordes pour out of the 'mysterious East' to overwhelm the vulnerable West, accompanied by a stereotype of the Chinese as cruel, cunning and depraved. Hollywood films played their part in perp…

  • Acting for the Silent Screen

    Acting for the Silent Screen
    av Chris O'Rourke

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350242852

    A shop girl wins a newspaper competition and is transformed overnight into a transatlantic celebrity. An aristocrat swaps high society for the film studio when she 'consents' to perform in a series of films, thus legitimising acting for what some mi…

  • Acting for the Silent Screen

    Acting for the Silent Screen
    av Chris O'Rourke

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784532796

    A shop girl wins a newspaper competition and is transformed overnight into a transatlantic celebrity. An aristocrat swaps high society for the film studio when she 'consents' to perform in a series of films, thus legitimising acting for what some mi…

  • The Euro-Western

    The Euro-Western
    av Dr Lee Broughton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350217928

    The Western has always been inextricably linked to the USA, and studies have continually sought to connect its historical development to changes in American society and Hollywood innovations. Focusing new critical attention on films produced in Germ…

  • The Euro-Western

    The Euro-Western
    av Dr Lee Broughton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533892

    The Western has always been inextricably linked to the USA, and studies have continually sought to connect its historical development to changes in American society and Hollywood innovations. Focusing new critical attention on films produced in Germ…

  • The British at War

    The British at War
    av James Chapman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860646270

    Gives a picture of popular consensus between the government and the film industry over the cinematic representation of Britain and the British at war. It examines the role of the cinema as a vehicle of propaganda, and shows the relationship between…

  • Distorted Images

    Distorted Images
    av Kenton Bamford

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860643583

    The 1920s was a period of British film history in which, whilst the British cinema-going public's preference was for the American films of Griffith and deMille, they were being encouraged to "buy British". This exploration of the cultural constructi…

  • Spectacular Narratives

    Spectacular Narratives
    av Geoff King

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860645730

    What is the appeal of the contemporary Hollywood blockbuster? The sheer scale and impact of big special effects sequences is part of the attraction of films such as Independence Day, Jurassic Park, Titanic or Mission Impossible. But they also offer…

  • Best of British

    Best of British
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860642883

    This revised edition up-dates the authors' demonstration of how a close study of films, in their historical and cultural settings, can enrich understanding of both cinema and historical events.

  • The New Scottish Cinema

    The New Scottish Cinema
    av Jonathan Murray

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845118617

    From a near standing start in the 1970s, the emergence and expansion of an aesthetically and culturally distinctive Scottish cinema proved to be one of the most significant developments within late-twentieth and early twenty-first-century British fi…

  • An Everyday Magic

    An Everyday Magic
    av Annette Kuhn

    Häftad - 2002 - ISBN: 9781860648670

    Exploring cinemagoing and cinema culture, this book considers the 1930s, when "going to the pictures" was everybody's favourite spare-time activity. From the familiar and magical surroundings of the picture houses themselves to the action and romanc…

  • Cinema and Brexit

    Cinema and Brexit
    av Neil Archer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501351334

    Neil Archer’s original study makes a timely and politically-engaged intervention in debates about national cinema and national identity. Structured around key examples of ‘culturally English cinema’ in the years up to and following…

  • Past and Present

    Past and Present
    av James Chapman

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438076

    First and major analysis of the historical film. The author is one of Britain's leading film historians,author of successful Tauris books. This book is a key contribution to the literature on film genre and national identity. This ground-breaking bo…

  • Past and Present

    Past and Present
    av James Chapman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438083

    This ground-breaking book takes as its focal point director Ken Loach's view that 'The only reason to make films that are a reflection on history is to talk about the present.' In the first book to take on this major genre in all its complexity, Jam…

  • Hollywood Riots

    Hollywood Riots
    av Doug Dibbern

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780766324

    The large literature about the politics of Hollywood in the period of McCarthy and the blacklist has largely overlooked political filmmaking during those agitated years. "Hollywood Riots" examines the most vibrant cycle of independently produced pol…

  • Shooting the Civil War

    Shooting the Civil War
    av Jenny Barrett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845117764

    No fewer than seven hundred Civil War films have been made by Hollywood from early silent days to the present, from the epoch-making "Birth of a Nation", through "The Red Badge of Courage" and "Gone With the Wind" to the recent "Glory", "Ride with t…

  • Shooting the Civil War

    Shooting the Civil War
    av Jenny Barrett

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845117757

    No fewer than seven hundred Civil War films have been made by Hollywood from early silent days to the present, from the epoch-making "Birth of a Nation", through "The Red Badge of Courage" and "Gone With the Wind" to the recent "Glory", "Ride with t…

  • The Age of the Dream Palace

    The Age of the Dream Palace
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848851221

    The period between the two world wars is often named 'the golden age of the cinema' in Britain. This definitive and entertaining book on the cinema and cinema-goers of the era is herewith reissued with a new Introduction. Jeffrey Richards, described…

  • The Death Penalty in American Cinema

    The Death Penalty in American Cinema
    av Yvonne Kozlovsky-Golan

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763330

    Killing as punishment in the USA, whether ordained by lynch mob or by the courts, reflects a paradox of the American nation: liberal, pluralistic, yet prone to lethal violence. This book examines the encounter between the legal history of the death…

  • The Lost Worlds of John Ford

    The Lost Worlds of John Ford
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350194960

    The great director John Ford (1894-1973) is best known for classic westerns, but his body of work encompasses much more than this single genre. Jeffrey Richards develops and broadens our understanding of Ford's film-making oeuvre by studying his non…

  • The Lost Worlds of John Ford

    The Lost Worlds of John Ford
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350114708

    The great director John Ford (1894-1973) is best known for classic westerns, but his body of work encompasses much more than this single genre. Jeffrey Richards develops and broadens our understanding of Ford's film-making oeuvre by studying his non…

  • Britain Can Take it

    Britain Can Take it
    av Tony Aldgate

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845114459

    At the outbreak of the Second World War, all cinemas in Britain were closed. Ten days later, they were opened again as a valuable way of boosting morale and a principal source of recreation for the nation at war. Feature films were not just escapist…

  • From Steam to Screen

    From Steam to Screen
    av Rebecca Harrison

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784539153

    In late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain, there was widespread fascination with the technological transformations wrought by modernity. Films, newspapers and literature told astonishing stories about technology, such as locomotives bre…

  • Cinema and the Great War

    Cinema and the Great War
    av Andrew Kelly

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415052030

    Cinema and the Great War concentrates on one part of the art of the war: the cinema. Used as tool for propaganda during the war itself, by the mid 1920s cinema had begun to reflect the rejection of conflict prevalent in all the arts. Andrew Kelly ex…

  • Cinema and the Great War

    Cinema and the Great War
    av Andrew Kelly

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415514828

    Cinema and the Great War concentrates on one part of the art of the war: the cinema. Used as tool for propaganda during the war itself, by the mid 1920s cinema had begun to reflect the rejection of conflict prevalent in all the arts. Andrew Kelly ex…

  • "Brigadoon", "Braveheart" and the Scots

    "Brigadoon", "Braveheart" and the Scots
    av Colin McArthur

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860649271

    The films "Brigadoon" and "Braveheart" have an enormous resonance both for Scots throughout the world and the wide audience of non-Scots for whom such films provide general impressions of "Scottishness". This provocative book discusses the films' re…

  • Christmas at the Movies

    Christmas at the Movies

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860643972

    This book questions how films create and interpret what Christmas means to societies across the Anglo-Saxon and European world, examining topics such as Santa Claus in cinema, Dickens and Christmas and Spanish and German seasonal creations. In the C…

  • Hollywood's History Films

    Hollywood's History Films
    av David Eldridge

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110604

    In a cinema that has presented John Wayne interpreting Genghis Khan as a medieval gunslinger, the idea that Hollywood filmmakers have historical consciousness might seem strange. However, they do and they did and in fascinating ways, which are revea…

  • Hollywood's History Films

    Hollywood's History Films
    av David Eldridge

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110611

    In a cinema that has presented John Wayne interpreting Genghis Khan as a medieval gunslinger, the idea that Hollywood filmmakers have historical consciousness might seem strange. However, they do and they did in fascinating ways, which are revealed…

  • Propaganda and the German Cinema, 1933-1945

    Propaganda and the German Cinema, 1933-1945
    av David Welch

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860645204

    A comprehensive analysis of Nazi film propaganda in its political, social and economic contexts. It considers more than 100 films, identifying those aspects of Nazi ideology that were concealed in the framework of popular entertainment under the dir…

  • The Classic French Cinema, 1930-60

    The Classic French Cinema, 1930-60
    av Colin Crisp

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860641657

    An exploration of French cinema from the introduction of sound to the beginning of the New Wave. The author re-evaluates the stylistic evolution of the classic cinema, and re-presents the New Wave film-makers as its natural heirs rather than the mou…

  • Children Cinema and Censorship

    Children Cinema and Censorship
    av Sarah Smith

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438137

    Children have long been one of cinema's largest audiences yet, from its infancy, cinema has in the minds of moral watchdogs accompanied a succession of pastimes and new technologies as catalysts for juvenile delinquency. From 'penny dreadfuls' and c…

  • Children Cinema and Censorship

    Children Cinema and Censorship
    av Sarah Smith

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438120

    Children make up one of cinema's largest audiences, yet from its infancy cinema has in the minds of moral watchdogs accompanied penny papers, comic books and mobile phones as a threat to children's health, morality and literacy. Mobilising original…

  • Frank Capra's Eastern Horizons

    Frank Capra's Eastern Horizons
    av Elizabeth Rawitsch

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780768694

    Frank Capra has long had a reputation as being the quintessential American director - the man who perfectly captured the identity and core values of the United States with a string of classic films in the 1930s and '40s, including It Happened One Ni…