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The age of the dream palace : cinema and society in 1930s Britain

Author: Jeffrey Richards
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2010.
Series: Cinema and society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Richards, Jeffrey.
Age of the dream palace.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, c2010
(OCoLC)424559886
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Richards
ISBN: 9781441679475 1441679472
OCLC Number: 680017933
Notes: Includes new introduction.
Originally published: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,1984.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 374 p. [17] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: Going to the pictures --
The dream merchants --
'The devil's camera' --
'Our movie-made children' --
The aims and principles of censorship --
Censorship in operation: domestic policy --
Censorship in operation: foreign policy --
Censorship in operation: imperial policy --
Stars --
Gracie Fields: consensus personified --
George Formby: The road from Wigan Pier --
Jessie Matthews: the dancing divinity --
The romantic adventurer: Robert Donat and Leslie Howard --
Putting Britain on the screen --
Visions of the past--messages for the present --
Images of peace and war --
Class and consensus: lower down --
Class and consensus: higher up.
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Richards.

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