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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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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 by Philip French as 'a shrewd critic, a compulsive moviegoer, and a professional historian', tells the absorbing story of the cinema during the decade that produced  Read more...
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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, ©2010
(OCoLC)424559886
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Richards
ISBN: 9781441679475 1441679472 9780857710178 0857710176
OCLC Number: 680017933
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 374 pages [17] pages of plates) : illustrations.
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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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 by Philip French as 'a shrewd critic, a compulsive moviegoer, and a professional historian', tells the absorbing story of the cinema during the decade that produced Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, the musicals of Jessie Matthews and Alexander Korda's epics. He examines the role of going to the pictures in people's lives during a tough period when, in.

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