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All our yesterdays : 90 years of British cinema

Author: Charles Barr; British Film Institute.; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: London : BFI Pub. : in association with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1986.
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All Our Yesterdays looks at the British film industry from its troubled relations with the state; the links with theater, literature, music hall and broadcasting; to mainstream and independent  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
All our yesterdays.
London : BFI Pub. : In association with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1986
(OCoLC)567424201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Barr; British Film Institute.; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0851701795 9780851701790
OCLC Number: 17982289
Description: ix, 446 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Amnesia and schizophrenia / Charles Barr --
Cinema and state / Julian Petley --
Under the shadow of Hollywood / Robert Murphy --
'Britain's outstanding contribution to the film': the documentary-realist tradition / Andrew Higson --
The lost continent / Julian Petley --
A literary cinema?: British films and British novels / Brian McFarlane --
'Sister of the stage': British film and British theatre / Geoff Brown --
Music hall and British cinema / Andy Medhurst --
Broadcasting and cinema: 1: converging histories / John Caughie --
Broadcasting and cinema: 2: screens within screens / Charles Barr --
The 'other cinema' in Britain: unfinished business in oppositional and independent film, 1929-1984 / Sylvia Harvey --
Scotland: strategies of centralisation / Alastair Michie --
Live action: a brief history of British animation / Elaine Burrows --
Riff-raff: British cinema and the underworld / Robert Murphy --
The Film Society, 1925-1939 / Jen Samson --
Fitz: the old man of the screen / Denis Gifford --
Humphrey Jennings: surrealist observer / Geoffrey Nowell-Smith --
Paul Robeson: the Black man as film hero / Jeffrey Richards --
Diana Dors / Christine Geraghty --
Dirk Bogarde / Andy Medhurst --
Mandy: daughter of transition / Pam Cook --
The ship that died of shame / Jim Cook --
Frenzy: a return to Britain / Peter Hutchings.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Barr.
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"The best overall perspective on 90 years of cinema that I know." --The Guardian

 
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