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British national cinema

Author: Sarah Street
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: National cinemas series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of the British film industry, from the Lumiere brothers' first screening in London in 1896, through to the dominance of Hollywood and the severe financial crises which affected Goldcrest, Handmade Films and Palace Pictures in the late 1980s and 1990s.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Street
ISBN: 0415067359 9780415067355 0415067367 9780415067362 9780203414880 0203414888
OCLC Number: 35229214
Description: 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The fiscal politics of film --
2. Studios, directors and genres --
3. Genres from austerity to affluence --
4. Genres in transition, 1970s-1990s --
5. Acting and stars --
6. Borderlines I: modernism and British cinema --
7. Borderlines II: Counter-cinema and independence.
Series Title: National cinemas series.
Responsibility: Sarah Street.
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Traces the development of the British film industry, from the Lumiere brothers' first screening in London in 1896, through to the dominance of Hollywood and the severe financial crises which affected Goldcrest, Handmade Films and Palace Pictures in the late 1980s and 1990s.

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