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Film and reform : John Grierson and the documentary film movement

Author: Ian Aitken
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Series: Cinema and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In underlining the link between film and reform, Aitken clarifies the meaning and significance of Grierson's ideas and the historical role of the documentary film movement.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Grierson; John Grierson; John Grierson; John Grierson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Aitken
ISBN: 0415043824 9780415043823
OCLC Number: 20296339
Description: ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: John Grierson --
John Grierson and the influence of American scientific naturalism 1924-7 --
Grierson's aesthetic 1924-7 --
John Grierson, the Empire Marketing Board Film Unity, and the documentary film movement 1927-33 --
The general post office film unit 1933-9 --
Public relations, propaganda and documentary film 1900-39 --
Documentary film and reform --
The influence of idealism.
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: Ian Aitken.

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