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Gainsborough Pictures

Author: Pam Cook
Publisher: Washington, DC ; London : Cassell, 1997.
Series: Rethinking British cinema.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology establishing Gainsborough's pivotal position in British film culture. The studio is revealed as an important player in industry developments during the 20s, 30s and 40s. The text also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Cook
ISBN: 0304337080 9780304337088 0304337072 9780304337071
OCLC Number: 504049791
Description: ix, 214 pages, [8] pages of plates ; 23 cm.
Contents: Not for Peckham - Michael Balcon and Gainsborough's international trajectory in the 20s, Philip Kemp; surface and distraction - style and genre at Gainsborough in the late 1920s and 1930s, Tim Bergfelder; desperate yearnings - Victor Saville and Gainsborough, Charles Barr; "A Film League of Nations" - Gainsborough, Gaumont-British and "Film Europe", Andrew Higson; "Nothing to Beat the Hay Diet" - comedy at Gaumont and Gainsborough, Sue Harper; looking for lustre - stars at Gainsborough, Geoffrey Macnab; innovation and economy - the contribution of the Gainsborough cinematographer, Duncan Petrie; Gainsborough after Balcon, Robert Murphy; wicked sounds and magic melodies - music in 40s Gainsborough melodrama, Kevin J. Donnelly; filmography - Gainsborough and related films 1942 to 1950, Denis Gifford.
Series Title: Rethinking British cinema.
Responsibility: edited by Pam Cook.

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