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The History of British Film (Volume 3) : the History of the British Film 1914-1918.

Author: Rachael Low
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939. Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of films in their context, arguing that to understand films it was necessary to establish their context. Her seven  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Low, Rachael.
History of British Film (Volume 3) : The History of the British Film 1914 - 1918.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachael Low
ISBN: 9781136206061 113620606X
OCLC Number: 864414138
Description: 1 online resource (359 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Part One: TheIndustry; I. The Industry and the Public; (1) Exhibition; (2) Distribution; II. Production; (1) Production in General; (2) Chief Production Companies; (3) Other Production Companies; III. Regulation and Organization; (1) Official Regulation; (2) Trade Organizations; (3) Censorship; Part Two:The Films; IV. Film Content; (1) Factual Films; (2) Humorous Films; (3) Dramatic Films; V. Analysis of two Films; VI. Film Technique; Appendix I TechnicalNotes. Appendix II EarlySynopsis of Ultus and the Three-Button MysteryAppendix III Part of Script forShadows; Appendix IV List of Films; Bibliography; GeneralIndex.

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This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939. Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of films in their context, arguing that to understand films it was necessary to establish their context. Her seven volumes are an object lesson in meticulous research, lucid analysis and accessible style, and have become the benchmark in film history.

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