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Seventies british cinema

Author: Robert Shail
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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As well as providing a historical and cinematic context for understanding Seventies cinema, the volume also features chapters addressing Hammer horror, the Carry On films, Bond films of the Roger  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Shail
ISBN: 9781844572748 1844572749 9781844572731 1844572730
OCLC Number: 878699166
Description: xix, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements.- Notes on Contributors.- Introduction: Cinema in the Era of 'Trouble and Strife'.- PART I: POPULAR GENRES.- Take an Easy Ride: Sexploitation in the 1970s; I.Q.Hunter.- The End of Hammer; W.W.Dixon.- The Divergence and Mutation of British Horror Cinema; I.Conrich.- What a Carry On! The Decline and Fall of a Great British Institution; S.Gerrard.- When the Chickens Came Home to Roost: British Thrillers of the 1970s; R.Barton.- From Amicus to Atlantis: The Lost Worlds of 1970s British Cinema; J. Chapman.- PART II: CONTEXTS AND STYLES.- Glam, Spam and Uncle Sam: Funding Diversity in British Film Production during the 1970s; J.Smith.- 'Now, what are we going to call you? Scum! ... Scum! That's commercial! It's all they deserve!': Jubilee, Punk and British Film in the Late 1970s; C.Monk.- Nothing to do Around Here: British Realist Cinema in the 1970s; J.Leggott.- Heritage Crime: The Case of Agatha Christie; S.Street.- PART III: FILMS AND FILM-MAKERS.- Folksploitation: Charting the Horrors of the British Folk Music Tradition in 'The Wicker Man'; P.Newland.- Under Siege: The Double Rape of Straw Dogs; S.Hall.- Don Boyd: The Accidental Producer; D.North.- 'More, Much More ... Roger Moore': A New Bond for a New Decade; R.Shail.- The BFI and British Independent Cinema in the 1970s; C.Dupin.- Select Bibliography.- Index.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Shail.


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