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Sights unseen / unfinished British films.

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many British films never make it to the screen. Obstacles of finance, censorship, distribution or creative breakdown can appear in their way, and they might even fail to get beyond the script stage. This book collects new essays by leading scholars that u.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sights unseen.
Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2008
(DLC) 2008399217
(OCoLC)191245042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781847184269 184718426X 9781443806336 1443806331 1282190210 9781282190214
OCLC Number: 434574941
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 213 pages)
Contents: Finishing the unfinished / San North --
Rome-on-the-Colne: the aborting of I, Claudius / Brian McFarlane --
An involuntary memory?: Joseph Losey, Harold Pinter, and Marcel Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu / Paul Newland and Gavrik Losey --
American vampires in Britain: Richard Matheson's I am legend and Hammer's The night creatures / Peter Hutchings --
Transparency and illusion: the unrealised films of Bill Douglas / Duncan Petrie --
Missing boxes: the unmade films of Sydney Box, 1940-67 / Andrew Spicer --
"To get things done ..." Jarman, Bowie and Neutron / Raymond Armstrong --
Hooray for Hollywood?: the unmade films of Lindsay Anderson / Karl Magee --
The sea (1962): James Scott's unfinished Woodfall film / Katerina Loukopoulou --
Don Boyd's Gossip / Dan North --
The mysterious case of the house-breaker, the thief-taker general, and the national lottery / James Caterer.
Responsibility: edited by Dan North. :

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