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The unknown 1930s : an alternative history of the British cinema, 1929-39

Author: Jeffrey Richards
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1998.
Series: Cinema and society.
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A group of leading British film historians reassess the films, stars, genres and directors usually omitted from accounts of 1930s British cinema, including how MGM dealt with the dictates of the Films Act and a view of audiences during this period.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unknown 1930s.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1998
(OCoLC)682114147
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Richards
ISBN: 1860643035 9781860643033
OCLC Number: 39150676
Description: xi, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cinema-going preference in Britain in the 1930s / John Sedgwick --
Julius Hagen and Twickenham Film Studios / Linda Wood --
Hollywood and Britain : MGM and the British 'quota' legislation / H. Mark Glancy --
Celluloid shockers / james Chapman --
Calling all stars : musical films in a musical decade / Stephen Guy --
'Thinking forward and up' : the British films of Conrad Veidt / Sue Harper --
Tod Slaughter and the cinema of excess / Jeffrey Richards --
Jack of all trades : Robert Stevenson / Brian McFarlane --
Money for speed : the British films of Bernard Vorhaus / Geoff Brown --
Berthold Viertel at Gaumont-British / Kevin Gough-Yates --
Loose ends, hidden gems and the moment of 'melodramatic emotionality' / Tony Aldgate.
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey Richards.

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British film historians chart a map of 1930s British cinema. They reassess films, stars, genres and directors omitted from accounts of the decade, and evaluate its forgotten and recently discovered  Read more...

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