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The battle of Britain on screen : 'The Few' in British film and television drama

Author: S P Mackenzie
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
Series: Societies at war.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines in depth for the first time the origins, development, and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of 'The Few' in the Battle of Britain produced over the past seventy years. It explores both continuity and change of presentation in relation to a wartime event that acquired near-mythical dimensions in popular consciousness even before it happened and has been represented multiple  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mackenzie, S.P.
Battle of Britain on screen.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)84996985
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S P Mackenzie
ISBN: 9780748630240 0748630244 1280866446 9781280866449
OCLC Number: 163587036
Description: 1 online resource (181 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Battle Foretold: The Lion Has Wings (1939); Spitfire of Dreams: The First of the Few (1942); One for All: Angels One Five (1952); All for One: Reach for the Sky (1956); The Big Picture: The Battle of Britain (1969); Catalogue of Error: Piece of Cake (1988); The Fighter Boys: A Perfect Hero (1991); Conclusion; Select Filmography; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Societies at war.
Responsibility: S.P. Mackenzie.

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This book examines in depth for the first time the origins, development, and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of 'The Few' in the Battle of Britain produced over the past  Read more...

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This perceptive and detailed study clearly reveals exactly how our memory of the Battle of Britain has been shaped and re-shaped by film and television. -- Michael Paris, University of Central Read more...

 
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