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British war films, 1939-45 : the cinema and the services

Author: S P Mackenzie
Publisher: London : Hambledon Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cinema was the most popular form of entertainment during the World War II. Films were also an important propaganda medium. This work is an account and index of feature films produced during the war.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S P Mackenzie
ISBN: 185285586X 9781852855864 1852852585 9781852852580
OCLC Number: 228425037
Notes: Originally published: London : Hambeldon and London, 2001.
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Services and the Cinema, 1900-1939; 2. On Target: The Royal Air Force and Feature Films, 1939-1945; 3. Mightier Yet: The Royal Navy and Feature Films, 1939-1945; 4. Civilians in Uniform: The British Army and Feature Films, 1939-1945; 5. The Services and the Cinema, 1945-1970; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: S.P. MacKenzie.

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