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Film and video censorship in modern Britain

Author: Julian Petley
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011.
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Why and how film and video censorship has developed in Britain since the birth of the domestic video industry in 1979.


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Petley, Julian.
Film and video censorship in modern Britain.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011431360
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Petley
OCLC Number: 872113616
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (vi, 232 p.)
Contents: Introduction; PART I. 'CENSORIOUS RIGMAROLE AND LEGALISTIC OVERKILL'; Introduction; 1. A Nasty Story; 2. Nastier Still; 3. Two or Three Things I Know About 'Video Nasties'; PART II. AFTER THE DELUGE; Introduction; 4. 'The Tenor of the Times': an Interview With James Ferman; 5. 'Reading Society Aright': Five Years After the Video Recordings Act; 6. The Video Image; PART III. NINETIES NIGHTMARES; Introduction; 7. 'Not Suitable for Home Viewing'; 8. Vicious Drivel and Lazy Sluts; 9. Doing Harm; 10. The Anatomy of a Newspaper Campaign: Crash; 11. The Last Battle, or Why Makin' Whoopee Matters; PART IV. NEW MILLENNIUM, NEW BEGINNING?; Introduction; 12. 'The Way Things are Now': an Interview With Robin Duval; 13. The Limits of the Possible; 14. Full Circle; Appendix: The DPP 'Top 60' List of 'Video Nasties'
Responsibility: Julian Petley.


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