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The finest years : British cinema of the 1940s

Author: Charles Drazin
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2007.
Series: Cinema and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The Finest Years', Charles Drazin considers a crucial period in British cinema and offers insights into the film makers' characters, circumstances and aspirations.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Drazin
ISBN: 9781845114114 1845114116
OCLC Number: 137313585
Notes: Includes a new preface.
Originally published: London: Andre Deutsch, 1998.
Description: xvi, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Filippo Del Giudice --
John Davis --
David Lean and Carol Reed --
Robert Hamer --
Angus Macphail --
Michael Balcon --
Cavalcanti --
Harry Watt --
Humphrey Jennings --
Ian Dalrymple --
Pat Jackson --
Jack Beddington --
"Puffin" Asquith --
Sydney Box --
Herbert Wilcox --
Gabriel Pascal --
Olwen Vaughan.
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: Charles Drazin.

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The British cinema during the 1940s was enjoying an unlikely renaissance. This book chronicles these seminal years for British cinema through the characters and aspirations of some of its leading  Read more...

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