Cinema and the Great War
J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry
November 16, 2011
Cinema and the Great War concentrates on one part of the art of the war: the cinema. Used as tool for propaganda during the war itself, by the mid 1920s cinema had begun to reflect the rejection of conflict prevalent in all the arts. Andrew Kelly explores the development of anti-war cinema in,...
June 27, 1996
First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
September 15, 1994
Presiding over the "golden era" of the British Film Industry from the mid to late 1940s, J. Arthur Rank financed movies such as Oliver Twist, The Red Shoes, Brief Encounter, Caesar and Cleopatra and Black Narcissus. Never before, and never since, has the industry risen to such heights. J. Arthur...
Dr James C Robertson, James Robertson
May 06, 1993
How does film censorship work in Britain? Jim Robertson's new paperback edition of The Hidden Cinema argues that censorship has had a far greater influence on British film history than is often apparent, creating the `hidden cinema' of the title. Robertson charts the role of the British Board of...
April 16, 1992
First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....