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The B&C Kinematograph Company and British Cinema

This book sheds new light on the under-researched period of early British cinema through a history of the British and Colonial Kinematograph Company in the years 1908-1916, when it became one of Britain’s leading film producers. The book provides an account of its films and personalities, and explores its production methods and business practices.




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9781905816644 | Published: 2021
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9781905816651 | Published: 2021
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British Cinema and Middlebrow Culture in the Interwar Years


This offers an understanding of British Cinema between 1928 and 1939 through an analysis of the relationship between the British film industry and other ‘culture industries’ such as the radio, music recording, publishing and early television.





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9780859897976 | Published: 2009
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9780859899017 | Published: 2015
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Cinema on the Front Line

Cinema on the Front Line offers the first comprehensive history and analysis of how British soldiers engaged with and were engaged by the medium of cinema during World War I. Utilizing extensive archival records and soldier testimony, the book offers a unique perspective on the cultural value and importance of cinema to the army during wartime.




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9781905816736 | Published: 2021
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9781905816743 | Published: 2021
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Decoding the Movies

This book “decodes” 1930s Hollywood movies and explains why they looked and behaved as they did. Representing the summation of Richard Maltby’s four decades of scholarship in the field, it uses a series of case studies to demonstrate how an appreciation of these movies is enhanced by examining the circumstances of their production and consumption.




Hardback    £115.00
9781905816446 | Published: 2021
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9781905816453 | Published: 2021
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Going to the Movies


This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.





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9780859898126 | Published: 2007
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9780859898119 | Published: 2007
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9780859899161 | Published: 2015
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Green Screen


This book combines film studies with environmental history and politics, aiming to establish a cultural criticism informed by 'green' thought. David Ingram argues that Hollywood cinema has largely perpetuated romantic attitudes to nature and has played an important ideological role in the 'greenwashing' of ecological discourses.

 

 




Paperback    £17.50
9780859896092 | Published: 2004
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9780859896085 | Published: 2000
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9780859899192 | Published: 2015
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Multimedia Histories


Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet is the first book to explore in detail the vital connections between today’s digital culture and an absorbing history of screen entertainments and technologies. Its range of coverage moves from the magic lantern, the stereoscope and early film to the DVD and the internet.





Paperback    £22.50
9780859897730 | Published: 2007
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9780859897723 | Published: 2007
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9780859899352 | Published: 2015
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Screening Europe in Australasia

This book’s treatment of the extensive circulation of European silent features and stars in Australasia reveals the vibrant transnationalism of silent film before the rise of Hollywood, and frames the emergence of art house cinema in the 1920s.




Hardback    £80.00
9781905816873 | Published: 2022
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9781905816880 | Published: 2022
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