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HALAS, John (1912 - 1995), Chairman, Halas and Batchelor, since 1940; President: British Federation of Film Societies, since 1980; International Animated Film Association, 1975–85, then Hon. President

MALCOLM, Derek Elliston Michael (born 1932), Film Critic: The Guardian, 1971–97; London Evening Standard, since 2003; President: International Film Critics, 1990–2001 (Chairman, UK Section, since 1982); British Federation of Film Societies, since 1993

DOUGLAS, (George) Keith (1903 - 1949), Chairman London Symphony Orchestra Concert Society; a Director of Ortus Films Ltd; Conductor of London Symphony and other orchestras

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PRICE, Harry (1881 - 1948), psychist; Honorary Secretary and Editor, University of London Council for Psychical Investigation (formerly National Laboratory of Psychical Research, of which he was Founder and Director, 1925–34); Chairman, National Film Library (British Film Institute), 1935–41; Member of Council, Shakespeare Film Society

JARRATT, Arthur (William) (1894 - 1958), Capt. RNVR; Hon. Pres. Kinematograph Renters’ Society since 1958; lately Deputy Chairman Royal Naval Film Corporation; Chairman and Managing Director George Humphries & Co. Ltd

Panivong Norindr. Phantasmatic Indochina: French Colonial Ideology in Architecture, Film, and Literature. (Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society.) Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. 1997. Pp. x, 205. Cloth $44.95, paper $16.95

Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski, Jr. The Miracle Case: Film Censorship and the Supreme Court. (Landmark Law Cases and American Society.) Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 2008. Pp. xiii, 233. Cloth $35.00, paper $16.95

Turner, James (1908 - 1980), Director: Fisons Ltd, 1960–78 (Chairman 1962–73); Lloyds Bank Ltd, 1957–78; Abbey National Building Society; Steetley Co. Ltd, 1965–78; Film Development and Research Ltd; Unigate (Vice-Chairman, since 1976); J. H. Fenner & Co. (Holdings) Ltd; The National Bank of New Zealand Ltd, 1976–79

Mountbatten, Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) (1900 - 1979), Governor of the Isle of Wight, 1965; Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, since 1974; Personal ADC to the Queen since 1953 (Personal Naval ADC to King Edward VIII, 1936, and to King George VI, 1937–52); Col of the Life Guards, 1965; Col Commandant of the Royal Marines, 1965; Hon. Lt-Gen. and Air Marshal, 1942, and Hon. Colonel: Calcutta Light Horse, 1947; 292 Airborne Field Regt, 1947–55, 289 Parachute Regt, RHA(TA), 1956; 4/5th Bn The Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA), 1964–71; an Elder Brother of Trinity House; Grand President: Brit. Commonwealth Ex-Services League, 1946–74; Royal Life Saving Society; Royal Over-Seas League; Pres. of Council of SSAFA; King George’s Fund for Sailors; Royal Naval Film Corporation, Royal Naval Saddle Club, Sailors Home and Red Ensign Club, Gordon Smith Inst., Liverpool, Training Ship Mercury and Commando Benevolent Fund; Society of Genealogists; Britain-Burma Soc.; Past Pres., Soc. of Film and Television Arts; Mem. and Past Pres., Inst. of Electronic and Radio Engineers; Chm. and Founder, National Electronics Research Council; Commodore Sea Scouts; Mem. and Past Prime Warden Shipwrights’ Company; Hon. Mem. Honourable Company of Master Mariners; Mem. Mercers’, Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; Royal Swedish Naval Soc.; Inner Magic Circle; Sword of Honour and Freedom of City of London, 1946; High Steward, 1940, and First Freeman, 1946, of Romsey; Freedom of City of Edinburgh, 1954; Freedom of Paimpol, 1961

 

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The Society enabled artists, intellectuals, and progressives in London to see a wide range of international cinema that was otherwise banned from exhibition by Britain's draconian film censorship. Launched in ...

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