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The International Years

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780748632893
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671144 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0008
The International Years

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In the latter half of the 1960s Dearden and Relph worked on a number of big-budget films made for Hollywood companies operating in Britain. By contrast with much of their earlier productions, these films were aimed at the world market, were all made in colour and featured exotic locations and international stars. Khartoum (1966) is perhaps the best known of these films. This chapter discusses these films in detail and concludes with a brief account of Dearden's work on the television series The Persuaders!

Keywords: Basil Dearden; Michael Relph; American film production; British 1960s films; Television production

Chapter.  13615 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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