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‘A balance of terror’: Callan (ITV, 1967–72) as an existential thriller for television

Joseph Oldham.

in Paranoid Visions

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 10382 words.

This chapter examines Callan (ITV, 1967-72), an early television reworking of the ‘existential’ strand of spy thriller associated with John Le Carré and Len Deighton. It characterises the...

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‘A discreet character?’ Action spaces and architectural specificity in French poetic realist cinema

Ben McCann.

in Screen

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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‘A fine and private place’: the cinematic spaces of the London Underground

Charlotte Brunsdon.

in Screen

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 8219 words.

This article explores the attraction of underground railways as a setting in film through the detailed analysis of several films from the second half of the ...

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A. J. Raffles and Arsène Lupin in Literature, Theatre, and Film: On the Transnational Adaptations of Popular Fiction (1905–30)

Federico Pagello.

in Adaptation

December 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7986 words.

As a consequence of the accelerating technological development and the impact of cultural globalisation, the transnational aspects of the process of adaptation have become increasingly...

‘A kind of recreative school for the whole family’: making cinema respectable, 1907–09

Lee Grieveson.

in Screen

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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‘A place in London’s future’: A Clockwork Orange, Thamesmead and the urban dystopia of the modernist large-scale plan

Stephen Babish.

in Screen

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 8283 words.

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‘A professional’s contest’: procedure and bureaucracy in Special Branch (ITV, 1969–74) and The Sandbaggers (ITV, 1978–80)

Joseph Oldham.

in Paranoid Visions

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 9792 words.

This chapter analyses two series which aimed to present a more authentic portrayal of intelligence activity, embracing a new ‘realism’ grounded in documentary detail and procedure. Special...

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“A Stretch of Time”

J. P. Kelly.

in Time in Television Narrative

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5372 words.

A number of series, such as 24, bear the hallmarks of so-called “network time,” namely acceleration and real-time. Although scholars maintain that “network time” is the dominant temporality...

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ABC Sports

Travis Vogan.

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Television. 312 pages.

The American Broadcasting Company division ABC Sports is behind some of network sports television’s most significant practices, personalities, and moments. It created the weekend anthology null...

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ABC’s Wide World of Sports

Travis Vogan.

in ABC Sports

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 12539 words.

Chapter 2 turns to Wide World of Sports, ABC Sports’ signature show and the primary testing ground for its creative approach. The Saturday afternoon anthology possessed a meager budget that...

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