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The Race Relations Narrative in British Film

Amanda Bidnall.

in West Indian Generation

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 18996 words.

“West Indians and the Race Relations Narrative in British Film” revisits perhaps the three most famous middlebrow British “race relations” films of the 1950s and 60s and their star lead,...

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‘The Troubles we’ve seen’: film, television drama and the Northern Irish conflict in Britain

John Hill.

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7924 words.

This chapter examines films and television dramas dealing with the impact of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ in Britain and the controversies that they generated. It begins with a...

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Bantu Educational Cinema Experiment Project conducted by the British government to explore the possible educational uses of film in African colonies.

Elizabeth Heath.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 674 words.

In 1935 the Colonial Office of the British Film Institute assigned British director Leslie Alan Notcutt to lead an experimental mission to test the uses of film in Africa. The British...

British War Films, 1939–1945: The Cinema and the Services

Tony Aldgate.

in The English Historical Review

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Introduction: The Documentary Film Movement and the Spaces of British Identity

Scott Anthony and James G. Mansell.

in Twentieth Century British History

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 4857 words.

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Review: British War Films, 1939–1945
 S. P. Mackenzie

Peter Miskell.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

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The Projection of Britain: A History of the GPO Film Unit.

D. L. LeMahieu.

in Twentieth Century British History

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 952 words.

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Finding the People's War: Film, British Collective Memory, and World War II

Geoff Eley.

in The American Historical Review

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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George O. Liber. Alexander Dovzhenko: A Life in Soviet Film. London: British Film Institute. 2002. Pp. vii, 309. $58.00

Maureen Perrie.

in The American Historical Review

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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Shorter notice. Distorted Images: British National Identity and Film in the 1920s. Kenton Bamford. 'Film Europe' and 'Film America': Cinema, Commerce and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1939. Andrew Higson, Richard Maltby

J Buchanan.

in The English Historical Review

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Reassessment, by Philip C. Logan

Jo Fox.

in The English Historical Review

August 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1035 words.

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‘The Whim of Foreigners’: Language, Speech, and Sound in Second World War British Film and Radio

Wendy Webster.

in Twentieth Century British History

September 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10249 words.

There have been a number of recent calls for more attention to be given to the auditory in understanding modernity. This article looks at the significant role played by sound in British...

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Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Re-Assessment. By Philip C. Logan.

Scott Anthony.

in Twentieth Century British History

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 984 words.

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Heroes and Happy Endings: Class, Gender and Nation in Popular Film and Fiction in Interwar Britain. By Christine Grandy.

Laura E. N. Mayhall.

in Twentieth Century British History

September 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 942 words.

The British Salvation Army, The Early Film Industry and Urban Working-Class Adolescents, 1897–1918

DEAN RAPP.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

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Jo Fox. Film Propaganda in Britain and Nazi Germany: World War II Cinema. New York: Berg. 2007. Pp. x, 358. Cloth $94.95, paper $29.95

Randall L. Bytwerk.

in The American Historical Review

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 742 words.

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Bantu Educational Cinema Experiment

Elizabeth Heath.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 674 words.

In 1935 the Colonial Office of the British Film Institute assigned British director Leslie Alan Notcutt to lead an experimental

Film and television 1: Representations of Blacks

Lola Young.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2594 words.

Black people have a long history of appearing on British film and television screens: as long as the history of

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in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 102 words.

For information onAmerican films: See Birth of a Nation, The; Blaxploitation Films, Eyes on the Prize; Film, Blacks in American; Green Pastures, The; Representations of Afro-Diasporic...

J. Arthur Rank

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1888–1972)

English industrialist and film magnate, chairman of many film companies. Rank promoted the British film industry at a time when Hollywood and US film companies had a...

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