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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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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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Nell Shipman

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1892–1970).

Born Helen Foster-Barham in Victoria, British Columbia, Shipman began writing for films and directed her first one-reeler in 1913. She became a star for Vitagraph...

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Shipman, Nell (1892–1970)

Kay Armatage.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 173 words.

(1892–1970).

Born Helen Foster-Barham in Victoria, British Columbia, Shipman began writing for films and directed her first one-reeler

West African Cinema

John C. McCall.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: African History. 10820 words.

Motion picture technology developed at the dawn of the 20th century, just as the formal colonization of Africa was launched at the Berlin Conference of 1884–1885. While it took a few...

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Transnational Films in National Cinema Halls

Ned Bertz.

in Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean

September 2015; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 12696 words.

Nationalist ideas redefined the connection between race and urban cinemas in late colonial Tanganyika and independent Tanzania. When Indian nationalism confronted British colonialism in...

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Artists and Educators at War: Franco-British Competition for the Limelight

Jennifer M. Dueck.

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End

March 2010; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10221 words.

This chapter considers British involvement in the war years. Although the French had worried about the Italians and the Germans before the war, the British and American governments...

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Bollywood in Africa

Ned Bertz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Asian History. 9742 words.

The presence of Bollywood films in Africa has a long history, one embedded in larger cultural and commodity exchanges between the continent and South Asia. “Bollywood” is a modern signifier...

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John Grierson

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1898–1972), filmmaker, propagandist. With the Empire Marketing Board in England in 1929, Grierson wrote, directed, and edited Drifters, a documentary film of the Scottish herring...

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‘Our Friend Rommel’: The Wehrmacht as ‘Worthy Enemy’ in Postwar British Popular Culture

Patrick Major.

in German History

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 8012 words.

This piece examines the British reception of the biography of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel by the British author Brigadier Desmond Young, upon which was based the Twentieth Century-Fox...

Paul Robeson

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History.

(1898–1976)

Black US singer and actor.

Robeson was born in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of a Presbyterian minister and schoolteacher, and was a leading athlete at...

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Film and television 1: Representations of Blacks

in The Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; History.

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