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The Empire and ‘Human Interest’: Popular Empire Films, the Colonial Villain, and the British Documentary Movement 1926–39

Christine Grandy.

in Twentieth Century British History

December 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945). 10484 words.

This article examines representations of colonial subjects within two forms of ‘empire films’ of the 1930s: popular ‘entertainment’ empire films widely consumed by audiences in Britain and...

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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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John La Rose

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1927–2006). Poet, essayist, publisher, film-maker, trade unionist, and cultural and political activist. La Rose was born in Arima, Trinidad, where his father was a cocoa trader and his...

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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

Culture

Rab Houston.

in Scotland

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 6311 words.

‘Culture’ examines the languages, festivals, art, architecture, literature, poetry, film, sport, and music of Scotland. What was the original language of Britain, when did Gaelic become the...

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Lord Reith

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

(b. 20 July 1889, d. 16 June 1971).

Director-general of the BBC 1927–38 Born in Stonehaven, Kincardine, he became a locomotive engineer after leaving school. He was wounded in...

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A City Speaks: The Projection of Civic Identity in Manchester

Charlotte Wildman.

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. 8748 words.

A City Speaks was made by Paul Rotha for Manchester Corporation. It was completed in 1947 after plans for a civic film were first raised in 1938 in conjunction with the...

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Accents of Landscape in GPO Country: The Horsey Mail, 1938

David Matless.

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. 10305 words.

This article considers the 1938 General Post Office (GPO) Film Unit documentary, The Horsey Mail, directed by Pat Jackson, and covering the aftermath of the sea floods at Horsey, Norfolk,...

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An Empire of Development: Africa and the Caribbean in God's Chillun

Marc Matera.

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. 11506 words.

In 1938, the General Post Office Film Unit, an outgrowth of the Empire Marketing Board Film Unit, released God's Chillun, an experimental documentary set in the British West Indies. The...

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The BBC, the State and Cold War Culture: The Case of Television's The War Game (1965)

Tony Shaw.

in The English Historical Review

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 16968 words.

The Cold War was as much a propaganda conflict as one fought between soldiers and politicians. The BBC, as a broadcaster of news and entertainment in large parts of the world, stood at the...

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Familiarity Breeds Consent? Patriotic Rituals in British First World War Propaganda

David Monger.

in Twentieth Century British History

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 11312 words.

This article extends recent reconsideration of British First World War patriotism by considering the ways in which domestic propaganda campaigns used repetitive organizational structures as...