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British Film Institute

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell.

in A Dictionary of Film Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 429 words.

A government-subsidized charitable organization set up in 1933 (gaining a royal charter in 1983) to promote British film and

British Film Directors

Robert Shail.

October 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 256 pages.

British national cinema has produced an exceptional track record of innovative, creative and internationally recognised filmmakers, amongst them Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell and David...

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Rob Roy: Britain’s First Feature Film

Caroline Merz.

in Early Cinema in Scotland

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 7686 words.

What was the potential for the development of a Scottish film industry? Current histories largely ignore the contribution of Scotland to British film production, focusing on a few amateur...

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British films of the 1970s

Paul Newland.

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 256 pages.

British Films of the 1970s offers fresh critical insights into a diverse range of films including Carry On Girls, O Lucky Man!, Radio On, Winstanley, Cromwell, Akenfield,...

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British film production and the horror genre

Johnny Walker.

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema

December 2015; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 12046 words.

Chapter 2 contemplates why British horror was revived at the dawning of the new millennium, and also considers some of the reasons why British horror films produced in the 2000s and 2010s...

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Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Julian Petley.

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 240 pages.

How does film and video censorship operate in Britain? Why does it exist? And is it too strict? Starting in 1979, the birth of the domestic video industry — and the first year of the...

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British naval films and the documentary feature

Jonathan Rayner.

in The Naval War Film

March 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 9799 words.

The documentary and propagandist emphases result in distinctive national modifiers to the accepted conventions of the war film. In British wartime filmmaking, the recognition of differences...

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Post-war films 1 – genre and British cinema

Tom Ryall.

in Anthony Asquith

April 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 11340 words.

This chapter sheds light on the post-war British film industry and the turn Asquith's career took during these times. He was well established as one of the British cinema's leading...

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Post-war British naval films and the service comedy

Jonathan Rayner.

in The Naval War Film

March 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 11422 words.

In the 1950s, British war films became some of the most successful national film products. They entered the national consciousness as the common frame of reference on the conflict,...

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Contested territory: American film spectatorship, colonial mimicry and British Empire

Beth Corzo-Duchardt.

in Screen

December 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 6527 words.

This essay examines an account of cinema spectatorship in 1920s Jamaica as relayed by a British librarian's treatise advocating for the extended use of film in education. He details how...

A Film-progressive Nation: The Social Denmark Series and the British Documentary Movement

C. Claire Thomson.

in Short Films from a Small Nation

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 9607 words.

In the immediate post-WWII period, Danish documentary filmmaking was recognised overseas as productive and of high quality. This chapter tells the story of a collaboration between...

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Censorship, Reception and the Films of Gaspar Noé: The Emergence of the New Extremism in Britain

Daniel Hickin.

in The New Extremism in Cinema

June 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 5883 words.

This chapter examines the changing attitudes of the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) towards film censorship since the 1990s, focusing on how it dealt with the cinema of the new...

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Britain, film in

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell.

in A Dictionary of Film Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1227 words.

The British inventor William Friese-Greene patented a filmmaking process in 1890, giving Britain some claim to pioneering status in

British Film Directors

Robert Shail.

in British Film Directors

October 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 85099 words.

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The British ‘B’ Film

Sue Harper.

in Screen

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1258 words.

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Transformation and Enhancement: Film Editors and Theatrical Adaptations in British Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s

Martin Stollery.

in Adaptation

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 8081 words.

This article explores the role of film editors within adaptation. Specifically, it looks at the contributions selected British editors made to a range of film adaptations of lowbrow,...

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The British film debate: introduction

Sarah Street.

in Screen

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

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

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Alternative Film Culture in Inter-War Britain

Margaret Dickinson.

in Screen

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1858 words.

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Girls on film: the musical matrices of film stardom in early British cinema

Jon Burrows.

in Screen

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

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

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The British Film Institute, the Government and Film Culture, 1933–2000

Justin Smith.

in Screen

June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1594 words.

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