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British Crime Cinema : British Popular Cinema - Steve Chibnall

British Crime Cinema

British Popular Cinema

By: Steve Chibnall (Editor), Robert Murphy (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 20th May 1999
ISBN: 9780415168694
Number Of Pages: 264

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This is the first substantial study of British cinema's most neglected genre. Bringing together original work from some of the leading writers on British popular film, this book includes interviews with key directors Mike Hodges (Get Carter) and Donald Cammel (Performance). It discusses an abundance of films including:
* acclaimed recent crime films such as Shallow Grave, Shopping, and Face.
* early classics like They Made Me A Fugitive
* acknowledged classics such as Brighton Rock and The Long Good Friday
* 50s seminal works including The Lavender Hill Mob and The Ladykillers.

Acknowledgementsp. xi
Parole Overduep. 1
The Censors and British Gangland, 1913-1990p. 16
Spin a Dark Webp. 27
Bibliographyp. 36
Outrage: No Orchids for Miss Blandishp. 37
Men, Women and Moneyp. 51
The Higher Heelp. 66
The Emergence of the British Tough Guyp. 81
Ordinary Peoplep. 94
Performancep. 110
p. 117
A Revenger's Tragedy Get Carterp. 123
Dog Eat Dogp. 134
Space in the British Crime Filmp. 148
Allegorising the Nationp. 160
From Underworld to Underclassp. 172
Filmography, 1939-1997p. 189
Indexp. 242
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ISBN: 9780415168694
ISBN-10: 0415168694
Series: British Popular Cinema
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 20th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1