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When Hollywood Loved Britain : The Hollywood `British' Film 1939-45 - Mark Glancy

When Hollywood Loved Britain

The Hollywood `British' Film 1939-45

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Published: 16th September 1999
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"When Hollywood Loved Britain" examines the Hollywood "British" film--American feature films that were set in Britain, based on British history or literature and included the work of British producers, directors, writers and actors. "British" films include many of the most popular and memorable films of the 1930s and 1940s, yet they have received little individual attention from film historians and even less attention as a body of films. While the book is centered on wartime "British" films, it also investigates wider issues: the influence of censorship and propaganda agencies during Hollywood's studio era, studio finances, the isolationist campaign in the United States between 1939 and 1941, and American perceptions of Britain at war.

List of illustrationsp. vi
Acknowledgementsp. vii
List of abbreviationsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
Hollywood's foreign marketsp. 7
Hollywood's foreign policyp. 38
The 'whiter and cliffier cliffs' of MGMp. 67
Early 'British' war filmsp. 98
A new Englandp. 129
The Hollywood British at warp. 157
'British' films and the Office of War Informationp. 181
Notesp. 211
Filmography: Hollywood's 'British' films, 1930-50p. 238
Bibliographyp. 267
Indexp. 275
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ISBN: 9780719048531
ISBN-10: 0719048532
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 16th September 1999
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33