Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain 1939-48

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Routledge, Sep 2, 2003 - Performing Arts - 296 pages
First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Britain Alone
3
2 War Culture
15
3 Realism and Tinsel
27
4 The Rank Empire
51
5 Great Expectations
64
6 Passionate Friends?
84
7 Exotic Dreams
103
10 Nothing to Laugh at at All
165
11 Challenge to Hollywood
189
Conclusion
199
Cinema and Society in the Forties
202
Notes
214
Bibliography
228
Index of Film Titles
234
General Index
245

8 The Spiv Cycle
126
9 Morbid Burrowings
145

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