Cultural and economic relations between the British film industry and
unintentionally, it’s fair to assume) a different Anglo-American relationship, one based in the long-term economic interaction and cultural exchange between the British and American film industries.
This chapter looks closely at this dynamic but highly uneven interaction. The specter of Hollywood features strongly in writing about Britishcinema history, but Britain has generally been given a lower profile in historical accounts of American film. In part, this reflects the general imbalance of Anglo-American cultural and economic relations in the twentieth century and beyond
Juvenile actors and humanitarian sentiment in the 1940s
‘ The Pied Piper ’, p. 34.
See M. Lawrence ,
‘“ Bombed into Stardom!”: Roddy McDowall,
“British Evacuee Star” in Hollywood ’, Journal of BritishCinema and Television , 12 : 1 ( 2015 ), pp. 45 – 62 ; K. Cameron , ‘ Monty
Wooley in a Gentle Role ’, Sunday
News (9 August 1942 ), p