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Cultural and economic relations between the British film industry and Hollywood
Jonathan Stubbs

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 British cinema 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

in Culture matters
Juvenile actors and humanitarian sentiment in the 1940s
Michael Lawrence

. Winsten, ‘ The Pied Piper ’, p. 34. 49 See M. Lawrence , ‘“ Bombed into Stardom!”: Roddy McDowall, “British Evacuee Star” in Hollywood ’, Journal of British Cinema and Television , 12 : 1 ( 2015 ), pp. 45 – 62 ; K. Cameron , ‘ Monty Wooley in a Gentle Role ’, Sunday News (9 August 1942 ), p

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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The psychogeography of sectarianism in Northern Irish photography
George Legg

’s broadcast. 58 Quoted in Alan Clarke ed. by Richard Kelly (London: Faber, 1998), p. 198. 59 Michael Walsh, ‘Thinking the Unthinkable: Coming to Terms with Northern Ireland in the 1980s and 1990s’, in British Cinema, Past and Present ed. by Justine Ashby and Andrew Higson (London: Routledge, 2000), p. 295. 60 Susie Linfield, Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), p. 164. 61 Azoulay, The Civil Contract of Photography, p. 14. 62 Quoted in Kelly, Alan Clarke, p. 197. 63 Ibid., p. 199. 64 Quoted in Shinkle

in Northern Ireland and the politics of boredom
Social democracy on the home front in Britain during the Second World War
Clare Griffiths

8 The politics of neighbourliness: social democracy on the home front in Britain during the Second World War Clare Griffiths We found out in this war as how we’re all neighbours. And we haven’t gotta forget it when it’s all over. (The Dawn Guard, 1941) In the early days of 1941, projected on the screens of British cinemas, two home guards shared their visions of the future. Roy Boulting’s film The Dawn Guard lasts just five minutes – one of many short propaganda pieces distributed by the Ministry of Information during the Second World War, dropped into cinema

in Making social democrats
Auteurship and exploitation in the history of punk cinema
Bill Osgerby

mischievously tongue-in-cheek. Notes    1 R. Sabin, ‘Introduction’, in R. Sabin (ed.), Punk Rock: So What?: The Cultural Legacy of Punk (London: Routledge, 1999), p. 5.   2 Ibid.    3 See R. Bestley and A. Ogg, The Art of Punk (London: Omnibus Press, 2012); J. Kugelberg and J. Savage (eds), Punk: An Aesthetic (New York: Rizzoli, 2012); and M. Sladen and A. Yedgar (eds), Panic Attack!: Art in the Punk Years (London: Merrell, 2007).      4 K. Donnelly, ‘British Punk Films: Rebellion into Money, Nihilism into Innovation’, Journal of Popular British Cinema, 1 (1998), 111

in Fight back
A British radical in tumultuous times
Richard Carr

bought into Britain. Given there were five thousand British cinemas in operation and Chaplin released twenty films from the introduction of the so-called McKenna Duties on imported luxuries in September 1915 to the end of the war, the economics of keeping Chaplin out of uniform and in the studio were again obvious. Both Chaplin’s capitalism and his early political thoughts are worth teasing out partly because of the consistently pro-Communist views opponents in America would later attempt to pin on him. Despite his Charlie Chaplin’s war  177 wealth by the early 1920s

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War
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Celia Hughes

Di Parkin. M. Luckett, ‘Travel and Mobility: Femininity and National Identity in Swinging London Films’, in J. Ashby and A. Higson (eds), British Cinema Past and Present (London: Routledge, 2000), pp. 115 – 33; interview with Bronwen Davis. Interview with Alan Woodward. Interview with Bob Light. 9780719091940_4_002.indd 101 11/12/14 2:28 PM

in Young lives on the Left