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Humphrey Jennings

Keith Beattie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Humphrey Jennings has been described as the only real poet of British cinema. His documentary films employ a range of representational approaches – including collagist narrative structures and ... More


We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the highly charged years of World War II, movies perhaps best communicated to Americans who they were and why they were fighting. These films were more than just an explanation of historical ... More


Hollywood’s Version of the War: The Polish Films

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood had much material to use but created only three films set in Poland. Two of them deal with the last days of peace and the immediate aftermath of the invasion. Only None Shall Escape, made ... More


Poland: Fleeting, Ambiguous, or Omitted

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinematic depictions of Poland were a rarity for Hollywood. Poland and the Poles had minor roles on the margins of a few films, reflecting the margins of the American consciousness to which they were ... More


British naval films and the documentary feature

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The documentary and propagandist emphases result in distinctive national modifiers to the accepted conventions of the war film. In British wartime filmmaking, the recognition of differences across ... More


The War Years

Alain Kerzoncuf, Charles Barr, and Philip French

in Hitchcock Lost and Found: The Forgotten Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160825
eISBN:
9780813160870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160825.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The early 1940s constitute the third of the three periods that are especially productive and revelatory in terms of “lost and found” Hitchcock material. After moving from Britain to Hollywood in ... More


The Great War and Dulac’s First Films

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Dulac's wartime activism and literary writings, as well as the debut of her film career—from her first activities as a film producer for Pathé (La Lumière du coeur, 1916) to ... More


The Museum Enlists

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes how World War II transformed the culture of the Museum of Modern Art and its Film Library. Programs and services of the Museum were placed on a wartime footing, from the film ... More


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