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Britain's first TV/film crime series and the industrialisation of its film industry, 1946-1964 [electronic resource] / Dave Mann ; with a foreword by Andrew Spicer.

By: Mann, Dave, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (iii, 308 p.).ISBN: 9780773420809 (electronic bk.); 0773420800 (electronic bk.).Other title: Britain's first TV/film crime series and the industrialization of its film industry, 1946-1964.Subject(s): Detective and mystery television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism | Television crime shows -- Great Britain -- History and criticism | Motion picture industry -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Crime on television | Filmwirtschaft | Fernsehserie | Kriminalserie | Gro�britannien | PERFORMING ARTS / Television / ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Britain's first TV/film crime series and the industrialisation of its film industry, 1946-1964.DDC classification: 791.45/6556 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Overview -- The transition from crime films to television series: a brief history -- From Tempean and Kenilworth to new world: Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman -- Murder ballads from Merton Park: dual purpose films -- American arrivistes -- Hannah Weinstein, HUAC and Colonel March of Scotland Yard -- In whispers: the Danziger brothers and the industrialization of the crime narrative -- Cultural accommodations: domestic and foreign -- The partisans of Park Lane: Ghost squad -- Sign no more: the resurrection, reformation and rehabilitation of The third man's Harry Lime -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-294) and index.

Includes filmography: p. [267]-272.

Overview -- The transition from crime films to television series: a brief history -- From Tempean and Kenilworth to new world: Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman -- Murder ballads from Merton Park: dual purpose films -- American arrivistes -- Hannah Weinstein, HUAC and Colonel March of Scotland Yard -- In whispers: the Danziger brothers and the industrialization of the crime narrative -- Cultural accommodations: domestic and foreign -- The partisans of Park Lane: Ghost squad -- Sign no more: the resurrection, reformation and rehabilitation of The third man's Harry Lime -- Conclusion.

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