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British war films, 1939-1945 [electronic resource] : the cinema and the services / S.P. MacKenzie.

By: Mackenzie, S. P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Hambledon and London, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 244 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill., ports.ISBN: 9780826446442 (electronic bk.); 0826446442 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): War films -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Motion pictures and the war | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | ART -- Film & Video | Oorlogsfilms | Propaganda | Kriegsfilm | Gro�britannienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British war films, 1939-1945.DDC classification: 791.43658 Other classification: 24.34 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The cinema was the most popular form of entertainment during the Second World War. Film was a critically important medium for influencing opinion. Films, such as In Which We Serve and One of Our Aircraft is Missing, shaped the British people's perceptions of the conflict. British War Films, 1939-45 is an account of the feature films produced during the war, rather than government documentaries and official propaganda, making the book an important index of British morale and values at a time of desperate national crisis.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-234) and index.

The cinema was the most popular form of entertainment during the Second World War. Film was a critically important medium for influencing opinion. Films, such as In Which We Serve and One of Our Aircraft is Missing, shaped the British people's perceptions of the conflict. British War Films, 1939-45 is an account of the feature films produced during the war, rather than government documentaries and official propaganda, making the book an important index of British morale and values at a time of desperate national crisis.

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