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An Autobiography of British Cinema (Methuen Film)

by Brian McFarlane

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Published by Methuen Publishing, Ltd. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7480167M
ISBN 10041370520X
ISBN 109780413705204

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An Autobiography of British Cinema (Methuen Film) by Brian McFarlane Download PDF EPUB FB2

A professor of literature and film history, McFarlane gives some attention to internationally famous British-born actors and directors, but the bulk of his book consists of scores of substantive, often recent interviews with mostly unknown actors and technicians responsible for creating a Cited by: An Autobiography of British Cinema book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume of first-hand reminiscences, celebrating 50 /5. An autobiography of British cinema: as told by the filmmakers and actors who made it User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

A professor of literature and film history, McFarlane gives some attention to internationally famous British-born actors and directors, but the bulk of his book consists of scores of substantive Read full review.

The critic John Ellis used the phrase “the quality film adventure” of British cinema in the postwar period, from the mid 40s to the end. Those films are still remarkable, and I suppose they are the films that made British cinema internationally known, perhaps for the first time. Robert Murphy is very good on the peaks, like Brief Encounter.

(shelved 1 time as british-cinema) avg rating — 5, ratings — published An Autobiography of British Cinema Methuen, ISBN 0 X pp A$ (paper) (Review copy supplied by Random House) Uploaded 12 November This book is an invaluable resource for British film historians.

Brian McFarlane has marshalled a phenomenal amount of material and has produced a mammoth tome which will function both as a. Get this from a library.

An autobiography of British cinema: as told by the filmmakers and actors who made it. [Brian McFarlane;] -- This richly illustrated book celebrates 50 years of British filmmaking with the reminiscences of of the best-loved names of the cinema ranging from Dirk Bogarde to Emma Thompson.

Interestingly, the film was apparently popular with Russian audiences according to its director Ralph Thomas (Brian McFarlane, An Autobiography of British Cinema,p. He attributed this to the non-commercial decision to film in black and white rather than colour, though it is also perhaps helped by the revolutionary subject matter.

Pages in category "British autobiographies" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Review: An Autobiography of British Cinema by Brian McFarlane. Wheeler Winston Dixon.

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This book, the first part of Powell's autobiography, goes up through the initial release of "The Red Shoes", makes for an entertaining journey through the early years of British cinema, from his apprenticeship with Alfred Hitchcock through his "quota quickie" years of /5(18).

Autobiography, the biography of oneself narrated by oneself. Autobiographical works can take many forms, from the intimate writings made during life that were not necessarily intended for publication (including letters, diaries, journals, memoirs, and reminiscences) to a formal book-length autobiography.

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At first glance it looks like a series of nostalgic, fireside chats with actors and film-makers from the good old days of British cinema. However, no one else was doing these interviews. Thirteen years on, many of the interviewees have died.