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British Crime Film

Author: Barry Forshaw

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137005038

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

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A comprehensive social history of British crime film by the UK's principal expert on crime film and fiction Presenting a stunning social history of Britain through classic crime film, Barry Forshaw, one of the UK's leading experts on crime fiction and fiction, focuses on how crime films have portrayed our changing attitudes towards class, politics, sex, delinquency, violence and censorship. Focusing on these key issues, British Crime Film examines strategies used by film makers in order to address more radical notions of society's decline. Spanning post-war crime cinema, from Green for Danger to Get Carter, from The Lady Killers to Layer Cake, from The Long Good Friday to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, British Crime Film contextualizes the movies and identifies important and neglected works which will delight and intrigue film fans of this well-loved genre.
British Crime Film
Language: un
Pages: 248
Authors: Barry Forshaw
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-20 - Publisher: Springer

A comprehensive social history of British crime film by the UK's principal expert on crime film and fiction Presenting a stunning social history of Britain through classic crime film, Barry Forshaw, one of the UK's leading experts on crime fiction and fiction, focuses on how crime films have portrayed our
British Crime Cinema
Language: un
Pages: 264
Authors: Steve Chibnall, Robert Murphy
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-27 - Publisher: Routledge

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Studying the British Crime Film
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Paul Elliott
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-09 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Ever since its inception, British cinema has been obsessed with crime and the criminal. One of the first narrative films to be produced in Britain, the Hepworth’s 1905 short Rescued by Rover, was a fast-paced, quick-edited tale of abduction and kidnap, and the first British sound film, Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail
Brit Noir
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Barry Forshaw
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-25 - Publisher: Oldcastle Books Ltd

Informative, interesting, accessible and enjoyable' - Times on Euro Noir Barry Forshaw is acknowledged as a leading expert on European crime fiction, but his principal area of expertise is in the crime arena of the British Isles. Continuing the earlier success of the series with Nordic Noir and Euro Noir,
American Noir
Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: Barry Forshaw
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-27 - Publisher: Oldcastle Books Ltd

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