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Banging the Gong: The Promotional Strategies of Britain’s J. Arthur Rank Organisation in the 1950s
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-06-03)
This article addresses the neglect in academic studies of film culture of the publicist’s role, particularly in British film production and distribution. Taking the last decade of the British studio system(the 1950s) and ...
Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain: Recontextualising Cultural Anxiety
1950s Science Fiction Cinema’s Depersonalisation Narratives in Britain
Depersonalisation narratives in 1950s sf cinema have most frequently been understood as reflections of American anxieties about Soviet infiltration and subversion. However, these films were also popular in Britain, where ...