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316 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Studies in Film History
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (March 2006)
ISBN-13 9780859897587
ISBN-10 0859897583
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Cultural Studies
Theater, Film and Dance
The Big Show
British Cinema Culture in the Great War (1914-1918)
by Michael Hammond
The Big Show looks at the role played by cinema in British cultural life during World War One.

In writing the definitive account of film exhibition and reception in Britain in the years
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Michael Hammond is a lecturer in Film in the Department of English at the University of Southampton. He has written extensively in the area of reception of early cinema in Britain, including show more
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List of Illustrations
1. Local Tracks: Exhibition Culture in Southampton
2. The Crisis of Total War and New Audiences
3. Anonymity and Recognition: The Roll of Honour Films

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"...the diversity of materials focused in this book through the specifics of cinema exhibition in Southampton provides vivid access to the social, cultural and aesthetic currents that must cross in any show more
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