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By Alan Burton,Steve Chibnall

British cinema has been round from the very delivery of movies, from black-and-white to paint, from talkies to sound, and now 3D, it's been creating a significant contribution to global cinema. lots of its actors and administrators have stayed at domestic yet others ventured in a foreign country, like Charlie Chaplin and Alfred Hitchcock. this present day it's nonetheless going robust, the sole festival to Hollywood, turning out motion pictures which attraction not just to Brits, simply examine Bridget Jones, whereas busily including to franchises like James Bond and Harry Potter.

So this Historical Dictionary of British Cinema has loads of flooring to hide. This it does with over three hundred dictionary entries informing us approximately major actors, manufacturers and administrators, striking motion pictures and serials, organisations and studios, diversified motion pictures genres from comedy to horror, and remarkable movies, between different issues. appendixes supply lists of award-winners. in the meantime, the chronology covers over a century of historical past. those components give you the info, numerous info, whereas the creation deals the massive tale. And the vast bibliography issues towards different resources of information.

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