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Hammond, Michael

British Silent Cinema and the Great War

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Table of contents

1. Goodbye to All That or Business as Usual? History and Memory of the Great War in British Cinema
Michael Hammond, Michael Williams

Part I. The War

2. The Battle of the Somme (1916): An Industrial Process Film that ‘Wounds the Heart’
Michael Hammond

3. British and Colonial: What the Company Did in the Great War
Gerry Turvey

4. ‘Improper Practices’ in Great War British Cinemas
Paul Moody

5. ‘Shells, Shots and Shrapnel’: Picturegoer Goes to War
Jane Bryan

Part II. Aftermath: Memory and Memorial

6. ‘A Victory and a Defeat as Glorious as a Victory’: The Battles of the Coronel and Falkland Islands (Walter Summers, 1927)
Amy Sargeant

7. Remembering the War in 1920s British Cinema
Christine Gledhill

8. Remembrance, Re-membering and Recollection: Walter Summers and the British War Film of the 1920s
Lawrence Napper

9. ‘Fire, Blood and Steel’: Memory and Spectacle in The Guns of Loos (Sinclair Hill, 1928)
Michael Williams

Part III. Notes from the Archive

10. Hello to All This: Music, Memory and Revisiting the Great War
Neil Brand

11. The Dead, Battlefield Burials and the Unveiling of War Memorials in Films of the Great War Era
Toby Haggith

12. Anticipating the Blitz Spirit in First World War Propaganda Film: Evidence in the Imperial War Museum Archive
Roger Smither

13. ‘How Shall We Look Again’? Revisiting the Archive in British Silent Film and the Great War
Bryony Dixon, Laraine Porter

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, British Cinema, Film History, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland, Genre, Film and Television Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
208 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230321663
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33237-3

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