When Hollywood Loved Britain: The Hollywood 'British' Film 1939-1945

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Manchester University Press, 20/08/1999 - 280 páginas
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Many of the most popular and memorable films of Hollywood's studio era were 'British' films; that is, American films that were set in Britain, based on British literature or history and included the work of British producers, directors, writers, stars and character actors. While the British film industry struggled to find an international market for its own films, Hollywood enjoyed resounding success with 'British' films such as The Adventures of Robin Hood, Cavalcade, David Copperfield, Foreign Correspondent, Goodbye Mr Chips, Jane Eyre, Lady Hamilton, Mrs Miniver, Mutiny on the Bounty, Rebecca, The Sea Hawk, Wuthering Heights and A Yank in the RAF, yet these works have received little attention from film historians and even less attention as a body of films. When Hollywood loved Britain seeks to redress this by examining why the films were made, how they portrayed Britain and how they were received by audiences, critics and wartime propaganda agencies in both the United States and Britain. While When Hollywood loved Britain focuses on the 'British' films made during the Second World War, it also investigates wider issues: the influence on censorship and propaganda agencies, studio finances and box-office returns, the isolationist campaign in the United States between 1939 and 1941 and American perceptions of Britain at war. The book is based upon original research conducted in film industry and government archives and utilises a wealth of documents that have only recently become available. These include the production files and financial ledgers of the major Hollywood studios and the records on the Hays Office, the United States Office of War Information and the British Ministry of Information.
 

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Introduction
1
Hollywoods foreign markets
7
Hollywoods foreign policy
38
The whiter and cliffier cliffs of MGM
67
David Copperfield MGM 1934 page
76
Mutiny on the Bounty MGM 1935
79
A Yank at Oxford MGM 1938
82
Random Harvest MGM 1942
91
Mrs Miniver MGM 1942
147
Mrs Miniver MGM 1942
153
The Hollywood British at war
157
None but the Lonely Heart RKO 1944
163
Forever and a Day RKO 1943
173
Forever and a Day RKO 1943
174
Forever and a Day RKO 1943
177
Britishfilms and the Office of
181

EarlyBritishwar films
98
Te Sea Hawk Warner Brothers 1940
103
That Hamilton Woman KordaUnited Artists 1941
109
Foreign Correspondent United Artists 1940
115
A Yank in the RAF Twentieth CenturyFox 1941
119
Eagle Squadron Universal 1942
120
Copyright 1999 by Universal Studios Inc
126
A new England
129
This Above All Twentieth CenturyFox 1942
139
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Universal 1942
195
A Yank at Eton MGM 1942
200
The White Cliffs of Dover MGM 1944
205
National Velvet MGM 1945
208
Notes
211
Hollywoods British films 193050
238
Bibliography
267
Index
275
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Mark Glancy is Lecturer in History at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

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