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‘The Nightcleaners Part 1’

Rogue Reels: Oppositional Film in Britain, 1945–90

British Film Institute, 1999

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...It’s difficult to think of many films which have elicited the kinds of response The Nightcleaners has, both within the Women’s Movement and on the Left in general. There have been two dominant types of response to the film, both resulting...

Film Journals in Britain and France

Rogue Reels: Oppositional Film in Britain, 1945–90

British Film Institute, 1999

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...Compared with its French counterpart, film criticism in Britain seems almost primitive, and attempts to alleviate the situation have been isolated and spasmodic. The only real school to have emerged in Britain was the ‘film grammar’ school...

Double Indemnity

Women in Film Noir

British Film Institute, 1978

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...Double Indemnity, based on James M. Cain’s roman noir of the same title, is the story of an insurance agent, Walter Neff, who plots with Phyllis Dietrichson to kill her husband by making it appear that he died falling from a moving train...

Edinburgh 76 Magazine: Introduction

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Claire Johnston

Claire Johnston

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Paul Willemen

Paul Willemen, who died in 2012, was Professor of Film Studies at University of Ulster, Coleraine. He played a formative role in the development of film studies as an academic subject area. His books include the co-edited Theorizing National Cinema (BFI 2005), Questions of Third Cinema (1990) and Looks and Frictions: Essays in Cultural Studies and Film Theory (1994). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rogue Reels: Oppositional Film in Britain, 1945–90

British Film Institute, 1999

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...Seven years ago, in 1969, the Edinburgh Film Festival published its first book, Samuel Fuller, in conjunction with a retrospective of Fuller’s films. The decision to publish books to accompany the festival’s major retrospective...

Fifty Fifty

The Griffith Project Volume 9 : Films Produced in 1916-18

British Film Institute, 2005

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... length: five reelsCopyright date: not copyrightedSupervision: D.W. GriffithDirector: Allan DwanScenario: Robert Shirley (and Tod Browning, according to modern sources)Camera: not knownCast: Norma Talmadge (Naomi); J.W. Johnston (Frederic...