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... and the cockpit is awash with the sound of screaming, laughter and music: Male Voice Oh Casey Jones was the rounder’s name, ’Twas on the 6:02 that he RODE to fame! Lear Jet Cabin Screaming with laughter, two naked damsels in conductor’s caps...

Loving the Alien: After the Notting Hill Race Riots

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The violence that spilled out onto the streets of London and Nottingham during the race riots of 1958 was both shocking and brutal. Britain, a nation that had sat at the head of a multi-ethnic, globe-spanning empire, had demonstrated its...

Atomic Albion: Britain’s Nuclear Dreams

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In December 1956, Father Christmas came to Plaistow Hospital. British Movietone News footage shows a young, bearded gentleman arriving in full costume to distribute presents to boys and girls who would not be able to spend the festive...

The Beast in the Atom: Britain’s Nuclear Nightmares

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

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...The 1950s is often characterized as a period of atomic panic in which the world’s most powerful militaries produced vast stockpiles of atomic bombs, providing the means by which the Cold War could potentially heat up, while civil engineers...

Living Cinema Memories: Restaging the Past at the Pictures

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... significance of cinema during this decade, but also to understand more precisely the nature and character of the cinemagoing experience itself (Stokes and Jones 2013: 15).This project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. As such,...

Far from Swinging London: Memories of Non-Urban Cinemagoing in 1960s Britain

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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... Stokes, and research associates, Matthew Jones and Emma Pett, will be made publicly available in 2016. References in this chapter to the files held by the project will be designated by the acronym ‘CMBC’ (for ‘Cultural Memory and British...

Conclusion

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... destruction gave rise to an unparalleled wave of alien invasion movies and apocalyptic space adventures’.Matthew Thrift, ‘10 Great American Sci-fi Films of the 1950s’, BFI, 2016, accessed 16 November 2016,...

Soviet Brainwashing, British Defectors and the Corruptive Elsewhere

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 1955, the British Council floated the idea of organizing two film festivals, one in Britain, screening films from the Soviet Union, and the other behind the Iron Curtain, showcasing British cinema to the Soviets. The Council invited...

It Came from the Colonies!: Mass Immigration and the Invasion Narratives

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain : Recontextualizing Cultural Anxiety

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...When the New Australia, a passenger ship carrying 1,570 British migrants to Sydney, arrived in port in late 1950, the announcer in British Movietone’s newsreel described their reception as ‘most cordial’.Australia Welcomes British Migrants,...

Machinima

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Understanding Machinima : Essays on Filmmaking in Virtual Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... of the minor as a means of conceptualizing various cinemas according to the “national” (Marshall 2001, 2008; Yau 2001; Martin-Jones 2004), gender (Butler 2002), queer (Martin-Jones 2008), and lesbian (White 2008) paradigms. Marshall, Yau,...