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Robert Shail

Robert Shail is Professor of Film in the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University, UK, and formerly Head of Film and Media at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published widely on British cinema and the representation of masculinity. Recent publications include 'Anarchy in the UK: Reading Beryl the Peril via Historic Conceptions of Childhood' in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. He was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2012 to investigate the history of the Children's Film Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Children's Film Foundation : History and Legacy

British Film Institute, 2016

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... he meets Tom (Robert Kennedy), an African boy who is in exile from his homeland and in the care of his Uncle Joseph (Bari Jonson). He also encounters Lil (Tracey Collins), who has run away from home to avoid being taken in by social services...

The People’s War

Ealing Revisited

British Film Institute, 2012

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... and the knowledge that the comedian himself worked tirelessly for wartime causes. Robert Murphy has claimed that:The Spectator, 19 July 1940.Jeffrey Richards and Dorothy Sheridan have claimed that ‘the evidence goes to show that the film succeeded...

Dark Shadows Around Ealing

Ealing Revisited

British Film Institute, 2012

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... McFarland, 2008); see also Robert Murphy, ‘Cage of Gold’, in Burton et al., Liberal Directions, pp. 154–61; Martin Hunt, ‘New Labour, New Criticism: A Contemporary Re-Assessment of Ealing and The Archers’, Quarterly Review of Film & Video...