BRITISH WORLD WAR TWO FILMS 1945-65:\ud CATHARSIS OR NATIONAL REGENERATION?

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O'Neil, Esther, Margaret;
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Major differences in British Second World War films produced in wartime 1939-45 (idealising the 'People's War') and post-war versions produced between 1945-65 (promoting the return of elite masculinity) suggest a degree of cultural re-conditioning concerning the memory ... View more
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    Gillett, John, 'Battle of the River Plate, The', Sight and Sound, Vol. 26, No. 3, Winter 1956/7, p 152.

    'Private's Progress', Sight and Sound, New Quarterly Series, No. 4, Spring 1956, pp 198- 'Conspiracy of Hearts', and 'Sink the Bismarck', Sight and Sound, Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 1960, p 91.

    Houston, Penelope, 'Orders to Kill', Sight and Sound, Vol.27, No.5, Summer 1958, p 248.

    Whitebait, William, 'Above Us the Waves', New Statesman, 16 April, 1955, p 534.

    'A Different Hero [Douglas Bader]', ibid, 14 July, 1956, p 42.

    'Appointment in London', ibid, 21 February, 1953, p 206.

    - 'A Queen is Crowned' and 'Elizabeth is Queen', ibid, 13 June, 1953, p 703.

    'Battle Cry', ibid, 18 June, 1955, p 842.

    'Children of Hiroshima', ibid, 2 April, 1955, p 471.

    'Cockleshell Heroes', ibid, 26 November, 1955 p 705.

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