British Cinema of the 1950s: A Celebration

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Contents
Acknowledgements page vii
A 1950s timeline viii
Celebrating British cinema of the 1950s IAN MACKILLOP AND NEIL SINYARD 1
Critics …………………………………………………………
Raymond Durgnat and A Mirror for England ROBERT MURPHY 1
Lindsay Anderson: Sequence and the rise of auteurism in 1950s Britain ERIK HEDLING 23
Mirroring England …………………………………………
National snapshots: fixing the past in English war films FRED INGLIS 35
Film and the Festival of Britain SARAH EASEN 51
The national health: Pat Jackson's White Corridors C HARLES BARR 64
The long shadow: Robert Hamer after Ealing PHILIP KEMP 74
`If they want culture, they pay': consumerism and alienation in 1950s comedies DAVE ROLINSON 87
Boys, ballet and begonias: The Spanish Gardener and its analogues ALISON PLATT 98
Intimate stranger: the early British films of Joseph Losey NEIL SINYARD 111
Painfully squalid? …………………………………………
Women of Twilight KERRY KIDD 127
Yield to the Night MELANIE WILLIAMS 130
From script to screen: Serious Charge and film censorship TONY ALDGATE 133
Housewife's choice: Woman in a Dressing Gown M E L AN I E WILLIAMS 143

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