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Transatlantic Crossings: British Feature Films in the USA (Rethinking British cinema) Hardcover – 1 Jun 2002


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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.; 1st Edition edition (1 Jun 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826413951
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826413956
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 2.4 x 23.6 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,813,893 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"[Street] negotiates her way through the complexities of financial deals, censorship, publicity, reviews, and box office figures extremely well...The book is groundbreaking and nearly comprehensive...Highly recommended. All collections."
Choice, March 2003

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Sarah Street is Reader in Screen Studies at the University of Bristol. She is an editor of the Journal of British Cinema and of Screen.

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A simply fascinating and well documented history 8 Oct 2002
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Format: Paperback
Transatlantic Crossings: Rethinking British Cinema by Sarah Street (Reader in Screen Studies, University of Bristol, England), is a meticulously researched and scholarly study of the distribution and showing of British films in America, from the 1920s to the present day. From the hurdles filmmakers had to leap in order to compete with the allure of Hollywood, to case studies of breakout successful favorites such as "Goldfinger" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral", Transatlantic Crossings is a simply fascinating and well documented history which is very highly recommended for film buffs and students of American/British cinematic history. Transatlantic Crossings is also available in hardcover.
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