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Examines the relationship to the Ealing team of two major directors who worked there, Alexander Mackendrick and Robert Hamer, and places the attitudes and assumptions embodied in its films in the wider context of wartime and post-war Britain as it was and as it saw itself.
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"Splendid. . . . At last someone has looked backwards over British culture calmly, sensitively, and intelligently, probing beneath its surface familiarity and presenting analyses which are both provocative and level-headed."--"Sight and SoundAbout the Author:
Charles Barr is the author of several other film books, including the World War II volume of "The History of the British Cinema" series.
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