Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 June 2005

208 Pages | 10 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719063671

Bookseller Code (06)


Carol Reed

Peter William Evans

Published by Manchester University Press

British Film Makers MUP

  • The first major study of Reed's films for twenty years
  • Re-evaluates some of the lesser-known films, as well as offering new insights into the acknowledged masterpieces
  • Ranges over Reed's entire career, balancing general coverage with detailed analysis of twenty films, including 'Bank Holiday', 'A Girl Must Live', 'Odd Man Out', 'The Fallen Idol', 'The Third Man', 'Night Train to Munich', 'Trapeze'
  • Approach combines archival research, analysis of form, gender theory and pschyoanalysis, as well as attention to wider biographical, cultural, historical and industrial contexts
  • Reed is one of the most important British film directors
  • 'The Third Man' features on most British cinema courses

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