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Published: 23 March 2006

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780748621071

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John Mills and British Cinema

Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Gill Plain

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides the first critical examination of the film career of Sir John Mills.
  • Uses contemporary feminist and gender theories to examine the body of the actor as a crucial dimension of the film text.
  • Explores the concept of a 'national cinema' from an innovative new perspective.
  • Provides stimulating new readings of key British films, including Forever England, The Way to the Stars, Great Expectations, Scott of the Antarctic, Hobson's Choice, Ice Cold in Alex, Tunes of Glory, The Family Way and Ryan's Daughter."