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Published: 01 September 2008

320 Pages | 17 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719078477

Bookseller Code (06)


Thorold Dickinson

A world of film

Philip Horne and Peter Swaab

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first work on Thorold Dickinson, one of the most underrated of British directors, who made Gaslight, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery, The Queen of Spades and Secret People among others
  • The book's contributors include a who's who of cinema practitioners and critics - including Martin Scorcese, John Boorman, Gavin Millar, Kevin Jackson and Ian Christie
  • Apart from his actual films, Dickinson was also the first professor of film studies in the UK
  • His career ranged over six decades and this book collects for the first time his many writings on film, his own work and the work of others
  • A comprehensive, fascinating, diverse and eye-opening volume on one of the UK's most intelligent film-makers

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