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Author Aitken, Ian.

Title Film and reform : John Grierson and the documentary film movement / Ian Aitken
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1990


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 MELB  791.430232092 GRI AIT  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cinema and society
Cinema and society.
Contents John Grierson -- John Grierson and the influence of American scientific naturalism 1924-7 -- Grierson's aesthetic 1924-7 -- John Grierson, the Empire Marketing Board Film Unity, and the documentary film movement 1927-33 -- The general post office film unit 1933-9 -- Public relations, propaganda and documentary film 1900-39 -- Documentary film and reform -- The influence of idealism
Analysis British documentary films Production Grierson, John, 1898-1972 - Biographies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [226]-240)
Subject Grierson, John, 1898-1972 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Documentary films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.
Social problems in motion pictures.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
LC no. 89010901
ISBN 0415043824