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British Colour Cinema

Practices and Theories

Editors: Brown, Simon, Street, Sarah, Watkins, Elizabeth (Eds.)

  • Companion volume to a major history of colour in British cinema also by Sarah Street
  • Brings together key contemporary source documents and original interviews with key technical personnel such as cinematographers Richly illustrated in colour as well as black and white
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Created as a companion volume to a major history of colour in British Cinema (also by Sarah Street), British Colour Cinema is a book based on a series of unique interviews conducted by Sarah Street and Elizabeth I Watkins with practitioners who worked in the UK with Technicolor and/or Eastmancolor during the 1930s-1950s.

About the authors

SIMON BROWN is Director of Studies for Film and Television at Kingston University. His work has been published in the journals Film History, Film Studies, Science Fiction Film and Television, Early Popular Visual Culture and Critical Studies in Television. He is co-editor of Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive (2012) (with Sarah Street and Liz Watkins) and author of the Technical Appendix in Sarah Street's Colour Films in Britain: The Negotiation of Innovation 1900–55 (2012).

SARAH STREET is Professor of Film at the University of Bristol. She is the author of a number of books on British cinema, including Colour Films in Britain: The Negotiation of Innovation 1900–55 (2012), and is co-editor of Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive (2012) (with Simon Brown and Liz Watkins), publications which, in addition to this volume, resulted from a research project funded by the AHRC. Sarah Street is co-editor of Screen and the Journal of British Cinema and Television.

LIZ WATKINS is a lecturer at the University of Leeds. She has been published in a number of film journals, including Parallax, Paragraph and the British Journal of Cinema and Television. She is co-editor of Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive (2012) (with Simon Brown and Sarah Street).

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Hardcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-414-8
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  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $39.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-413-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
British Colour Cinema
Book Subtitle
Practices and Theories
Editors
  • Simon Brown
  • Sarah Street
  • Elizabeth Watkins
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84457-414-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84457-413-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
280
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