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The Children's Film Foundation

History and Legacy

Authors: Shail, Robert

  • The first book to focus on the Children's Film Foundation a major part of British film history
  • Children's Media is currently one of the hottest areas of research in Film and Media Studies with courses shooting up at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Contains unique archival materials held by the BFI and British Library, as well as newly commissioned interviews with film makers and audience members
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About this book

From the 1950s to the 1980s the Children's Film Foundation made films for Saturday morning cinema clubs across the UK - entertaining and educating generations of British children. This first history of this much-loved organisation provides an overview of the CFF's films, interviews with key backstage personnel, and memories of audience members.

About the authors

Robert Shail is Professor of Film in the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University and formerly Head of Film and Media at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published widely on British cinema and the representation of masculinity. His current research work has focused on children's media, including comic books. Recent publications include 'Anarchy in the UK: Reading Beryl the Peril via Historic Conceptions of Childhood' in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. He was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2012 to investigate the history of the Children's Film Foundation.

Buy this book

eBook $96.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-860-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $96.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-858-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Children's Film Foundation
Book Subtitle
History and Legacy
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-84457-860-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84457-860-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84457-858-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
208
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