Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain 1939-48 - Robert MurphyLondon & New York: Routledge, 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;
From the cover: “Looking at popular British film in the 1940s, Realism and Tinsel goes beyond the established histories of the Ealing comedies to excavate a rich tradition of melodrama, morbid thrillers and costume pictures. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of film history, social history, and popular culture.”
Jacket designed by Mike Pallett. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. In the Cinema and Society series. [XV] 278 pages.