British Stars and Stardom: From Alma Taylor to Sean Connery

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Bruce Babington
Manchester University Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 260 pages
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Deals analytically with the fascinating topic of the great film stars (and some thought-provoking lesser ones) of the British cinema, from Alma Taylor and Ivor Novello in the Silent period, up to the present day. Looks both at stars who attained worldwide fame through the Hollywood cinema, and those whose contribution is primarily to the national cinema.. First collection of essays on the subject with a wide historical coverage including major figures, such as Connery, Mason, Trevor Howard, Deborah Kerr, Mary Millington, Albert Finney and James Mason. Major figures in UK film studies have contributed, including Marcia Landy, Andrew Higson, Peter Evans, Charles Barr, Pam Cook and Andy Medhurst.
  

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British stars and stardom bruce babington i
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The curious appeal of Ivor Novello
42
the anatomy
56
Anton Walbrook and the seduction
80
Margaret Lockwood revisited
94
the man between peter william evans
108
Trevor not Leslie Howard geoffrey macnab
132
the brief stardom of James Donald
155
Albert Finney and 1960s
179
a deepish reading
192
Theres something about Mary julian petley
205
loosening his Bonds Andrew spicer
218
Kenneth Branagh Emma Thompson
231
Select bibliography
244
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Bruce Babington is Reader in Film Studies at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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