BRITISH WAR FILMS, 1939 - 45

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The cinema was the most popular form of entertainment during the Second World War. Film was a critically important medium for influencing opinion. Films, such as In Which We Serve and One of Our Aircraft is Missing, shaped the British people's perceptions of the conflict. British War Films, 1939-45 is an account of the feature films produced during the war, rather than government documentaries and official propaganda, making the book an important index of British morale and values at a time of desperate national crisis.

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Contents

The Services and the Cinema 19001939
1
The Royal Air Force and Feature Films 19391945
27
The Royal Navy and Feature Films 19391945
63
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Paul Mackenzie is Professor of History at the University of South Carolina and the author of The Home Guard: A Political and Military History.

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