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Author Izhar, Dror, 1954-
Title "Quit India" : the image of the Indian patriot on commercial British film and television, 1956-1985 / by Dror Izhar.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

Author Izhar, Dror, 1954-
Subject Imperialism in motion pictures.
Patriotism -- India.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 388 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A Look on the changing image of The Indian Patriot's war for India's Independence and its reflection, which were shown, during The Cold War Period, on the screens of Commercial British Films and TV. By using a variety of Primary and Secondary sources, as.
Contents British Empire films in the 1930s: contemporary views -- A prototype of the British empire film: Sanders of the river (1935) -- The British raj film: the final molding of the villainous Indian patriot in The drum (1938) -- Unfavorable British film criticism: objections to The drum and British capitulation to Indian pressure -- Conclusion: Later Indian and western commentaries on The drum, 1989-2000 -- An outlook on British empire films, 1956-60 -- "I tried to be an Indian": Bhowani Junction -- novel (1954) vs. movie (1956) -- North West frontier (1958) -- screenplay and reviews analysis -- The stranglers of Bombay (1960) -- screenplay and reviews analysis -- British empire files, 1967-1968 -- The Long duel (1967) -- Carry on -- up the Khyber (1968) -- The jewel in the crown (1983) -- screenplay analysis -- A passage to India (1985) -- Gandhi: his personality in the eyes of historigraphy -- Gandhi: analysis of firsthand sources, script and John Briley's article.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443832472 (electronic bk.)
1443832472 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 828869048
Additional Format Print version: Izhar, Dror. "Quit India". Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011 9781443832038 (OCoLC)782186721