The Children's Film Foundation: History And Legacy by Robert ShailThe Children's Film Foundation: History And Legacy by Robert Shail

The Children's Film Foundation: History And Legacy

byRobert Shail

Hardcover | March 21, 2016

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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.
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 pub...
Title:The Children's Film Foundation: History And LegacyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.02 × 0.7 inPublished:March 21, 2016Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844578585

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Table of Contents

1. The Story of the Foundation
2. The Films
3. The Personnel
4. The Audience
5. The Legacy - The Children's Media Foundation
Appendix 1: Production Chronology
Appendix 2: Further Reading
Appendix 3: The Cinemas