The Screenwriter in British Cinema by Jill NelmesThe Screenwriter in British Cinema by Jill Nelmes

The Screenwriter in British Cinema

byJill Nelmes

Paperback | January 27, 2014

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Jill Nelmes' original study of the role of the screenwriter in British cinema, from the 1930s to the present, draws on screenplays and other material held in the Special Collections of the BFI National Archive, and features case studies of a diverse range of key writers, including Muriel Box, Robert Bolt, Paul Laverty and the 'Carry On' writers.

Jill Nelmes is Senior Lecturer at the University of East London, UK. She is the author of Writing the Screenplay, founder of The Journal of Screenwriting, and editor of An Introduction to Film Studies and Analysing the Screenplay. She studied screenwriting at UCLA, has been a script reader in Hollywood, and has had a number of feature ...
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Title:The Screenwriter in British CinemaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.8 inPublished:January 27, 2014Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844573656

ISBN - 13:9781844573653

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. Jeffrey Dell.- 2. Emeric Pressburger.- 3. The Ealing Writers.- 4. Muriel Box.- 5. Janet Green.- 6. Mark Grantham.- 7. Carry On - Hudis and Rothwell.- 8. Robert Bolt.- 9. David Puttnam.- 10. John McGrath.- 11. Paul Laverty.- Conclusion.- Bibliography.- Index.