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Lindsay Anderson: Cinema authorship

John Izod, Alex Murray, and Kathryn Hannan


In a long and varied career, Lindsay Anderson made training films, documentaries, searing family dramas and blistering satires, including This Sporting Life, O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital. This book is about a director whose work came to public attention with Free Cinema but who, unlike many of his peers in that movement did not take the Hollywood route to success. What emerges is a strong feeling for the character of the man as well as for a remarkable career in British cinema. Making use of hitherto unseen original materials from Anderson's extensive personal and professional records, ... More

Keywords: Lindsay Anderson, director, Free Cinema, British cinema, production problems, film authorship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719083389
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719083389.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Izod, author

Alex Murray, author

Kathryn Hannan, author