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Cyfaredd Y Cysgodion

Delweddu Cymru A'i Phobl Ar Ffilm 1935-1951

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Cyfaredd Y Cysgodion by Gwenno Ffrancon Jenkins
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This volume explores how and why Wales and the Welsh were depicted in films of the period 1935-51, by examining different genres of film produced from within and without Wales. The work is based on comprehensive empirical research, including archival material (particularly from the US) that hasn't been used before. A short introduction introduces the historical and cultural context of the period, and the text then proceeds chronologically. The main films discussed in detail are Y Chwarelwr, Yr Etifeddiaeth, Noson Lawen, Today We Live, Eastern Valley, Our Country, The Three Weird Sisters, The Citadel, the Proud Valley, How Green was My Valley, The Corn is Green, The Last Days of Dolwyn, Blue Scar and David. The author discusses the social and historical context of each film, the scripting style, plot, contribution of producers and main actors, intervention by the studio or censor, visual and technical strengths and weaknesses and audience reaction.

Author Biography

Gwenno Ffrancon Jenkins is a lecturer in film in the Department of Communication and the Media at the University of Wales, Bangor.
Release date NZ
December 11th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
20ill.
Imprint
University of Wales Press
Pages
272
ISBN-13
9780708318331
Product ID
1829619

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