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(Message started by: Kevin Cryan on Today at 20:39)

Title: Clive on 'The Summer of British Film'
Post by Kevin Cryan on Today at 20:39
...There never was…, and still isn’t, a reservoir of finance within Britain to sustain a film industry without a pipeline to the American market. Korda’s productive heyday lasted for a while, and Michael Balcon’s for a while longer, but without one eye on America nobody can last indefinitely...
Clive James 'The Great British Film' (http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/the_tls/article2537052.ece) (The Times Literary Supplement,  September 26, 2007.)

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Kevin Cryan

Notes

The Summer of British Film (http://www.bbc.co.uk/britishfilm/) (BBC Television)



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