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Unassuming film director focus of new MUP book

Thorold Dickinson, director of classic films such as Gaslight and The Queen of Spades is the focus of a new book by Manchester University Press.

The book is the first ever analysis of this much neglected director, and will be a treasure to fans, or those studying relevant film and media courses.

Peter Swaab, who co-edited the book with Philip Horne discusses the director in an article published in The Times this week.
Read the article online for FREE.

And, why not check out a new blog post on The Telegraph’s blog page by Philip Horne, focusing on the work of Thorold Dickinson.

The Barbican will show The Queen of Spades and Secret People on 5 October; and Gaslight and The Arsenal Stadium Mystery on 6 October.

Wednesday, 24 September 2008
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