Shepperton Studios: An Independent View (Derek Threadgall)

Shepperton Studios: An Independent View (Derek Threadgall) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Movies section. priced at just £5.00!

London: British Film Institute, 1994, (Signed Copy) Paperback.

Signed by the author on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contains: Fold-out schematics; Black & white photographs; Maps; Frontispiece;

From the cover: Shepperton Studios was born as Sound City in 1932. This history provides an insight into the operation of Britains third major studio, which, when working to capacity, produced international features, TV series and commercials.

The author traces the history of Shepperton, looking at: British Lion, who owned the studio from 1946-72, London Films, Sir Alexander Korda, the 1970s city whizz-kids, the National Film Finance Corporation 1970s city whizz-kids, the National Film Finance Corporation and the #3 million loan from the Labour government in 1948.

Very Good.

197 pages. Index. Bibliography. Trade Paperback (9¼” x 6″).

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