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Typically British

Stephen Frears explores the wealth of stylish and familiar images created by the British film industry in the 20th century, aided by fellow directors Alexander Mackendrick, Michael Apted, and Alan Parker and writer Gavin Lambert.

Documentary 1994 76 mins

Director: Stephen Frears

Overview

Shown on the set of `Mary Reilly', Frears hosts a guided tour through seventy-five years of British cinema from Hitchcock's `Blackmail' (1920) through to Mike Newell's `Four Weddings and a Funeral' (1994).

In `Typically British' (73 mins.), director Stephen Frears explores the wealth of stylish and familiar images created by the British film industry in the 20th century, aided by fellow directors Alexander Mackendrick, Michael Apted, and Alan Parker and writer Gavin Lambert. Shown on the set of `Mary Reilly', Frears hosts a guided tour through seventy-five years of British cinema from Hitchcock's `Blackmail' (1920) through to Mike Newell's `Four Weddings and a Funeral' (1994). The film was made by BFI TV in association with Channel Four.