One Is Ready for One's Close-up


Subject:
Heads of State , Royalty

Description:
This September 2006 article discusses shifting attitudes in Britain about depictions of the royal family on screen. Describes BBC prohibitions in the 1940s of impressions of leading political figures, deference given to the royal family in the 1950s-1970s, American television depictions of the marriage of Charles and Diana in the 1980s, and the release of the movie "The Queen" in 2006. From Guardian Unlimited, the website of the British newspaper, The Guardian.

Creator:
Lawson, Mark

Publisher:
Guardian Unlimited

Language:
English

Source:
http://film.guardian.co.uk/features/featurepages/0,,1867061,00.html


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