British Silent Cinema and the Transition to Sound

Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Collaboration with De Montfort University.

Total award value £105,730.00

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Professor John Izod

Professor John Izod

Professor Emeritus, Communications, Media and Culture

Outputs (6)


Conference Paper (unpublished)

Izod J (2017) The Partial Empowering of British Cinema Operators, 1927-33. British Silent Film Festival Symposium, Strand, London, 06.04.2017-07.04.2017.

Book Review

Izod J (2016) Katherine Spring, Saying it with Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema and Michael Slowik, After the Silents: Hollywood Film Music in the Early Sound Era, 1926-1934. Review of: Saying it with Songs: popular music and the coming of sound to Hollywood cinema by Katherine Spring (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 229 pages). ISBN 978-0199842223; and After the Silents: Hollywood film music in the early sound era, 1926-1934 by Michael Slowik (New York, NY: Columbia UP, 2014, 384 pages). ISBN 9780231165822. Screen, 57 (3), pp. 379-383.

Conference Paper (unpublished)

Izod J (2016) Musicians’ Union Campaigns in the Late 1920s. Working in Music: The Musicians’ Union, musical labour and employment, Glasgow, 14.01.2016-15.01.2016.