Genre, Iconography and British Legal Film

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Steve Greenfield

University of Westminster - School of Law

Guy Osborn

University of Westminster - School of Law

Peter Robson

University of Strathclyde - School of Law

Abstract

This article uses the categorization of 'Britishness' to identify both the canon of British law films and attempts that have been made to encourage and protect the British film industry. In addition the article reengages with thee genre debate utilizing the notion of iconography.

Keywords: law film, genre, British film industry, iconogrpahy

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Greenfield, Steve and Osborn, Guy and Robson, Peter, Genre, Iconography and British Legal Film. University of Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2007, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 08-02, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1126215

Steve Greenfield (Contact Author)

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Guy Osborn

University of Westminster - School of Law ( email )

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Peter Robson

University of Strathclyde - School of Law ( email )

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Glasgow G4 0LT, Scotland G4 0LT
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