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Published in: Society 6/2020

01-12-2020 | Profile

George Orwell, the Movies, Wartime England and Me

Peter Davison, with an Introduction by John Rodden

Author: John Rodden

Published in: Society | Issue 6/2020

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Abstract

In this biographical memoir, introduced by his colleague John Rodden, Peter Davison recalls his service in the film production agency of Great Britain during World War II, and offers thoughts on George Orwell.
Footnotes
1
The Home Guard was the native military defense organization in Great Britain during World War II.
 
2
Orwell, George. Seeing Things as They Are, p. 141. London: Harvill Secker, 2015.
 
Metadata
Title
George Orwell, the Movies, Wartime England and Me
Peter Davison, with an Introduction by John Rodden
Author
John Rodden
Publication date
01-12-2020
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Society / Issue 6/2020
Print ISSN: 0147-2011
Electronic ISSN: 1936-4725
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12115-020-00551-x