London

Busse Library provides these resources for students and faculty researching the history of London. Websites and Busse Library items reflect a portion of available information.

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Culture and the Arts

Feature Films Set in London

London Film Commission: Film London -- oversees filming in city

  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
  • Bridget Jones's Diary (2000)
  • A Christmas Carol (various versions)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • The Crying Game (1992)
  • David Copperfield (various versions)
  • Dracula (various versions)
  • Elizabeth (1998)
  • The End of the Affair (1955)
  • Fierce Creatures (1997)
  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  • From Hell (2001)
  • Gaslight (1944)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
  • The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
  • Hilary and Jackie (1998)
  • Hope and Glory (1987)
  • In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • Little Voice (1998)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1964)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Mrs. Dalloway (1997)
  • The Mummy Returns (2001)
  • My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)
  • National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
  • Oliver Twist (1948, other versions)
  • The Parent Trap (1998 and earlier versions)
  • Peter Pan (various versions)
  • Phantom of the Opera (various versions)
  • Pygmalion (various versions)
  • Richard III (1995)
  • Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Busse Library Resources

  • Allen, David Elliston. The naturalist in Britain: a social history / [1994] QH137 .A57 1994
  • August, Andrew. Poor women's lives: gender, work, and poverty in late-Victorian / c1999. HQ1600.L6 A93 1999
  • Avery, Emmett Langdon. The London stage; a critical introduction / [1968] PN2592 .L58
  • Brooke, Christopher N.L. London, 800-1216: the shaping of a city / 1975. HC258.L6 B76 1975b
  • Byrd, Max. London transformed: images of the city in the eighteenth century / 1978. PR449.L65 B95
  • Clout, Hugh D. The Times London history atlas / c1991. DA677 .T55 1991
  • Cox, Jeffrey. The English churches in a secular society / 1982. BX5101 .C64 1982
  • Fisher, Leonard Everett. The Tower of London / c1987. j942.1 Fi8 q
  • Fishman, W.J. East End 1888: life in a London borough / c1988. HV4086.L66 F57 1988
  • Ginswick, J. Labour and the poor in England and Wales, 1849-1851 / 1983-. HD8390 .L22 1983
  • Gray, Robert. A history of London / 1979. DA677 .G66 1979
  • Inwood, Stephen. A history of London / c1998. DA677 .I63 1998
  • Marshall, Dorothy. Dr. Johnson's London / [1968] DA682 .M35
  • Myers, A.R. London in the age of Chaucer / [1972] DA680 .M9
  • Porter, Roy. London, a social history / 1995. DA677 .P67 1995
  • Thomson, Peter. Shakespeare's theatre / 1992. PR3095 .T48 1992
  • Twist, Peter. Fire & fever / c1997. VIDEO RC 178 .G72 L654
  • Ziegler, Philip. London at war, 1939-1945 / c1995. D760.8.L7 Z54 1995

 

 

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