Chapman, J. The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda, 1939-1945 London: I.B. Tauris, 1997

This work is converted from Chapman's PhD, and is described as a "comprehensive history of the role, nature and organisation of film propaganda in Britain during the Second World War." Chapman challenges the received wisdom that WW2 propaganda was shambolic and disorganised. He shows how film propaganda was more successful…

James Chapman ‘ Official British Film Propaganda during the Second World War

Chapman, J., 'Official British Film Propaganda during the Second World War' PhD Thesis completed, 1995. Lancaster University The Ministry of Information was set up at the outbreak of war in September 1939 to co-ordinate all aspects of propaganda and information for the British Government. Its Films Divison was responsible for…