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Dr Mark Glancy

Dr Mark Glancy is a film historian specializing in American and British film history. He is the editorial consultant and narrator of the feature documentary Becoming Cary Grant (2017), an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival. His next book, CARY GRANT: The Making of a Hollywood Legend, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2020.

Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Mark has lived in Britain for many years. He has written extensively on Anglo-American film relations, including his books WHEN HOLLYWOOD LOVED BRITAIN (1999) and HOLLYWOOD AND THE AMERICANIZATION OF BRITAIN (2013). He has also written widely on Alfred Hitchcock, including his book THE 39 STEPS: A British Film Guide (2003).

His media work includes appearances on the BBC Radio Four programmes Archive Hour, Back Row and Great Lives, as well as many articles on film for the magazines BBC History and History Revealed.

He is Reader in Film History at Queen Mary University of London.

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