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Icons in the Fire: Reviewing British Cinema in the 1980s and 1990s

Icons in the Fire: The Decline and Fall of Almost Everybody in the British Film Industry, 1984-2000  is the third and final book in Alexander Walker's trilogy exploring British cinema from the beginning of the 1960s to the end of the 1990s.  The first of the three,  Hollywood England , covered the period from the early 1960s to the beginning of the 1970s and the second,   National Heroes , from the 1970s to the early 1980s. Icons in the Fire picks up the story from the mid-1980s and covers the period until 1999.