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Author Beattie, Keith, 1954- author

Title Humphrey Jennings / Keith Beattie
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 171 pages)
Series British film makers
British film makers.
Contents Modernity, myth, colour and collage : the early films -- Work and leisure : Spare time -- Sound, image and nation : Words for battle and Listen to Britain -- Documentary reconstruction and prognostication : Fires were started and The silent village -- "What will befall Britain?" : A diary for Timothy -- An ambiguous national iconography : Family portrait -- Legacies
Summary Poet, propagandist, surrealist and documentary filmmaker Humphrey Jenning's work embodies a mix of personal expression and representational innovation. This book examines the central components of Jennings' most significant films, and considers the relevance of his filmmaking to British cinema and contemporary experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jennings, Humphrey -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781701830 (ebook)
9781781701836 (ebook)