Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Re-Assessment

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Humphrey Jennings ranks amongst the greatest film makers of twentieth century Britain. Although a relatively unknown figure to the wider public, his war-time documentaries are regarded by many (including Lord Puttnam, Lindsay Anderson and Mike Leigh) as amongst the finest films of their time. Groundbreaking both in terms of their technique and their interest in, and respect for, the everyday experiences of ordinary people, these films are much more than mere government propaganda. Instead, Jennings work offers an ...

Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Re-assessment 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754667261

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