Humphrey Jennings: Film-Maker, Painter, Poet (BFI Silver 2nd Revised edition)

Humphrey Jennings: Film-Maker, Painter, Poet (BFI Silver 2nd Revised edition)

By: Mary-Lou Jennings (author)Paperback

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Humphrey Jennings was one of Britain's greatest documentary film-makers. A member of the GPO Film Unit and director of canonical films such as Listen to Britain, he was also an acclaimed painter, photographer, poet and writer. This seminal collection of critical essays and archival material explores the life of Jennings and his many artistic works.

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MARIE-LOUISE JENNINGS is a daughter of Humphrey Jennings, an historian of eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland and a Fellow of Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.


Foreword to the 2nd Edition; Marie-Louise Jennings Foreword to the 1st Edition; Roland Penrose Chronology and Documents; Marie-Louise Jennings A Note on Images; Charles Madge Humphrey Jennings; Kathleen Raine Only Connect: Some Aspects of the Work of Humphrey Jennings; Lindsay Anderson More Than a Shadow: Humphrey Jennings and Stewart McAllister; Dai Vaughan Sketch for an Historical Portrait of Humphrey Jennings; David Alan Mellor Notes Filmography Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781844578016
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2014
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9781844578016
  • weight: 262
  • ISBN10: 1844578011
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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