The Humphrey Jennings Collection

The Humphrey Jennings Collection
The Humphrey Jennings Collection

Year

1943

Duration

184 minutes

Genres

Documentary, Short Films

Language

English

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Synopsis

Three films by British documentary pioneer Humphrey Jennings. In those days, nobody pretended that documentaries captured real life as it happened this is life re-created by those involved. But these films about Britain during World War Two are still both vital bits of history and great cinema. I Was a Fireman is about volunteers trying to deal with a city set ablaze by bombs, Diary For Timothy is about the early days of a baby born during the fighting, and Listen To Britain is a more atmospheric piece about the mood of the nation.

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