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Humphrey Jennings film reader

by Humphrey Jennings

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures.,
  • Arts.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes filmography (p. 301-304) and indexes.

    Statementedited by Kevin Jackson.
    ContributionsJackson, Kevin, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1994 .J42 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 312 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1163645M
    ISBN 10185754045X
    LC Control Number94143561
    OCLC/WorldCa29462105

    Kevin Jackson’s biography enlarges on his excellent Humphrey Jennings Film Reader of (reissued by Carcanet at £), adding background, family connections and hints of the infidelities Author: William Feaver. David Gascoyne, in his brief but crucial book, obliging the reader to progress through a dereliction of meanings and occasionally of syntax in a way that corresponds to, without exactly matching, the procedures devised by Jennings during the same period. Quoted in Humphrey Jennings: Film-Maker, Painter, Poet, ed. Mary-Lou Jennings.

    Explore books by Humphrey Jennings with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Humphrey Jennings Film Reader (Paperback) Humphrey Jennings. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Books: [ Humphrey Jennings] [ Humphrey Jennings Film Reader] DVD' s: [ Amazon ] 1, Greatest Films: Listen to Britain (), Fires Were Started (), A Diary for Timothy ().

    The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader (Carcanet, ) Jackson, Kevin. Humphrey Jennings (Picador, ). Winston, Brian. Fires Were Started-(BFI, ) External links. Humphrey Jennings at the Internet Movie Database; Bibliography of books and articles about Jennings via UC Berkeley Media Resources Center; Channel 4 site about Jennings. This is the latest in a sizeable body of work focusing on Humphrey Jennings, perhaps the most celebrated of the British Documentary filmmakers, and maker of works of the documentary canon such as Listen to Britain (UK ), Fires Were Started (UK ), and A Diary for Timothy (UK ).Jennings, whose work was sustained during his entire career by government propaganda agencies, was.


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Frank Humphrey Sinkler Jennings (19 August – 24 September ) was an English documentary filmmaker and one of the founders of the Mass Observation organisation. Jennings was described by film critic and director Lindsay Anderson in as: "the only real poet that British cinema has yet produced." 1 Early life and career.

2 The war mater: Pembroke College, Cambridge. Humphrey Jennings Film Reader book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This anthology of the letters, articles, scripts, and radio 4/5. Humphrey Jennings was a British filmmaker whose most famous films are Britain Can Take It, A Diary for Timothy, and Listen to Britain.

Kevin Jackson is the author of Invisible Forms, The Language of Cinema, and Letters of Introduction.5/5(1). Get this from a library. The Humphrey Jennings film reader. [Kevin Jackson;] -- "Humphrey Jennings () changed the way film-makers saw the British people, and gave the British a vision of the values that sustained them.

His humane and generous films made during and after. Get this from a library. The Humphrey Jennings film reader. [Humphrey Jennings; Kevin Jackson] -- "This work provides a window into the life and work of the great British director, Humphrey Jennings."--Provided by. Humphrey Jennings is the author of Pandaemonium, ( avg rating, 76 ratings, 15 reviews, published ), Humphrey Jennings Film Reader ( /5.

Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Re-assessment - Kindle edition by Logan, Mr Philip C. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A by: 4.

Logan’s book does not surpass Kevin Jackson’s biography or Kevin Macdonald’s anthology of Jennings’s letters to his wife Cicely and rough treatments and scripts for his films, The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader.

These and other scholars have covered much ground, and Logan’s claims to originality are : Fox, Jo. The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader (Carcanet, ) Jackson, Kevin. Humphrey Jennings (Picador, ). Merralls, James. Humphrey Jennings: A Biographical Sketch.

Film Quarterly no 2 (Winter ), pp. ; Winston, Brian. Fires Were Started-(BFI, ) External links. Humphrey Jennings Base de datos de todas episodio Humphrey Jennings Estos datos libro es el mejor ranking.

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Extracts from four letters Humphrey Jennings wrote to his wife while filming 'A Defeated People' have been published in Kevin Jackson's book 'The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader' (Carcanet, ). I have already quoted one long extract from the letters in my first posting on Humphrey Jennings' film 'A Defeated People'.

The letters show that Jennings was initially confused and uncertain what to. The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader, Published by Carcanet Press (ISBN ) The Oxford Book of Money, (ISBN ) The Risk of Being Alive.

Dylan Francis (ISBN ) The Anatomy of Melancholy. (Robert Burton), (ISBN )Genre: Criticism, biography, cultural history. The Complete Humphrey Jennings Volume Three: A Diary for Timothy Widely celebrated as one of Britain’s greatest filmmakers, Humphrey Jennings is a true poet of the cinema, and his work was the inspiration for Danny Boyle’s Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader tells the story of his brief, varied life in his own words, using many previously unpublished letters, treatments and screen-plays.

It reprints all of his unpublished critical writings on literature, painting and other subjects (most of them unavailable in book form since the s), the texts of his radio.

Humphrey Jennings, born inwas a writer, set designer, painter, editor and, perhaps most famously, a director of ground-breaking documentary films for the renowned GPO film unit: Listen to Britain, Fires Were Started and A Diary for Timothy -- films Author: Kevin Jackson.

In The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader, for example, Jackson assembles a collection of scripts, personal correspondence, poems, BBC broadcast transcripts, and other material on the well-known British filmmaker.

Jackson provides material on Jennings's work as part of the Crown Film Unit during World War II, and on the movies he made following the. On the cover of Philip C. Logan's recent monograph, Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: a Re-Assessment, it is claimed that ‘until now, Jennings has remained a shadowy figure; with his life and work lacking the sustained scholarly investigation and re-assessment they deserve’.

This is one of the few claims in the book that I Cited by: 1. Humphrey Jennings was born in and educated at Cambridge University. He is recognised as one of Britain's greatest film-makers.

His studies of national life made for the GPO Film Unit, the Crown film Unit and the Ministry of information before and during the Second World War include Listen to Britain. The book was cited by writer Frank Cottrell Boyce as an influence in the London Olympics Opening Ceremony with an early section of the ceremony named after it.

The war years. The GPO Film Unit became the Crown Film Unit ina film-making propaganda arm of the Ministry of Information, and Jennings joined the new organisation.

Philip C. Logan, Humphrey Jennings and British Documentary Film: A Re-Assessment (Surrey, UK: Ashgate, ), Google Scholar Barry Curtis, "One Continuous Interwoven Story (The Festival of Britain)," The BLOCK Reader in Visual Culture, ed.

Jon Bird et. (London: Routledge, ). Buy The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader 1st Edition by Humphrey Jennings, Kevin Jackson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Humphrey Jennings has been described as the only real poet of British cinema.

His documentary films employ a range of representational approaches - including collagist narrative structures and dramatic re-enactment - in ways that transcend accepted notions of wartime propaganda and revise the strict codes of British documentary film of the s and : Keith Beattie.

Also reproduced in Jackson, The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader, 99 Jackson, Kevin, Humphrey Jennings (Basingstoke, ), British press book for Fires Were Started.

Held at British Film Institute Library, London. Jackson, Humphrey Jennings,