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Anstey, E. H. (Edgar H.) 1907-1987

Overview
Works: 25 works in 46 publications in 2 languages and 263 library holdings
Genres: History  Reviews  Social problem films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1995, 791.437
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. H Anstey
Classic documentaries ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night mail follows the nightly journal of the "postal special" from London to Glasgow. The second work, New earth, is about the reclamation of the Zuiderzee in Holland in the late 1920's and early 1930's. The Song of Ceylon examines the lifestyle of the Ceylonese people, observing their architecture, customs and ceremonies. Housing problems is a documentary interview with people living in the slums of London
Addressing the nation by Great Britain ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains 15 films from the period 1933-1935 and provides a fascinating exploration of the unit's early experimentation with sound
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Featuring 40 films ... this extensive collection is a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence. These films--many of which are available here for the first time since their original release--capture the spirit and strength, concerns and resolve of Britain and its people before, during and after the Second World War" (container)
Land without bread Housing problems ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land without bread (ca. 27 min.) : Tells the story of the Hurdanos who were unknown until a road was built through the Las Hurdes region of Spain in 1922
The England of Elizabeth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines views of forests and countryside, manor houses, palaces, and cathedrals, art treasures, early maps, and manuscripts with poetic narration and music to describe life in England during the reign of Elizabeth. Traces the growth of the maritime fleet, the enlargement of world exploration, the development of artists such as Shakespeare, the expansion of culture through the printing of books. Portrays various persons of prominence, including Elizabeth
Land of promise. the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first disc in a series featuring 40 films in a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence. These films--many of which are available here for the first time since their original release--capture the spirit and strength, concerns and resolve of Britain and its people before, during and after the Second World War
Shots in the dark by Edgar Anstey ( Book )
3 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le théatre des hostilités by François Porcile ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Durant la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale, nazis et fascistes italiens se mettent en scène.. Le cinéma de propagande prend son essor
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a set containing forty British documentary films produced between 1930 and 1950
Running a railway ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1948, the British Transportation Commission set up its own in-house film production unit led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey -- a founding father of the British documentary movement. it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain. In this selection of films the documentary aficionado will recognise the development of traits and innovations in British non-fiction filmmaking
Night mail. New earth. The song of Ceylon. Housing problems ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
""Night mail" is a documentary, follows the nightly journey of the postal special from London to Glasgow -- "New Earth" is a documentary on the reclamation of the Zuiderzee in the late 1920's and early 1930's -- "The song of Ceylon" is a documentary showing traditional culture and primitiv economy of the Ceylonese contrasted with the influence of modern commerce -- "Housing problems" is a documentary interview wiht people living in the slums of London"
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Winter on the farm by William Alwyn ( )
1 edition published in 1943 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The British documentary movement in the 1930s ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Midland shires by William Alwyn ( )
1 edition published in 1944 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Wartime factory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Granton trawler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"A study of fishermen engaged in dragnet fishing off the east coast of Scotland. The only sound is the men's conversation at their work, with the noise of the sea and the boat's engine in the background"--Film catalog / Los Angeles County Public Library
Spring on the farm by William Alwyn ( )
1 edition published in 1943 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Anstey, Edgar, 1907-1987
Languages
English (34)
French (2)