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

Overview
Works: 25 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 146 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Biography  Music 
Roles: Director, Producer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.9.D6, 070.18
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. H Anstey
Land of promise the British documentary movement 1930-1950 by BFI Film and Video Distribution( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 54 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 )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 39 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 14 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 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 without bread by Luis Buñuel( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Land Without Bread," also entitled "The unpromised Land," documents the poverty and primitive lifestyle of the Aurdanos, who live in the rocky, barren mountains of Spain. "Housing Problems", an early sound documentory classic. It explores the horrors and evils of British urban housing in the 1930's through unrehearsed interviews with slum dwellers who discuss their housing conditions
Land of promise. the British documentary movement 1930-1950 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 5 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
Classic documentaries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 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 shows traditional culture and primitive economy of the Ceylonese contrasted with the influence of modern commerce. Housing problems is a documentary interview with people living in the slums of London
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
The second disc in a series featuring 40 films in a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence
Housing problems ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short film is an early sound documentary classic. It explores the horrors and evils of British urban housing in the 1930's through unrehearsed interviews with slum dwellers who discuss their housing conditions
Le théâtre 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
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
Wartime factory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1940 in English 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
Adressing the nation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English 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
Disc 3 in a series featuring 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
Winter on the farm by William Alwyn( )
1 edition published in 1943 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Spring on the farm by William Alwyn( )
1 edition published in 1943 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
The British documentary movement in the 1930s ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Disc one : the British documentary movement in the 1930s ( Visual )
in Undetermined 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
Fourth and final disc in a series featuring 40 films in a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence
 
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Alternative Names
Anstey, Edgar 1907-1987
Languages
English (24)
French (2)