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Author: Humphrey JenningsHarry WattIan DalrympleCharles MusserQuentin James ReynoldsAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, ©1992.
Series: British documentary movement, v. 4.; Signature series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series is a collection of twenty individual full length films representative of the British Documentary Film Movement. The films cover the twenty-two year period of British documentary production starting with the works of the EMG (Empire Marketing Group) and continue through the postwar era.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Humphrey Jennings; Harry Watt; Ian Dalrymple; Charles Musser; Quentin James Reynolds; Kino International Corporation.; Film Preservation Associates.
OCLC Number: 43637465
Notes: Contains the original long version of "Fires were started (I was a fireman)."
The title "I was a fireman" was the original title, but was changed to "Fires were started" when the film was shortened to 65 minutes.
Uses reenactments using ordinary people not actors.
"A Kino International release."
Special contents of this edition are from the Film Preservation Associates.
Credits: Directors, Harry Watt, Humphrey Jennings ; producer, Ian Dalrymple ; program notes, Charles Musser ; commentator, Quentin Reynolds.
Description: 1 videocassette (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: London can take it, 1940 (24 min.) / directors: Harry Watt, Humphrey Jennings --
Fires were started (I was a fireman), 1943 (72 min.) / written and directed by Humphrey Jennings.
Series Title: British documentary movement, v. 4.; Signature series (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: London can take it.
Fires were started.
I was a fireman.

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This series is a collection of twenty individual full length films representative of the British Documentary Film Movement. The films cover the twenty-two year period of British documentary production starting with the works of the EMG (Empire Marketing Group) and continue through the postwar era.

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