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Wartime moments : Listen to Britain, Target for tonight, A diary for Timothy

Author: Harry WattHumphrey JenningsIan DalrympleStewart McAllisterE M ForsterAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, 1992.
Series: British documentary movement, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout World War II Britain's greatest film poet, Humphrey Jennings, concentrated on the homefront and the ways men, women and childred lived their lives, with Listen To Britain and A Diary For Timothy. Many members of the British Documentary Movement were critical of Jennings's films. Also includes Harry Watt's Target For Tonight. This series is a collection of twenty individual full length films representative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Short films
Feature films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Watt; Humphrey Jennings; Ian Dalrymple; Stewart McAllister; E M Forster; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 27754709
Credits: Program notes by Charles Musser.
Description: 1 videocassette (117 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Listen to Britain, 1942 (19 min.) / producer, Ian Dalrymple ; written, directed, and edited by Humphrey Jennings, Stewart McAllister --Target for tonight, 1941 (49 min.) / written and directed by Harry Watt --
A diary for Timothy, 1945 (39 min.) / directed by Humphrey Jennings ; written by E. M. Forster.
Series Title: British documentary movement, v. 5.
Other Titles: Listen to Britain.
Target for tonight.
Diary for Timothy.
Listen to Britain, Target for tonight, A diary for Timothy
Responsibility: [collection compiled by David Shepard].

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Throughout World War II Britain's greatest film poet, Humphrey Jennings, concentrated on the homefront and the ways men, women and childred lived their lives, with Listen To Britain and A Diary For Timothy. Many members of the British Documentary Movement were critical of Jennings's films. Also includes Harry Watt's Target For Tonight. 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 EMB (Empire Marketing Board) and continue through the postwar era.

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