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By Keith Beattie

Humphrey Jennings has been defined because the purely actual poet that British cinema has produced. His documentary motion pictures are awesome documents of england at peace and battle, and his diversity of representational techniques transcended approved notions of wartime propaganda and revised the stern codes of British documentary movie of the Nineteen Thirties and 1940s.

Poet, propagandist, surrealist and documentary filmmaker - Jennings' paintings embodies a good mixture of startling apprehension, own expression and representational innovation. This publication conscientiously examines and expertly explains the valuable parts of Jennings' most vital motion pictures, and considers the relevance of his filmmaking to British cinema and modern experience.

Films analysed contain 'Spare Time', 'Words for Battle',' take heed to Britain', 'Fires have been Started', 'The Silent Village', 'A Diary for Timothy' and 'Family Portrait'.

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