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Humphrey Jennings, 1907-1950

Dilys Powell

Humphrey Jennings, 1907-1950

a tribute

by Dilys Powell

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Published by Olen Press in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jennings, Humphrey, -- 1907-1950.

  • Edition Notes

    Contributors: John Grierson [and others]

    Statement[prepared by] Dilys Powell, Basil Wright and Roger Manvell.
    ContributionsWright, Basil., Manvell, Roger, 1909-1987., Grierson, John, 1898-1972.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21105941M

    Director Humphrey Jennings stretches to touch a piece of sculpture in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, as he suggests a shot for camera operator Chick Fowle of the Crown Film Unit in January Djpg 2, × 1,; MBCountry of citizenship: United Kingdom. KJ "Picador should be publishing my biography of Humphrey Jennings (; and see above) in late October - I actually handed the ms in two and a half years ago, but that's another saga. I honestly think he is the greatest British film director, and I hope that the biography will help make him at least a little more widely known.

    Francis A Jennings (Born ) Delaware Frank Harding Jennings (Born ) Florida Frank Humphrey Sinkler Jennings ( - ) United Kingd Fred G Jennings United States George Jennings (19th century) Gertrude Louise Jennings (20th century) California H E Jennings (20th Century) United States Harry Garfield Jennings ( - ) Ohio. Mass Observation was founded in by three young men: Tom Harrisson (), an anthropologist experienced in the jungles of Borneo; Charles Madge (), a poet and sociologist; and film-maker Humphrey Jennings (), who aimed to create an "anthropology of ourselves". They recruited a team of observers and a panel of.

    Humphrey Jennings () A new member of “Grierson’s Boys” (including Alberto Cavalcanti, Paul Rotha) at the GPO Film Unit, which became the Crown Film Unit. A Cambridge graduate with broad arts background, his style was “precise, calm, rich in resonance.” Among his films, one earned him a world-wide reputation: Listen to Britain. Gladys Jennings (), Actress. 1 Portrait. Hannah Jennings (née Peacock). 3 Portraits. Henry Constantine Jennings (), Virtuoso, antiquary and collector. 2 Portraits. Humphrey Jennings (), Documentary film-maker. 1 Portrait. Sir (William) Ivor Jennings (), Constitutional lawyer and political theorist. 1 Portrait.


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Humphrey Jennings, born inwas a writer, set designer, painter, editor and, perhaps most famously, a director of ground-breaking documentary films for the renowned GPO film unit: Listen to Britain (), Fires Were Started () and A Diary for Timothy (), films that Author: Humphrey Jennings.

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Jun 22,  · Humphrey Jennings, Edward Lear. Humphrey Jennings (), Sketch for Portrait of Edward Lear. Signed with initials, inscribed and dated ‘H.J. Sketch for portrait of/Edward Lear’ (on the canvas overlap) and with studio stamp (on the canvas overlap).

Humphrey Jennings (), English filmmaker and co-founder of Mass-Observation; Humphrey Lyttelton (–), British jazz musician and host of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue; Humphrey Mitchell (–), Canadian politician and trade unionist; Humphrey Moseley (died ), prominent London publisher and bookseller in the middle.

Get this from a library. The Humphrey Jennings film reader. [Kevin Jackson;] -- "Humphrey Jennings () changed the way film-makers saw the British people, and gave the British a vision of the values that sustained them.

His humane and generous films made during and after. Book Search. Search > advanced search. Subscribe to our mailing list.

Humphrey Jennings ( - ) Books by this author: The Humphrey Jennings Film Reader About; Humphrey Jennings was born in and educated at Cambridge University. He is recognised as one of Britain's greatest film-makers.

Frank Humphrey Sinkler Jennings (19 August – 24 September ) was an English documentary filmmaker and one of the founders of the Mass Observation organization. Jennings was described by film critic and director Lindsay Anderson in as: "the only real poet that British cinema has yet producedSeller Rating: % positive.

Jan 24,  · 15 Hodgkinson and Sheratsky, Humphrey Jennings, p. 83; Jackson, Humphrey Jennings, p. The best recent discussion is by Beattie, who contests Anderson’s interpretation of the ways in which Britain’s imperial past is invoked, see Beattie, Humphrey Jennings, pp.

–universityofthephoenix.com by: 5. In this surreal portrait, the writer, painter and documentary filmmaker Humphrey Jennings () appears near an implausible-looking cloud of cigarette smoke, which seems to be coming out of his mouth, even though no cigarette is seen.

The cloud resembles a human head, like a ghostly figure looking back at him. The generous effusions of their zeal and affection were neither serviceable to Cyprian nor dangerous to themselves.” No. 33 May the Twelth edited by Humphrey Jennings & Charles Madge - First published A day in the life of a country, measured moment by.

Film credits: LOCOMOTIVES: director: THE GLORIOUS SIXTH OF JUNE / NEW RATES: cast member: PETT AND POTT A FAIRY STORY OF THE SUBURBS: grocer. In 6 libraries. "Humphrey Jennings () changed the way film-makers saw the British people, and gave the British a vision of the values that sustained them.

His humane and generous films made during and after the Second World War - Britain Can Take It (), Listen to Britain (), Fires Were Started (), A Diary for Timothy () - documented the everyday heroism in the lives of.

Humphrey Jennings (–), brietschen Filmmaker, Maler un Dichter, James Jennings (* ), engelschen Footballspeler, Jazz Jennings (* ), US-amerikaansche LGBT-Aktivistin. The heroic bas-relief and the stirring score behind the opening titles leave us in no doubt that this is a film about heroism, a propagandist documentary using real firemen that doesn't pull its punches.

Lives are lost during war and one of the main characters in the film will lose his: a fire. Feb 28,  · These are the sources and citations used to research How did Humphrey Jennings promote Britishness for propaganda purposes during World War Two?.

This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Wednesday, February 24, E-book or PDF. How did Britain encourage people at home to help win the war. - The National Archive.

Humphrey Jennings. Top Directors Movie Directors: A Comprehensive Guide to the Greatest Filmmakers. Director / Screenwriter: - Born August 19, Walberswick, England: Key Genres: Documentary, Shorts, Drama TSPDT Rating: 6. The Whitman of the Blitz. It is now more than half a century since Lindsay Anderson asserted that film director Humphrey Jennings () was “the only true poet” of British cinema.

Yet very few of those who care about such matters would find the sentiment outdated. PLUS a free e-book and 7 articles of your choosing on the. Jennings is a surname of early medieval English origin (also the Anglicised version of the Irish surnames Mac Sheóinín or MacJonin).

Notable people with the surname include: Adam Jennings, American football player; Alex Jennings, British actor; Asa Jennings (–), American who commanded the evacuation of refugees after the Great Fire of Smyrna.

Jan 13,  · The British director, Humphrey Jennings (), has been described as the foremost poet of British cinema for his documentary films of Britain at peace and war, and for a range of representational approaches that transcended accepted notions of wartime propaganda and revised the strict codes of British documentary film of the s and s.

Jul 29,  · Pandaemonium and the Isles of Wonder It is also the title of Humphrey Jennings’ posthumously published book which is a collection of nearly contemporary texts dating that, as the book’s subtitle puts it, illustrate ‘the coming of the machine as seen by contemporary observers’.

Humphrey Jennings () is. Nov 03,  · The book is Humphrey Jennings’ Pandaemonium, or to give its full time: Humphrey Jennings () (when John Milton wrote a passage in his epic poem Paradise Lost which includes the the key Image of the building of Pandaemonium, the capital of Hell, that particularly inspired Boyce and Boyle) towhich collectively documented.Frank Humphrey Sinkler Jennings () Born at 'The Gazebo' Walberswick, Suffolk on 19 Augustelder of two sons of Frank Jennings (), an architect, and of his wife, Mildred Jessie née Hall (), an amateur painter, who married the previous year, Mildred was a .Nov 08,  · On the British film scene, the director Humphrey Jennings () was an honourable exception and the subject of the only other piece of film history I’d come across in the Society’s archives.

Jennings had a longstanding interest in science and industrial technology.