The Complete Humphrey Jennings - Volume 2 [Blu-Ray and DVD] Blu-ray


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Widely considered to be one of Britain’s greatest filmmakers, Humphrey Jennings has long been celebrated as the director of works which beautifully capture the everyday heroism in times of war and peace.

This, the second of three volumes which collect together Jennings’ entire output, gathers 5 films from 1941 -1943 and shows Jennings at the pinnacle of his career. It features his masterpieces Listen to Britain and Fires Were Started and the rousing Words for Battle as well as some previously neglected works and alternative versions, many of which are made available for the first time since their original release.

Special features:

  • Contents: Listen To Britain (1941); Words for Battle (1941); The Heart of Britain (1941); Fires Were Started (1943); The Silent Village (1943)
  • All films presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition
  • This Is England (1941): alternate cut of The Heart of Britain
  • I Was a Fireman (1943): Jenning’s original cut of Fires Were Started
  • Illustrated booklet with newly commissioned essays, film notes, and biography

Product Details

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  • Humphrey Jennings
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Number of Discs:
  • 2
Main Language:
  • English
Run Time:
  • 138 mins approx.
  • BFI
Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1941

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Extraordinary wartime documentaries - rarely seen these days. Superb price, unbelievably quick delivery, terrific quality. Should really be 6 stars...

Mon Oct 28 13:49:46 GMT 2013 by oldchap

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