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COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION VOLUME 3 out on dual format DVD/Blu-Ray edition

posted 22 Jul 2013, 07:02 by Julian Whiting

Complete Humphrey Jennings3THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION VOLUME 3: A DIARY FOR TIMOTHY (E)     £19.99
This Dual Format Edition completes the BFI’s acclaimed Complete Humphrey Jennings Collection, making available all the films directed by Britain’s greatest filmmaker available on Blu-ray and DVD.

The films of Humphrey Jennings have proved hugely influential over the last 60 years – this can be felt in the works of Lindsay Anderson (If.…) and more recent filmmakers, such as Kevin MacDonald (Touching the Void, Marley). Jennings was also a major influence for Frank Cottrel Boyce and Danny Boyle, whose 2012 Olympics ceremony used Jennings’ book, Pandæmonium as its inspiration.

Volume three includes the following films:

•The True Story of Lili Marlane (1944)
•The Eighty Days(1944)
•Myra Hess (1945)
•A Diary for Timothy (1945)
•A Defeated People (1946)
•The Cumberland Story (1947)
•The Dim Little Island (1949)
•Family Portrait (1950)
Special features
V.1 (1944): a shorter cut of The Eighty Days, made for overseas distribution
The Good Life (1951): The film Jennings was working on at his death

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

Other volumes in the series -
Complete Humphrey Jennings1THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS: VOLUME 1 – THE FIRST DAYS (PG)       (DUAL FORMAT ED)    £19.99
Collection of 15 documentary shorts from British filmmaker Humphrey Jennings. The films in this volume are  (1934), Locomotives (1934), The Story of the Wheel (1934), Farwell Topsails (1937), Penny Journey (1938), Speaking from America (1938), The Farm (1938), Making Fashion (1938), Spare Time (1939), SS Ionian (1939), The First Days (1939), Spring Offensive (1940), Welfare of the Workers (1940)
London Can Take it! (1940)

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries






Humphrey Jennings 2COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION, THE: VOLUME TWO: FIRES WERE STARTED (E)  (DUAL FORMAT ED)  £19.99
This, the second of three volumes which collect together Jennings’ entire output, gathers five films from 1941-1943 and shows Jennings at the peak of his tragically short but outstanding career. The film are  The Heart of Britain (1941), Words for Battle (1941), Listen to Britain (1941), Fires Were Started (1943) & The Silent Village (1943)
DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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