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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
studio:
BFI
Run Time:
138 mins approx.
Director:
Humphrey Jennings
Certificate:
E
Theatrical Release Year:
1941
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
2
Region:
B
Brand:
BFI

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Zavvi - The Home of Pop Culture

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
studio:
BFI
Run Time:
138 mins approx.
Director:
Humphrey Jennings
Certificate:
E
Theatrical Release Year:
1941
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
2
Region:
B
Brand:
BFI
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