British Universities Film & Video Council

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Stanley Spencer

Synopsis
Marries the artist’s own words from his journals and letters to his pictures and scenes of the places such as Cookham (where he was born in 1891) and the Port Glasgow shipyards, where he was a war artist in World War 2, which inspired him.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 54 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 54 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1979
Availability
Hire
Uses
Art courses.*
Subjects
Art
Keywords
biographies; painters; Spencer, Stanley

Credits

Director
David Rowan
Producer
Margaret Williams
Contributor
Clive Tickner; David Rowan

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Arbor Films

Sponsor

Name

Arts Council of Great Britain

Phone
020 7973 6455
Fax
020 7973 6581
Address
London
SW1P 3NG

Distributor

Name

Arts on Film Archive, University of Westminster

Notes
Arts on Film Archive offers on-line access to a large range of films on art produced in the United Kingdom since the 1950s, and is a unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK. In its first phase, the archive offers a complete database and an on-line video streaming of all 450 films made by the film department of Arts Council England between 1953 and 1998 and several films produced till 2003 by the dance Department of ACE. The collection is only available streamed to ac.uk domain addresses.

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