The full opening line of the Robert Browning poem is: "At the midnight in the silence of the sleep, when you set your fancies free". The fancies of this group of Birmingham film-makers appear to be of the Aleister Crowley variety from pentagrams to Ouija boards with a spot of mind reading thrown in. Surrealism with a West Midlands' twist?
Filmed in February 1966 at Bristol Road Studios in Birmingham.
The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.