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Listen to Britain 1942


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Listen to Britain 1942 U

United Kingdom Director. Stewart McAllister, Humphrey Jennings

Documentary, public information film, morale booster; propaganda film – all descriptions that apply to Humphrey Jennings and Stewart McAllister's extraordinary war-time film. Using his customary combination of poetry and propaganda, Jennings constructs a collage of the various people and classes of Britain, at home and at work, at war and at peace. The result, while not overtly proselytising, sounded a clear clarion call to internal and international audiences to fight and save Great Britain from the onslaught of war.

The film was nominated for the inaugural Academy Award for Documentary Feature in 1943.

Directed by

Stewart McAllister

Humphrey Jennings


Leonard Brockington


Documentary Government sponsored film War


The Home Front Life Under Fire The Arts on Film WWII at the Pictures






United Kingdom



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