Humphrey Jennings
Date of Birth
Aug 19, 1907
Birth Place:
Walberswick, Suffolk, England, UK


British documentary filmmaker Humphrey Jennings is best known for brilliantly observing the effects of the Blitz on London. They were passionate, patriotic films that offered penetrating, and yet somehow poetic insights into the British people as they coped with the disastrous bombing. Though often dealing with violence, he imbued the haunting images with a sense of weird beauty. Jennings was born...