A sailor on leave in Our Country finds wartime Britain in good spirits in this experiment with narrative poetry on screen. With the words of Dylan Thomas. Directed by John Eldridge.
The Dim Little Island by Humphrey Jennings, his penultimate film, dispels the myth of the British being a dull insular race as it explores the achievements of Britain and its people. Featuring Osbert Lancaster, cartoonist, Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer, James Fisher, naturalist and John Ormston, industrialist.
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 55 mins, b/w.