Robert Browning: his life and poetry

United States, 1972

Film
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Surveys the biography and works of the Victorian poet Robert Browning, focussing on the revelation of dramatic monologue. The film shows the things from which Browning drew his inspiration and uses paintings, early photographs and scenes of unchanged parts of London and Italy to illustrate the events of his life. Selections of his poetry are read by constumed actors, emphasising the drama and psychological insight of his work. Narrated by Andrew Faulds.

Credits

production company

Armada Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:19:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27995

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Poetry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Literature → Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

Literature → English literature - History and criticism

Literature → English poetry

Literature → Literature

Literature → Poets - Biography

Literature → Poets, English - 19th century

People → Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

People → Poets - Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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