The Vision of William Blake (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1958

Film

Filmed in four museums that contain major collections of Blake’s writings and paintings, this documentary by Guy Brenton explores the anguish of Blake’s prophetic world, Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and narration and poems read by Bernard Miles and Robert Speight.

Credits

production company

Morse Films

British Film Institute Experimental Film Fund

director
Duration

00:27:58:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1958

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011566

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Great Britain

Crafts & Visual Arts → Blake, William, 1757-1827

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, British

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Meaning (Philosophy)

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Literature → Blake, William, 1757-1827

Literature → Poets, English

People → Blake, William, 1757-1827

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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