John Arden: playwright

United Kingdom, 1965

Film
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A study of the modern British playwright, John Arden, by a group of young filmmakers. They have attempted “to make the business of being a playwright seem less remote, more immediate and understandable”. reveals the effect of his wife’s criticism upon his writing. Filmed at his home in Yorkshire.

Credits

director
producer

David Naden

production company

David Naden and Associates

Mithras Films

Duration

00:25:42:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31447

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures in education

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion pictures in education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Literature → Arden, John

Literature → English literature

Literature → Literature - Study and teaching

Literature → Playwrights

Music & Performing Arts → Playwrights

People → Arden, John

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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