Return journey

United Kingdom, 1981

Film
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The film traces the development and usage of the documentary photograph through the work of three photographers, Humphrey Spender, Derek Smith and Jimmy Forsyth. It presents a unique record of English working class life from the 30’s to the 50’s. Narration by Ray Gosling.

Credits

production company

Worktown Production

Arts Council of Great Britain

producer/director

Ian Potts

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015384

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Documentary photography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photographers

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photographers - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Great Britai

History → Great Britain - History

People → Photographers - Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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