The Pursuit of happiness; The Smile of reason

United Kingdom, 1969

TV show
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Episode numbers 9 and 10 of Series “Civilisation”.
Part 9. Sir Kenneth Clark reflects on the nature of 18th century music, from Bach to Mozart and on the architecture of that period. Part 10. Looks at the sensible, sophisticated men and women who met in the salons of 18th century Paris and became the precursors of revolutionary politics.

Credits

production company

BBC

co-producer

Michael Gill

Peter Montagnon

co-director

Peter Montagnon

Michael Gill

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1969

Appears in

Civilisation

Group of items

Civilisation

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324611

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture, Baroque

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Baroque

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Enlightenment

History → France - History - 18th century

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 18th century

People → Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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