Knowledge Identifier: +Humphrey_Jennings
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1907.
Countries: United Kingdom (75%), France (13%), Czech Republic (13%)
Linked to: Pembroke College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Information Today, Inc.
Jennings was described by film critic and director Lindsay Anderson in 1954 as: "the only real poet that British cinema has yet produced
The book was cited by writer Frank Cotrell Boyce as an influence in the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony with an early section of the ceremony named after it
On 14 May 2014, his 1939 film "Spare Time" was one of those chosen to be oommemorated in a set of Royal Mail stamps depicting notable GPO Film Unit films
The edition of BBC Radio 4's "Great Lives", on 18 December 2018, was devoted to the life of Jennings