Laurence Olivier's reading of passages from Milton, William Blake, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling and Abraham Lincoln accompany scenes of daily life in wartime Britain. The texts selected emphasize national identity and heritage, patriotism, and the justness of the Allied cause.
Production credits from British Film Institute website, viewed March 2, 2015.
DVD copy available.
Director, Humphrey Jennings ; producer, Ian Dalrymple ; editor, Stewart McAllister.
Spoken by Laurence Olivier.
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