Words for battle / the Ministry of Information presents ; produced by the Crown Film Unit.
- Main contributor
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989
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.
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989; Jennings, Humphrey; Dalrymple, Ian, 1903-1989; McAllister, Stewart; Great Britain. Ministry of Information; Great Britain. Crown Film Unit; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Ministry of Information
Sponsored films.; Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
World War, 1939-1945; Literature and the war
- Physical Description
1 film reel (8 min.) : sound, black and white, 16 mm
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.
Statement of Responsibility
the Ministry of Information presents ; produced by the Crown Film Unit.
- Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818195; OCLC: ocn904254360; OCLC: 904254360