Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (1). Made in the years 1944-4 by the Crown Film Unit

A Diary for Timothy

(1945)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Documentary, Short |
U
| Stars: Michael Redgrave, Myra Hess, John Gielgud | Director: Humphrey Jennings

A baby is born as the war ends, and the narrator ponders its future

Cast (3)

British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Narrator
Myra Hess
Herself
British actor, John Gielgud, a GB star
Hamlet
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Reviews

(1)

Brilliant sentimental documentary, a summing up of the aims and feelings of Britain at the time. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (6). Produced with the help and co-operation of people all over Great Britain among them Dame Myra Hess and John Gielgud
Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (5)
Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (4)
Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (3). Produced by Basil Wright, directed by Humphrey Jennings
Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (2). With a commentary by E M Forster spoken by Michael Redgrave
Main title from A Diary for Timothy (1945) (1). Made in the years 1944-4 by the Crown Film Unit

Production

(3)
Humphrey Jennings
Director
Basil Wright
Producer
E M Forster
Writer (commentary)

Companies

(2)
Crown Film Unit
Production company
Ministry of Information
Distribution company