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Coventry's medieval cathedral was destroyed in an air raid on 14th November, 1940. A competition was launched among British architects for a design for the rebuilding and this was won by Basil Spence, who introduces the film and provides the commentary. The development of the plan of the new ... Read more
The main intention of this film is not to examine the artistic achievement of William Blake, but to illustrate, by a comprehensive use of his books and pictures, the story of a spiritual journey, the theme of a man struggling to free his soul from the bondage he felt to be the state of man. Use is ... Read more
An animated film based on episodes from Dante's poem, by a young artist who formerly worked with Lotte Reiniger, employing an interesting silhouette technique, with the animated figures having a sculptural form. They display a highly individual visual imagination complemented by compelling sound. ... Read more
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