• Short Summary

    A look at writer J. B. Priestley working at home, he also gives advice to young writers.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Personalities - J. B. Priestley.

    London.

    Good pan shot of rows of books in bookcase belonging to J. B. Priestley. The camera pans across large collection of smoking pipes. C/U of J. B. Priestley smoking a pipe and typing with two fingers, he stops to light his pipe again then continues. He stops to think then walks over to the reference books. Priestley sits down and speaks to the camera about how writers can express themselves in many different ways, and that young writers need to understand wide social scene and speak to the people. He sees great opportunities for young writers after the war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1303.27
    Media URN:
    43231
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:52:00 / 01:59:14:00
    Canister:
    NP 10

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