A film that shows how, from 1929 to the end of World War Two, a small group of well-to-do film makers' and government bureaucrats started the British documentary genre.

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Edgar Anstey ...
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H.E. Fowle ...
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Stuart Legg ...
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Harry Watt ...
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Basil Wright ...
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A film that shows how, from 1929 to the end of World War Two, a small group of well-to-do film makers' and government bureaucrats started the British documentary genre.

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Himself - Narrator: Some of Grierson's old disciples stayed on in the post-war documentary industry but none lasted into the age of television.
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