A Diary for Timothy
British Film Institute • 38m
Directed by Humphrey Jennings • Documentary • 1946 • 38 minutes
A diary for the first six months in the life of a baby born 3rd September 1944, illustrating events and daily life during this period of the war. Directed by Humphrey Jennings.
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